Tag Archives: Buying a puppy

New Illinois Law Requires Pet Stores to Display Puppies’ Origin and Health History!

Way to go, Governor Quinn!  A new law was just signed that will require pet stores to display the names and addresses of the breeders for all of their animals.  The animals’ health history must also be displayed. The law takes effect January 1, 2011.  This is just fantastic and we hope other states will […]

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When a Veterinarian Links up with a Pet Shop that sells puppies and kitties

Here’s a dirty little secret pet stores and vets don’t want you to know (and one we learned the hard way): If you buy a dog or cat from a pet store they almost always give you 1-2 free wellness visits at a vet of their choosing. I highly recommend that if you do choose […]

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Buying a Puppy?

Based on my varied experiences…. one dog from a hobby breeder: One from the Sebastian County Humane Society: One from a snooty upscale UES boutique (don’t kill me…this is how ZoeyStory.com began): Her first favorite toy I AM ALWAYS GOING TO SAY ADOPT AND DON’T SHOP FOR A NEW PUPPY. In addition, I recommend you contact me and […]

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