Get a second dog? Get ready for something different.

Two can be more complicated than one. Here are some tips if you are considering having a second pet.

Roxy is one of those dogs that makes everything easy: “She loves everything, very little maintenance,” says Cameron Gearan about her casual lab mix. She never gets sick. She doesn’t bark.
When Gearen decided to introduce a second dog into her Chicago home, she thought the new addition would offer more of the same things. Her new dog, Zack, took a lot more time, effort and expense than Roxy. Although he has now happily acclimatized to it, Gearen said she has struggled through moments when she wondered if this new arrangement might work.

Use Rubber Gloves to Pick up Stray Dog Hair. Does your dogs hair get everywhere, or is it just me? My favorite method for picking up all that loose hair is using a pair of rubber gloves. You put them on and run you hands over your furniture; it’s amazing how well pet hair clings to rubber gloves.

It is a common experience.

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