Below is a speech I gave at one of my Toastmasters meetings and thought it would be fun to share. I view myself as an expert since I adopted two furry kids — adorable Lhasa Apsos — almost 14 years ago.
So you’re a glutton for punishment! You have convinced yourself you want a dog. But, have you done your homework? Because owning a dog is a 12-20 year commitment to its health and happiness. Yes, you heard me correctly. And, that’s a long, long, long time to commit to anything.