Buying a puppy? Your 3-point checklist to spot a dodgy dealer

The pandemic has led to a lot of people buying a puppy. Puppies are often sold online, and plenty of respectable breeders make their sales this way. They may not be Kennel Club registered or have their own websites, but they are caring and honourable and do all the right things when it comes to homing their lovingly bred puppies. Unfortunately, however, there are also dodgy dealers and wholesalers in the puppy market who are acting illegally. Using online channels they try to sell: Puppies that are a different breed or pedigree from what's advertised Puppies that have been stolen [...]