Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northern California
Liver and white are not "prized" colors. Both are a disqualifying fault. Backyard breeders claim that liver, blue and white are "rare" colors, and therefore "prized" because they want to sell puppies, but the reason they are rare is that they are undesireable. When they pop up in a reputable breeder's litter, they are placed on non-breeding contracts.
If a breeder is breeding strictly for color, I'm not surprised that they are breeding DM carriers too.
Be careful when perusing breeder websites, there are an awful lot of bad ones out there, spewing a lot of disinformation. Since you're just now starting to learn, you may not recognize certain code words that mark the less-than-reputable breeder, and you might be fooled by some of them. Take anything you read on the internet with a BIG grain of salt, especially breeder websites. There are some people here on this forum, whose knowledge and experience are very trustworthy, and Carmen is one of them, so be sure to do your fact-checking.
Where is that "How to find a reputable breeder" link?
Andaka, who are the AKC showline SchH1's?