Doggie Do — Or Don't?
In March 2020, as the nation went into a pandemic lockdown, people everywhere began adopting pets. CNBC and The Washington Post reported spikes in adoption and foster applications, low shelter inventory, monthslong breeder waitlists, and dozens of applications on individual dogs. People are clearly realizing the many benefits of having pets as family members. But not everyone is suited to own a pet — and particularly a dog. From those with busy schedules to people who are research-averse, here are the 14 types of people who should reconsider adopting or buying a dog.