Boston Terrier Breeders And How To Spot Fakes

By: Wendycaples
The time has come to bring a Boston Terrier into your family and you have decided that you want to deal with a Boston Terrier breeder so that you know what you are getting. However, like any other industry, there are fake Boston Terrier breeders out there that are trying to take advantage of unknowing owners. You want to make sure you avoid a fake Boston Terrier breeder or else you may get an unhealthy pet that could rack up huge vet bills on you and cause you and your family to make difficult decisions.

A sure way to tell if you have a real Boston Terrier breeder or not is if the breeder offers you pet insurance to extend coverage for six weeks after you have purchased the dog. Legitimate breeders get this pet insurance for free from insurance companies and the insurance companies hope that you will extend the coverage once the six weeks has elapsed. Only legitimate breeders get the free insurance and if you are not offered this insurance in writing then you may have a fake breeder.

Good breeders do not just disappear from your life as soon as the sale is over. Legitimate Boston Terrier breeders are part of you and your dog's life for a long time after the purchase because it is the breeder's name on your dog's papers and their reputation on the line along with the life of your pet. If you find it impossible to get a hold of your breeder after the purchase, or your breeder can offer you no assistance or advice after the purchase, then the chances are you are dealing with a dishonest breeder.

Your breeder's name is on your dog's papers and so is your breeder's reputation and an honest breeder cannot afford a bad reputation. A good breeder will help first time dog owners with detailed instructions about the feeding and care of your new pet and the legitimate breeder will also send home samples of the kinds of food you should be feeding your Boston Terrier as well.

There is nothing more important to your breeder for his business than his reputation for providing quality animals and being as professional as possible.

If you maintain contact with your Boston Terrier breeder, and you find that you cannot keep your dog later in its life, then the legitimate breeder will take the dog back from you, but without offering a refund. This way you at least know your dog will be taken care of. Fake breeders will usually not do this.

Unfortunately if you have purchased your Boston Terrier from a fake breeder then there is not much you can do beyond suing the breeder to get your money back. You are encouraged to report the breeder to the American Kennel Club or whatever breeder registry they are listed with but in all reality there is not a lot they can do to make your situation right.

If you find yourself in a position where a fake breeder has scammed you contact your attorney to find out if you have any course of action.
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