Ever heard the expression "It takes a village to raise a child"?
Not so dissimilar to raising any young animal.
There will be times in your life when it might not be possible to be there for your dog - when you're poorly or if you're away on holiday.
Having a family of villagers in place is a great way to make sure your dog is well-cared for at all times.
Check out my tips about choosing them in this vlog.
And do add your own, by leaving me a comment below too!