How Do I Buy A Dog Safely?

How do I buy a dog online safely?

How to Safely Buy a Puppy Online

  • Step 1: Educate yourself. 1000’s of quality breeders use NextDayPets.com.
  • Step 2: Protect yourself when buying online.
  • Step 3: Initiate communication with the seller.
  • Step 4: Interview the seller.
  • Step 5: Purchase safely.

What is the best way to buy a dog?

Where to get a puppy

  1. Consider adoption first.
  2. Find a responsible breeder and visit the premises.
  3. Don’t get a puppy from a pet store.
  4. Don’t believe promises that puppies are “home-raised” or “family-raised”
  5. Avoid the temptation to “rescue” a puppy mill dog by buying them.
  6. Do your part: Pledge to help stop puppy mills!

Is it a good idea to get a dog?

If you work 9–5 and live alone, getting a dog is not a good idea. Even if you can afford to pay for your dog to go to doggy daycare for 8+ hours everyday while you’re at work, it’s not fair on the dog. A dog sees himself as your companion. Dogs age and like humans, they need special care when they are elderly.

How can I get a free dog?

Valuable alternatives to free puppies

  • Fostering a dog: You can work with a local shelter or rescue and take a puppy or dog into your home on a limited basis.
  • Visit or volunteer at a dog shelter or rescue: There are many nonprofit, no-kill shelters nationwide that are always looking for dependable and devoted volunteers.