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Breeding/Breeder Information
This page is dedicated to the memory of Bbiach Velvet Beauty CD whose life would have been made so much better if only she had been bred by a breeder who cared about the genetic health of his/her dogs.

If you are considering breeding or purchasing your dog (do please consider rescuing a dog that already needs a good home), please throughly read ALL the links. If you do not have time to do that much, you do not have time for dogs. If you want a purebred puppy, please do right by him or her, yourself, and your family, choose a good dog from a good breeder. Please also see Choosing A Dog

Defining and Finding a Responsible Breeder

Pet Store Dogs, Puppy Mills, and Backyard Breeders

What you don't know might really surprise you!

Breeding Your Own Dog

What you need to know FIRST!

Kennel Clubs, Pedigrees, and Dog Registries

Those papers may not mean what you think


Be fully informed.
Be part of the solution, not part of the problem.
They deserve nothing less.


Defining and Finding A Responsible Breeder
It might not be easy, but it is sure worth it in the long run! Some of these pages have been written for a specific breed, but the info given will generally apply to all breeds.