SHORELAND PUPPY BUYER QUESTIONNAIRE




Thank you for visiting us and and some of our dogs at Shoreland Kennels.

If you are interested in one of our puppies, please complete the following questionnaire.   There
are no right or wrong answers to these questions.  Please answer honestly.

Cut and paste this into an email and forward it to me at shorelandkennel@gmail.com.   If you
prefer, you may contact me at
(815)218-2663.



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1.    Why have you decided to buy a Puppy?

2. What breeds of dogs have you owned in the past?

3.  Do you currently own any other pets?   If so, what are the ages of these pets, have they
always lived with you?  Are these other pets neutered?  What sex are these pets?

4. Do you prefer a male or a female?  Why?

5. Are you looking for a young puppy  _____________________; or, an older dog
_______________________ .

6. What is the most important reason for purchasing this Puppy?  (please check all that apply
to your situation)

Family Companion                                            
Show/Breed Potential               
Obedience competition                                      
Agility/Flyball Competition   
Herding                                     
Pet Therapy

7.       Do all members in your family want a new puppy?  Is everyone willing to help out?

8.       Do any members of your family have any types of allergies?

9.       Please describe your family to me.  Number of people, ages of children, is there usually
someone home during the day?  

10.  Do you live in a house or apartment, (if you rent a letter from your landlord will be required
stating the dog will be allowed in your home).  

11.  Is your yard completely fenced with secure fencing, if not, would you be willing to do so
prior to bringing the puppy home?  Or putting in a portable kennel run for the puppy that is
secure and safe?

12.  How will you be housing the puppy?  Dog run?  In the house? Crate?

13.  Where will the puppy be kept while you are away from home?  Where will the puppy be
sleeping at night?

14.  Do you have a swimming pool?  Is it fenced off?

15.  Have you thought about how you will housebreak the puppy?

16.  Are there any obedience classes held in your area that you would be willing to attend?

17.  Have you completed any CKC/AKC/UKC titles on other dogs?  If so, please explain

18.  Do you have a veterinarian?

19.  If this puppy is purchased for any reason other than a show/breed prospect, do you agree
to have it spayed by  6 months of age or neutered no later than 1 year of age and submit to me
a veterinarian certificate as proof of surgery for my records?

20.  Have you bred dogs before?  If yes, please explain  

21.  If you have bought other show puppies please list from whom they were purchased and
could these breeders be used as a reference?

22.  If this is a show puppy will you be showing the dog yourself or hiring someone to show for
you?  Who will do the grooming?

23.  Where did you hear about Shoreland Kennels?

24.  Are you financially prepared for not only the cost of a puppy, but to have a veterinarian,  
feed your puppy the best dog food, obedience or show classes, emergency surgeries, etc.)

25.  When you are away on family vacations, who will look after the dog?   



Please include the name, address and telephone number of your veterinarian as well as a close
personal reference as an emergency contact.



Now is the time I would like you to ask me some questions.









Please send this back to me at your convenience and remember, for any questions you may
have please contact me at

shorelandkennel@gmail.com



Thank you for your interest in a Shoreland puppy.  We look forward to speaking with you.

Suzanne Mayborne

Shoreland Kennel     
For Show Quality Puppies E-mail Sue at: Shorelandkennel@gmail.com

For Pet Quality Puppies E-mail Sherry at: hsngal@yahoo.com