Policies

Visiting:
Please note that we do not allow visitors to the puppies or allow anyone  outside of the family to handle the puppies until  they are vaccinated and at least 9 weeks old. This is for the health and  safety of the babies. Communicable diseases in dogs are on the  rise and it is a risk to our puppies to allow visitors to them when they  are under 9 weeks old. In doing this you also know that no one  other than us has been handling your puppy either. We work tirelessly to  maintain a meticulously clean and safe environment for them  which is a 24/7 job.  


We no longer accept visitors directly to our home as we are not a commercial breeder and do not own a kennel facility.  We have had problems in the past with people coming to the house when we're not home and  unfortunately have had to change our policies regarding pickup and visiting. We will meet locally with you to pick up  your puppy once the puppies are over 9 weeks old. Before 9 weeks they can be chosen from the photos placed here and  information given on each individual puppy. We've never had anyone dissatisfied with their choice of puppy by choosing  from the photos and detailed information we provide. A few puppies in each litter almost always go to past adopters as well  and 99% of the time all of the puppies in a litter are reserved by deposits before they are even old enough to leave.  (For policies on puppies being shipped via the airline, please see the information below.)  


Rehoming:
We will under no circumstances rehome a puppy younger than 9 weeks old. By law, 8 weeks is the earliest breeders can rehome puppies in Texas  (and many other states), and after discussing this with our vet, we  feel it is in their best interest to receive their first two vaccines  (at 6 weeks & 9 weeks) prior to being rehomed. While we are not a  commercial breeder,  we feel this is in the best interest of the puppies as far as their  first vaccinations being effective and being removed from mom,  litter mates, and their familiar environment. We do not allow puppies to  leave locally until they are at least 9 weeks  old. If you place a deposit before they are 9 weeks old you are welcomed  to bring cash with you at the time of pickup so you can see  them in person before paying your final balance. All of our puppies are  usually spoken for by the time they are 9 weeks old and we've  never had anyone change their mind when meeting their puppy!  


Shipping:
☆ Puppies will not be shipped younger than 10 weeks of age. They receive two vaccination rounds (at 6 wks & 9 wks) and  a vet-check prior to being shipped.
Animals will not be sedated during shipping. This is potentially  harmful to them at a young age and especially during flight. The  airline we use has a "no  sedation policy" as well and will not fly dogs/puppies who have been  sedated. This includes calming aids.
We deal with the airline directly to schedule the flights. We have never had any problems with  the airline pet programs and have been shipping puppies for over 8 years.  


General Information:
Every puppy comes with AKC Limited Registration paperwork. (Full  Registration for puppies that go to show homes is an  additional fee.) They also come with a vaccination/worming schedule,  feeding recommendation chart, puppy contract sales agreement, 12-month  genetic  health guarantee, and a gift bag of blanket, toys, and treats.
All puppies come up to date on vaccinations and wormings for  their age which includes a broad spectrum wormer (and heartworm  prevention  if over 12 weeks old).
There are no refunds on deposits unless the puppy becomes unavailable to you due to an unforseen circumstance.
For deposits we accept PayPal, or money orders or cashier's  checks sent to our mailing address. We are no longer able  to accept personal or business checks for any part of the transaction.  For final payments made in person you are welcome to bring cash. Cash is  the only  payment method we accept for final payments made in person at the time  of pickup of the puppy. We cannot accept PayPal or any payment  method other than cash for final payments made in person.
We do not sell to commercial breeders or those who buy and sell animals for resale such as large-scale breeders, pet shops etc.
We take individual photos of every puppy the first-second  week then at 3, 5, & 7 weeks of age to keep all informed of their  growth and progress  and also send weekly updates directly to their individual families.
If you need us to hold a puppy past 10 weeks of age a fee of  $10 a day will be charged starting from when they turn 11 weeks old.
We reserve the right to hold a puppy longer for any reason  if we feel it is in the puppies’ best interest. If we decide a puppy  should be  held longer for any reason, no further charges will be incurred to the  adopting family.   

Skye at approx. 5 years of age.

Skye at approx. 5 years of age.