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post #103 of (permalink) Old 03-16-2013, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by lotuslullaby View Post
.....Plus I will concede that I like seeing animals get a second chance at life and that training, socialization and dealing with an individual dog is key.
We share that feeling. That is the only reason I donate training time and occasionally foster, to help a few special dogs get a chance.

Dogs are huge passion of mine. There are more ethical/good shelters than unethical/profiters. I'm not against someone buying a dog from a shelter. I am against dog buying decisions based souly on emotion and politically correct awareness as huge portion of those purchases fail. Most dog purchases are a commitment of 10+ years of ones life. Those decisions should be carefully researched. The reason there is a Shelter Industry is the very fact we live in a Throw it Away society.
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