Originally Posted by Konotashi
Considering you mainly want a pet, I'd say not to go for the show dog More often than not (for UKC shows, anyway) owners hire experienced handlers to show their dog for them. And a good handler isn't cheap.
Professional handlers aren't allowed in the UKC.
To the OP-Did the breeder say if you changed your mind before the 3 years was up that you'd be able to have the dog neutered sooner or will they have the final say?