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Uncle Matty Q+A
I am a 32-year-old bachelor living in a nice apartment. I am interested in getting a dog for my place, but there is one problem. I want a small dog and my friends tell me small dogs are for girls. Is that true? I think a small dog would be much easier to manage given my living situation.

I don't want my masculinity to come into question simply because I own a small dog. Do you think this will happen?

Maybe instead of getting a new dog you should get some new friends. I think small dogs are great, I owned one myself when I was your age. I loved that dog. There are a number of reasons to own a small dog. Manageability is one, plus you can take them anywhere and they are much easier to control. It's like having a puppy that will never grow up.

Forget about your male buddies making a issue of owning a small dog. Remember, it's not the size of the dog that counts, it the size of the love between you and your pet!


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