The idea of a little ball of fur makes most people's hearts melt, and having a dog can be a wonderful and fulfilling experience. After all, who else will shower you with unconditional love and affection, in good times and in bad? However, owning a dog also comes with many responsibilities. Before you take the plunge, check out this list of things to consider before making the commitment.
Next: Do you have the time?
Next: Are your children old enough to handle the responsibility?
Next: Are you allowed to have a pet?
Next: Can you afford a dog?
Next: Are you patient enough?
Next: Do you have the space?
Next: Where are you going to get your dog from?
Next: What do you expect from your dog?
Next: Does a dog fit into your future plans?
Next: What are some other options?