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Old 05-01-2014, 04:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you aren't going the route of a responsible breeder, then any pup/dog you get is going to be a crap shoot. So whether shelter/rescue or craigs list... it's all the same (to me). Back yard breeder is almost the worst place (to me) because I'd be giving $$$ to someone who IS (though unintentionally usually) adding to the pet overpopulation problem in the USA and has a good chance of having one of their puppies (or puppies from their puppies) ending up in a shelter/rescue/craigslist.

Advantage of a rescue is the pup is OUT of a shelter environment and usually with someone who knows the breed so can give a better assessment on what they are seeing while the dog was at their home.
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