Favorite Washington Dog Rescue Groups and Finding a Reputable Breeder

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Fantastic Washington Rescue Groups

Fur Kidz rescued Rodrigo and Sydney’s mom from a hoarding in Oregon.  

They also rescued Riley from a shelter in Eastern Washington.

Motley Zoo rescued Blue from a shelter.  He had been found wandering around (lost? discarded?) and the person who found him couldn’t find him.  Blue is a perfect addition to our family and Sydney and Rodrigo adore him.

You can find a rescue group in your area on PetFinder.com – that’s how we connected with Fur Kidz and Motley Zoo.  Other fantastic Western Washington Rescue groups are…

Northwest Boxer Rescue

Bullseye Dog Rescue

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation

Puget Sound Rescue

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Tips on Finding a Reputable Breeder

by Trainer Tori of Canine Training Solutions

I think everyone should adopt a rescue.  We have had such a wonderful life with our dogs that I can’t imagine not having them.  But I do respect that some families would prefer to work with reputable breeders.  Instead of attacking them for the choice, I think it’s important to understand where they’re coming from, educate them about any misconceptions they may have, and educate them about finding a reputable breeder.

Trainer Tori put together this helpful and in depth list that helps us determine if someone is a reputable breeder!  Let’s only buy from responsible breeders and rescue groups.  Together, we can stamp out puppy mills.

Breeder Comparison – Page 1

Breeder Comparison – Page 2

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