German Shorthaired Pointer

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German Shorthaired Pointer

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Buying a Puppy from a breeder

If buying a puppy the best place always to buy is directly from a reputable breeder.

The advantages of buying from a reputable breeder is that breeding has usually been carefully planned and thought through with regard to producing robust, healthy dogs of good temperament. Many breeders will also offer some form of guarantee contracting to take the dog back if not suitable. Unfortunately the same cannot always be said for puppies sold in pet shops or those that have come from “puppy farms” where dogs are bred in mass numbers for the pet market.

Many breeders of pedigree dogs also show their dogs and so breed towards producing a good healthy show dog with a view to keeping one or two themselves so quality and temperament is of vital importance when planning the breeding.

Although breeders of show dogs specialise in breeding pedigree dogs, there are also owners who have bred their pet dogs and produce cross breed or pedigree puppies. These may be the result of a planned or unplanned pregnancy but the pups have usually been well cared for and brought up in a family environment and so most often make very suitable pets and will be less expensive to purchase than a pedigree show dog.

Buying a dog direct from the breeder means that there is the opportunity to see the parents and know the date of birth of the puppy that it is intended to purchase.

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Dog Rescue

Battersea Dogs Home is devoted to finding dogs  loving and permanent new homes.

A dedicated team interviews everyone who wants to offer a home to a dog  and their unique computer matching system helps them find the perfect match.

The average stay for a dog at Battersea Dogs  Home is 23 days, but some dogs end up staying  a bit longer through no fault of their own. Sometimes a dog needs an extra-special  home, with experience of their breed, temperament, or they may be unsuitable with children or other animals.

Whatever the reason, the dedicated staff here at the Dogs Home take care of them until the right owner comes along.

German Shorthaired Pointer

Dog Training Books

RSPCA New Complete Dog Training Manual

Synopsis

This title outlines a comprehensive RSPCA-approved programme that covers all aspects of dog training – from house-training a puppy through to introducing your dog to advanced training routines.

This revised and expanded edition of the manual explains 26 new training techniques through photographic step-by-step sequences, including a new chapter focusing on more advanced training techniques.

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