Rivendell Puppy Application

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 Rivendell Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

Robin Ney

P.O. Box 3, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

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

________________________________________________________________________________________ Application for a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

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 Name, Address, City, State, Zip:

 

 

 

Phones: Home:                                                                       Cell:                             :                                                                                             

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 $2,400.00?___________

 

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: _________________________________

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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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Flexibility of gender increases your chances of availability.

Please specify whether you would like a: Flexible________Male ______ Female ______

Pet _____ Show/breeding quality: ______

If Show/Breeding quality, please let me know your experience and plans, even if it is just to have an extra nice pet.

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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.