Question about dog adoption...?

So I'm planning on adoption a dog from a shelter in two weeks (has kennel cough, can't be picked up until then) and my family at first was okay with it, but now they are acting crazy about it. Some people in my family think that I am making a huge mistake and ruining my life by adopting a second dog, which... show more So I'm planning on adoption a dog from a shelter in two weeks (has kennel cough, can't be picked up until then) and my family at first was okay with it, but now they are acting crazy about it. Some people in my family think that I am making a huge mistake and ruining my life by adopting a second dog, which I don't understand. Most of the stuff I have read on here says that it really isn't more difficult to care for two dogs than one dog. Is it really that much more difficult? Thanks.
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