WAIT LIST FAQ

1. I’ve completed my questionnaire. Now what?
You are placed on the wait list. Using the information you provided on the questionnaire, we will contact you when we feel we have a puppy you might like to meet.

2. Do you have any litters due soon?
Please check our Puppies/Litters page and click on the links to see when planned litters are due.

3. When are the puppies able to go to their new homes?
Usually around 8 weeks of age, after their eye exam, first vet exam and first shot.

4. Are all the pups spoken for?
Since we can’t predict how many pups will be in a litter, what colors or sex they will be, what personalities they will have and who will be of show quality or of other qualities, we can’t really say who is "spoken for" and who isn’t. We do not guarantee anyone a puppy out of a given litter, simply because each puppy is an individual and each prospective owner is an individual. You and the puppy must meet before making the mutual agreement to share lives. The puppy chooses you as much – often more so – than you choose it.

5. When I come to meet the puppies, will I be able to take one home?
If you visit when they are 8 weeks old or older and it is a "fit", you may take the puppy home that day. Please be prepared by having scheduled a vet appointment within 72 hours of taking your new puppy home, "puppy-proofing" your house, setting up the puppy’s living area(s), and buying any accessories you may need (food/water dishes, crate, leash, collar, food, etc.)

6. How long will I have to wait for a puppy?
That depends on several factors: when you send us your request in relation to when we have puppies available, what you are looking for in relation to what others who sent requests in ahead of you may be looking for, etc. Some of our clients have waited over a year for their puppy, others only a few weeks. Plan on waiting several months.

7. Is your list based on first come, first served?
We reserve the right to place our puppies in what we perceive to be the best home for that particular puppy. Puppies are not inanimate objects, one size fits all. What may be the perfect puppy for one home may be a disaster in another. If we have two homes that would fit a particular puppy equally well, then the person who put their request in first would have the first opportunity to meet and buy that puppy. We also reserve the right to refuse a sale.

8. What do you do with the information I have provided on the questionnaire?
That information is confidential and we do not share it in any way. We simply use it to help determine which puppy will fit best with your particular situation.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask us!

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