It is very important to us to place our puppies into forever, loving homes. This form will give us information about you, your family and lifestyle, this will help determine if you’re ready for one of our puppies. Please include the $10 application fee via paypal when emailing your application. Families who complete (and are approved) on this application will be notified and given the chance to place a deposit on a puppy.
To pay the fee simply click the “PayPal” image below. The total amount for the application fee is $10.00.
Absolutely no refunds on application fees.
Please copy and paste this form into an email or word document and email to: edgekennel@me.com
Puppy Buyer Screening Form
Full Name:
Address (optional):
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Phone (home):
Cell:
E-mail address:
Name, address and phone number of your veterinarian:
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What litter are you interested in?
If the litter of your choice does not produce the desired puppy, would you be interested in a puppy from an alternate litter. If so please state your requirements, if any.
Will the puppy be an inside dog?
Who will be the primary caregiver?
Where will the puppy be kept during the night?
Where will the puppy be kept during the day?
Is anyone home during the day?
How many hours on the average will the puppy be left alone?
Will there be someone available to feed and exercise the puppy during the day?
Have you ever owned a dog before?
Do you have any other pets? How many? What breeds?
What are their ages? Their sexes?
Do you have any children? If yes, what are their ages.
If you were to have an expected or unexpected child during any phase of the life of your new Great Dane would you feel the need to find him/her a new home? if so why?
Does anyone in your household have allergies to animals?
If yes, to what and how severe?
Are you interested in a male or female puppy?
If the litter of your choice does not produce a puppy of the desired sex, then would you be interested in a puppy of the opposite sex if available?
What type of temperament are you looking for in your puppy. Outgoing, Forward, Laid Back, Docile, Independent, Attached...
What qualities are you looking for in your puppy? List from most important to least important. Size, Conformation, Solid Color (least white),Temperament...
What do you expect the activity level of this breed to be once maturity is reached: very high high moderate below average...
Do you understand that a German Shepherd Puppy  will have High Energy until at least 1 year of age and up to 3 years of age?
Are you prepared for the energetic and curious nature that the puppy stage of this large breed offers?
At what age do you wish to get the puppy?
How did you hear about this breed?
Why a German Shepherd?
Will you want your puppy shipped or will you pick up your puppy?
Would you be interested in a home delivery option...Where I would personally bring the puppy to you for the same price as shipping (when available)?
How many hours a day will the puppy be kept outside?
How will he be confined when he is outside?
Do you have a fenced yard or suitable pen?
Where will your puppy stay while inside, if you are not available to watch him/her?
Have you ever house trained a puppy before?
How do you intend to housebreak your puppy?
Will you be attending any training classes?
Have you ever returned a pet to the breeder? If so, what were the circumstances?
Have you ever given a pet away? If so, what were the circumstances?
Have you ever taken a pet to a pound or shelter? If so, what were the circumstances?
Have you ever had a behavior problem in one of your pets?
What was it?
How did you handle it?
Are you interested in a limited registration or a full registration?
Do you understand the difference between a limited registration and a full registration?
Do you agree to keep the dog on heart worm preventive?
Do you agree to keep the dog on flea prevention?
Do you agree to keep the dog on a high quality dog food for its entire life?
Do you understand that once you place a deposit, it is non-refundable?
Do you understand that you may never sell or find a new home for the adult...if the placement does not work for any reason he/she will come back to me.
How did you find my site?
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Do you understand that this form will act as a binding document of agreement.
Most of these question are just to insure proper placement of the proper puppy in your home, as well as some ideas on how the puppy should be handled while with me, to insure an easier transition into your home.
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