How to Get the Best Dog Ever

(Image courtesy of the author)
Face on photo of tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy in motion at a park on a sunny day
Face on photo of tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy in motion at a park on a sunny day
This lovely pup is Zazu, my best dog ever. (Image courtesy of the author)
close up of Tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy sleeping on a lilac rug
close up of Tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy sleeping on a lilac rug
Zazu napping at 11 weeks after coming home (Image courtesy of the author)
Belly shot of mother tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel nursing seven puppies of the same color all lined up
Belly shot of mother tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel nursing seven puppies of the same color all lined up
Zazu (second from the right) nursing with his 7 littermates the day he was born (Image courtesy of the author)
Infographic on the difference between designer dogs, purpose bred dogs, backyard bred dogs, and shelter dogs
Infographic on the difference between designer dogs, purpose bred dogs, backyard bred dogs, and shelter dogs
Image credit: Sophia Lebel on https://slebel.art/pick-of-the-litter

The How:

Search results for OFA testing which proves the dates Zazu’s mother was health tested before being bred
Search results for OFA testing which proves the dates Zazu’s mother was health tested before being bred
Screenshot from https://www.ofa.org

The Why:

The Result:

two tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniels on green grass looking up at camera
two tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniels on green grass looking up at camera
Zazu’s mom and dad/dame and sire (Image courtesy of the author with permission)
tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel sporting light blue harness, facing camera panting
tricolor Cavalier King Charles Spaniel sporting light blue harness, facing camera panting
Zazu last week at the park (Image courtesy of the author)

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