5 Most Common Shelter Dogs

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Ever wonder why certain breeds of dogs are more commonly found at animal shelters than others and why that is? Are they more aggressive? Harder to train? More often than not, these four-legged fur balls are misunderstood and fall victim to an unregulated business that allows for overbreeding and gross mistreatment of these innocent creatures. Given the right home, these dogs would make wonderful, loving companions, eager to provide a lifetime of happiness.

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What is the Cost of Owning a Dog?

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So you’re dead set on getting a dog. You’ve been saving for years, you’ve done a ton of research on the breed of dog you want and how much it will cost to buy the dog. BUT have you considered the long term costs? Initial costs, annual veterinary bills, grooming, food, accessories, dog training classes…? The list can be quite lengthy and depending on the breed you choose to get, there can be other medical issues such as hip dysplasia which is common in bigger dogs, tumors, skin conditions, etc. While it’s hard to prepare for every possible ailment, there are monthly and annual costs that you CAN plan for. Below is a list comprised with the help of “MoneyUnder30.com.”  Continue reading “What is the Cost of Owning a Dog?”

Why Adopt?

So you’ve done a lot of thinking and you’ve decided that the time has come to welcome a new member (of the furry variety) into your family. That was the easy part… now you have to decide which breed best compliments your household dynamic. Before running off to the local pet store or breeder, have you considered adopting? Continue reading “Why Adopt?”

Chronicles of a Dog Lover

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A bit about me…

Hi all, my name is Emilia and I am a student currently living in Toronto.

Among my many passions in life, such as travelling, reading, learning, drinking coffee and Netflix, (of course) I am somewhat obsessed with dogs. Their innocent little faces coupled with their unique personalities melt my heart.  Continue reading “Chronicles of a Dog Lover”