1. If you can listen, they can speak! They tend to last longer, although A dog is cheaper than your vehicle. Spend the time to get acquainted with your dog, understand and accept habits and its moods. You should have your pet for quite a long time and the time that you spend understanding him, or she will be rewarded. If you know your dog well, the first “off signal” can warn you when your puppy is sickening for something.