Puppy Mills are widely frowned upon by most dog-lovers but what many people across the country do not realize is that buying a dog at a pet store can mean that they are actually buying puppies that come from puppy mills.
Buying a puppy at a pet store runs the risk of buying a pet that will have serious health conditions, improper training, lack of socialization, not necessarily getting the breed you paid for, and other downsides.
Here is a list of the top 10 reasons to not buy a puppy from a pet store:
1. Bad Health
2. Behavioral Problems
3. No Socialization
4. The Downfall of the Standard
5. Lack of Information
6. Return at Your Puppy’s Peril
7. Housebreaking is a Chore
8. What You See Isn’t Necessarily What You Get
9. Poor Value
10. Questionable Pedigree
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