Puppies, like most baby animals, are incredibly cute. But is that a good enough reason to bring one home, rather than, say, a more mature rescue dog? If you’re looking for a pedigree dog, there’s usually no choice other than a puppy, as rescue dogs tend to be mixed breed mutts.
Best of both worlds - an adult dog playing with a puppy
There are advantages and disadvantages on each side of the argument. Listing the basic pros and cons of each option should help, though, which is exactly what this section of our guide sets out to do.