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Practical and Helpful Tips: Pets

How to Pick a Good French Bulldog Breeder Selecting a French Bulldog breeder is the most crucial step to can take before buying a French Bulldog puppy. A good breeder will serve as your mentor, veterinary referral source, resource guide, and confidant when the puppy has chewed off your new shoes. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to find a French Bulldog breeder, but these tips will make sure you’ve done your homework and screened your prospects properly: > Ask to meet the breeder personally. A good breeder would love to meet with you as much as you’d want to meet with them. This first meeting will sometimes be at a dog show or any related event, but when picking up your puppy, you WANT to actually go and see your breeder’s house personally. Be very suspicious of any breeder who wouldn’t let you.
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> Look for your puppy’s mom. If a breeder won’t let you meet the dam or the puppy’s mom, he might not be a breeder at all. Be careful of “puppy brokers” or people who simply import puppies from Europe to be resold at very high prices. This practice usually results in frail and sickly puppies, or moody or temperamental adults. So why do we want the mom and not the dad? Because in most cases, your pup’s sire, or father, will not be living with the mother. The best dog – not the closest – will often be used by a good breeder.
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> Healthy puppies begin with tested parents! Ask your prospective breeder about health tests performed on their Frenchies. These tests are usually done on a dog’s spine, eyes, hips and patella; recently, they have been taking DNA tests to detect juvenile cataracts, which can cause blindness. Showing or competing in a sport with their Frenchies proves that the breeder does care for the dogs, and isn’t only producing puppies for the cash. A breeder who has a “show dog” is someone who has put in an investment in terms of money and time, making sure that the puppies are born of parents who are great examples of the breed. > Be prepared to be asked questions. A good breeder will want to know a LOT about you – where you live, the number of pets you have, how many hours you spend away from home, and so on. This is because they want the puppies to have the best home possible. > Inquire about club affiliations. A good French Bulldog breeder will probably belong to at least one French Bulldog clubs, and maybe some general canine clubs too. > Don’t think cheaper is better. Breeding French Bulldogs properly demands money and time. Health exams, showing, stud services, quality vet care – these are but a few of the things breeders have to spend on. If a puppy is too cheap, surely, corners were cut in the process of raising it.