KSDK - Bringing a new puppy into your family over the holidays may sound appealing, but there can be problems. Chris Thetford from the BBB joined NewsChannel 5's Kay Quinn to talk about potential pitfalls of buying puppies for the holidays.

Tips to make your puppy purchase better.

* Don't fall prey to emotional appeals

* Don't send cash* Don't be fooled by websites

* Avoid deals that appear too good to be true.

For more information call the St. Louis BBB at 314-645-3300.

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