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Check Out Our Short Haired Havanese Overview

Like all long haired dog breeds, there is an occasional ‘throw back’ to wild type and that is basically what a Short Hair Havanese is. Even some naturally short haired breeds, have an occasional ‘long haired’ puppy or two in the litter, which is the opposite, of course, of what long haired breeds experience. We […]

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What to Look for in a Florida Havanese Breeder

What to Look for in a Florida Havanese Breeder Buying a puppy should a fun event. Unfortunately, it can be a horrible experience if you choose the wrong breeder. It is important to take as much time selecting a breeder as you do choosing the type of dog you want to buy. There are some […]

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Puppy Buying Tip: Ask to See the Parents of the Puppy

Puppy Buying Tip: Ask to See the Parents of the Puppy One of the ways you can make sure you are getting a healthy puppy from a reputable breeder is to ask to see the puppy’s parents. This is particularly important if you are purchasing a purebred puppy for competitions. Like potential spouses, there is […]

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Look for Warning Signs

Look for Warning Signs Puppy mills, neglected and abused animals, and unscrupulous breeders are, unfortunately, a part of the industry. To avoid being taken advantage of, there are several warning signs to look for that indicate the breeder or the dog is not what he or she appears to be. No access to living space […]

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Puppy Buying Tip:Don’t be Afraid to Walk Away

Puppy Buying Tip:Don’t be Afraid to Walk Away The general goal of any dog purchase is to buy a healthy pet. It can be difficult, sometimes, to stay focused on this goal when you have a pair of big brown eyes begging you to make the dog part of your family. The reality is, though, […]

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Puppy Buying Tip: Take a Friend

Puppy Buying Tip: Take a Friend Most marketers will tell you that people make purchasing decisions with their emotions and use their logic to justify those purchases. This is no less true when it comes to buying a puppy. They are so cute and pull so hard at the heartstrings that many people buy dogs […]

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The Cost of Puppy Ownership

The Cost of Puppy Ownership Like most things in life, the cost of a puppy can range in price from free to several thousand dollars. Pedigree is the primary driver behind how much a breeder will charge for a dog. The more rare and/or coveted a breed is, the more money you can expect to […]

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Ask for Registration Papers From Your Breeder

Puppy Buying Tip: Ask for Registration Papers From Your Breeder If you are buying a purebred puppy, then it should be registered. Pedigreed Animal Documentation (or dog papers) is a certificate that details the animal’s breed, ancestry, and identifying marks. This paperwork is necessary if you want to compete in dog shows, sell the dog […]

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Choose the Breed that Best Fits Your Lifestyle and Goals

Puppy Buying Tip: Choose the Breed that Best Fits Your Lifestyle and Goals It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a puppy. They are so cute with their wagging tails and big eyes. Considering that you and your four-legged friend will be together for a lifetime, it is important to think […]

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Buying a Hypoallergenic Puppy

Puppy Buying Tip: Buying a Hypoallergenic Puppy There is such a large variety of dog breeds that anyone can experience the joys of owning a puppy, even people that suffer from allergies. There are a number of hypoallergenic dog breeds that won’t aggravate your allergies because they don’t shed or shed very little. The challenge […]

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