Are you thinking of buying a puppy?
Check out our animation with lots of advice and tips about what to look out for when looking for a new pet dog.
Did you know that one fifth of people who bought a puppy in the past two years no longer have their dog?* It’s a really sad fact and ends up with more dogs needing rehoming.
Dogs can live for around 15 years or more so owning one is a big and long term commitment. Time spent now researching the right puppy for you will really make all the difference.
- What are the dangers of buying cheap puppies online?
- Have you thought about what sort of dog would suit your lifestyle?
- Do you know how much a dog will cost per year?
- Get top tips on how to find a good breeder and how to select a happy and healthy puppy.
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Born to suffer
The way puppies are bred today, in order to win shows, is having a huge impact on their health and welfare.
We’ve launched our Born to suffer campaign which seeks to ensure that puppies bred in the future will be healthy and happy.
Join our campaign: Bred for looks – born to suffer
*Research conducted by TNS via OnlineBus, an Internet survey. A sample of 7272 GB adults aged 16-24 were interviewed. Of these 848 people had acquired a puppy in the past two years. Interviewing was conducted by online self-completion from 23 November 2010 to 20 January 2011.