Where's the best place to get a dog?

A new investigation claims lots of dogs that end up as pets are being brought into the UK from Eastern Europe illegally using fake passports.

The Dogs Trust say bringing in puppies from other countries, who don't go through the proper health checks, can cause lots of problems.

So what things do we need to think about before getting a pet and where's the best place to get a dog?

Newsround spoke to Julia Youd from Dogs Trust Manchester to find out.