Things to Consider Before Getting a Dog


We know what they said about it, a dog is a man’s best friend. And perhaps if you’re an animal lover chances are you’re going to squeal when you see a dog. Perhaps the thought of having a dog has crossed your mind, or you’re planning to get one right away.
Whether you’re buying or adopting a dog, taking care of it is not as easy as you thought.
In this article, we’re going to list some things to consider before getting a dog, make sure you read this before you get your dog, hopefully, you know on what to do later after reading this article.

You Have to Invest Your Time

DogWhen adopting or buying a dog, you have to invest your time for your dog. Your time will go on playing with them, training and feeding them. If you feel like you’re a busy person, you might not want to get a dog as a neglecting a dog might turn it into wild and uncontrollable.
Not to mention that you still have to clean up their mess and make sure to shower them at least once a month, if you’re busy, make sure to think again before having a dog in your house.


Do you have allergies? Perhaps you wouldn’t know it as you only spent a minute or two with your friend’s dog. If you or a family member has allergies, you might not want to get a dog. Consult with your doctor about this, as some breed might trigger your allergy while some don’t.

You Have to Invest Your Money

MoneyBesides investing your time, you have to invest your money as well when you get a dog. There are many things that you have to buy starting with a collar, leash, shampoo, dog food, cage and even clothes for the dog itself. To make matters worse, some breed requires a high-quality dog food, which will not be cheap.
If you’re sure that you can afford on keeping a dog, then proceed to get one.

Suitable Place

In case you’re going to get a dog, ask yourself if your place is appropriate to keep a dog. A condo or an apartment is out of the question as they are not ideal for a dog, and if you have a house but no backyard, you’re going to have the walk a dog every day, or else the dog might get stressed with all the energy.

The South Dakota Mystery

wasted car

One of the longest mysteries in South Dakota has finally been solved. In 1971, two teenage girls aged disappeared while on the road to a party held at 1960 Studebaker. Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson neither got to the party nor did they get home according to records made investigators to the case. However, in a miraculous recovery, the last piece to the mystery has been found after the car they were traveling in that fateful night was found overturned in the South Dakota Creek in the fall of 2013. The discovery of the bodies and the wreckage was found thanks to a sportsman who during his workouts found the car in September 2013 in Brule Creek which is in the rural of Union County which is approximately 50 miles South of Sioux Falls.

Remains retrieved

broken car

According to the authorities, the remains retrieved were positioned at the driver’s and passenger’s seats respectively. In an interesting twist of fate, the remains were tested and confirmed to belong to the two missing girls.  Additionally, the tests made to the wrecked car indicated that their demise was as a result of a car crash. “There was no proof of foul play or inappropriate conduct suspected,” said Marty Jackley, South Dakota’s Attorney while addressing a news conference.  The car was engaged in third gear, and the lights were on when the accident occurred which lead to the conclusion that the two teenage girls perished in the crash. Moreover, additional evidence indicated that a tire might have blown however no traces of alcohol had been identified.


May 29, 1971, was the fateful day of the crash and events unfolded after an evening hospital visit to Miller’s grandmother who was bedridden. After which Cheryl and Pamela meet up with three boys within a church’s parking lot before setting off towards a nearby party with the boys leading the way followed by the girls. Along the way, the girls vanished without trace till their discovery in the fall of 2013 which had been proceeded by a wet spring, drought conditions and significant changes in the water currents exposing the wrecked car in the Brule Creek near the bridge.


damaged car

The disappearance of the two girls had previously been investigated as a criminal case. A State investigation team had been allocated the case to which they didn’t come to any meaningful conclusion. However, an imprisoned rapist had been charged with the murder and the disappearance of the girls. However, the evidence provided in the case was insufficient, and the case had to be dropped in 2008.