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Before You Get a Dog

abandonedpup Fran Veale

So you are thinking of getting a dog or a puppy?  It’s no secret that canines and humans make great companions. The benefits for the human are; a dog will give you unconditional love, loyalty and lifelong friendship. In return, your canine friend asks for food, water, shelter, safety, regular veterinary check-ups and plenty of exercise. 

Why not read the following information before you go and get a dog?


Questions to ask yourself before
you think about getting a dog


Greyhounds and Lurchers as Pets

Your Legal Responsibilities
as a Dog Owner


Restricted Dog Breed Information

How to Avoid a Puppy Farm Dog




Dog Breeds

Here are some lists of different dog breeds:

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