The end of the year is as known for being full of lights and cheer as it is for being super busy and tiresome. It's also known as another reason to dress your pets in bows and Santa hats in the name of getting a solid seasonal Instagram.
Puppies are prime candidates for cute holiday pics -- probably something to do with their wide puppy eyes, wet noses and floppy ears. But are these puppies loving these cherished Christmas memories as much as we think they are?
Jokes aside, as tempting as it is to give someone a puppy as a gift during the holidays, most pet experts caution against it. A pet is a many-year commitment, one that extends much longer than the life of your fir tree. If you decide to go ahead with the gift-giving, be sure the recipient is ready for the huge responsibility an animal brings with it, and consider adopting an older pet at your local shelter, as many would be psyched to start the new year in a new home.
Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals.
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