I have been thinking a lot lately about getting a dog and have been running the various scenarios through my head wondering if I am ready for the commitment it would take to have a dog.
First off I think I travel quite a bit, so I would have to get a sitter or walker for my dog. My mom told me this weekend that either her or my sister would take care of it while I was gone. So there goes that point to prevent me from getting one.
Second, dogs are expensive, they can cost a lot of money to take care of and can be financially draining if you have a low income. Business has been going very well for me so I should have no problem handling the costs of owning a dog. Strike two for me, in favor of getting a dog. I am pretty sure that if I ever get a dog I will spoil the crap out of it, but I would not go overboard with crazy ass dog accessories. I would totally get it sushi dog toys, martini dog toys, fancy dog dishes, and probably fancy dog food.
Third, I have a fucked up schedule. I go to sleep late some nights and early others. Some days I do not see the sunlight because I sleep through it. How would a dog handle a "master" that cannot handle a simple schedule? I actually think a dog may help me get on a schedule. Uh oh.
Forth. I am as lazy as they come. Dogs need exercise to be happy and want to go for walks or to play. A dog may force me to get exercise, god forbid.
Fifth. There are so many choices for getting a dog that I have no idea what kind I would want. I want something medium to large size, but not something that would beat the shit out of me. I want a dog that is smart (would solve dog puzzles), has few health issues, not overly active, and that does not need attention all of the damn time. I know very little about dogs, but I want to find one that is not a lemon. As far as I know, there is no return policy on these little shits, and once you get one you are in it for the long haul.
Lastly, fear of the GAY DOG! Seriously what if I came home one day and my precious pet was "queering it up" like these following dogs:
Ready for the Gym
The Cross Dresser
Elegant Gothic Lolita
Thanks to Designer Doggy – Dog Boutique for the images.
What do you think? Should I get a dog? If so is werty going to be the little mutts name?