Buying a border collie is a matter of trust. Take your time when choosing your breeder. Of course, no legitimate breeder can fully guarantee for your border, but he can use all his expert knowledge, his power, and his love for his breeding, in order to establish the perfect conditions for the puppy. You will feel the lifeblood for yourself, when visiting a breeding station. Listen to your heart, for this is all about living beings that need a lot of affinity. Of course, there are visual indicators as well, that give you an idea about the state of that breeding station. We want to show you some of them:
You should think it over, if:
Be very cautious about the choice of your breeding station, especially if you notice one of the negative criteria mentioned above. Neither a membership in a breeding association, nor FCI documents can guarantee that a breeder is trustworthy.