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What Exactly Is A Backyard Breeder?

Members of the public seem confused when it comes to defining what a backyard breeder really is, inasmuch as to say that they regard such breeders as “bad” only if the dogs are being neglected and that many live in appalling conditions. The good news is that this isn’t always the situation. It can describe … Read more…

Tips on Choosing the Perfect Canine Companion

FRIENDS FOR LIFE: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Canine Companion

Learn how to avoid the common pitfalls in purchasing a puppy. As you read this book and get the questions answered, take notes of important information. Also, whenever you research breeder websites or ask questions of breeders via email, phone or in person, you can develop your own “manual” to help you decide which specific … Read more…

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Why Should You Choose A Purebred Dog?

Man has bred different breed strains of dogs with certain needed instincts and/or abilities as well as well as desired characteristics. This practice has gone on for thousands of years. When you breed purebred dogs, they’re true to type and offspring have predictable instincts and appearance and are milder in their temperament. There are lots … Read more…

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Breeder Comparison Chart

Characteristics Backyard breeder Puppy Mill Commercial Breeder Hobby Breeder Experienced/trustworthy Breeder Has a particular goal for breeding. To create puppies. To earn money. To keep up with demand. To improve the breed To create an easily-recognised type to leave a legacy. Is a member and works with a breed club. May pretend to be a … Read more…

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How to Tell a Good Breeder Website from a Bad One

Most people who want to buy a puppy use the Internet to do their searching. That’s fine as long as you understand that the bad breeders aren’t just using ads on supermarket walls or in cheap places any longer. They know how to find and attract buyers. It’s essential that, as a buyer, you should … Read more…