When New Dehli-based Karishma Walia found out that her potential husband is not of fan of dogs and wouldn’t want one after marriage, it became clear to her that it’s going to be an issue. So she turned down the arranged marriage.


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“Having a dog is definitely not a temporary phase. I can’t abandon my dog for anyone,” Walia told him in a Whatsapp conversation. Though the guy still tried to get her to reconsider, it didn’t work. Walia just loves her pooch, Lucy, too much and if he can’t accept that – it’s a dealbreaker! She posted the full Whatsapp conversation to Facebook, and people on the Internet have been supporting her since. Take a look below!

Meet Karishma Walia – an analyst currently based in New Dehli, and her adorable pup Lucy

Image credits: Karishma Walia

Walia recently found out that her potential husband doesn’t want to live with Lucy

Image credits: Karishma Walia

She was heavily pressured by her family – mom tried to convince her that he’s an excellent match as he’s good-looking and well-off

Image credits: Karishma Walia

The guy still tried to get her to reconsider…

Image credits: Karishma Walia

But Walia is certain that “having a dog is not a temporary phase,” and she can’t abandon [her] dog for anyone!

Image credits: Lucy Walia