If ever there was a blank canvas for raising a healthy dog, it’s when you’ve got a puppy on your hands. First of all, congrats. And, second, welcome to puppy parent hell. You’ve got training, teething, housetraining and furniture preserving to get on top of. Good luck!
As a nation of animal lovers it’s a shocking fact that as dog ownership continues to rise, the numbers of dogs in rescues nationwide is soaring.
The nature of our modern online shopping culture has created a disposable mentality that encourages impulse puppy purchases and a non-committal trend.
In recent years buying a puppy couldn’t have become quicker and easier with the click of a mouse thanks to websites like Gumtree.
Unwittingly these enthusiastic puppy buyers have fuelled a dark, cruel trade known as puppy farming.