Good things come to those who wait!
In each litter, there are usually 1 or 2 outstanding prospects which we will keep in hopes of adding to our breeding program. The rest of our puppies are placed with loving pet homes. We keep a waiting list of approved homes for those puppies. If you would like to be considered for our waiting list, please call/text/email to start a conversation, and fill out our "waiting list application"! There is a bit of a process we go through to "screen" each family, to ensure our puppies are going to good homes. If we decide you are a good match for our pups, you will have the opportunity to place a deposit to obtain a spot on our waiting list.
Dogs are a commitment of time and money. That is why we require a small portion of the purchase price up front as a deposit. We very rarely have a puppy available "asap" since our puppies are usually spoken for before they're born. We do not view the wait time as a negative thing, since it eliminates those "impulse buyers".
Placing a deposit indicates that you are committed to being a loving home for one of our puppies. When our waiting list is full, we have to turn away several good puppy homes. Refunding deposits when people change their mind (or find another breeder with a puppy ready "sooner") negates the purpose of our waiting list. In light of this, 15% fee will apply to any and all deposit refunds.
Our waiting list is kept in chronological order by date the deposit payment was received. We've found this is the easiest way to be fair to everyone. Shortly after a litter is born, the first few names on the waiting list will be contacted and given the opportunity to reserve a puppy in that litter. If one of those people decides to "pass"/wait for the next litter (or does not answer within 3 days), then the next person on the list will be given the opportunity to reserve a puppy in that litter.
When the puppies are 7-8 weeks old, individual matches will be made. We place puppies in their most suitable homes based on their temperaments, personalities, quirks, and energy levels (typically not cosmetic things).
We reserve the right to refuse to sell a puppy to anyone at any time.