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Guardian Home FAQ

How do I know if I am Eligible for the Guardian Home Program?

To be eligible for our Guardian Home program you must:

 

  • live between Victoria and Campbell River

  • want a female dog and be okay with the breeder choosing the dog for you

  • have no un-neutered male dogs in the home

  • take your puppy to basic obedience classes or train the dog yourself

  • be able to meet at least once per month for socialization with the breeder and breeder's dogs

  • not move out of the approved area until the contract is complete (up to 5 years from purchase)

  • not breed the dog on your own if the breeder decides to skip a heat

  • be able to give your dog back to the breeder for 2 weeks while in heat and 2 months when whelping and rearing pups

  • read the Guardian Home FAQ to understand the commitment required

What Do I Get for in Exchange for Being a Guardian Home?

  In return for allowing the puppy to return to the breeder to have pups for up to 2 litters, you will receive:

 

 

  • a much shorter time on the waiting list

  • the price of the puppy paid back in full after her first litter

  • 20% of the income from subsequent litters born from the dog

  • free grooming until her contract is complete

  • a stipend for each performance title earned with the dog

  • your dog spayed at the end of her contract at the breeder's expense and returned to you permanently

 

  If you would be interested in becoming a guardian home for a male, you would receive the price of the puppy paid back in full after his first litter and would earn a payment each time he is used for stud service after the first litter. 

How Long Will the Guardian Dog Be Used for Breeding?

  The dog will be bred up to two times.  After those two litters, you will have a chance to end the contract and have her spayed or continue with the contract and continue to receive payments from her litters, to a maximum of five years of age.  If you choose to continue, you can Once she is released from her contract she will be spayed and is yours to keep with no restrictions!  Her b

 

  If you would be interested in becoming a guardian home for a male, you would receive the price of the puppy paid back in full after his first litter and would earn a payment each time he is used for stud service after the first litter. 

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