Rivendell Puppy Application Download

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Rivendell

 Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

Robin and Randy Ney

P.O. Box 3,  Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Tel. 913-422-4186  E-mail: rivendell@rivendellgreaterswiss.com

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Application for a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

 

Name, Address, City, State, Zip:

 

 

 

 

Phones: Home:                                    Cell:                             Work:                                                                                    

E-mail:

 

Occupation:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________________________________________________________________________________

 

List all the people in your home and their ages: __________________________________________________________

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Do you plan on adding a baby to your household in the near future? ______________________________________

 

Do you know that the Swissy is a rare breed and purchase fees are  $2,200.00?___________

 

Do you have a house? ______________   Apartment? ______________    Other? _________________

 

Is this an urban / suburban / rural setting? ______________________________________________________________

 

If you rent, are you allowed to have a large dog? _________________________________________________________

 

Do you have any other pets? _______ If yes, what kind and how many: _______________________________________

 

Is someone at home during the day? __________________________________________________________________ 

 

If not, how do you intend to provide for the pup during your absence? __________________________________________

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Will this dog primarily live indoors or outdoors? __________________________________________________________

 

Do you have a fenced area / how large / what type of fence?  _______________________________________________

 

If you do not have a fenced yard, how do you intend to exercise the dog? _______________________________________

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Do you know that housebreaking may take up to 6 months or longer and that the dog will shed?_________________

 

Have you personally encountered a Swissy? __________________________________________________________

 

 

If you have young children (your own, grandkids, etc.), do you know that toddlers and large breed dogs need to be taught how to

 interact with each other to avoid possible physical injuries? _________________

 

To what extent will you use a crate? __________________________________________________________________

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How do you intend to socialize the puppy? ______________________________________________________________

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Where and what type of training classes will you take? ____________________________________________________

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What experience do you have with large working breed dogs? _______________________________________________

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Why do you want to own a Swissy?___________________________________________________________________

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Do you have a veterinarian knowledgeable about large breeds? If yes, please provide name, address and phone #:

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Have you researched the diseases that can affect Swissys, such as OCD, bloat/gastric torsion, splenic torsion, epilepsy etc., and

do you know that treating some of these conditions can be very expensive?___________________

 

Do you have a Vet-Emergency Clinic nearby familiar with GDV (bloat-torsion)? ____________________________

 

If you had dogs before, what happened to them? _________________________________________________________

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Please describe your ideal Swissy: ___________________________________________________________________

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Please specify whether you would like a: Male ______  Female ______  Pet _____ Show/breeding quality: ______

 

Would you be interested in a young adult or a rescue Swissy? _______________________________________________

 

How did you find out about us?______________________________________________________________________

 

Is there anything else you feel we should know? _________________________________________________________

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Name of person who completed this application: ______________________________________________________

 

Signature: ___________________________________________________              Date: ____________________

 

Please email, or mail this application to Rivendell Greater Swiss. Depending on puppy availability, we will contact you by e-mail

or phone. Please note that we do not maintain a waiting list. Our choice of potential puppy owners is entirely based on our

personal judgment of the applicant and the home he/she will be able to provide to our puppies.

Thank you for considering a Rivendell Greater Swiss Mountain Dog.