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Dog sellers of Campulung

Location: Campulung - Transylvania - Romania


On a drive drove over the mountains to Pitesti we came across a dog seller near Campulung. It is a hard life for the many shepherds during the long winter months and all manner of selling goes on to eek out a living in this often harsh environment. This shepherd was selling Carpathian Shepherd puppies. There was a lot of interest from passing motorists, and I was hoping that someone living in a city apartment didn't buy one. They look very cute and cuddly but I'm not sure these passing admirers knew what size they would eventually grow to. On this particular day there was only one seller, but on warmer days there are usually several. I can understand why the shepherds do this, as any extra income is welcome, but I just hope the puppies will be cared for properly and given plenty of room to roam to remain healthy and happy.

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Taken on February 14, 2009