You don’t have to follow the old saying about “the dog’s owner is the dog’s keeper.” There are many suggestions on where to buy Puppies for sale, and every reputable breeder will agree that you need to do your homework before buying any purebreds. Many breeders are dedicated to the work of providing a healthy, happy, pet for you and your family. Many also encourage responsible breeding and do not use animal testing or vivisection as a form of gene transfer. If you want to learn more about finding good breeders, read on. Do an Internet search using keywords like “Puppies for saleat dog peer,” “vet supplies,” and “pet store.” Visit each site individually and then contact the owners with your questions. Most reputable breeders welcome questions from potential pet owners. Be ready with at least the most basic information, such as the shelter where the puppy will live during the first few weeks, and where you plan to purchase the pup. Ask if spaying or neutering will be offered, and what services are usually provided by the shelter or breeder. If you are able to find out more about the health history of the animals being offered for sale, it can help you determine whether or not you should buy Puppies at that facility or elsewhere. Keep in mind that Puppies cannot be expected to behave appropriately in every situation, so you should keep this in mind when considering breeders. A reputable breeder will provide documented proof that their animals have been tested for temperament disorders and other hereditary conditions. Before buying Puppies, you should be able to visit the facilities where the animals are kept, and see how they are cared for. Ask to view the dam or sire’s Puppies or even the litter in person, and pay particular attention to any behavior problems or past issues of the breeding pair has had. One area that is frequently misunderstood is the practice of micro-chipping. Micro-chipping is a common practice used by responsible breeders to ensure that Puppies do not end up with harmful genetic traits. However, many unscrupulous breeders use this practice on Puppies in order to raise the money for the cost of medical treatments for the dam or sire. It is important to ask questions of any breeder that you consider purchasing from, especially if you are considering purchasing from an online broker. You may also want to consider how you plan to house the puppy once you bring it home, since many puppy mills place their Puppies in small cages in their backyard. Responsible breeders who buy Puppies from a responsible breeder or shelter are aware of the potential risks and do not encourage the practice of putting dogs in small cages. Asking the breeder specific questions regarding the housing of the animals can give you valuable insight into the quality of care that is provided. Buying from a pet store is another option you have available to you when it comes to buying Puppies. You will often find that pet store Puppies are treated better than those bought from breeders. In addition, most pet store Puppies are subject to some veterinary checkups prior to being offered for sale on the market. If you choose to buy Puppies from a pet store, ask the store owner questions about the level of care that the animals have been given and ask the breeder questions as well about the health and grooming of their pets.