Originally Posted by BigDog21
First we chose the breed we wanted. My wife joined a forum (like this) for that breed. We researched the breed & breeders that were within driving distance. We contacted several breeders via email. We actually found a breeder we were comfortable with 45 mins from home. We exchanged emails several times. We chose from several pups she had and got one of the best dogs we have ever had. Just take your time, do some research and meet with the breeder.
Good looking basset there.
I was looking at petfinder for research at least for a mutts, didn't or at least didn't notice many pure breeds.