Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Risks Of Buying A Dog At A Pet Store

A day after she paid $900 for two Yorkshire terrier pups at a Utica pet shop, one went into seizures. The pup, named Jasper, spent the next four days attached to IVs at a vet's office and died in Moodie's arms within two hours of coming home

More than 3,500 puppies arrived at metro Detroit pet shops from out-of-state breeders and dealers in 2005, and more than 80% of those came from breeders and dealers that have been flagged by the USDA for violations.

How many times do people need to be told? ONLY BUY DOGS FROM REPUTABLE BREEDERS, OR ADOPT DOGS FROM REPUTABLE RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS!

1 comment:

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