IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT US
929 W River Rd, Strawberry AR 72469 ** Dennis and I have been married since 1993. Between us we have 4 kids and 11 grandkids!! My son is disabled Army, my son in law is active duty Air Force. Each have seen many tours of duty in Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea, etc... serving our country. We're very proud of them! We have a family big into military and police work.
We live on 3.5 acres in the Ozark Foothills of Northeast Arkansas. It's a great place to vacation while picking up your puppy! Lots of antique & craft malls within thirty miles on either side of us, lots of clear lakes and rivers for water sports and fishing, lots of woods for deer hunting, etc.. The Strawberry River a few miles from our home is a really fun shallow river great for swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing! We'd be glad to show you around if we are able.
I raised a few litters of pups from my pets off and on for over 20 years while holding down full time office jobs in a factory and several banks. We found westies around 1996. I finally quit my job at the bank back in the late 90's, and have been raising dogs full time ever since. We showed papillons and westies in AKC conformation for awhile, but showing was not for us. I still sell for pet or show, because our dogs are out of exceptional champion lines and we have several finished champions. We just retired from westies and just raise chihuahuas.
The kennel is a small heated/cooled building with inside/outside runs on concrete. I prefer to let dogs be dogs and run as much as possible on the ground. Our puppies are born and raised in the house. All expectant dams are brought into the house 2-3 weeks prior to delivery and stay near me until the puppies are born (sleeping in their crate next to my bed, etc...). About five days after birth, dam and pups are moved into the nursery (spare bedroom).
REGISTRATION: Our breeding dogs are all AKC champion sired. Our dogs are from excellant champion bloodlines, our studs are AKC champions. WE DO NOT SELL TO PET SHOPS, DOG BROKERS, ETC....
Our dogs have general health and patella's vet checked prior to breeding. Our stud males are all DNA tested in complaince with AKC rules. Any dog found to have any heriditary defect is immediately retired from our breeding program. We're inspected by AKC usually every 18 months, we have always been found in compliance with their rules. If you need to check on us, you can call AKC or I'll send a copy of our akc compliance reports..
SHOTS: We worm pups every two weeks and give our own shots (Neopar and Nobivak recommended by our vet), at 5, 7, 10, and 14 weeks. Any age appropriate shots and Rabies is to be given by your vet after you get puppy, contact your vet to schedule remaining shots before you pick up pup so contact me for shot schedule on your pup..
I want ALL my pups kept on their food for at least the first few weeks in their new home. Royal Canin Mini Starter.
READ THE INGREDIENTS LABEL!! Make sure first ingredient is meat or meat meal. PLEASE DO NOT FEED YOUR PUPPY A LOT OF INFERIOR COMMERCIALLY MADE DOG TREATS. IF YOU WANT TO TREAT A DOG, buy the best from Health Extension or Stella & Chewy's or give them homemade dried liver treats, baby carrots, or dehydrated sweet potato chips.... My dogs even like turnips, apples, peaches, watermelon, etc..
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