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Buying a dog

Before you visit a breeder, it’s a good idea to speak to them over the phone to ask some basic questions. It’s very difficult to resist a cute puppy, so we recommend asking the most important questions before you visit the breeder in person.

Don't be afraid to ask lots of questions

If the breeder is responsible then they will be happy to answer any questions about themselves, their dogs or their breeding choices.

Questions to ask before you visit the puppy

If you are happy with all of the answers you have been given, then you can arrange to see the puppies. When you visit the breeder, try not to be too distracted by the cute puppies, and remember to ask the questions below.

Questions to ask during your visit