Well-kept and healthy dogs are generally amazing companion animals and give a lot of joy! However, before buying them, think twice. Typically, dogs live for around 12 years, but some live much longer. So, if everything goes well and you buy a healthy and well-socialized dog, you have a nice companion for many years.
The welfare in pet trade through the EU animal welfare platform have developed 2 guidelines
+ 2 infographics for platforms selling pets on line and for people willing to buy pets on line.
We encourage you to read them carefully.