Puppy Policies and Prices
Getting a puppy is a
that should not be taken lightly.
You can't put a price on the value of an excellent dog, but it
come at price. You are committing yourself to be that
protector for the rest of his/her life. Be prepared for
considerable financial and time expense. If you are
looking for a
relationship that requires commitment, keep reading. If
looking for a casual pet that is kenneled or tied out all day,
you're at the wrong place. There is considerable expense
the initial cost of the puppy. Healthy dogs go to a vet
regular immunizations and parasite preventative. Healthy
temperaments are solid because their owners spend time building
relationship, socializing and training them. Take some time to
you can provide this kind of home before you decide to invest in
We are committed to you
your new puppy. The best thing for you, the
best thing for us, and the best thing for your puppy is for you
extremely happy with your dog. We can do our part to make
happen by doing our best to place the right puppy into the right
home. We want you to know up front what you are
into. Before you get too invested in the process, read the
following polices carefully. Think about
it. If getting a Shiloh from Fireside is something you are
interested in, let us know.
Our smooth puppies are $1800
plush puppies are $1900. -All
our puppies are
sold with spay and neuter contracts.
Process of Getting Your Puppy
Read our policies and expectations. Think it over.
is something you would like to move forward on, contact us.
Application: Copy and paste a completed Puppy
Application into a word document or email. This
us match the right puppy with
owner. If it looks like a Shiloh
from Fireside is right for you, we can move on to the next
When approved, a
remainder of the purchase price is due
when you pick
up your puppy at
eight weeks of age. Deposits are always
to another litter, but only refundable if we cannot provide
you a puppy
within 6 months of when the litter was due.
The best way
to prepare for a new puppy in your home is to remember or
it is like to have a toddler running around. Baby proof
house. Plan where your puppy will spend his/her time
when you are
not there. Plan when and how your puppy will get regular
exercise. Get an XL crate that you can section off when
small. Get an undercoat rake, nail clippers, leashes and
book on dog training. Decide on which veterinarian and
obedience classes you plan on taking your new puppy to.
Page: We will post pictures of the
weekly on the puppy page of our site.
Visit: Your puppy will visit our veterinarian
examination. He will also receive routine deworming, and
first round of
vaccinations. We will give
you these health records when you come to
Litter Evaluation Report (LER) will be conducted when the
seven weeks old. During the LER the puppy is evaluated
temperament, drive, and general conformation.
Puppy: After the studying each puppy
during the LER and our observations to that point, we pick
for you. Our
decision is based on which puppy we think would be the best
your home, your preferences, and
(to be fair) the order deposits were received. I
contact you soon after the LER to let you know which puppy
will be the
new addition to your family. We do reserve the
right to return a buyer's deposit and cancel the sale of a
puppy in the
rare occasion we feel that a particular puppy would not be a
for a home or if we decide to keep the puppy.
Puppy: At eight weeks your puppy will be
his/her to join his/her new family. You will receive
puppy: a temperament test,
health records from his/her first set of shots, registration
and a lifetime of
support. We would prefer for you to pick up your
puppy in person in (Altavista, VA) , but we
understand distance can be a major issue. Shipping
additional $650: (for airline certificate, crate, and flight)
due at least 3 days before your puppy flies out.
Socialization: Obedience and socialization are
a must with
but especially with a Shiloh Shepherd who in many cases will
grow to be
over 100 pounds. They also have a natural
instinct that can be lost without social interaction. As
it is healthy for them, expose them to as many positive
with people, other dogs and small animals as possible.
an obedience or puppy class. Be prepared for your
your relationship with your dog to pay you back exponentially.
We guarantee our puppies
against life threatening congenital
(apparent by 30 months).
We also guarantee our puppies against hip displasia (rated OFA:
moderate or severe, apparent by the age of 30 months).
If your puppy is found to have any of these problems, we will
puppy when you are ready. In any case, when a
puppy does not meet the expectations of the health
guarantee, we retain the right to have a second veterinarian's
opinion. We do not expect you to return the puppy.
You will be asked to sign
before you purchase a puppy from Fireside Shiloh
Spay and Neuter Agreement
All puppies sold as
part of the purchase agreement we ask that have your puppy
neutered by 24 months of age.
We are thrilled at the
idea of helping to bless others, the way we
been blessed, with amazing Shilohs. We know that if you
it and take time to get to know your dog and earn his/her
have a devoted gift for a lifetime. We are devoted to
have the best dog ownership experience of you life. If you
to get a Shiloh from us, we look forward to working with you.
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