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Puppies

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Slide show about getting a dog from a pet store vs. adopting from a shelter

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Puppies

  1. 1. PuppiesPet Stores vs. Adoption 
  2. 2. Do You Care About Puppies? Would you rather get your puppy from a pet store, or from ananimal shelter?
  3. 3. Where do you find puppies?  Pet stores Animal Shelters Newspaper Ads Online Friends
  4. 4. Where do pet stores get their puppies?  Sometimes pet stores get puppies from local breeders. Most of the time pet stores will get their puppies from places called puppy mills.
  5. 5. Where do shelters get their puppies?  Shelters get their puppies from all over. Sometimes they are rescued from a bad situation. Some are found without a home. Some come from people who have accidently had puppies and don’t know what to do with them. Others are sometimes born there.
  6. 6. Why might you buy a puppy from a pet store?  Convenience
  7. 7. Why might you buy a puppy from an animal shelter?  Animal shelter dogs are in desperate need of a home It’s easier to find out more about their history. Their medical needs have already been taken care of. The people who give them away actually care if you are or are not a good fit.
  8. 8. What are puppy mills?  Puppy Mills are places where puppies are bred to be sold a very fast rate. Imagine a place just like a large scale chicken coop with dogs instead of chickens. The female dogs are forced to have puppies repeatedly without any time to rest in between. They typically die very early on without ever going outside. Puppy mills are ILLEGAL
  9. 9. My Opinion 
  10. 10. Sources  http://www.yourpurebredpuppy.com/buying/arti cles/petshops-and-pet-stores.html http://www.mydog8it.com/puppy_mills.htm http://www.dogster.com/puppies/pet-store- puppies http://www.slideshare.net/upload

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