Pets

Aww! 5 cute puppies and how to choose the right one for you

Aug. 21, 2014 at 9:11 AM ET

Andrea Arden from Animal Planet stopped by Studio 1A with five adorable puppies along with a few important points to consider before adding a dog to your family.

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Temperament 
Consider that each dog has a different energy level. Choosing one that will fit with your lifestyle is important. 

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Popularity
The most popular dogs may be stars on social media, but may not necessarily work well in your house.

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Training
Some dogs respond faster and better than others when when it comes to learning obedience and house training.

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Family
Research the breed of dog you're considering to see if it will fit in with your family, especially if you have kids. 

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Cost
Larger dogs often cost more because they can have health issues that aren't as common in smaller dogs. Also, they eat chow! 

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The anchors couldn't get enough of these puppies. And neither could a few of our furry friends watching at home!



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