If you wish to give a forever home to one of our puppies, the first step is to fill out the puppy questionnaire, then for us to discuss your particular interest in the breed and to answer any questions you may have. This generally takes place through email so we have it for our records. Once we have discussed what you are looking for in a puppy and if you wish to place a deposit on a current litter, you will be asked to look over the deposit information below.
Deposit & Payment Information:
$500, applied toward the purchase price of an individual puppy, will be paid as a deposit to hold the puppy will for you until we designate the puppy is ready to be re-homed (generally 9 weeks of age going to local homes and 10 weeks if shipped to you via the airline). We do not hold puppies for individuals without deposits being placed. Inquiries come in at various times and a puppy that is available one day could be spoken for the same or next day. (If the deposit is mailed we will hold your choice of puppy while the deposit is in transit when tracking is provided.)
GENERAL INFORMATION We begin taking deposits on a litter once we have taken photos of them to upload to our website (about 2 weeks of age). We take photos at this time, then at 3, 5, and 7 weeks of age and also provide weekly milestone updates via email as they grow. All photos and updates of your puppy will be sent directly to you each week.
Puppies can generally start going to new homes at 9 weeks of age (10 weeks if shipped). The exact transfer dates will be determined by us as the breeder. The health and safety of the puppies is our first priority.
PAYMENT METHODS For deposits we accept all payment forms accepted through PayPal (credit card, bank transfer, etc.) as well as cashier's checks and money orders sent to our mailing address with USPS signature or delivery confirmation. We are no longer able to take personal or business checks for any part of the transaction due to unfortunate past issues with fraudulent checks and the time it can take them to clear.
Please allow us to send you a custom invoice if you will be sending payment through PayPal. The invoice will have all of the puppy and litter information, balance remaining, and other details of the specific transaction.
Once a deposit is received you will receive a signed deposit receipt through email.
FINAL PAYMENT The balance remaining may be paid by cash at the time of pickup in person, or via PayPal, cashier's check, or money order prior to pickup or prior to the shipping date. Please note that it may take up to 3 business days for a PayPal payment to clear and you will not be able to take your puppy home until it goes through. Cash is the only payment form we accept for final payment made in person. All payments must clear before the puppy is transferred to the buyer, including any necessary shipping and/or holding fees. If shipping via the airline, the puppy must be paid for in full by 9 weeks of age to give us time for the veterinary visit, final flight requirements from the airline, and to give PayPal time to clear in case a hold is placed on the payment.
HOLDING We gladly hold puppies longer if we are requested to do so. Please make these arrangements as early as possible, preferably when the deposit is placed. We hold them at no charge through the 10th week. Beginning the day the puppies turn 11 weeks old, a charge of $10 a day will be added to the balance owed for vaccinations, food, and boarding. We do feel it is in the best interest of the puppy to be in their new homes by this age because they need the bonding and socializing of their new home.
We raise our dogs and puppies out of our home and are not a kennel facility. We do not allow visitors to our home any longer due to the spread of canine communicable disease, and issues with people coming when we're not at home. This litter will be picked up locally (unless shipped) when ready to go to new homes.
Please also view our policies page before committing to adopt a puppy from us.
Puppy prices may differ due to parentage, markings, size, etc. or whether full registration is purchased. All of our puppies come with American Kennel Club registration papers provided upon transfer of the puppy to the new owner. The registration papers can be filled out by the new owner either on the AKC website or mailed in to the AKC to finalize registration.
All of our puppies are sold as companion dogs, meaning we do not guarantee a fitness to be shown/bred at a later date, but with AKC Full Registration you have the option of choosing to show or breed them. It may be available to established breeders or those who can verify they have done the proper research to be considered.
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