I read this wonderful piece on DogStarDaily this week. At first, I was thinking, “Yeah! Right on!” as I was reading, and then it made me think about how I got to where I am today, as a dog owner, I mean.
I know that my three dogs are all rescues and most of the dogs I have owned and loved have been rescues. So it might seem like I might be “anti-breeder” but I’m not. I have purchased a puppy from a reputable breeder exactly once and I honestly can’t tell you if I have it in me to do so again. I was in a time and place in my life then, where I was ready to raise a puppy. I had all of the patience in the world for that puppy and I don’t find myself in that frame of mind right now so I’m not shopping around for a breeder.… [Read More]