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Does Buying Pedigree Pups Kill Rescue Dogs? - VIDEO


Animals  (tags: pedigree pups, rescue dogs, homeless animals, animal shelters, shelter animals )

Simone
- 3774 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
know I ended a recent blog by saying "get a rescue dog and avoid the controversies surrounding pedigree dogs", but I'm now reconsidering that statement. There's a new type of political correctness amongst so-called "animal lovers", typified by this



   

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Simone D (1462)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 1:10 am
This writer doesnt believe this. That is his opinion, I believe there is no reason to bred dogs, when thousands are dying because of no homes.
 

. (0)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 1:18 am
The author's own words show clearly his outlook on companion animals:

"poor quality animals"

"healthy specimens"

"dog owners"

Dogs are not "specimens" - they are living creatures. And they are not property to be "owned". And would the author have spoken of humans who suffered from illnesses or genetic medical problems as "poor quality humans"?

It's a simple fact: every time you "buy" an animal from a breeder or a pet shop one dies in a shelter because he wasn't chosen instead. That's the equation.

 

Joycey B (750)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 9:47 am
Shelter dogs are the ones to get. Puppy mills need to be shut down forever.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 8:59 pm
If I could I would rescue as many dogs and puppies from those Mills in a HEART BEAT.They deserve to have all the LOVE and Compassion they can can possibly get. Every Dog and & puppy from those can ALL be be HELPED WITH ALOT OF LOVE AND CARE AND COMPASSION. ALL OF THEM.
 

. (0)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 9:09 pm
I know that feeling, Havehope. I want to take them ALL home!
 
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