Finding Ethical Dog Breeders in 10 Steps

Taking puppy health care seriously is important for finding ethical breeders like this

Ethical dog breeders are finding their competition stacking up as the pandemic lags on. Not because these ‘good eggs’ of the breeding industry are few and far between – New Zealand has plenty of caring, professional breeders. The real problem is the increasingly clever tactics of unethical dog breeders are making it harder to separate … Read more

How to Tell if a Dog is Purebred – Part Two

Find out how to tell if a dog is purebred.

How to tell if a dog is purebred is a question we’re seeing often. It’s not just something pet parents are asking one another, it’s also become a regular feature in the news, on dog forums and across social media. And it’s no wonder there’s so much hype around the topic – people are paying … Read more

Avoiding Puppy Mills in New Zealand and Finding a Reputable Breeder

puppies in puppy mill behind cage

It might come as a surprise to dog lovers that puppy mills in New Zealand are a growing problem. Laws in New Zealand allow almost anyone to breed and sell animals with very few restrictions. As you can imagine, this means that inhumane breeding is difficult to control and condemn. Responsible pet parents should be … Read more