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DON'T SELL YOUR DOG ON THE INTERNET!!!
There's been a huge surge in the online pet-trade, which might seem like an easy route, but beware the dark side.
There are always those seeking dogs for vivisection, breeding for profit, or fighting-bait. If you're seeking to re-home a dog, do it through normal channels, better still by word of mouth.
NEVER, EVER offer a dog 'free to a good home.'
Many of the dogs and puppies offered for sale are the products of puppy-farming, with the resultant bad breeding and health-issues which, for you, the prospective owner, can mean heartache, and for the dog, an uncertain future.
David Bellamy talks us through the hidden world of pet parasites...
Ever wondered how dogs 'see' with their noses? Here's the world according to smells...
NOW THAT'S LOYALTY!!!
Meet Pero, a 4-year-old working sheepdog sold on to a Cockermouth farmer, who didn't take to life in Cumbria. After two weeks and 240 miles of hard going, he turned up back at his old home near Aberystwyth! Thankfully, he's made his point. Pero won't be going anywhere. What a hero!