September 19, 2008, Newsletter Issue #13: Dogs Are a Lifetime Commitment

Tip of the Week

You want a new puppy and you're feeling a bit guilty about shopping for one that has features you like. After all, it is a living creature, not a new car. Isn't it wrong to ask whether this puppy model comes with a shed free coat? Actually, people who do research before they buy a new dog should be proud of themselves. Dogs are a lifetime commitment, so it makes sense to take some time to find out which breed suits you and your family.
Make a list of traits you'd like your new puppy to have. Consider the size of your home and yard, your lifestyle and whether family members are prone to allergies as you put the list together.

Think about dogs you've seen. That Yorkie with the macho swagger you saw in the park may have melted your heart, while the perfectly sweet Maltese next door just wasn't spunky enough for your active family. Just remember, if you're thinking of geting a Collie because you admire Lassie, it isn't likely you'll find a dog that acts like your favorite canine television star.

Do some research to find out more about dog breeds. Sites like puppyfind.com provide quite a bit of information about breed characteristics and make it easy for you to compare things like the grooming requirements of several different breeds.

About LifeTips

Now one of the top on-line publishers in the world, LifeTips offers tips to millions of monthly visitors. Our mission mission is to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. Expert writers earn dough for what they know. And exclusive sponsors in each niche topic help us make-it-all happen.

Exclusive Sponsor





Finding the right puppy can be doggone hard work. PuppyFind® provides a convenient and efficient means of selecting and purchasing the perfect puppy from the comfort of your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Take advantage of our PuppySearch or leisurely browse hundreds of breed profiles and for sale listings with photos, ratings and detailed descriptions. Our goal is to make finding a puppy as enjoyable as owning one.
We want to thank those of you who are using or have used our website. If you haven't visited our website please do so at http://www.puppyfind.com

Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Puppy Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Phyllis Serbes