Isn’t that like putting regular gas into your Lambo? You’re investing a LARGE amount of money into a companion ($3500 is just the cost of the puppy, not initial vet bills, toys, emotional investment, etc).
This is something I find difficult to understand every time I hear it. No matter what your puppy, dog, kitten, or cat costs, why would you ever risk their vitality, health, and lifespan? Only you can decide what to feed your pet. They can’t put in requests — you’re completely in charge of their health and well-being.
A little video I made that gives more insight.