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New Owner Questionnaire/Deposit info


If you are interested in owning a Keeles’  Kennel WolfMindFarm Murray's &/or DesertRat puppy or adult, please follow the step below.

1.† Fill out a application -† As responsible dog owners and breeders, we take very seriously the commitment we've made to our dogs, and their breeds.† Therefore, we try our best to find happy homes for each dog that comes into our homes.† Our goal with this application is to get to know you and what you are looking for better so that we can find you the best possible placement and hopefully insure that you and your new pet will be happy for a lifetime!

Here are the questions that you will need to answer:

Potential Owner Application

The following questions are being asked of you so that the right dog and the right placement of each dog is made by bringing the various requirements of both the dog and his or her new owner(s) into perspective, BEFORE a choice is made. I hope you will agree that the animal's welfare must be the foremost consideration in considering a placement. Please answer the following questions as completely as you can, and return this form when you've finished. I will contact you with any questions I have regarding this form. The easiest way to do this is to copy and paste to an email or word doc.

• Name:
• Address:
• Phone (home):                                                     Email:
• Referred by/how you found out about us:
• What Breed are you interested in?
• How many individuals of this breed are you acquainted with? What reference materials have you read on this breed?
• Type of dwelling:
• If renting, please give name and address of landlord:
• Name, address and phone number of your veterinarian:
1. Who will be the primary care giver?
2. Where will the dog be kept during the night?
3. Where will the dog be kept during the day?
4. Is anyone home during the day?
5. How many hours on the average will the dog be left alone?
6. Will there be someone available to feed and exercise the dog during the day?
7. Have you ever owned a dog before?
8. Do you have any other animals?
9. Do you have any children?
10. Does anyone in your household have allergies to animals?
11. If yes, to what and how severe?
12. Are you interested in a male or female?
13. At what age do you wish to get the dog?
14. Have you considered an older dog or a rescue instead of a puppy?
15. How did you hear about this breed?
16. What do you expect the activity level of this breed to be:
and what temperament/qualities are you looking for in this breed?
17. What kind of floor surfaces will the dog be on in the house?
18. How many hours a day will the dog be kept outside?
19. How will it be confined when it is outside?
20. Do you have a fenced yard or suitable pen?
21. Have you ever house trained a dog before?
22. How long have you lived at this address?
23. Will you be attending any training classes?
24. If yes, at what age will you start, which activities or competitions are you interested in, who is the trainer?
25. How long did your last pet live?
26. Have you ever returned a pet to the breeder?
If so, what were the circumstances?
27. Have you ever given a pet away?
If so, what were the circumstances?
28. Have you ever taken a pet to a pound or shelter?
If so, what were the circumstances?
29. Are you interested in showing the dog in the conformation ring?
30. Have you ever shown a dog to it's championship?
31. Are you interested in competition in performance events such as obedience, agility, hunting, herding, etc.?
32. Have you shown a dog to any performance titles?
33. Do you intend to breed the dog?
If you are planning to breed, what certifications do you intend to do before breeding?
34. Do you understand the difference between a limited registration and a full registration?
35. Do you understand about putting down a deposit?

When you are ready to start the process to acquire a dog, please contact us & we will e-mail you a copy of the 'Deposit', & 'Pet' or 'Show' contracts for you to fill out.

Putting Down a Hold Deposit
After you have filled out the questionnaire, and it has been approved, and/or we have talked by phone or in person it is time to come visit the pups and/or put down a deposit.† We accept deposits by way of Paypal (+ 3% to balance total), cash, or postal money order only, for puppies 5-6 weeks after they are born & after show picks/holds or at anytime for adults.† A deposit will hold your puppy until 8-12 weeks of age (longer, if agreed upon in advance).† We do not require, nor allow you to pick your individual puppy at birth.† All puppies in a litter will be evaluated for show potential at five to eight weeks of age depending on what we are looking for.† We usually keep back 1-3 puppies for ourselves and/or possible placement in show homes.† After the show potential puppies have been selected the remaining puppies will be available at your choice in the order that your name is on the waiting list &/or deposits were received. Final payment is due on the date of pickup if local, and 72 hours in advance if shipping, By way of Paypal (+ 3% to balance total), cash, or postal money order only, NO PERSONAL CHECKS!
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For pet puppies sold on limited registration and health guarantee we ask: $950-1500- prices vary depending on if they are a stud out/co-own, or our own breeding. We do offer a military/senior discount price of 750 pet. We do not charge different prices for color or sex, they are all the same price per litter. For all pet puppies we require a $150 deposit to hold.
For show potential puppies sold with full registration and health guarantee we ask:† $1500-2000
For all show puppies we require a $350 deposit to hold.

These prices are just a guideline, as not all are raised by us, they may be from a stud out or from a co-owned dog† Prices are subject to change.
Fill out a Sales Contract -† After placing a deposit now you will need to sign a Sales Contract.†
The sales contract will be either given to you in person if local, or we can email to you to print out.

We except Paypal(w/ their fees included) for deposits. =-)

Puppy Deposits