Your veterinarian will give you a list of physical and behavioral characteristics to look for in your breed of choice and a few to avoid. In addition to veterinarians, Internet sites are often very informative. You can converse with people who actually have a particular breed that interests you. Just make sure the Web sites are reputable, valid sources of information, in addition to offering anecdotal stories of other pet owners.
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And remember the gold standard of information-the public library. You will be amazed at the number of good books available that deal with specific kinds of dogs, cats, and other pets.
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