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New look puppy contract website

The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) and the RSPCA have launched an updated version of the Puppy Contract website.

The contract is described as a ‘one-stop guide’ that helps prospective puppy owners get all the information they need before making the decision to buy a new puppy.

The website ( includes a ten-step guide with advice on whether a puppy is the right choice for an individual or family, the costs of owning one and where to get a puppy, as well as all the right questions to ask the breeder about socialisation, vaccination, microchipping and health tests.

There are also sections that provide tips on how to spot a puppy dealer and an overview of puppy breeding laws in all four countries of the UK.

The new look website was launched to coincide with the new Animal Welfare (Licensing …

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