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Q. How do I select a quality dog breeder?

A. To choose a quality breeder, take the time to conduct a thorough research on the breeders within your area. After making a list of reputable breeders, visit a few of the kennels just to get a good picture of the conditions in which the dogs are raised. An excellent breeder must be knowledgeable about pairing a dog to its owner, have a clean kennel and have a reasonable return policy in case the dog is sick or bad-tempered.

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COURTNEY CONNORS



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