"Let's hope they are never "the breed to have."
> Never the less we have ES that are being sold from pet stores. NESR has
> rescued some of these puppies that end up in the wrong homes. They are
> paying a lot of money for them too. We also just rescued 2 ES that were
> being auctioned (breeders) at a puppymill auction. Let's hope they are
> never "the breed to have."
> Kathi Tesarz
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Farm Collie Breed Conservancy and Restoration
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of jana lashmit
>> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 5:35 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [FARMCOLLIE] warning for breeders
>> I have to wonder though, why would ES be an enticing breed for a
>> puppymill? Most of the dogs in pet stores tend to be small - poo mixes,
>> maltese, poms, dachshunds. If it's a large breed, it's likely a
>> labradoodle, boxer, lab, golden - something common (or unique, like a
>> dogue de bordeaux). But most people don't even know what an English
>> Shepherd is. They aren't exotic or glamorous. You'd think that would
>> make them safely under the radar of the puppymiller.