Originally Posted by Galathiel
Do they do health testing? How old are the females when they have their first litter(s)? You can have conformationally great dogs that are prone to disease. I would want that ruled out from the onset by having dogs that are cleared of the common for their breed diseases.
Minimal health testing on the stud only, dogs are bred early; not sure on which heat.
To know if you are doing things right, you should be willing to trade places with your dog.