LPT: Adopt an adult dog from a shelter if you can’t find the time to potty train a puppy or are too impatient. The majority are already trained, and will love you equally.

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Unpopular opinion but adult dogs > puppies.


I adopted my baby when she was just over a year old. She was rescued from a meth lab and had a shitty first year of her life. Idk if it was because of that, but she has always been so obedient and well trained, many people have remarked about how well behaved she is and I get all the credit when I really never did anything besides show her love. 12 years later I’m reminded every day it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. So while I didn’t adopt an adult per se, I would definitely suggest a rescue, I’m biased but they have a better appreciation for the love you show them


These comments are shit. If you don’t even want to be bothered with training basics (such as potty training) for a dog or other animal; you shouldn’t even adopt in the first place.


If you don’t have the time for potty training or are to impatient, should you really get a dog?