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Buying a Puppy from a breeder

Puppies are adorable bundles of wagging tails, soft eyes and warm puppy kisses that pull at your heartstrings, begging you to take them home. As difficult as it may sometimes be, the choice of a puppy should not be made on the spur of the moment. Doing so has often resulted in the acquisition of a dog that does not meet the expectations of his owner. Many times these dogs are eventually resold and, unfortunately, some end up in the pound. Indeed, this is not the fault of the poor puppy; the uneducated owner is to blame.

Before buying a puppy, talk to several owners about the breed you are interested in, gather information and make an informed choice. Each breed was developed for a specific function and, as a result, their personality and traits may not match your lifestyle. Be sure to become completely familiar with the breed you are interested in before deciding to buy a puppy. Remember, your puppy is depending on you to care for and love him for life.

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Dog Rescue

The Dogs Trust believe no healthy dog should be destroyed and that every dog should have a chance to lead a healthy life and be happy in a loving home.

There are many ways of finding a suitable dog and re-homing is a good choice. Dogs Trust works with you to match your requirements to the needs of the dogs. They know that choosing the right dog means happy dogs and happy owners.

About Re-homing

Thousands of dogs are accommodated every year – from cuddly puppies to older dogs full of character.

Re-homing is all about giving them a fresh start, with a family who can offer them all the love and attention they deserve and perhaps have never experienced.

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Dog Breeding Books

The Joy of Breeding Your Own Show Dog

Synopsis

Now back in print by popular demand-the only breeding book endorsed by top breeders

The bible of quality dog breeding, this guide is a must-have for novice and veteran breeders alike, covering everything from developing a viable breeding program based on pedigrees and genetics to whelping, raising, and socializing puppies. Now back in print with a new foreword by AKC Breeder of the Year Wendall Sammett, this book has long been the reference of choice for successful dog breeders.

Ann Seranne cobred and/or owned sixty-two Yorkshire Terrier champions, six Standard Poodle champions, and two Shih Tzu champions.

Explains the fundamentals of genetics, modern breeding systems, care of puppies and pregnant dogs, and how to evaluate young dogs according to breeding standards.

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