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About You




Your Bloodhound Experience
  1. Have you ever seen a Bloodhound in person before? 
  2. Have you ever owned a Bloodhound before? 

    • Have you owned or housed a dog with a communicable disease such as parvo or suspected?

Bloodhound Preferences
  1. For the sex of the bloodhound, do you prefer a… 
  2. Do you have a color preference? 
  3. For what purposes are you purchasing a bloodhound? (Rank all that apply starting with "1" being the most important.)
      — Family Pet
      — Obedience
      — Show
      — Trailing
  4. Have you ever shown in conformation? 
Your Family and Home
  1. Do all family members want a new puppy? 
  2. Do you have young children? 
  3. Do any family members have allergies to dogs? 
  4. Concerning your home, do you… 
  5. Do you live in a… 
  6. What type of setting? 
  7. Do you have neighbors close? 
Housing for Your New Puppy
  1. Where will your bloodhound be kept during the day?

  2. Where will your bloodhound be kept at night?

  3. Do you have a securely fenced yard? 
    • five foot height required
    • Is the fence adjacent to the house with an entrance to the house? 
    • Do you have a kennel run? 
  4. Do you own a crate? 
  5. Are you willing to provide us pictures of your fenced yard and living quarters that your new dog will be a part of? 
Dog Titles
  1. Have you ever completed an American Kennel Club title? (check all that apply)

Your New Puppy and Other Pets

  1. Are you willing to spay or neuter this dog? 
  2. Do you currently own any other dogs? 

  3. Do you own other pets? 
  4. Have you ever owned a large breed of dog before? 
  5. Have you ever had a litter? 
    • Was the breeding planned? 
  6. Have you ever had a dog euthanized? 

Dog Care
  1. Are you committed to care for this dog’s needs for his or her lifetime? 
  2. Are you willing to give the dog the extra care that a bloodhound requires? Clean ears, eyes, and coat? 
  3. Do you understand a bloodhound requires and demands a great deal of contact with family and people? 
  4. Do you understand that a pet or trailing puppy purchased from us will receive a Limited Registration (click here for more information on limited registration)? 
  5. Are you willing to sign a written contract prior to purchase? 
  6. Would you be interested in a adult or rescue bloodhound? 
  7. When shipping a puppy, weather conditions, flight duration, and connections all play a part in when we can ship a puppy. Dogs are not baggage. Air travel should be taken seriously! Exposure to excessive temperatures will be avoided at all cost (work and personal schedules included). If you purchase one of our dogs, are you prepared to make last minute changes in work and personal schedules to allow pick up at the airport at a time that is in the best interest of the puppy? 
Comments and Concerns

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