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Response to TorchTheWitch (Reply #18)

Sat Jan 7, 2012, 08:07 AM

19. Then I hope that you thoroughly research any breeder that you

aquire your pets from. I have heard too many horror stories of people who thought that they were getting pets from healthy lineages only to find themselves in financial quagmires because the breeders were in it only for the money not the good of the breed. People cannot assume that all breeders will sell healthy puppies. When I was growing up, we had two breeder produced dogs, one of which had health problems and ended up being put to sleep at the age of 3. I have only gotten rescue animals and have never had any health problems with them besides the normal issues they incur due to old age.

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