Re: [dachshund-427] When getting a new pet

From: Deb Y.
Sent on: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:28 PM
And, I just saw this on the DM site. Terrible. Of course they are trying to 
find a breeder dog!!!! What else could this be?


Wanted; Red Miniature Female Dachshund IOWA ONLY (DM, IA)
Wanted: Red Miniature Female Dachshund! Long or Short Hair! Any Age ! Prefer 
Not Fixed! Must Not Weigh more than 10lbs if Full Grown!
NO TWEENIES! (To Big to be a Mini, To Small to be a Standard) TRUE MINIATURE 
ONLY!!!! The Smaller the Better!!!!
PLEASE do not contact me if out of the State of Iowa! Not interested in 
buying plane tickets, Pressurized Dog Crates!
Rehoming Fee: OK, Sale Price: OK, Must see Pictures: Via Email or Text

•Location: DM, IA
•it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial 
interests






On Thu, 7 Feb[masked]:48:46 -0500
  Tascha <[address removed]> wrote:
> Hello all!
>
> I need to stand on the soap box for a moment. I came
>across this note
> posted on Craigslist today. It points out a good reason
>why it is always
> better to get your new dog/puppy from a shelter, rescue
>or
> *reputable*breeder. This time the lies weren't major but
>still made
> the experience
> more difficult than it needed to be. Also, these people
>are more equipped
> than other may be. Please stay clear of newspaper ads
>and craigslist.
>
> CRAIGSLIST POSTING:
> *Anyone adopt a lab/blue heeler pup yesterday-plz read
>(anywhere)*Pleas­e
> note, we took our puppy to vet for 1st puppy shots and
>were told it was too
> young to be adopted. The vet said it appeared to be
>about 5 weeks old.Too
> young for shots too.
>
> The vet said the puppies still needed its mamas milk and
>would need to be
> supplemented with puppy milk from pet store or vet. We
>got canned puppy
> supplement from Pet Smart.
> We were also told they were on dry food, well they have
>baby teeth that
> can't chew dry food so Puppy Chow or whatever puppy food
>you use needs to
> be softened with warm water or the milk supplement.
>
> Also told the puppy may have mental issues when it grows
>older due to being
> taken so young. It needs last few weeks with its mom to
>develop good mental
> attitudes.
>
> We are giving ours as much attention as possible and
>lucky we have a older
> dog that likes it.
>
> Good Luck with your babies. You need to be up alot at
>night feeding it,
> don't expect it to sleep all night or get mad because it
>doesn't. its just
> too young.
>
> We were told they were older in the ad.


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