Articles in the 'Choosing A Dog' Category

Panic over my old dog with bad teeth!

This post is about the panic we had over my old dog with bad teeth. One of the things you need to consider when choosing a dog (yes, even before you GET a dog) is that if there is an incovenient time to do something, they’ll find it.

Why You’ll Buy From Puppy Farms and Puppy Mills Without Knowing

Puppy farming is rife. The internet is a wonderful, anonymous tool for puppy farms and puppy mills to hide behind glossy, cute pictures. If you are thinking of buying a puppy, please read this. If you’re a dog lover, please share it.

Care for Dogs and Puppies at Puppy Farms

For many years, dog lovers all over the world have been duped into buying dogs and puppies from puppy mills without knowing what it is they support. Please make sure you’re not one of them.

Think About Your Weather When Bringing A New Puppy Home!

It’s really important to think about your climate when bringing a new puppy home. Think about whether it’s going to be happy to run around with you where you live, in the weather you live in 365 days a year before choosing.

Rescue Dog Adoption Or Buy A Dog Instead?

This article raises the question on whether you should go for rescue dog adoption or buy a dog instead. There’s no right or wrong answer. See why I have done both and what that means for you here.

How To Find The Best Dog Shelter Or Dog Rescue

The purpose of this article is to give you my top tips on how to find the best dog shelter or dog rescue.

Getting The Best Dog For Children? Make Your Kids Safe For Dogs First.

This post about getting the best dog breed for children was inspired by a greyhound I met yesterday at the rescue centre. It’s not just training the dog that’s important. Parents should train their kids to be safe for the dog too.

I Am Looking For A Non-Shedding Puppy

Today’s post is about a lady who is possibly looking for a non-shedding puppy. Find out what I said in my reply and why I gave her the advice I did, plus how you can protect yourself from making one of the biggest dog-choosing mistakes there is.

12 Tips For Successful Dog Rescue And Adoption

Today I thought I would give you 12 tips for successful dog rescue and adoption. This was prompted by several meetings with a border collie near where I live. Follow these tips to adopt a cross or a pure breed and you’ll be on the right track.

20 Ways To Spot A Puppy Farm

After the last few posts on breeders I thought I would give you 20 ways to spot a puppy mill (or puppy farm). That’s because they are very clever to hide the truth, and most of you will be at risk of buying from one.