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The Story of One Craigslist Havanese Puppy: A Cautionary Tale

Lora Nestor had no intention of buying a Havanese off of craigslist. She applied to numerous rescue organizations but was turned down because she has three big dogs already at home; a Mastiff and two Newfoundlands. Ironically, the three large dogs in the house that made it impossible for Lora to a adopt a Havanese, were in fact all rescues themselves. Lora figured that if …

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The Phenomenon Called “Retail Rescue”

Havanese World explores the phenomenon of retail rescue.

By Nancy E. Halpern, DVM, Esq. Movement and sales of dogs through “rescue channels” continues to explode. While more and more cities and states are restricting sales of dogs in pet stores to those obtained from animal shelters and rescue groups, the actual source of these dogs remains obscure. Yet, there is mounting evidence that movement through “rescue channels” includes …

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