My dog is a golden. favorite this post Jan 9 Beagle puppy for sale (houston) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Hi, so I'm looking to get a Poodle puppy, and I've noticed I can save over half of what the "reputable" breeders in my area charge by buying from a random person on Craigslist. After reaching out for a few pups, they were obviously scams. press to search craigslist. A good breeder tends to rack up bills of 6 thousand dollars plus on a single breeding; there's a person on this forum who professionally breeds and outlined the expenses once, and it is indeed very expensive to do right by a breed of dog. Cut costs come down to the care, health, and lineage of the pups. I'm looking for a healthy Labrador or lab mix puppy around the LA/Southern California area. 1/2. So paying more for a good puppy will save you a lot of money and heartache in the future. The odds are simply that the best match for the bitch probably doesn't live in the same house as her. 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That being said rescuing is a great option as well! Are the puppies registered? 200. They should have litter listings and breeder referral. What type of puppy is she? Some of these disorders can be tested for using genetic testing which is registered with the OFA. favorite this post Jan 8 Juvenile Savannah Monitor (6 months) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. But not puppies, as it tends to be supporting a breeder looking to make money. 19 comments. Click on the picture to see original CL ad. Poodles require lots of grooming. Quality puppies are expensive because they are the best examples of their breeds, come from proven lines, are hand-selected for you and your lifestyle, and have a huge amount of time and money that goes into their early lives. See other cute dogs - on dog picture archives. favorite this post Dec 31 LTB Wheaten/Poodle (Scottsdale, AZ) hide this posting restore restore this posting. Let those dogs end up in a rescue. Reputable breeders have no need to sell puppies via Craigslist and the chances are high that dogs sold are Craigslist will be backyard bred/puppy mill dogs which I do not recommend supporting. where do you think the dogs in the rescues come from? No puppies produced by good breeders will wind up in shelters, so you can be assured that you are making a morally correct choice in that you are not helping to contribute to someone whose puppies fill shelters. Don't look for a dog on Craigslist. Craigslist doesn't allow you to directly sell an animal, so they ask for 'rehoming fees' when selling animals on it. It's very hard to quantify the risk of genetic diseases in mutts. ._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp{margin-bottom:24px;text-transform:uppercase;width:100%}._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp:last-child{margin-bottom:10px} louisville > > pets > post; account; 0 favorites. 585. Well you said it yourself - as long as the puppy is healthy. ._3-SW6hQX6gXK9G4FM74obr{display:inline-block;vertical-align:text-bottom;width:16px;height:16px;font-size:16px;line-height:16px} 0 hidden. They will socialize the puppy (expose it to different people, places, experiences) so that it is a well-adjusted puppy by the time it's ready to go home. Ever see advertisements saying, “Looking for X breed puppy”? If you're paying for a puppy on Craigslist your encouraging that person to keep breeding dogs that are at risk of contributing to the shelter population. I'm guessing these are purebred? I finally have a good space with a fenced backyard (hard to find in LA), a job with flexible hours and work from home options (my partner also works from home). Of course, you will still have to vet every breeder yourself, but it's simply a better place to look. It's a huge gamble, and you want all the odds in your favor. save search. You’re essentially making a gamble—sure, there’s the possibility that the Craigslist pup can end up healthy all throughout its life, and there’s also the miniscule chance your pup from a good breeder can end up sick, but why not stack the deck in your favor and try to go for a pup that’s more likely to turn out healthy with a sound temperament? Sometimes a good breeder will breed two dogs they own together, but if that's the case, they should be able to give you a list of good, specific reasons why they decided to do that. Genetics play a role in the health of the puppy but how you feed the puppy and the living environment often play a greater role. The money you pay out now can very often save you money in the long term. Who are they registered with? Pure Breed 1 yr old Rottweiler pup (Celina) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. In general, you aren't getting a bargain when you go cheaper with dogs. favorite this post Jan 4 BLACK TUXEDO CAT STILL MISSING IN BERKELEY (berkeley) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. 127. If they don't, you're absolutely right, 'several generations of random mating' would more than likely produce a dog with a relatively low risk of health issues :). Here is a page on the Poodle Club of America's site all about common hereditary diseases in poodles of all sizes. The list goes on and on. Reputable breeders don't advertise on Craigslist. ._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb{overflow:hidden;position:relative}._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb:before{background-image:url(;content:"";filter:var(--newCommunityTheme-invertFilter);height:100%;position:absolute;width:100%}._37WD6iicVS6vGN0RomNTwh{padding:0 12px 12px;position:relative} They microchip, deworm, and vaccinate the puppies. Any dog being bred before 2 years of age is being bred too early. Reputable breeders don't advertise on Craigslist. favorite this post Jan 8 American Bulldog Male Ol’ Southern White (sat > San Antonio) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. She sent a photo of the parents. save search. I just wanted to add/clarify about this statement. Having that reassurance is exactly what you pay a reputable breeder for and the reason they can call themselves reputable. But I often see people (not saying you did this) stating that mutts (ALL mutts) are healthier than purebreds (ALL purebreds) because of hybrid vigor. Im going to look around the area for rescues and be patient until the right fit comes around. A good breeder will offer a health guarantee of **at least **2 years, without any weird constraints (such as requiring you to feed a specific supplement or food that you can only buy through them), because a good breeder stands behind their dogs. 15 Luxury Puppy Pictures puppy pictures – Pedigree Dry Dog Food Chicken & Milk for Puppy 6 kg Drools Chicken and Egg Puppy Dog Food 10kg With Free Drools Chewwacca … I know my poodle puppy has a very high chance of having a great temperament because both his parents were champions and his mother does therapy work. 1 3 1 131. Very small re homing fee (San diego) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. You will pay more to get the puppy up to date, you will pay more training the dog as it will not have been as well socialized, you will pay more vet bills over time due to it likely not having health clearances, and you will do it all without the support system of the breeder who stopped caring about the pup as soon as it drove off. Honestly if purchase cost is that much of a concern maybe consider adopting? This is the first dog I will have owned myself, and Ive always wanted a lab puppy. Agreed with others, responsible breeders do not advertise on Craigslist. Anything else I should be aware of? These dogs will have arthritis and joint issues and likely lowered life expectancy as well. If you were buying from a reputable breeder from good lines, 700$ would be suspiciously cheap, as the litter would be paying for multiple health visits, x-rays, food for the dam, possibly stud fees, shots and vet visits for the entire litter, etc. favorite this post Nov 28 Fluffy black and white young cat hide this posting restore restore this posting. Way to be super judgy there. Finally, you're not just paying for a healthy puppy with a solid temperament - you're also paying for a connection to someone with experience in the breed and an investment in your puppy. Some of us have very valid reasons to go with a breeder instead, and good breeders actually keep dogs out of rescues. save • Posted by 51 minutes ago. favorite this post Jan 8 Last baby bunny (Fort Worth) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. new york > > > for sale > post; account; 0 ... German Shepherd Puppy $2,500 pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. A bad breeder might not. I really dont want to support a puppy mill. We had to find a time that mutually worked for both us. Good breeders are expensive for a reason. what makes you think OP will find a better dog by adopting? You can ask for health testing (not just a vet check) to see if they’re doing the bare minimum of producing healthy dogs, but I can just about guarantee you they are not. Im looking to get a puppy and have seen some posts that look like good fits, but Im also aware that this is Craigslist, so I have a healthy share of skepticism. That’s the thing—you don’t know if the poodle puppy you buy off of craigslist will be healthy, or even that it’s parents are. Im going to meet them in person tomorrow and was wondering what I could ask to avoid any puppy mill/scam/etc. That said, I've learned alot today about ethical breeders/scams/etc. Most puppy that being advertised on craiglist are puppy mills puppy or byb puppy. You are extremely unlikely to find a breeder doing even one of these things on there. Posted: Dec 2, 2019 / 05:40 PM … I know, I've been there. There are lab mix puppies in shelters near LA that could be a good fit if you don’t have a preference. First of all, Craigslist’s terms of service specifically ban breeders from using their site as an advertising ground for selling their animals. I really appreciate everyone's help here. 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The parents could be healthy but be carrying single copies of genes that are only problematic when the puppies potentially inherent two copies. Gallery of Weimaraner Puppies For Sale Craigslist Inspirational Puckingrufus56 U Puckingrufus56 Reddit. And that's simply not the case. I always hear "go with a reputable breeder," but I also know that there are hundreds of puppies getting sold by people on Craigslist. Info in comments. Additionally, the primary reason to purchase a purebred is to get a dog with a predictable appearance and temperament. Therefore, an F1 mix from non-health tested parents is far more likely to have health issues than a purebred from health tested parents bred by a breeder who is screening for those diseases and working to eradicate them from their lines. 10 Ways to Avoid Craigslist Puppy Scams. That is a huge problem where I'm from, to the point that owners of small dogs (that can easily be picked up) are advised to not leave their dogs unattended in a yard. What kind of puppy is he? Say you want a standard poodle who can go on hikes with you. If you are indeed interested ask for the vet records and if possible ask if the parent dogs are AKC registered so you can check up on the clearances. 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A good breeder is someone who actually cares about how their puppies are doing and will be around for the rest of their life, not someone who only cares about the money and washes their hands of the puppy the moment it's gone. pets. Because of this, Craigslist puppies are notorious for arriving with parasites, parvo, distemper, and all sorts of other health issues that will at best cost you thousands of dollars more than what you what have paid for a puppy from a reputable puppy, and at worst result in a dead puppy at the end of the day. This is harder to maintain in a population than you would expect, dogs are extremely susceptible to artificial selection as evidenced by the huge variety of breeds we've been able to produce, as opposed to say, cats, who vary a lot less regardless of selection pressure. Poodles can tend towards neuroticism, which is why you want to observe and ask a lot of questions about how the puppies are being brought up. 201. press to search craigslist. They will be there to help you if your puppy has any health issues. OP is asking if it's a good idea and for advice, not dancing on the graves of pound puppies while declaring their intention to buy the whole litter and hand them out like cookies to passing people. Cookies help us deliver our Services. try the craigslist app » Android iOS CL. 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A good breeder will get a pup used to scissors and clippers so the dog isn't a nervous, biting mess at the groomers. If anyone has any good tips of where to find a responsible (and not super duper expensive) breeder, let me know. Also, temperament and socialization is so important for puppies and it's almost certainly not something a CL breeder will care about. If anyone knows of any puppy labs available, let me know. Go to a dog show, find someone showing the breed you want and ask them if they are breeding anytime soon and tell them you want a pet. Looking for Border Collie puppy with one or two blue eyes hide this posting restore restore this posting. Not just a look over at the vet, but actual certification. predators and prey should never mix. 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