English 80 MW 6PM-830PM
May 8 2014
Am I Capable of Caring for a Dog While in School?
"I am sorry I have to leave you to die in the hospital - I don't have enough money to pay
for your treatment." I said grievously. My dog started to whine when I turned my back and began
to walk away from him. When I turned my head to glance at him for the last time, I saw tears
coming down from his eyes right before he closed them.
" No!!!!!" I cried.
All of a sudden, I open my eyes and sit up. "It's a dreamâ¦â¦." I murmur.
After I had the idea to get a puppy, I started to worry. Before making such a decision, I
needed to make sure I was able to take care of a dog properly.
I already knew that taking care of a dog is similar to taking care of an infant. They both
require lots of time and effort - but like children, all dogs are different. Firstly, dogs have
different kinds and sizes. Different dogs have different characteristics and I was not sure what
breeds I liked, but I did have a few in mind. I was also aware that some breeds have higher
chances of inheriting some types of health problem. As such, I had to consider my finances
before choosing whether to get a dog.
Before make the decision, I needed to do some research. What dog breed is suitable for
me? Do I have the ability to look after a dog? What kind of food should I feed my dog with and
what is the price? What are the health problems that will concern my dog, and am I able to pay
for the treatment? After making a...