Labs have become the fashionable pet to own, ‘thanks’ to the movie Quill. If you really want a Lab, I promise you need only wait a few more months before they start being abandoned at shelters and on the streets, just like those dogs previously considered fashionable, such as Dalmations (also after a movie), Beagles, and Huskys.
Completely agree – and it’s not just that they get turfed onto the streets, but that the bitches are whelped so often to make the owners money that a lot of the pups are sickly. My first dog here was a beagle pup, brought home as a surprise from my boyfriend just after the Cats and Dogs movie. Poor little thing lasted three weeks and we were just offered another little sickly one, as if they were an electrical appliance that had broken
As we all know, it’s not just the dogs that need training in Taiwan.