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Mallard Complexity

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Members of the mallard complex, whether purebred or hybrid , wild or manky , exemplify how blisteringly successful generalist genera can be in a rapidly changing world. Here’s a bonus piece of mallard complex trivia: If the extinct Mariana Mallard ( A. superciliosa rogersi ) to the death of the last individual in 1981.

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Getting a Kitten from Kansas

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I think there are many disreputable breeders, I think they are increasing a bloated supply of pets, and I think there are many purebreds already available from shelters. She could try to find a purebred that's been left at a shelter because that frequently happens. I am no fan of breeders, I'll admit it.

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Pet Adoption Tips from Adopt-A-Pet.com

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Some people are seeking purebred animals or puppies and think these are not available in shelters. In fact, nearly a quarter of all animals in shelters are purebred. Often someone buys an expensive purebred animal and then attempts to breed that animal to recoup their money. These animals are healthy and very eager to please.

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The Cookie and Coco Caper

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Luckily, I have a coworker who volunteers with Seattle Purebred Rescue. Apparently, she had received the same email from someone else and she had contacted Seattle Purebred Rescue to speak to the Lab rep for help. So many people are being evicted and my boss received the email from someone he knew so it had to be true right????

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Cookie and Coco: Anatomy of an Internet Chain Email

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Someone told us it involved Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue. People keep forwarding this chain email around. Since our site comes up number two in Google, they find out the story from this website. Or at least a version of it. Snopes has it originating in California. Either way, the story is OLD.

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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion

4 The Love Of Animals

Purebred or mixed breed? It is not necessary to pick a purebred dog for your first pet. With purebred animals, it is especially important to do your research and make sure the pet fits your family’s lifestyle. It is more important that the child spend at least half an hour daily walking the dog.

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Dogs of Courage

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A Rottweiler named Sheba who broke free from her chain and rescued nine of her puppies after her owner buried them alive in a two-foot deep grave because they weren’t purebred. Boomerang Pet Awards in London.

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