Below is my "form" questionnaire used for anyone considering a puppy from us. Anyone who is in consideration for one of our dogs needs to fill this out so we will have some basic information to help us assess what type of dog you would like as well as other pertinent information. In the paragraphs below is a bit about us as breeders, and our policies, for your information. If you are interested in a puppy, please send back the questionnaire with your answers.. All information is confidential.
When you return your questionnaire, we will review it and put you on the waiting list. When the pregnancy is confirmed, you will be contacted and at that time we ask for a $500.00 deposit to hold a puppy for you. Final payment is cash or Pay-Pal on or before pick up day. Personal checks will not be excepted, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Companion only puppies are $1800.00 . Show and/or breeding dogs will be $2500.00-$3000.00. If we are to keep a puppy past the pick up date, the puppy must be paid in full and a boarding fee will be added to the price of the puppy for each day after that date.
Reservations for litters fill quickly, so the sooner you return the questionnaire, the better!
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Thank You for inquiring about our Am Staffs. We are committed to breeding healthy, quality dogs that conform to the breed standard. Temperament is of the upmost importance to us, so all of our puppies are well cared for and properly socialized with children and adults of all ages before leaving our home. They will also be current on all vaccines and de-wormed several times.
When we have litters, we try to make sure all of our puppies are sold to loving committed homes. I do my best to screen the owners to ensure a good match between the puppy and the buyer. Picks of puppies are not chosen on a first come first serve basis. I will evaluate each puppy and do my best to match puppies personalities to those prospective owners.
The puppy does not go to its new owner as a trained well-mannered finished product, of course. It is up to the puppy buyer to complete the job that we have started. The new owner is responsible for the further development of the puppy's personality, through structured discipline, training, guidance, and love. We are available to offer guidance with the care and handling of this puppy and both encourage and expect that they new owner will come to us with any questions or concerns.
All of our companion (non-show or non-breeding dog) puppies are sold on an AKC Limited Registration, which means that if the dog is bred, the resulting offspring will not be recognized or registerable with the AKC. They ARE required to be spayed or neutered.
We make every effort to ensure that our puppies are free from inherited defects, by screening perspective breeding stock for those problems common to the breed as determined by the Staffordshire Terrier Club of America. However, due to complex genetic interactions and environmental factors beyond our control, we cannot guarantee that a puppy purchased from us will be free of genetic disorders. The puppy is guaranteed to be free from genetic or structural faults that would impact the puppy's quality or length of life. This would include, but is not limited to conditions such as hip dysplasia or severe heart conditions that would affect the quality and length of the dog's life.
Prior to taking your puppy home, you will given a "Puppy Packet" containing pictures of both parents, a copy of his/her certified pedigree, a copy of our sales agreement, and the puppy's vaccination and health records.
Please also take into consideration the costs of dog ownership and be sure it fits into your budget. You will need to allow for the cost of adequate housing, fencing, quality food, and veterinary expenses.
In an effort to ensure that our puppies are going to receive the love and care they will require throughout their lives, I ask all potential buyers to complete and return the questionnaire to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.