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FAQ

Do you ship puppies?
Our new policy regarding delivery for all future litters. We are not offering nanny service or ground transport any longer. The cost and regulations have just become too prohibitive in my opinion. We are willing to drive and meet 1/2 way up to 5 hours anywhere from Detroit . Otherwise you are welcome to hire your own nanny if you decide to, or fly into Detroit yourself and I will meet at the airport or you can always pick up from my home. Puppies will no longer be held past 10 weeks of age without an additional cost, or special circumstances and made ahead of time.

Are your puppies AKC registered?
Yes

Is is okay to call you about the availability of your puppies?
Yes. In fact, we encourage you to call us! We like to take some time to speak directly with each person that is looking for a puppy to help match a puppy with its new family. We welcome your calls Monday through Saturday between 12:00 noon and 10:00 p.m. EST at
810-367-4443.. Puppies are available for sale until a deposit has been placed on them. At no time will we reserve a puppy without a deposit. If a puppy is put up for sale, we will never change our mind and decide to keep it after it has been offered to you.

Do you take reservations for puppies?
Yes, we accept reservations for puppies on a very regular basis. It's best to just give us a call so we can give you the most up-to-date information on the availability of our puppies. We may not always have openings for immediate reservation of the color, gender or disposition you may be wishing to acquire, as we have no sure way of knowing what each litter will produce until the time of its arrival. However, our puppies are often reserved at a very young age or even before they're born. Females tend to be reserved faster than males. If we don't already have a puppy that is what you're looking for, it would be a good idea to put a deposit down to hold the next available puppy based on your criteria. We will let you know when a suitable match is born, and if one is not born within your expectations we will refund your deposit. We only accept a limited number of deposits on puppies that have not yet been born.

What payment methods do you accept and how do I get my payment to you?
We accept google pay, payments through facebook messenger and personal checks for deposits only. We will hold the puppy upon receiving a deposit, which is non-refundable. If the puppy gets sick, dies, or our veterinarian finds anything wrong with it at the time of its health inspection prior to placement, the deposit will be refunded. The remaining balance is due 2 weeks before the puppy is placed. Puppies that are picked up at our home can be paid for with cash or a money order (no checks, please) at that time.

It is best to email us at Linda_kowalski@comcast.com when you have sent off your deposit, as we've had a payment get lost in the mail before. Many of our customers send their payments by certified or registered mail so the payment can be tracked. We will also email you when your payment has arrived.

Which is better -- a male or a female puppy?
Although many people like the little females simply because that is all they have ever owned, males most often make the better family pet. They are not as independent as a female, nor do they have the moods that the females seem to go through. It's a good idea to have male puppies neutered when they are about 4 to 5 months of age.

Should I have my male puppy neutered?
When a male is neutered at about 4 to 5 months of age, they rarely have the tendency to mark their territory as so many people are afraid of them doing in their homes. We have many happy owners of male puppies that have never had any problems with them in this way. They make wonderful family pets and companions. Neutering your puppy will protect his health, help him to liver longer and be a better pet, along with improving his house manners.

What should I feed my puppy?
Your puppy needs quality puppy food and fresh water close to him or her at all times. We also recommend giving your puppy Nutrical (it comes in a tube and is found at most pet stores or at your veterinarian's office). Give it twice a day after meals, or in between meals. A small dab on the end of your finger works great. Nutrical is for extra calories. Please don't give too much though, as that can make them sick.

How often should I give my puppy a bath?
Give your puppy a bath only when he smells or is dirty. Be careful not to get water in his ears. We recommend putting cotton in his ears while you're bathing him. Keep shampoo from getting into his eyes too. Dry your puppy immediately so that he doesn't get chilled and catch a cold.

How often should my puppy get a checkup?
Take your puppy to your veterinarian for regular checkups and vaccinations. Check with your veterinarian on how often they recommend you bring your puppy in, and then be sure you do so. Giving your puppy this extra care and attention will return it a hundred fold.

 

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