Buying a Puppy
Buying a puppy is a long term commitment. It is important to take your time to research thoroughly before making a decision which will affect your life for many years to come. There are many reputable sites with canine care and breed information. Be sure that all members of your family are on board. If you rent, be sure to have clearance from your landlord and be prepared to take extra time potty training f you don't have access to a yard.
Research your Breed
Research the various breeds and choose one which suits your lifestyle. Make yourself aware of the health conditions which affect the breed. Our breed origin page contains information about each breed we have. It is a good idea to attend breed related events such as shows and working events. Even if you don't intend to show or work yourself it is a great way to learn about and watch the breed.