Are the dogs at the SPCA trained?
Most animal shelters will do an assessment on animals before
rehoming them. They will normally put the dog in a number of
situations to test their aggressiveness. If a dog is too aggressive
then they have no choice but to put it to sleep because it is too
dangerous for rehoming.
Some of the dogs at animal shelters are trained, either by the previous owners or the shelter. However not all of them are trained, for example new puppies. A lot of dogs in the shelters have come from abusive homes, so will need re-training to adjust to a normal, loving home.
Taking a dog out a shelter is much better than breeding more dogs only for them to end up in the shelter themselves. There are millions of dogs waiting for someone to love them - why make more?
Dogs can be many different price's depending on the breed, age,and if they are trained or not. Be a good Samaritan. Adopt one of the thousands of homeless dogs from the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) or any animal shelter in your region. There may be a small nominal fee involved, but it is likely used to offset the costs of vaccinations and food for the dogs. Please do not buy…
If the animals are hurt they, give them the best care they can until the animals are healed, then they give them to caring, kind people who give them homes. SPCA gets people to volunteer, the volunteers take dogs for walks/or running, and they spend one on one time with the animals too. I am a volunteer at an SPCA close to where I live.
Dogs can be trained to do a large variety of jobs. Besides the obvious of police dog and various departmental dogs there are dogs that are trained for the deaf. Dogs are trained to help the elderly or handicapped. You can train your own dog if it is big enough to carry things for you in a backpack that is fitted on the dog. Also to pull a cart or wagon. Truely the dog can…