Adding a new puppy to your family can be very exciting but deciding on what breed best suits you and your family is only part of the process. Just as much time should be spent on selecting your breeder, the person who will not only bring your puppy into this world and provide first-rate care for the first several months of your puppy’s life, but who will also be part of your puppy-raising support team for many years to come.
To start your search,
contact the National Breed Club
for your selected breed for referrals to breeders in your local area.
Following the tips below
, you may also visit the CKC Puppy List
to search for available puppies from CKC Member Breeders by breed and province.
The process of choosing an accountable breeder who will be a good fit for you and your family, can seem challenging, so we’ve compiled a list of key tips to help you find the right breeder. View the Infographic for Finding an Accountable Breeder here