Tag Archives | Dog Breeding

“Free to a Good Home”

free to a good home puppy inageThe concept of “Free to a Good Home” is problematic for people—not to mention dogs—at either end of this type of transaction.

Where the Dog Has Come From

Dogs advertised as “free to a good home” are often the product of an accidental breeding. This means that the owner of the female did not expect a litter and was not …

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Should I Get an Attack Dog?

The answer to this complicated question is simple: not now, not ever.

An “attack dog” is an animal who, either through an accident of genetics or intentional (and sometimes unintentional) training, is on the offensive. This translates not to a sense of security for the owner, but to unpredictability and instability in the dog. In other words, a danger to …

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