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Breeder won't let us adopt toy poodles

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We want to adopt a pair of Toy Poodles. After 3 emails, 3 phone msgs and 5 days silence we wrote again with warning that if they keep on ignoring us we would complain to the Humane Society. Within 30 minutes came the reply that the dogs "...are available but not to you, I don't take to threats very well..." We tried twice to reach to her, suggested for the sake of the dogs we all calm down and discuss it rationally. No reply yet and it's been 4 days. We believe these doggies will be happy with us and we with them and don't want to give up. What should we do? Thanks.

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Responsible animal adoption organizations try to make the best fit for their animals and potential adopters and are not required to place an animal upon demand. This means that sometimes an animal is not adopted to an individual who may wish to adopt the animal. However, since animal shelters and rescue organizations have so many wonderful animals waiting for a loving home one can usually find a great match.
 


Submitted by Anonymous
Answered by Elinor Molbegott

 

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