If the time arrives and you decide to buy a puppy for you or someone else, you will need to know the many avenues available to locate a puppy breed. With such a variety available in breeds, careful research and planning is required to find the right puppy because not only will the owner want to be happy, but so will the puppy. Matching the owner with the right puppy breed can make for a very happy couple.
Attend dog shows to meet with and talk to puppy breeders. Whether you know the exact breed of puppy you want or are still deciding, dog shows offer the chance to see different breeds and meet breeders.2
Ask veterinarians who care for dogs about puppy breeders that they know and would recommend.3
Research dog rescue organizations to locate a puppy breed. Some dog rescue organizations deal with a specific breed, while others deal with multiple dog breeds.4
Contact dog and kennel clubs and ask them for contact information for puppy breeders. Some dog and kennel clubs deal with a specific breed of dog, while others deal with multiple breeds.5
Visit pet stores to see puppies for sale or find out when new puppies arrive in the store.6
Search online puppy locator websites, such as Puppy Find and The Dog Pages. Breeders list puppies for sale, and you can search for a specific puppy breed by location.