crimsonandwhite wrote:not concerned on where i got it...it has a good home and that should be that...am i right??.
No, unfortunatly you are not right. The ends do not justify the means.
I paid a pretty penny for Ruby. that money went directly to a dirt bag BYB. He produces more than 7 litters a year and I helped to enable that.
Her conformation is crap, her temperament is so-so. She is a wonderful dog and I love her dearly, but that doesn't change the fact that I put money in the pocket of someone who has no interest in breeding past one thing - MONEY.
When you buy a dog from someone who is not doing right by the breed you are further enabling them to continue their poor practices. If you want a dog just to be a companion there are many available through rescue, with backgrounds as unclear as the dogs from BYB's.
You're correct, even reputible breeders don't usually have a few generations of dogs present on their property, however, they can readily identify [some of] them and their accomplishments.