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  1. Finding the Right Puppy & Breeder
    I realized there seem to be some breeders who don't seem to perform all health tests on sires, specifically in regards to OFA clearance with respect to hips, patellas, etc, before they breed them. A few good breeders I have spoken to has warned me to stay away from these type of breeders...
  2. Finding the Right Puppy & Breeder
    Hi everyone, I'm embarking on a search currently for my first spoo puppy! Very exciting, but also lots to learn in terms of what to look for! What are the must-ask questions about health and testing I should know when speaking to prospective breeders? Is an OFA score of "fair" ever acceptable...
  3. Poodle Talk
    Hi all, I'm looking for a breeder (in the UK) and have sent a few emails out, though I've only had a response from two so far. I am wondering if I might be expecting too much from a breeder, all these tests must be really expensive... I'm asking about NE, DM, vWd, PRA & NEWS, and checks for...
  4. Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and my dogs. My kennel is TempleCity in AB, Canada, and we primarily raise and show Toy Poodles. Recently, I have dabbled in the Standard Poodle world and love them to pieces as well. Our goals are to raise the bar for health...
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