By Erin Bellon
April 1, 2007
I agree that we should adopt from shelters and rescue agencies.
But what about the disabled people? Sometimes they need a specific
type of dog that is suited for there disability. The blind usually
receive a Lababor or maybe a German Shepard. My daughter is deaf
so she needs a "hearing dog". Well we ended up with
Yorkshire Terriers! My dad did a lot of research and found out
they make great hearing dogs because they are spunky and small.
Well we didn't train them to be hearing dogs so if the smoke
alarm ever goes off I think the dogs will hide under the bed
I do agree that breeders do breed for money as well as making
sure that the breed stays pure. I know that I would love to breed
my two Yorkies but I could never, ever give away the puppies!
I just couldn't do it, so I had them both spayed. I do want more
Yorkies but I live in a small apartment and I think two for now
is plenty. I have a hard time understanding how people can part
with the puppies, there like family!!!
I am a responsible dog owner and that is what counts, I love
my dogs, they are spoiled, wonderful, greet me everyday at the
door and love me and my family unconditionally (although it seems
that they REALLY love me when I have treats!)
I wish everyone was a responsible pet owner but we don't live
in a perfect world so this will never be.
If you want a certain breed, by all means get what you want,
if not go to the shelters and rescue a dog. Just make sure to
give them lots of attention, love and hugs all the time. They
Received March 30, 2007 - Published April 01, 2007
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