WHO IS A "RESPONSIBLE BREEDER" AND WHERE DO I FIND ONE

Responsible is defined in the dictionary as "liable to be called to account; trustworthy; able to choose for oneself between right and wrong..."  This is the definition of a responsible breeder.

A responsible breeder will back its puppies all the way through adulthood if the buyer follows a few common sense rules set down by the breeder.

A responsible breeder will take back a puppy if the owner is unhappy or for personal reasons can no longer keep the dog.

A responsible breeder makes sure each parent has had the appropriate tests done before breeding.  Eyes checked, thyroid checked, OFA done, vWD test down.