However, as heartbroken and guilty as we feel, we couldn’t ignore the practical reasons that compelled us to give our dog away. If you’re trying to decide if you should give your dog away, try to separate your love from what’s best for everyone…including your dog.
When you make your list of reasons for keeping or not keeping your dog, assign each reason a number.
EMF Safety Network We envision a world free of EMF pollution where children, communities, and nature thrive!
Our mission is to educate and empower people by providing science and solutions to reduce EMFs to improve lives, achieve public policy change, and obtain environmental justice.
I’m a full-time writer and blogger; you’d think I’d be the perfect owner for a big energetic dog who needs lots of time and attention!
But, she was so restless and needy, I couldn’t do my job properly.
My husband and I were your typical confused dog owners!
We didn’t know if we should keep trying to train and bond with our dog, or if we should just give her away after one month.
Our dog will be better off in a different home with a family who can give her what she needs.
We’re struggling with seriously guilty feelings after giving our dog away – and the sooner we find ways to cope with our pain, the better off we’ll be.
For instance, one of the reasons we gave our dog away (a “con”) is that she is the size of a small pony and has the energy of seven dogs combined.
Our house and yard isn’t big enough for her – and neither are our energy levels!
We adopted Jazz, a 75-pound one-year old black lab German Shepherd “puppy” from the West Vancouver SPCA just over a month ago.