The Siberian puppy photo came from a pets-for-sale website. I was astounded at the current prices for buying dogs, both puppies and adults.
#Neachdainn was bought for £400. The current starting price for any dog breed is £2,500. More exotic breeds command prices several times more than that.
Has Lockdown increased dog purchase prices?
@fitheach yep lockdown caused dog prices to leap up. Folks buying puppies as they’d be home all the time so could train them and have company etc. Another one was chickens; a charity near me that rehomes battery hens had to stop taking enquiries when usually they’re begging people to take hens.
And yes, unfortunately inevitable that abandonments will be through the roof before to long.
There's already a good few for sale that are roughly 5 months old: "Lovely caring dog but I just don't have time for them".
But the prices are still high, as the owners attempt to make their money back.
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