Australia Choosing a Dog

Assuming you've read Choosing a Dog, and considered a few breeds, you now have to decide where to get your new companion.

The site Say NO to Animals in Pet Shops has many passionate reasons why you shouldn't just mosey on to your local petshop at the crowded mall, and choose a dog in the window. Approximately 130,000 dogs and 60,000 cats are killed at the pounds every year. And many of those were probably impulse buys from a window-shopper.

Please consider one of the Dog Rescue services, and save a dog from destruction. has a database covering all Aussie states.