By Kris Hansen
April 05, 2007
Ms Cloud, you need to reserve your opinions until you meet the
person behind a breed. You have very strong opinions,however,
you have my sister, Kara Jeanne, pegged for a backyard breeder
and I know better. She cares for these puppies as much as she
cares for her breeding pair. I have witnessed this first hand
by the attentiveness she gives these pets. When she comes to
visit (which does not happen as much as we would like) this "breeder
and molester of nature", as you might suggest, is always
holding and playing with her pets. Kara is not an owner of a
"puppy mill" the dogs she creates from her pets are
magnificent. They are happy dogs so much so that the owners of
some her dogs...My sister Laurie (she has two)...My Brother Eric...
and my sister Laurie's inlaws are all exceptionally happy with
their pets the pets are happy as well. The puppies that I have
witnessed from Kara's "puppy Mill" have grown into
fun loving attentive and great companions. Don't categorize a
breeder of puppies as a "puppy mill" there is a person
behind the breed. Educate yourself on this subject before you
throw daggers at good people.
There is a need to keep uniformity
in a breed if you don't you can have dogs that don't have even
predictable or desirable behaviors.
There are dogs that have purpose..for
guard duty...for hunting...for searching... for ______ fill in
the blank. If you have pound puppies that you depend on solely
for these duties they are few and in between. They are there
but the searching for the proper temperament at the pound is
a hard thing to do. Breeding a dog has purpose whether you believe
it or not.
Received April 05, 2007 - Published April 05, 2007
About: "Former Ketchikan
Resident and Son of "the Great" Dick Hansen--- retired
Ketchikan teacher/Vice Principal of Kayhi"
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