Potential Puppy Purchaser Questionnaire

Thank you for your interest in a puppy from this breeding. In order to assist me in determining if this Doberman breeding is suitable for what you desire, please answer the following questions and return by mail.

Street Address:
City, State, zip code:
email address:

How were you referred to me:

Describe your dog history (breeds owned, when owned, title's earned, reason no longer have the dog(s), etc.)

What are you looking for in a dog?

Why are you interested in owning a Doberman? If you have owned a Dobe, why do you want another?

What type of Doberman are you looking for? Specify sex, personality/temperament, size, show/performance or pet quality, purpose, etc.

Describe your family (household members, children, ages), other pets, living environment (house, condo, apartment, yard), neighborhood, occupations, hobbies, interests, etc.

Who will be the primary care giver or will the care be shared amongst family members (please specify)?

How will you integrate a Doberman into your life? Mention exercising, feeding, dog's sleep location, where the dog will stay during the day & during vacations, training plans, who will be your vet, where you will go for puppy classes, etc.

What type of fence do you have in your yard?

What activities do you plan on performing with the Doberman? (conformation, obedience, agility, fly ball, therapy, hiking, walking or jogging companion, etc.)

Do you plan on using your Doberman for breeding? If so, why?

Are you willing to spay/neuter? If no, why not?

What dog related books have you read?

Would you allow a home visit? If no, why not?

If your puppy destroyed your favorite pair of shoes while you were out of the house, what would you do: 1) upon you return? and 2) the next time you left the house? Who was at fault?

If your puppy was constantly biting at you arms and clothes, what would you do?

If your puppy always jumps up on guests, how would you stop this?

Please share any additional information which was not covered above.