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As Lillith said, entirely too many "designer breed" (cross bred) breeders are more concerned with "boy dog + girls dog = puppies to sell" than anything else. Crossing two disparate breeds does not automatically create puppies who inherit the best or most desired qualities of both parent breeds. That's just not how genetics works.

One thing to look for is someone who titles their breeding stock in conformation and/or performance events, and does all the recommended health testing for their respective breeds. These are the recommended tests for Berners. https://www.ofa.org/recommended-tests?breed=BMD and these are the recommended tests for SPoos https://www.ofa.org/recommended-tests?breed=PO&var=STD Also, they should know the testing results of all the dogs in a pedigree for the past few generations, and preferably the results of their siblings and their offspring.
 
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