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How to Give a Puppy for Christmas

There is nothing more adorable than a puppy sitting under the Christmas tree (if you can get him to stay) with a jaunty bow around his neck (if you can get him to ignore it), nestled among the gaily-wrapped presents (if you can get him to leave them alone).

There is nothing worse for the puppy.

The Christmas puppy is …

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“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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