Local Buyers

Step 1 - Pick a Puppy

How it works?

"VISITATION" -  WE are working on setting up a place that can meet onsite, with deposit and personal information and set appointment only.  

- but is work in progress to be sure of safety, biosecurity, security  for puppy and me. After having someone come back and steal from us based on puppy visitation and calling to reschedule - getting our schedule.. and breeders have been killed in their homes and puppies stolen at knife-gun point. its hard to trust.  We do not just have puppy shoppers - strangers out to "look" - sorry

Current process

Puppies, facilities, Procedures, practices are inspected, reviewed  by the USDA vet for the area


We have puppies that go to Europe, Isreal, etc. must maintain biosecurity for their puppies and yours


Our Dogs, puppies, faciliities, Proceedures/practices are inspected by the USDA vet for the area.


We guarantee the puppy will be healthy and pass a vet check prior to the local meeting and you getting it, and if meet in person, that you will like the puppy or can change/transfer your deposit or will return your deposit.


We do not hold a puppy without a deposit. 


If you see an Aussie puppy that you are interested in you can email or call and give us a little detail on you, what you want the dog for/ to do-activity and care level. We will answer your questions, send more photos, and let you know if this puppy will be good fit for you and/or your family and/or recommend ones that will suit better. All puppies are bred for good temperament, companion & health priority over the perfect ear set or show color or qualifications.  Many of our puppies are champions at various endeavors.  I will not sell a puppy if I think it is not a good fit - ie if I feel the puppy is shy and/or will not likely be good with small kids. and is discounted and you have kids but want cheaper puppy.   Reason - when it doesn't work out because I was right about the puppy not fitting, the puppy ends up in a bad place - and buyers want return/refund of traumatized puppy and I get bashed.  

   

All of our breeding dogs are registered with and multi-generation  ASDR, from foundation lines.  Genetic testing being done for PRA, MDR1, etc. and full panels on boys as can.  and vet evaluation of Hips.   All dogs and puppies are vet checked. Many of our breeding dogs are multi-generation our breeding. We know what the parents, grandparents were, and how the puppies generally mature from various parents. Some traits cannot be tested for yet and show up in offspring.  Anyone that breeds dogs without multigeneration pedigree and knowledge of the testing, temperament and health background is not being a responsible breeder.

 

"VISITATION" -  WE are working on setting up a place that can meet onsite, with deposit and personal information - but is work in progress to be sure of safety, biosecurity, security  for puppy and me. After having someone come back and steal from us based on puppy visitation and calling to reschedule - getting our schedule.. its hard to trust. 

Current process

Puppies, facilities, Procedures, practices are inspected, reviewed  by the USDA vet for the area


We have puppies that go to Europe, Isreal, etc. must maintain biosecurity for them and YOU.


1) for biosecurity  -  There is high incidence of Parvo in the area - I sell puppies all over the world and they have strict quarantine requirements. Parvo lives in the environment for up to a year and is carried from place to  place on shoes, clothes, dirt in the car tires.  We are rural and coyotes (canine family & carry parvo) come up to our front yard. I wear different shoes into dog and puppy area. 

   Allowing multiple strangers in who have gone from breeder to breeder or even shelter negates my ability to guarantee other buyers a healthy puppy . After years of telling people that they could not visit another breeder prior to coming to me, and then after they had handled all my puppies, hearing their kid say - oh these are nice - at the last place they were all sick - and then dealing with a chronic respiratory issue .  you give up on trusting everyone.  

 To the puppy buyer that has never dealt with parvo, I hope you don't have to deal with that heartbreak. But I have, (10+yrs ago picked up at vets)  and I have gotten the calls from the buyers who went to the place that let everyone come in and "touchy-looky" and got a sick/dying puppy and that seller won't return their calls. They call me because now they realize I was knowledgeable and right and ask me what to do to save the puppy.  


2) stranger danger -recent SCARY "VISITS (visitors)" and attempted theft -  dogs are being stolen & "flipped" on craigslist..   There have been breeders found killed in their kennels.  I have had some pretty scary "visits" myself.  This is my home, not a retail store location and have had people just show up and walk back -go in with my stallions etc. and come back and steal property and animals. 


3) Insurance - our  homeowners has specifically said no visitation for animals - dogs/horses is covered.


4) Peace for the neighborhood - strangers make my dogs bark -that is their nature- but the neighbors complain and can't have complaints. 


We guarantee the puppy will be healthy and pass a vet check prior to the local meeting and you getting it, and if meet in person, that you will like the puppy or can change/transfer your deposit or will return your deposit.


Our Dogs, puppies, faciliities, Proceedures/practices are inspected by the USDA vet for the area.


We reserve the right to refuse to sell to anyone for any reason and will return your deposit.

Step 2 - Pay the Deposit

How it works?

 We do not hold a puppy without a deposit and the deposit must be received within 24 hrs of saying you are sending it. If you want a pup that is unborn or under 8 weeks, you will need to place a deposit.


Deposit on puppies locally is $250.  Payment for balance upon meeting in cash.


We do leave tails on puppies by special request and payment in full is required by 3 days. We cannot guarantee eye color or exact size and cannot transfer or cancel unless puppy does not pass vet check.


Locally - Deposit is refundable if when you meet puppy and don't like it.  BUT you have to meet - not just place deposit for me to hold but you still look or change mind.  Refund will be made within 1 week of meeting. Deposit can also be transferred to future litter to puppy that you like. 


  If deposit is made and puppy not ready to go home, that Deposit can be transferred to another  available pup  or future pup for up to 1 year. Puppy must be 7 weeks or less when transferred so I can resell it. Puppies are expected to go home within 1 month of 8 weeks or deposit is made unless otherwise arranged/agreed.  If not I have the right to charge for care and/or if cannot contact buyer by methods provided  puppy is "abandoned" and no refunds or transfers.

Deposit is refundable  or transferable if when meet you don't like it - but if don't meet it, just change mind, find another its not.   ps- Its really hard to say things right in short paragraph, I am easy to work with, and want the puppy to go to a home that wants it.


We take payment thru PayPal, Stripe, Zellepay.com (Chase, Welllsfargo, BofA etc) , and Popmoney.com.  Note: due to change in PayPal policies that they don't accept transactions for live animals - you must put in notes that it is a holding fee.


Please confirm puppy you are placing a deposit on is still available. Once a deposit is placed, we do our best to send weekly updates and photos of your puppy.  You can transfer your deposit up to puppy being 7 weeks if something changes. 

Meeting to get your puppy

 If the puppy is ready to go home, we  will meet you when convenient & mutually agreed time and public place. 

  If puppy not ready to go home will arrange meeting after vet check and ready.

With Deposit - Note- working on setting up place for people that have  placed deposit and provided information to view puppy in secure - biosecurity & safety for puppy and me place. but a project in progress. -


 1 puppy will be held pending meeting,  and  I will meet about 1/2 way, or within 2 hour drive from Sandy OR . Which is about woodburn/Salem (south), Kelso Wa (north)  or Mt Hood (east) .  When your puppy is ready to go home, I will arrange a meeting at mutually agreed time and public place but is based on my schedule, availability.   

  Without deposit-  I will NOT HOLD a puppy .   IF puppy still available when can reasonably meet,  I will meet within 1/2 hour of Sandy OR, which is Damascus or Troutdale. or Airport. 

  I guarantee you will love your puppy when meet it or deposit is refundable or transferrable. If possible I will bring another similar puppy you like - if not reserved by someone else prior to meeting. 

  Balance due can be paid via Zellepay prior to meeting (still guaranteed) or Cash. 

NO creditcards or checks. 

What you Get

 OUR dogs,  puppies, facility and care  are inspected/reviewed by a USDA certified Veterinarian. 

* A Healthy puppy raised with love & care in a biosecure environment.  Puppies cannot come out of biosecure area until after 1st shots, which is 7weeks.  Basically  close to  go  home.  I do not have puppy "shoppers" out going from breeder to breeder due to transfer of diseases - especially parvo.  Parvo can be transferred on your shoes, clothes and the tires of your car.   

* Parents are multi-generation REGISTERED ASDR - from carefully selected breeding for family companion temperment and health.  Many of our breeding dogs are generations of our breeding .  We have/know the parents, grandparents, great-grandparents.  Know their temperments, health, strengths and weaknesses.  But "physical" attributes - ie phenotype is not always what they   sire/produce.  That is in their genes - ie genotype - and can only know   how a "line" produces by breeding multiple generations and keeping   offspring to see how they mature - both physically, health- short & long   term-  and temperment.

* parents being tested for genetic issues that would negatively impact the puppy  growing up to be a long term family companion

* Our breeding girls are given the best of care to ensure healthy pregnancies and puppies. Inutero development can be affected by food, nutrition, enviornment and care. 

 * Puppies get Fresh Frozen Plasma at birth - to give them stronger antibodies.  Puppies will have the strongest shots on the market - Neopar and Duramune. Will be wormed with rotation of wormers. Treatment for flea prevention. Puppies will have the shots, worming, flea treatment per protocols until leaving.

 * I guarantee puppy will pass vet check prior to going to new home.

* 1 month free Trupanion health insurance.

*  2 yr genetic health guarantee

*  I have been breeding toy/mini aussies for over 20years .  I do not have   another breed of dog.    I have bred Aussies for quality family   companions over "perfect ear set- ie show type" since the beginning.    I have breeding stock that trace to the foundations of the breed, and   all breeding dogs are MULTI GENERATION  Miniature Australian   Shepherd. 

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