6 Reasons why You should Consider Getting a Small Dog Breed

by Alesha Wilson
(Wilmington, NC)

Before taking a pet home, it is important for you to know what kind of pet matches your personality. For example, you might want to consider getting a small dog if you are not looking for a guard dog. Here are some of the reasons why you might want to consider getting a smaller breed instead of the bigger ones:

1. Grooming is easier. You can give the dog a bath even in the sink if it’s small enough to fit there, whereas if you have a big dog you will need a bigger space to get them clean.
2. Less poop to clean up. Since a smaller dog eats lesser food and has smaller intestines to digest what they eat, you won’t find it hard to clean up after their business.
3. Easier transportation. If you need to travel, a small dog will take less space. It can even fit in your lap if permitted, or if it has to go on pet cargo, it won’t take up any space at all.
4. Easy entrance to establishments that allow pets. It’s simple to take a Chihuahua into a restaurant, but what if you have a Great Dane? Not the same at all.
5. Can easily fit in your bed. Sometimes the dog just wants to cuddle, but if it’s too big you might not have enough space. However, if you have a smaller breed, there's room for everyone!

Alesha Wilson is a staff writer at RockwellNutrition.com. Rockwell Nutrition is a leading online retailer of Pharmax probiotics.

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