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Finding a new puppy or dog

Selecting a new puppy or dog involves more than just selecting a cute puppy from a puppies for sale ad, although appearance certainly plays a role. But looks aren't everything. The range of behavioral attributes is every bit as wide as the range of physical attributes, but it is not as outwardly obvious.

The ideal dog for one person is not necessarily the ideal dog for another. The dog breed profiles are designed not only to inform you about a dog breed but also to provide common information that will help you select the best breeds based on your lifestyle.

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.

Puppy-Mill Dogs 
Are often in poor health and tend to be nervous, distrustful and harder to train, and may develop behavior problems that they can never overcome, even by the most patient, loving owners. Do not purchase puppies for sale from a known puppy mill.

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Many people stroll through malls, glance up at the puppies for sale just the right moment, and fall in love with a puppy in the pet-store window. While pet shops are a great place to buy food, toys and other pet-related essentials, they are not your best bet for a four-legged family members often these puppies are acquired from Puppy-Mills.

Many pet stores buy their puppies from puppy mills, not reputable kennels. Breeding dogs en masse for profit (and not much else), puppy mills usually keep dogs in, inhumane conditions, with cages crammed together, no socialization of dogs with each other or with humans, and poor cleaning and feeding conditions.

If you have your eye on a specific dog breed, and you've done the research to ensure that you can handle all its behavioral and physical tendencies including shedding and exercise needs etc. Consider adoption for your new family member, your second choice would be to find a reputable dog breeders. Some people feel that dog breeders are a big part of the pet overpopulation problem, in that a kennels puppies just ends up in shelters or for sale in a pet stores. However, reputable dog breeders are very concerned with the welfare of their puppies. They will try to find good homes for the puppies, and sometimes even raise unsold dogs themselves.

Any reputable dog breeder will have official, documented proof of the puppies' immunization and pedigree records.

Caring breeders 
puppyusually require that buyers sign an official contract. It helps to educate the new owner as to the puppy's needs, and it typically includes clauses that forbid further dog breeding without the breeder's permission; forbid the puppy's sale, abandonment or transfer of ownership; ensure the puppy's spaying or neutering; and offer a return or refund if the pup either develops a hereditary illness or disease within the first year, or if the new owner can no longer care for him.

Before you visit any kennels, it's a good idea to prepare yourself with a list of questions.

You should expect an inspection yourself. Remember that upstanding breeders will have a discerning eye and the pups are more than products and profits to them so be prepared to answer some questions about yourself and your intended commitment to your new family member. Dog Breeders should be able to supply you with a good deal of information regarding the proper care and upbringing of your puppy.

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