Owning a dog is like owning a child, except you have to take care of it for its entire lifetime.
A child can take care of you once they have grown up. However, owning a dog is a lifetime commitment and their lifespan is about 20 years or less.
So before making any impulse decisions to buy or adopt a puppy, know you have to commit to it for 20 years.
TL;DR, Adopting a Dog VS Buying a Dog
Buying A Pet Dog
- Cost: At least S$1,000
We all know that this is going to cost us at least S$1,000. It does give us the freedom to choose our “dream dog” but whether or not the breeder is ethical or not, is a question for another day.
Try not to buy a dog as purebred dogs usually come with more health complications compared to a stray dog like a mongrel which is a chapalang breed …