Prairie View Aussies
Puppy Buyer Self Questionnaire
Consider the type of dwelling you live in: (House, apartment?) Do I have room for my new family member?
If renting, do I have permission to get a dog?
In your household, who will be the primary caretaker?
Where will puppy be kept at night?
Where will puppy be kept during the day?
How many hours, on average, will puppy be left alone?
Do I have other animals? How will they react to a puppy?
Do I understand the activity level of an Australian Shepherd.
Do I understand the grooming needs of an Australian Shepherd?
Do I understand the personality and emotional needs of an Australian Shepherd?
Why do I need a fenced yard?
Should I attend obedience classes? (Yes, without question!)
A dog can cost at the least $50 per month just in food. Am I prepared to spend this much on a dog?
Can I afford to spend money for annual health care? (Shots, etc)
Should I spay or neuter? How much does that cost?