What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 8

This week is a Bonus Tip and that is the Experience. Is purchasing your puppy a whole experience or is it merely a transaction. This is something that I am continually working on. Each and every litter work to improve. I want you to feel a part of the CNR Farms family from the moment… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 7

How is Puppy Picking done? This is a huge thing to me. I personally do not allow picking until 7 weeks old after temperament testing has been completed. We are talking about a 10-15 year commitment. In the end the color of the dog does not matter but the temperament of that dog and how… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 6

Lifetime Support. This one I think is so important. Have a question when your dog is 10 years old…please ask me. I believe once you breed a dog and produce puppies those puppies are your responsibility for their entire life. If you have unforeseen circumstances come up and need to find your dog a new… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 5

Knowledge. I know that everyone has to start somewhere. I was once a “newbie” but I believe every breeder should have basic knowledge of your breed, structure, coat, temperament, care, etc. BEFORE breeding a litter. If you are having to reach out to other breeders and ask basic questions about the puppies you are looking… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 4

Health Guarantee. Every Reputable breeder will send their puppies home with a Health Guarantee. In my opinion any health guarantee that is less than 2 years is pointless and let me tell you I found this out first hand. A few years back I purchased a poodle on a 1 year health guarantee and was… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 3

Health Testing. To me this is a non-negotiable. EVERY dog that is bred should be health tested. Health Testing is not simply my vet said they are healthy or DNA Tested. While DNA is one piece of the health testing it is not a “Fully Health Tested” Dog. Health Testing is breed specific tests that… Read more »

What to Look for in a Reputable Breeder. Part 2

Puppy Curriculum. The first 8 weeks of a puppy matter and they matter a lot. These are weeks that you can’t get back. A puppy only has 16 weeks of brain growth when their brains are like sponges and they are completely open to new experiences, sights, and sounds. After 16 weeks socialization to new… Read more »

Winter Care Tips for Your Labradoodle in South Georgia

As the cooler months roll in across South Georgia, it’s important to consider how the change in weather can affect our furry friends. Labradoodles, known for their playful spirit and loving nature, need special care during winter. Here are some essential winter care tips to ensure your Labradoodle stays happy and healthy during these chillier… Read more »

What to Look For in a Reputable Breeder: Part 1

Lately I have had a huge increase of people contacting me asking questions about puppies from other breeders. Let me first start off by saying I know that I am not the breeder for everyone and that is ok. The one thing that I do care about though is that when buying from a “Breeder”… Read more »

Health Tested. What does that even mean?

One of the biggest parts of being a reputable breeder is health testing. Health testing is something that I realize a lot of people don’t really know what it truly is. Health testing isn’t just a vet check up. While yearly vet checkups are important there is so much more that goes into making sure… Read more »