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Puppy buying question

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by niki, Aug 12, 2009.


  1. niki

    niki PetForums Senior

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    Hey everyone,

    After doing hours and hours of research on different breeds we have narrowed it down to either a Shih Tzu or a Cavalier King Charles.

    I've read all about asking to see the necessary paper work but what should I actually be looking for???

    Like for a Cav for example; I know I should ask to see healthy eye and heart certs for the parents but what is this?? For all I know they could have printed it off themselves!!

    Thanks in advance for your help!

    Niki x
     
  2. Sweetcheeks

    Sweetcheeks PetForums Junior

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    Hello Niki,

    I'm sorry I cant help but I just wanted to say I have been looking into getting a 2nd puppy and I have narrowed it down to a shih tzu or cocker spaniel.

    x
     
  3. cav

    cav PetForums VIP

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    hi
    my 2 fave breeds as well;)

    i got a staffie-pet only

    i breed cavaliers these are the tests i do - heart,eyes and mri.

    there a lots of bad breeder about i would say go through the kc or the breed club.

    what area are you in?
     
  4. niki

    niki PetForums Senior

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    Good choices!! :D
     
  5. niki

    niki PetForums Senior

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    What do u actually receive when u have these health tests done. S/he will be pet only so I don't mind whether they're kc reg or not jus as long as they're healthy!!

    I'm in north Lincolnshire.
     
  6. Dylan & Daisy

    Dylan & Daisy PetForums VIP

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    I have a Shih-Tzu puppy and he's gorgeous BUT they do need almost constant attention/company. They don't really like being left alone and get quite upset so if your not at home the majority of time or cant take them everywhere with you, then they're not the one to choose.

    They also require a great deal of grooming.
     
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