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Buying or Adopting
A Chow Chow



Getting The Dog of Your Dreams
Essential things to know before you buy that puppy!


Chow Chow Clubs
Use these links to help you find a reputable breeder in your area

Adoption FAQ   the facts about adopting a rescued Chow

Top Ten Reasons to Adopt An Older Dog

What is a Puppymill?
Do you know what a puppy mill is?  You should!  Find out what you need to know to avoid them.

Buy From A Pet Store?  Why Not ....

What's In A Pedigree?
Find out what a pedigree really means and what it can and can't tell you.



Orthopedic Foundation For Animals (OFA)
A must-visit site if you're buying a dog. Information on inherited canine hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, knee problems and heart defects.


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