Why do dogs make good pets

Pet dog: advantages, disadvantages

Is a Dog a Good Pet? If you want a dog as a pet, you will find interesting information in this article about what advantages and disadvantages a dog has as a pet and what you should definitely know before buying.

advantages

Dogs are loyal friends

dogs like to learn tricks

dogs like to be caressed

dogs like to play

The sight of a dog wagging its tail cheers up

dogs to comfortwhen one is grieving or feeling alone

disadvantage

Go for a walk - even in bad weather or illness

Ticks in the flat

time for playing, exercising, engaging

Collect feces go for a walk

costs for food, toys and veterinarian

Dog hair in the flat

Dogs often give off a distinct one odor

Go for a walk

Small dogs can be incredibly playful and have a great urge to move, while big dogs don't always want to run a “marathon” - and vice versa. Character, temperament and breed determine how much exercise a dog needs.

Portuguese Water Dog - Photo: Brook Robinson / Shutterstock

Dogs enjoy learning

Dogs are very enthusiastic animals and learn with a lot of joy. There are many great tricks that a dog can quickly "master" with a little training using the usual commands such as sit, down, and off. A demanding occupation is especially important for the four-legged friend, because otherwise it can happen that he is unbalanced and develops disruptive behavior.

What convinces your parents!

1. Going for a walk or going for a walk improves fitness.
2. A dog as a pet helps to forget the stresses and strains of everyday life.
3. Dog owners quickly make new friends with other people and / or dog owners.
4. In an emergency, a dog can protect its owner through its presence or through special training.
5. Children learn to be responsible.

Checklist: it has to be right!
  • All family members should agree.
  • A dog must not be left alone for more than five hours.
  • A dog needs at least 2 hours of attention a day.
  • A dog needs space.
  • A dog needs to be fed 2-3 times a day and needs fresh water.
  • A dog needs to be able to run outside (park, forest).
  • No dog hair allergy

More info:
Costs for one dog per month
Dog breeds
Dog fact sheet