Purchase Information and Guidelines
Saint Bernards are very large dogs and are a great responsibility which can lead to a very fulfilling life for both you and your Saint. Before you buy, please research the breed, its characteristics and needs.
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SAINT BERNARD CLUB OF AMERICA
Please call us at Grammer's Gentle Giants for further information on the breed, training for your puppy (a requirement with large breeds), feeding your Saint and any other questions you may have.
Training your puppy after purchase
Sturdy Fenced Yard
A place to get out of the weather when needed
Food and water to maintain a healthy weight for giant breeds (many forget to consider the extra cost of food when owning a giant breed.
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Phone: (day) (evening) E-Mail:
1. Why are you interested in adopting a St. Bernard?
2. Have you had any experience and/or exposure to St. Bernard's?
3. What do you know about the breed?
4. What type of St. Bernard are you looking for?
Potential show puppy________Quality pet________
Puppy_____________________ or Adult____________________
5. Have you had pets before? (What type?) & (Some history?)
6. Do you currently have other pets? If yes, how many and what kind?
7. Are there any children in your household? If yes, how many and what are their ages?
8. Do your children have a lot of exposure to other animals where you live?
Do other children and pets visit regularly?
9. Do you rent or own your home?
(If rent, do you have the landlord's permission to keep a large dog?)
10. Do you live in an apartment, single-family house, condominium, on a farm, etc.?
11. Do you have a fenced yard or a secure play area where a puppy can play without
fear of injury or loss?
12. Do you own a crate?
Are you willing to crate your dog for short periods of time?
13. Where will you keep your dog during the daytime and at night?
14. How much time will your dog spend alone?
15. What do you enjoy doing with your pet(s)?
16. Do you have adequate time in the evening and on weekends to spend with your pet(s)?
17. Do you travel frequently for work and/or for pleasure?
18. What arrangements would you make for your pet(s) in your absence?
19. Upon making a St. Bernard a part of your household, what part will it play in your life?
20. What type of training or schooling do you have planed for your puppy?
21. How much time are you prepared to offer your puppy?
22. Are the other members of your household prepared to offer the time and patience
that a puppy requires to become a loving member of your family?
23. Are you aware of the possible health problems in the breed?
25. Do you have a Veterinarian that you feel you can trust the health of your puppy to?
26. Feel free to add any additional comments that you would like.
27. Do you have any questions that you would like answered?
28. Please list three references.
29. Who referred you to us?
Thank you for your time & honesty.
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