Every precaution is obvious when acquiring a dog as a pet, as there is a lot of fraud. How to discover illegal dog kennels? Take note.
Many activists dedicated to the defence of animal rights highlight the atrocities of illegal dog farms. In many of these hatcheries, the animals live in deplorable conditions, with poor hygiene, lack of lighting and fresh air. And the worst part is that dogs often do not receive their corresponding vaccines, much less are wormed. It is unfortunately practical not only affects dogs but other animals from birds, turtles, cats, etc.
People who do these crimes, make falsify both health permits and licenses, and the medical records of the animals. Many of the dogs sold in these illegal hatcheries come from countries like Slovenia. This represents a big problem, since dogs become very weak on these types of journeys, also taking into account that they do not have their vaccinations up to date.
Do not buy dogs that are less than three months old.
If you are buying a dog, the animal should not be less than three months old. Although according to regulations and the type of community, this time may be longer. If the dog was brought from abroad, it is possible that the dog should have more than three statutory months. The reason is that animals have their respective vaccines. For all this, it is important to know as much as possible about the type you want to have, and not make a compulsory purchase. Responsibility, first of all.
Meet the puppy’s parents.
When you go to a dog kennel, you should ask about the health of the parents and know them. If the person making the sale of the pot refuses to give this information, it is best not to make the purchase.
Ask all the necessary questions
The breeder must answer the questions asked about the dog. If he refuses, it is a clear sign that he should be distrustful. In turn, the breeder is in his right and duty to ask all pertinent questions to the future owner. The latter is what defines a responsible breeder, who must ensure that the new family is fit to care for the dog.
Verify the place
What is most recommended is to visit the hatchery and verify the conditions of the place and the animals. For this reason, unless it is a hatchery with a good reputation and track record, you should avoid at all costs buying animals through the Internet. This runs a high risk of being an illegal dog kennel.
Report suspected illegal dog kennels
If it is observed that dogs or facilities are not in good condition, it must be reported. In this way, the authorities will carry out the corresponding investigations, and it will be possible to prevent the illegal breeding of dogs from affecting more animals.
If you are considering acquiring a pet, adoption is one of the most recommended actions. If you choose to buy, take the necessary precautions.