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Q. From whom should I get my puppy? The local shelter, my neighbor, a breeder, or a pet supply store?

A. Many people believe that it is better to get a puppy from a reliable breeder. While...

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Q. Should I get a mixed breed or purebred puppy?

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Surprisingly stocky and muscular for its size, the Pekingese is a toy dog breed which originated in China over 1000 years ago. The breed has hardly changed over that time and still...

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