Are pet stores legal in NYC? The New York State Legislature passed a bill on Friday that, when signed into law, will ban pet stores in the state from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits.
Where is it best to get a puppy? Your local animal shelter or rescue organization can help you find the right match for your family. There are also breed-specific rescue groups for every breed of dog, including “designer” or “hybrids” like labradoodles and puggles. The Shelter Pet Project can help you find a great dog or puppy in your area!
What is the best website to buy a puppy?
- Adopt-a-Pet.com. Adopt-a-Pet.com is an excellent website to find where to buy a dog, backed by well-known companies like Purina and Bayer.
- American Kennel Club (AKC)
- Rescue Me.
- The Shelter Pet Project.
- Petco Foundation.
Why are pet store puppies so expensive? Pet store puppies can be more expensive than those from shelters and reputable breeders for many reasons. First and foremost, pet stores operate as a business and will sell a puppy for as high of a price as they can. Second, your puppy will likely need more veterinary care than the average puppy.