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ardnaxx
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Yes, I definitely and positively recommend it! I have ADHD, and getting a dog recently was the best decision ever! I have to walk and feed the puppy regularly, which improved my scheduling responsibility; and having my dog also improved my depression. I had one dog before him, and I knew it was a big commitment, but once you adjust, it will bring happiness and comfort to your life. Please be a responsible dog-parent, commit to regular walks, training and education of both your dog and yourself. I am taking my dog to Obedience and Agility classes, which improves his social skills as well as mine. Win-win! Good luck!!!