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Dog Breeders in Portland, OR

Are you looking for a dog breeder in Portland Oregon? Depending on the type of breed you are looking for you might be able to find it here locally. Below is a resource of local dog breeders in Portland. You can also check out dog shelters or rescues and adopt your new dog or puppy that way.

Happy Tails to You Kennel, LLC

Number: (503) 253-0954

Address: 16674 NE Hassalo St, Portland, OR 97230

Website: happytailstoyou.net

Breeds: Lhasa apso

Portland Goldendoodles

Number: (925) 487-5047

Address: 11222 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97269

Website: portlandgoldendoodles.com

Breeds: Yorkshire Terriers

Luscious Frenchies

Number: (360) 989-6982

Address: Portland, OR 97201

Website: lusciousfrenchies.com

Breeds: French Bulldog

Dog Shelters and Rescues in Portland, OR

Oregon Humane Society

Number: (503) 285-7722
Address: 1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97211
Website: facebook.com/OregonHumane

Family Dogs New Life Shelter

Number: (503) 771-5596
Address: 9101 SE Stanley Ave, Portland, OR 97206
Website: familydogsnewlife.org

The Pixie Project

Number: (503) 542-3432
Address: 510 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
Website: pixieproject.org

Why Choose A Local Dog Breeder In Portland Oregon?

Are you looking to get a new puppy for your family and want to try out a dog breeder in your area? Many families have gone the route of adopting their next dog, some will choose to adopt older dogs and others will want to have a specific dog breed that fits their family. Depending on the breed of dog you are looking for, it is usually best to find a local breeder which is why if you live in Portland, try to find a dog breeder within your area.

Below we will list a few of the main reasons why you should choose a local dog breeder.

Location of Breeders

If you live in Portland and you find a breeder within your area you can actually visit where the puppies were born. This is important because not all dog breeders will care for their pups, or give them a clean, safe and family friendly environment. You want to avoid breeding farms at all costs. Those are people who breed dogs just for the money.

Clean and Family Friendly Environment

Many people who choose to find a breeder do so for a few reasons. Some dogs are more family friendly than others. Some are looking for hypoallergenic dogs, which allows them to enjoy a dog that doesn’t cause allergies. Having a dog bred into a clean and family friendly environment will go a long way in how the personality of that dog develops. If you were to find a dog in a bad environment you might notice that they are scared, not well cared for, hungry and may be suffering from other health issues.

Questions To Ask Breeders in Portland OR

To help your quest of finding your next dog, here are some questions you may want to ask the breeder. You want to make sure you avoid “puppy mills”, “puppy factories”, “puppy farms” at all costs. The places that breed dogs for profit most likely don’t have their dogs living inside their own home or within a family environment.

  1. How are your dogs raised from birth until adoption.
  2. Where do your dogs live and how are they socializing with other dogs or family members.
  3. How often are your dogs fed, bathed, played with.
  4. Can I come by and see the puppy.

These questions will help you know if you found a good breeder. If a breeder is in it for the money only they most likely try to meet you at a public location rather than allowing you to come by their home or place of breeding.

We do encourage you to contact your local animal shelter, or rescues to see what dogs they may have available before contacting a local breeder.