Puppies For Sale: Where to Find Them

Where to find puppies for sale? Puppies are the perfect addition to any family. They offer unconditional love, companionship, and joy for years on end. But where do you find them? It turns out there are many places to buy a puppy. In this article, we’ll talk about some of your options in detail so that you can decide which is best for you!

Puppies make perfect additions to any home

There’s no denying puppies make amazing additions to just about any home or living situation. The decision whether or not they’re right for your household depends largely on what type of pup fits into the lifestyle you have set up for it–and how much time and money you want to put into training him/her (or more likely her) when they come home with you from their breeder.

You can find puppies for sale in pet stores and even on the internet

Finding puppies for sale, though, can be a little bit more difficult than you might think. You don’t want to buy from just any pet store and there are many reputable breeders that will work with you on finding the perfect pup for your needs–and if they’re not in close proximity, some may even ship your puppy friend right to where he or she will be living!

Be sure to consider cost, size, breed type, and age of the dog

It’s easy to look past the important details when you are excited. You should take the time to do some research before buying a puppy. Your research will help you find the right pup for your lifestyle.

There are many breeds of dogs, so it’s important to know which breed is best suited for what type of living situation. For example: if you live in a rural setting where there are lots of animals outside and children playing at all hours, then maybe having an energetic dog that needs exercise would be perfect! If your family lives in close quarters with indoor pets or small children, though, then some smaller breeds might suit your home better.

The best place to find a new puppy is at an animal shelter or rescue organization 

By going through an animal shelter or rescue organization, you not only have access to a wide variety of breeds, but you also help make room for the next animal that comes in.

There are lots of myths behind adopting a rescue puppy. The most common is that they are not healthy and may have behavioral problems. This couldn’t be farther from the truth, as rescue puppies come with a full assessment by the organization before you adopt them!

A new puppy can bring so much love into your life in more ways than one. It will keep you active walking to give it exercise each day, which lowers blood pressure and keeps bones strong. Or maybe take on some of those household chores like vacuuming or laundry because he just loves playing fetch! And if there’s anything better than snuggling up at night with someone who appreciates all your hard work during the day then we don’t know what it is 🙂

If this sounds perfect for your family too, check out your local animal shelter.

However, if an animal shelter or rescue organization is unavailable where you live, there are still plenty of ways to find puppies for sale!

Using a Responsible Dog Breeder

Start by visiting their site to see if they have puppies for sale. They’ll likely be upfront about where the animals are in their care, with a contact number and email address listed on the website.

Some breeders may also offer contracts specifying that if you are not able to keep your puppy they will take him back into their care at no cost to you. This is a great option when looking for puppies for sale!

Most reputable breeders have an adoption fee so they can ensure all animals go to loving homes – but it’s usually less than $500 (sometimes significantly!) with a contract like this because they’re used to taking unwanted puppies back in.

An unethical dog is a breeder who engages in unethical practices (like puppy mills) can leave you with more problems than just an expensive purchase.

If the puppies are coming from a mill, there’s no telling how they’re raised and cared for – which leaves them at risk of health complications later on due to improper breeding standards or malnutrition.

Buying from these types of breeders even means participating in animal cruelty! Buying any pet online is risky business because it’s hard to tell what type of caretakers animals have had throughout their lives.

For example: if your pup was born into a filthy kennel where he never left his cage except when being bred, then shipped off to another facility where he’ll be sold without any veterinary care.

Using Local Newspapers or Pet Classified Sites

Check out ads for dogs in your area that may come from breeders as well as pet adoptions organizations near you. You can also use sites like Craigslist, which is known for having plenty of pets up for adoption at any given time!

When contacting an individual advertising a puppy on these sites, find out where they live and then visit them personally to buy the dog instead of sending money online first (or vice versa).

You should ask questions when buying such as:

  • Why are you selling the dog?
  • Are you breeding this dog?
  • Do they have a vet check on the puppy’s parents to show their health is sound?
  • How many litters has this puppy had and are there any medical problems that run in his family?
  • Does he/she come with papers or vaccinations for rabies, distemper, and other diseases before arriving at your house (at least one set)?
  • What kind of food does he eat and where do they walk him daily?

Make sure you have time for training

Having time to train your puppy is also important, and you want to get a puppy that will grow up with your kids.

You may have to wait for the right time or pick out another type of dog if they don’t seem like they’ll be able to adjust well.

Training is important for both your puppy and your family. Your dog will only know what it has learned in its short time with you, and it will be up to you to ensure they know what the rules are.

It’s important for your dog to be able to learn how things work in your home because if he learns one way of doing something at his old house and is then moved into a new environment where everything works differently, he may get confused or refuse to obey any commands.

Training Includes:

  • learning their name
  • potty training (they should have accidents outside first)
  • being obedient when told “NO”
  • sitting
  • laying down
  • coming when called
  • leaving food when its been dropped

It takes an average of 20 minutes per day for five days a week for three weeks before they start getting the hang off things like sit.

Be sure they are healthy by asking about vaccines

Having shots and vaccinations up to date is important for your new puppy.

Vaccinations last throughout their life, so if they’re not up to date the risk of getting diseases will be higher when being exposed to them in public places or from other animals.

The most common vaccines for a dog to get are:

  • rabies
  • distemper
  • parvovirus
  • adenovirus type II
  • leptospirosis

The rabies vaccine is the only one that’s required by law. All others are optional, but recommended for your dog.

If you’re ready for this commitment then get started today!

Have a look at our long list of dog breeds to see what kind of dogs are out there. This will give you an idea of what size to expect and if they’re right for your family.

Find Your Next Puppy Breed:

  • Affenpinscher
  • Afghan Hound
  • Aidi
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Akbash
  • Akita
  • Aksaray Malaklisi
  • Alano Español
  • Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
  • Alaskan husky
  • Alaskan Klee Kai
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • Alopekis
  • Alpine Dachsbracke
  • American Bulldog
  • American Bully
  • American Cocker Spaniel
  • American English Coonhound
  • American Eskimo Dog
  • American Foxhound
  • American Hairless Terrier
  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • American Water Spaniel
  • Andalusian Hound
  • Anglo-Français de Petite VĂ©nerie
  • Appenzeller Sennenhund
  • Ariegeois
  • Armant
  • Armenian Gampr dog
  • Artois Hound
  • Australian Cattle Dog
  • Australian Kelpie
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
  • Australian Terrier
  • Austrian Black and Tan Hound
  • Austrian Pinscher
  • Azawakh
  • Bakharwal dog
  • Banjara Hound
  • Barbado da Terceira
  • Barbet
  • Basenji
  • Basque Shepherd Dog
  • Basset ArtĂ©sien Normand
  • Basset Bleu de Gascogne
  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne
  • Basset Hound
  • Bavarian Mountain Hound
  • Beagle
  • Beagle-Harrier
  • Belgian Shepherd
  • Bearded Collie
  • Beauceron
  • Bedlington Terrier
  • Bergamasco Shepherd
  • Berger Picard
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bichon FrisĂ©
  • Billy
  • Black and Tan Coonhound
  • Black Norwegian Elkhound
  • Black Russian Terrier
  • Black Mouth Cur
  • Bloodhound
  • Blue Lacy
  • Blue Picardy Spaniel
  • Bluetick Coonhound
  • Boerboel
  • Bohemian Shepherd
  • Bolognese
  • Border Collie
  • Border Terrier
  • Borzoi
  • Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound
  • Boston Terrier
  • Bouvier des Ardennes
  • Bouvier des Flandres
  • Boxer
  • Boykin Spaniel
  • Bracco Italiano
  • Braque d’Auvergne
  • Braque de l’Ariège
  • Braque du Bourbonnais
  • Braque Francais
  • Braque Saint-Germain
  • Briard
  • Briquet Griffon VendĂ©en
  • Brittany
  • Broholmer
  • Bruno Jura Hound
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Bucovina Shepherd Dog
  • Bull Arab
  • Bull Terrier
  • Bulldog
  • Bullmastiff
  • Bully Kutta
  • Burgos Pointer
  • Ca Mè MallorquĂ­
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Campeiro Bulldog
  • Can de Chira
  • Can de Palleiro
  • Canaan Dog
  • Canadian Eskimo Do
  • Cane Cors
  • Cane di Oropa
  • Cane Paratore
  • Cantabrian Water Dog
  • CĂŁo da Serra de Aires
  • CĂŁo de Castro Laboreiro
  • CĂŁo de Gado Transmontano
  • CĂŁo Fila de SĂŁo Miguel
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  • Carea Castellano Manchego
  • Carea LeonĂ©s
  • Carolina Dog
  • Carpathian Shepherd Dog
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Catalan Sheepdog
  • Caucasian Shepherd Dog
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Central Asian Shepherd Dog
  • Cesky Fousek
  • Cesky Terrier
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Chien Français Blanc et Noir
  • Chien Français Blanc et Orange
  • Chien Français Tricolore
  • Chihuahua
  • Chilean Terrier
  • Chinese Chongqing Dog
  • Chinese Crested Dog
  • Chinook
  • Chippiparai
  • Chongqing dog
  • Chortai
  • Chow Chow
  • CimarrĂłn Uruguayo
  • Cirneco dell’Etna
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Colombian fino hound
  • Coton de Tulear
  • Cretan Hound[
  • Croatian Sheepdog
  • Curly-Coated Retriever
  • Cursinu
  • Czechoslovakian Wolfdog
  • Dachshund
  • Dalmatian
  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  • Danish Spitz
  • Danish-Swedish Farmdog
  • Denmark Feist
  • Dingo
  • Doberman
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Dogo Guatemalteco
  • Dogo Sardesco
  • Dogue Brasileiro
  • Dogue de Bordeaux
  • Drentse Patrijshond
  • Drever
  • Dunker
  • Dutch Shepherd
  • Dutch Smoushond
  • East Siberian Laika
  • East European Shepherd
  • Ecuadorian Hairless Dog
  • English Cocker Spaniel
  • English Foxhound
  • English Mastiff
  • English Setter
  • English Shepherd
  • English Springer Spaniel
  • English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan)
  • Entlebucher Mountain Dog
  • Estonian Hound
  • Estrela Mountain Do
  • Eurasier
  • Field Spaniel
  • Fila Brasileiro
  • Finnish Hound
  • Finnish Lapphund
  • Finnish Spitz
  • Flat-Coated Retriever
  • French Bulldog
  • French Spaniel
  • Galgo Español
  • Garafian Shepherd
  • Gascon Saintongeoi
  • Georgian Shepherd
  • German Hound
  • German Longhaired Pointer
  • German Pinscher
  • German Roughhaired Pointer
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • German Shorthaired Pointer
  • German Spaniel
  • German Spitz
  • German Wirehaired Pointer
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Glen of Imaal Terrier
  • Golden Retriever
  • GoĹ„czy Polski
  • Gordon Setter
  • Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir
  • Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Orange
  • Grand Anglo-Français Tricolore
  • Grand Basset Griffon VendĂ©en
  • Grand Bleu de Gascogne
  • Grand Griffon VendĂ©en
  • Great Dane
  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
  • Greek Harehound
  • Greek Shepherd
  • Greenland Dog
  • Greyhound
  • Griffon Bleu de Gascogne
  • Griffon Fauve de Bretagne
  • Griffon Nivernais
  • Gull Dong
  • Gull Terrier
  • Hällefors Elkhound
  • Halden Hound
  • Hamiltonstövare
  • Hanover Hound
  • Harrier
  • Havanese
  • Himalayan Sheepdog
  • Hierran Wolfdog
  • Hokkaido
  • Hovawart
  • Huntaway
  • Hygen Hound
  • Ibizan Hound
  • Icelandic Sheepdog
  • Indian pariah dog
  • Indian Spitz
  • Irish Red and White Setter
  • Irish Setter
  • Irish Terrier
  • Irish Water Spaniel
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • Istrian Coarse-haired Hound
  • Istrian Shorthaired Hound
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Jagdterrier
  • Japanese Chin
  • Japanese Spitz
  • Japanese Terrier
  • Jindo
  • Jonangi
  • Kai Ken
  • Kaikadi
  • Kangal Shepherd Dog
  • Kanni
  • Karakachan dog
  • Karelian Bear Dog
  • Kars
  • Karst Shepherd
  • Keeshond
  • Kerry Beagle
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Khala
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • King Shepherd
  • Kintamani
  • Kishu
  • Kokoni
  • Kombai
  • Komondor
  • Kooikerhondje
  • Koolie
  • Koyun dog
  • Kromfohrländer
  • Kuchi
  • Kuvasz
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Lagotto Romagnolo
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Lancashire Heeler
  • Landseer
  • Lapponian Herder
  • Large MĂĽnsterländer
  • Leonberger
  • Levriero Sardo
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Lithuanian Hound
  • Löwchen
  • Lupo Italiano
  • Mackenzie River husky
  • Magyar agár
  • Mahratta Greyhound
  • Maltese
  • Manchester Terrier
  • Maremmano-Abruzzese Sheepdog
  • McNab dog
  • Miniature American Shepherd
  • Miniature Bull Terrier
  • Miniature Fox Terrier
  • Miniature Pinscher
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Molossus of Epirus
  • Montenegrin Mountain Hound
  • Mountain Cur
  • Mountain Feist
  • Mucuchies
  • Mudhol Hound
  • Mudi
  • Neapolitan Mastiff
  • New Guinea singing dog
  • New Zealand Heading Dog
  • Newfoundland
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Norrbottenspets
  • Northern Inuit Dog
  • Norwegian Buhund
  • Norwegian Elkhound
  • Norwegian Lundehund
  • Norwich Terrier
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  • Old Croatian Sighthound
  • Old Danish Pointer
  • Old English Sheepdod
  • Old English Terrier
  • Olde English Bulldogge
  • Otterhound
  • Pachon Navarro
  • Pampas Deerhound
  • Paisley Terrier
  • Papillon
  • Parson Russell Terrier
  • Pastore della Lessinia e del Lagorai
  • Patagonian Sheepdog
  • Patterdale Terrier
  • Pekingese
  • Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  • Perro Majorero
  • Perro de Pastor Mallorquin
  • Perro de Presa Canario
  • Perro de Presa Mallorquin
  • Peruvian Inca Orchid
  • Petit Basset Griffon VendĂ©en
  • Petit Bleu de Gascogne
  • Phalène
  • Pharaoh Hound
  • Phu Quoc Ridgeback
  • Picardy Spaniel
  • Plummer Terrier
  • Plott Hound
  • Podenco Canario
  • Podenco Valenciano
  • Pointer
  • Poitevin
  • Polish Greyhound
  • Polish Hound
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  • Polish Tatra Sheepdog
  • Pomeranian
  • Pont-Audemer Spaniel
  • Poodle
  • Porcelaine
  • Portuguese Podengo
  • Portuguese Pointer
  • Portuguese Water Dog
  • Posavac Hound
  • PraĹľskĂ˝ Krysařík
  • Pshdar dog
  • Pudelpointer
  • Pug
  • Puli
  • Pumi
  • Pungsan dog
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
  • Pyrenean Mountain Dog
  • Pyrenean Sheepdog
  • Rafeiro do Alentejo
  • Rajapalayam
  • Rampur Greyhound
  • Rat Terrier
  • Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz
  • Ratonero Mallorquin
  • Ratonero Murciano
  • Ratonero Valenciano
  • Redbone Coonhound
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dod
  • Romanian Raven Shepherd Dod
  • Rottweiler
  • Rough Collie
  • Russian Spaniel
  • Russian Toy
  • Russo-European Laika
  • Ryukyu Inu
  • Saarloos Wolfdog
  • Sabueso Español
  • Saint Bernard
  • Saint Hubert Jura Hound
  • Saint-Usuge Spaniel
  • Saluki
  • Samoyed
  • Sapsali
  • Sarabi dog
  • Sardinian Shepherd Dog
  • Ĺ arplaninac
  • Schapendoes
  • Schillerstövare
  • Schipperke
  • Schweizer Laufhund
  • Schweizerischer Niederlaufhund
  • Scottish Deerhound
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Segugio dell’Appennino
  • Segugio Italiano
  • Segugio Maremmano
  • Serbian Hound
  • Serbian Tricolour Hound
  • Serrano Bulldog
  • Shar Pei
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Shiba Inu
  • Shih Tzu
  • Shikoku
  • Shiloh Shepherd
  • Siberian Husky
  • Silken Windhound
  • Silky Terrier
  • Sinhala Hound
  • Skye Terrier
  • Sloughi
  • Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer
  • SlovenskĂ˝ Cuvac
  • SlovenskĂ˝ Kopov
  • Smalandstövare
  • Small Greek domestic dog
  • Small MĂĽnsterländer
  • Smooth Collie
  • Smooth Fox Terrier
  • Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • South Russian Ovcharka
  • Spanish Mastiff
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Spinone Italiano
  • Sporting Lucas Terrier
  • Stabyhoun
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Stephens Stock
  • Styrian Coarse-haired Hound
  • Sussex Spaniel
  • Swedish Elkhound
  • Swedish Lapphund
  • Swedish Vallhund
  • Swedish White Elkhound
  • Taigan
  • Taiwan Dog
  • Tamaskan Dog
  • Tazy
  • Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
  • Telomian
  • Tenterfield Terrier
  • Terrier Brasileiro
  • Thai Bangkaew Dog
  • Thai Ridgeback
  • Tibetan Mastiff
  • Tibetan Spaniel
  • Tibetan Terrier
  • Tornjak
  • Tosa
  • Toy Fox Terrier
  • Toy Manchester Terrier
  • Transylvanian Hound
  • Treeing Cur
  • Treeing Feist
  • Treeing Tennessee Brindle
  • Treeing Walker Coonhound
  • Trigg Hound
  • Tyrolean Hound
  • Vikhan
  • Villano de Las Encartaciones
  • Villanuco de Las Encartaciones