While most of this can be picked up during a quick trip to any pet-supply store, the vet is another matter. If you have friends with dogs, asking them about their vet is a good start. If you don’t have friends with dogs, ask your co-workers. If you have no friends and no co-workers I can totally understand why you’re getting a dog.
Author: Jes Abeita
If you don’t mind picking poo off soggy lawns and keeping a dog-towel near the door then you may have what it takes for dog ownership in the Great Wet North.
Some people think the idea of putting a coat on a dog is silly, or even demeaning to the dog. If you’re worried about this, don’t ridicule your dog once you’ve dressed it up.
The dog’s owner was more freaked out than the dog. She was breathless and her wide eyes looked ready to burst into tears. I was shadowing a vet[…]