Completing this application is a step in the process to acquiring a puppy from NASHA COMANDA White Swiss Shepherds, but it does not guarantee I'll get a puppy from this or any future litter. While it's unlikely, the breeder reserves the right to refuse any placement at any time.
APPROVAL AND DEPOSIT: I will review applications within 2 business days of receipt. Applications are processed in the order they are received. If your home is a good fit, I'll notify you. We breed infrequently, so we will only accept deposits when puppies are expected or actually available. During pregnancy, approved homes will receive a link to make a nominal commitment deposit on a puppy, and links will be sent out in the order approved applications were received. If you decide you would like to move forward with reserving a puppy, please make this deposit within 48 hours of the approval e-mail. If you make a deposit, you are committing to take a puppy from the litter, regardless of whether your gender/color preference is available.
HOW PUPPIES ARE ASSIGNED TO OWNERS: Puppies will be assigned in deposit order by the preference of the depositor as indicated on the application (gender/length of coat). If neither of your choices are available, you may elect another puppy from the litter or a future litter. We ask that you make a choice within 24 hours of notification since there may be other families waiting for a chance to choose. Should you elect to not take a puppy from the litter, the deposit is forfeited and the deposit applied to the costs of the deposit applied to finding the puppy another home. You should review both the deposit policies and pick of litter policies on our website for any updates. Puppies are not assigned to families until AFTER their structure and temperament evaluations are completed at 7 weeks of age. They will not be assigned before these evaluations have taken place.
GOING HOME: We cannot hold puppies for extended times; it is critical for their social development that the litter departs within a reasonable timeframe. If you have a big vacation planned or have events that would conflict with a young puppy, please know puppies cannot be boarded in a kennel until they have received their full immunizations and their rabies vaccination which cannot be done until 3 months of age. Exceptions are made for puppies who are exported to countries that require a quarentine prior to entry.
CONTRACT: We have a contract and will not place a puppy without a signed contract. We believe it's the professional thing to do to memorialize our obligations to each other on paper so there are no questions later, and for that reason it's a bit lengthy. If you have questions about specific terms, please contact us prior to picking up your puppy.
SPAY/NEUTER REQUIREMENTS: We require spay/neuter at or after 18 months for Companion/Pet puppies. If you wish to purchase your puppy from us with breeding rights the pup must meet the set by the breeder in order to obtain these rights.
HOME AGAIN FOR LIFE POLICY: Any puppy from our home always has a home here, and will never experience the fear and burden of life at a shelter. You MUST return the puppy to NASHA COMANDA in the case of you not being able to keep the dog. No questions will be asked and no judgement will be passed!
REGISTRATION PAPERS: Our puppies are all registered with the Federacion Canofila de Puerto Rico (FCPR). Companion/pet owners are welcome to do singe registrations with the United Kennel Club (UKC) or International All Breed Canine Association (IABCA) if they wish to compete in events. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NASHA COMANDA PUPPIES TO BE REGISTERED WITH THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB (AKC) OR ANY OTHER REGISTRY AS GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGS. Please contact us for further information on registration of puppies.