Are your ready for a Dalmatian?
If you think so, ask yourself the
Am I willing to:
- take full responsibility for the dog for the next 12
years or more and treat the dog as a member of my family?
- be forgiving of dog behaviors as my new pup
learns where to potty, what to chew, and when to bark?
- live with dog hair, LOTS of dog hair?
- invest a considerable amount of time and
patience in training classes? A well trained dog does not happen by
- spend time with my dog, even if that means
making personal sacrifices in order to care for my dog's needs?
Dalmatians need a lot of "people" time and exercise.
- spend the money it takes to provide proper
veterinary care, including but not limited to a regular vaccination
schedule, heartworm testing and preventative, spay/neuter, and annual health
- continue to accept the responsibility of my
dog despite inevitable life changes such as a new baby, kids going off to
school, moving, divorce, or returning to work?
- resist impulse buying? Do I have the
patience to make a responsible choice? Most responsible breeders have
a waiting list ranging from a few months to year or more. The right
puppy is worth waiting for!
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