Prepared for Neil P. | Delivered July 30, 2019
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Discover reputable bernedoodle breeders, along with details on what to look for in both breeders and puppies, in order to adopt a dog.
The American Kennel Club (AKC)
posted a list of what to look for in a responsible dog breeder. Although it is not specific to bernedoodles, most of the items related to visiting the breeder and interacting with the both the breeder and the dogs. Based on that, we focused on breeders located within a 6-hour drive of New York City.
The criteria to look for in a
include: clean, odor-free premises; happy, engaged, friendly dogs; no signs of illness such as runny eyes, coughing, or sores; dogs that interact with the breeder; in depth knowledge of the breed, including strengths and weaknesses; the ability to meet at least one parent of the puppies; not allowing the puppy to leave until it is 8-12 weeks old; and possibly having the person adopting the dog sign a contract indicating the breeder can take the dog back if it isn't properly cared for.
The Dog's Journal published a list of the
best bernedoodle breeders
around the world and included Alpine Bernedoodles in Colorado, Best Bernedoodle Breeders in South Carolina (but with a network in Pennsylvania as well), Rocky Mountain Bernedoodles in Colorado, Recherche Bernese in North Carolina, and Glasshouse Puppies in Alabama.
Breeders with Tricolor Puppies
Country Hill Bernedoodles
is located in Filmore, NY which is about a
form NYC. This breeder has
21 reviews on Facebook
and they have a 5-star rating overall. According to their website, puppies are available and there is a wait list.
is located in Sound Beach, NY which is about a
from NYC. This breeder currently has puppies available to be adopted. We could not find any reviews for this breeder.
TLC By the Lake Poodles and Doodles
has puppies that will be available later this year and are located in McHenry, Maryland. This is about a
from NYC. The breeder has 74 ratings on Facebook and is rated
4.8 out of 5
Health Concerns for the Breed
Hip and elbow dysplasia
are concerns for bernedoodles.
including Color Dilution Alopecia and Sebaceous Adenitis are common problems for the breed.
possible health issues
for bernedoodles include Hyperadrenocorticism, Von Willebrand Disease, Hypoadrenocorticism, and cataracts. Some experts recommend having a dog genetically tested before adopting.