There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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...you can't afford the dog.
The initial cost of a puppy is just a drop in the bucket of the total cost of dog-ownership.
Adopting from a shelter or rescue comes with all sorts of benefits. Purchasing a purebred is sometimes required when you NEED certain traits in your dog (service, therapy, work, etc.).
I love all dogs! I hate to see the "designer breeders" making a mess out of things though.
People care more about dogs than cats—if the dogs don't act like cats.
Seniors, dogs, leashes, and gravity may make a dangerous mix.
Dogs do have belly buttons but they may be hard to find.
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