Most puppy breeders sell their puppies through the classified section of the local newspaper, although online puppy sales have blossomed over the past few years. There are a number of pet-themed sites that give breeders the opportunity to advertise their available puppies free or at a very low cost.
Before finding forever homes for puppies in their care, most breeders have the puppies checked by a vet or micro-chipped for future identification purposes. Breeders generally apply for any kennel club certifications for which the puppy qualifies prior to the sale. These registration papers ensure the lineage of the puppies, and puppies with registrations available tend to bring more than those without them. Beginning the crate training process or housebreaking the puppies is also a big selling point.Learn More
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