Quick Answer: What Should A Dog Breeder Provide?

What questions should you ask a dog breeder?

Here is a list of questions to consider asking the breeder:

  • Are the puppies’ parents “certified”?
  • What are the sizes of the puppy’s parents?
  • Ask to meet the dogs parents.
  • How have they socialized the pups?
  • What vaccines has the puppy had?
  • Have the puppies been dewormed?
  • Have any of the puppies in the litter been sick?

How do I make sure a dog breeder is legit?

You can also find out if a breeder is in good standing with the AKC by contacting AKC Customer Service at 919-233-9767 or info@akc.org. Don’t rely on the phone. Go in person. The best way to get to know a breeder is to meet in person, which might be at their kennel or in their home.

What should be included in a puppy pack?

What Should Be In a Puppy Pack? (Paperwork, Toys, etc.)

  1. Contract of Sale for the Puppy.
  2. Pedigree Certificate.
  3. Dog’s Registration Certificate.
  4. Identification of Your Dog.
  5. Health Screenings & DNA tests.
  6. Vet Visits & Medical Activities.
  7. A Personal Letter With Your Best Wishes.

What should I look for when buying a dog from a breeder?

The Bottom Line—Buying from a Breeder Checklist

Never buy and ship online or meet somewhere the puppy doesn’t live. Visit the breeder on-site to see the conditions in which the puppy is living and meet the parents. Visit multiple times to learn the puppy’s personality and see if it’s a match for your needs.