WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A RESCUE DOG
Rescue is not about getting a free or discounted dog. Nor is it about finding the instantly perfect family pet that is trustworthy with children and all other animals. CO rescued dogs are often relinquished because of aggression toward people and/or dogs, or their history is simply not know. Many Caucasians do not rehome well and they are faced with challenges new owners must be prepared to accept and have a commitment to working with properly.
CHOOSING A TRAINER
Do you know the difference between a general dog trainer and a behavior consultant? Are you familiar with the types of dog training? When conflicts arise or develop with a CO, contacting the correct type of trainer should be an option to consider. Do not choose just any dog trainer, let us refer you to one that will provide you with the best skills to help.
BREEDER COMPARISON MATRIX
The above matrix defines the types of breeders. Researching
and choosing a reputable breeder to build a relationship with greatly reduces dogs ending up in rescue. A reputable and ethical breeder will support you through challenges that if faced alone, may not be successfully overcome. You have just as much right to interview the breeder prior to selecting your puppy. Ask questions and get references!