Talk to several breeders and ask for references from people who have gotten their dogs. Not all dogs of one breed are similar. The differences may be bigger than between different breeds. If you like the looks of the breed, ask the breeders what they breed for. What you want to hear is details about temperament, health problems in the breed and how they are trying to avoid them, how they feed, train and exercise their dogs. Don't buy a dog if you can not meet the mother of the litter of if the breeder does not ask you a lot of questions and make you fill out an extensive questionnaire to make sure you can provide a good home. It's a sign they breed for money, not to improve the breed.
Edited by: HOUNDLOVER1 at: 7/16/2012 (11:37)
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We found a little half dead dog in the desert and he is all the above, active, playful, cuddly and such a delight. Be careful of puppy mills.
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We are thinking about getting ourselfs a new dog. Previously we had a Bishon, a Silky and a Poodle. But now we want someone more active. However, the dog should be playfull and cudly. Do you have any experience how Kerry Blues are?
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