Before concluding a purchase for a dog, you should take time to consider all the options available to you before you make the purchase of your new dog.
Indeed, it is not good to buy a dog on a whim just because the puppy is cute or your children fell in love with it, and they want absolutely that you bring it back home. Before you rush purchasing a dog, we’ll try to give you some tips so that you make a better informed decision.
It is a misconception to believe that you will find the best breed of dog in a pet shop, as called.
One of the best sources to find the perfect dog could be in a shelter for dogs, or a rescue shelters for dogs left voluntarily or abandoned by their master. Usually these places are going to take care of the animals they will host. Most centers are going to have a medical examination to all dogs they will host in addition to ensuring that they receive all their vaccines.
If you absolutely want to have a dog breed, a good option would be to visit a dog breeder with a good reputation.
The staff you will find there are animal lovers and they mostly have a perfect knowledge of the different breeds of dogs and their behavior. Each breed of dog has its own character and those working from a breeder will ask you the right questions to find out if the dog will suit you and your family.
It is also very important to check the place you want to make the purchase for a dog.
Often, a simple glance will suffice to see if the store or pet center takes good care of its animals. The sites must be clean and the animals also. The looking of the cages will also serve you to see if the breeder is disciplined for performing regular cleaning. If it does not, avoid concluding a purchase with this organization, because often the appearance of unhealthiness is the tip of the iceberg that probably hide other vices that poor animal could have been a victim.
Finally before choosing a puppy or dog from a pet store or a shelter, please bring your new pet to a veterinarian so he can undergo a comprehensive review to ensure that your dog is healthy and does not develop behavior problems. If for example it had been beaten and mistreated, a veterinarian with experience can realize these problems during a single visit.