Originally Posted by Robin Van Hecke
That's the problem nowadays. There are now brokers on both sides of the deal and they both want their share of course and that becomes more important than getting you the dog that is right for what you want to do with it. It's business now but it wasn't always the case. JMHO.
I agree, and I haven't been all that well connected and only involved with Dutch lined dogs since 2009. A bit of a sad commentary on the situation considering. If I am wrong about this, someone please correct me. Travel is not a concern. I've visited many breeders and consider it part of the deal in forming a relationship and making an informed decision.