|Yesterday 11:02 PM|
|zyppi||if this is a quality breeder then there should be enough uniformity to the pups that it isn't an issue.|
|Yesterday 10:50 PM|
I'm among those that want input on which pup I'm getting. I conferred with the breeder regarding which pups I liked prior to getting Djibouti. When she advised against a drop dead gorgeous guy b/c she felt he was a bit shy & would be overwhelmed by my household I took her advice & I'm very, very glad that I did.
I liked Djibouti's litter very much. I'm sure other pups would have also suited me nicely but he was my preferred pup. Again, I conferred with the breeder & she felt that he was an excellent choice, especially for the high crime, chaotic urban neighborhood I live in.
I appreciated her advice & input. She was spot on. I'll ask for her help/advice when choosing my next pup, but I also enjoyed ultimately making my own decision.
|02-26-2014 07:44 AM|
When the pups are ready to go home, go visit right away. Chances are some buyers can't get there right away, so maybe you move up in line? I doubt they would make you wait for others slow to get there.
I'm sure it makes us feel better to sift through the puppies to pick the 'right' one. Whether it's a beneficial practice or not. So do folks think the last dog is a dud? I say no, make it what you want.
|02-20-2014 08:51 PM|
|02-20-2014 08:44 PM|
|cltyus||Well as if right now, I'm just praying that everybody on the list doesn't want a pup so I can get one lol|
|02-20-2014 08:38 PM|
|onyx'girl||So Kallie, if you were on the list 7th down from the "pick" you'd have two pups to choose from? How do you get first pick, pay more? Highest bidder gets first dibs?|
|02-20-2014 08:35 PM|
cltyus "but then when I look in threads they say that "no responsible breeder will let you pick""
I'm sorry but that is bull, I "personally" want an input in what pup I get. Then again I always go and see the pups and see how they interact. I don't want a breeder that picks for me with me having no input..Just me, but I want to pick my pup, not the breeder. I want the breeders input, but not my pick
|02-20-2014 09:31 AM|
|Kayos and Havoc||
There are many good breeders who allow the buyer to chose the pup. In any litter there will most likely be several pups that would meet the buyer's requirements. I have no problem with a breeder allowing a buyer to chose a pup from a group that would meet their needs.
My Mayhem was selected this way.
I have also had breeders chose for me. Kayos was a perfect choice for me. Havoc, not so much but we have grown together.
Puppies do a lot of developing in the first 2 years, well after they have left the breeders.
|02-20-2014 12:48 AM|
|02-20-2014 12:42 AM|
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