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What You Should Look for in a Pedigree Puppy Breeder

 When it comes to buying a puppy, finding a responsible breeder is one of the first and most important steps to finding your new furry best friend. After all, a puppy is for life and knowing that they’ve had the best start in life is going to be incredibly important. 

Breeders, such as this reputable Havanese breeder are excellent resources for your puppy buying process. Not only are they the bridge between you and bringing the puppy home, but they are also to be relied upon throughout the lifetime of your dog.   

A breeder can be thought of as a private guide to all things related to your dog such as finding the right one, to how to take care of it for life- especially if they specialise in one particular breed of dog. 

Like any major decision you make in your lifetime, doing your homework is incredibly important when it comes to making a commitment to one breeder. Here are some essential tips for choosing your breeder. 

Take the time to meet them 

A good breeder should have things in place that will allow you to meet up with them, whether in person or via video. There are many things that you will be able to observe through meeting a breeder and the dogs in their care. These include whether the premises are clean and safe for the dogs, whether the owner has a clear passion for dogs. It also includes the dogs’ behaviour and mannerisms. It should be clear that they are well fed and socialised. They shouldn’t be shy to come forward to interact with strangers. 

Ask the right questions 

When meeting with a breeder for the first time, make sure to come prepared with a list of questions about the breed and the puppy. Good breeders will make it clear that you can never ask too many questions. How do they react to your questions? Do they explain things clearly? Do you feel like you have a good rapport? Responsible breeders want to see their dogs in happy, loving forever homes and will be happy to share their knowledge.

Meet the parents 

There’s no better way for you to be able to see how your dog will grow up than by looking at his parents! This will give you a sense of your dog’s temperament, size, and appearance as they grow older. A breeder who doesn’t allow you to meet the dog parents should be challenged and you should consider going elsewhere if they refuse. 

Have some patience 

Puppy purchases should never be made on a whim. You won’t meet a breeder and bring home a puppy on the same day. Puppies are usually kept with their mother for the first 2-3 months of their life so that they get all the development that they need with their mother and littermates. 

It also means that the breeder has time to come and inspect your home and give you all of the necessary tips and tricks needed to puppy-proof your home before welcoming your new arrival home! 

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  1. Hello! Finally an update. Hope you're doing o.k. Take care there. #staysafe #staywell #stayhome

  2. Hi Claire, hope you are doing well. Take a rest if you need to, blogging can wait later, health is wealth. Take care!

  3. It is better to give rescued dogs a furever home than to buy a pedigree dog. Glad to see you posting here again.


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