The resources in this article provide puppy buyers with sound advice on selecting a breed, a breeder and a puppy.
Get informed - before you bring a new dog or puppy into your family!
Information to help buyers and owners - The UK's Kennel Club research has shown a shocking number of people are still buying puppies from disreputable sources (or at least riskier ones) : puppies were sourced on internet sites, through social media, in pet shops and newspapers advertisements -- working with a reputable breeder who cares for their breed's and dogs' health and welfare increases your chances of getting a pup that will meet your expectation - to spend your time with a healthy, well tempered, properly socialized canine companion.
Thinking about breeding your dog... now or in the future?
In a move animal welfare advocates believe could help reduce animal suffering in commercial breeding operations, the USDA has included the creation of a private accreditor program for professional dog breeders among its goals for the next five years.
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