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Looking for Australian Shepherd Breeder
Seeking Advice on Finding a Top-Quality Australian Shepherd Breeder.
I'm currently on a quest to find a new companion for my male Mini Aussie. Sadly, his brother passed away 6 months ago at the age of 13. I've always had two dogs, and it feels like the right time to introduce a new friend into our home.
This time, I'm considering moving from a Mini to a full-size Australian Shepherd. As for location, I'm pretty flexible. I'm based in Southwestern CT, but I'm willing to travel for the right pup. In fact, for my Mini, I flew to Illinois and had a great experience bringing him back by plane.
I'm currently exploring breeder options and considering different approaches. One idea I had was to look at breeders of Westminster Dog Show breed winners. Since location isn't a constraint for me, I'm aiming for the best quality for companion dog but that also is very agile and fun to play with/train.
Do you think this is a good strategy for finding a reputable breeder? I'm open to suggestions and would love to hear about your experiences or recommendations.