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# not just for christmas

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# dog is for life
'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says
Many animals are often surrendered or simply abandoned after the festive season.
# not just for christmas
Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year
The charity is urging those considering adopting a dog for Christmas to sponsor one instead.
# not just for christmas
Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas?
Earlier this month, the DPSCA received rehome requests for 45 animals in one week.
# Not even for christmas
ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift
The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.
# not just for christmas
Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online
The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.
# not just for christmas
Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas
The charity currently has 163 dogs and puppies in its care and takes up to 220 surrender calls a week.