Originally Posted by mastifflover
Why not check the poodle rescues. The breeder you are referring to is far from reputable. Honestly you need to research breeders as much as the dogs. Reputable breeders will answer your emails will not even consider adopting to you without checking you out as well. And as stated reputable breeders have waiting lists and do not advertise on Craigslist or Kijiji these are reserved for puppymills and byb.
I would check them out before getting involved with them. I would not give any person info like credit cards # etc over the phone. Some people I spoke to on the phone just did not feel right to me. They wanted too much info about me.