Should we get a dog??
My husband is a dog LOVER. He comes from a family of dog LOVERS. His parents have 3 dogs, One brother has 3 dogs, and one brother has 2 dogs. My family had a poodle when I was like 8 who died one year later and then my parents didn't get another dog until I left for college
I really like dogs. I'm not going to say love because if I had to pick between a dog and a new car I would definitely say car. Ohh and there is nothing that annoys me more than a dog barking for no reason.
So here's a little background history...
K wants a dog because he loves them, thinks it would be fun, and would feel better being away knowing I have a dog there.
I want a dog because K works really late and travels a lot so it would be really nice to have a dog around so I don't freak out every time I hear a little tiny noise. This is also the problem.
Due to the fact that K works so much and starts business school part time this year (sucking away even more of his time) I will be the primary caretaker of the dog. I'm afraid that I will eventually begin to resent the dog or K.
Due to my allergies and K's love of bigger dogs we will be getting either a goldendoodle or labradoodle.
So what I want to know is:
Are you happy you got a dog? Do you think dogs are good companions or just a lot of work?
Do you spend a lot of money on the dog, ie vet appts, foods, etc?