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How much is a puppy to buy and raise?
The average price of a puppy in the United States is around $300-$400. However, there are some very expensive ones available at $1,000+. You will have to decide how much you want to spend on your new family member. There are many factors that go into deciding what kind of dog you would like for your home.
Do you want a small dog or a large one? Are you looking for a show dog or an obedient pet?
Some dogs are better suited to indoor living while others need outdoor space.
There are many different breeds of dogs out there. Each breed has its own characteristics, personality traits and even physical features. For example, the Labrador Retriever is known for being loyal and loving with no bad habits. On the other hand, the German Shepherd Dog is known for being extremely protective and aggressive. While both types of dogs are great companions, they are not suitable for every household.
You may be wondering how much does it cost to get a puppy?
The answer depends on several things such as where you live and whether or not you already have a dog. If you don’t currently have any pets, then the cheapest way to acquire one is through a breeder. The average price of a puppy from a breeder would be around $500. This would, however, not include the price of shots, spaying or neutering. These operations can range anywhere from $200-$500 just for the initial visit. They might also have to be repeated every year or two depending on the breed.
If you already own a dog and want a companion for them, then you might look into getting a second hand dog. While this is a more economical choice, you will still need to take into account the price of shots and spaying or neutering. You should also take into consideration that some pet store puppies come with illnesses and bad habits. As such, it’s important that you are very diligent in your search for a new dog.
Another option you have is to adopt a dog from a shelter or rescue group. There are too many homeless dogs in need of a good home. While you might not be able to choose exactly the breed or color you want, you can choose the personality and the energy level. For example, if you already have a busy lifestyle and don’t have time to walk a lot, then you might want to adopt a dog that isn’t as energetic. Also, dogs that come from shelters are already used to being in a home environment and have already been housebroken.
There is also the option of raising your own dog. If you decide to do this, you will need to buy all the supplies and food needed for a newborn puppy. This can be a bit expensive. It is possible to save some money by preparing your own food for your dog instead of buying commercial food. You can also have your veterinarian teach you how to properly spay or neuter your dog when the time comes.
No matter what path you decide to take, please consider adopting or rescuing a dog and give them a good home. Dogs are loyal and trusting creatures that deserve only the best.
Sources & references used in this article:
Inside of a dog: What dogs see, smell, and know by A Horowitz – 2010 – books.google.com
Don’t Shoot the Dog: The Art of Teaching and Training by K Pryor – 2019 – books.google.com
Will breed-specific legislation reduce dog bites? by JH Bandow – The Canadian veterinary journal, 1996 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov