PINE GROVE GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOGS
PUPPY/ DOG APPLICATION
◦ Email Address:
◦ Home Number:
◦ Cell Number:
◦ Other Phone Number:
◦ Best time to call you:
◦ Family Info- names and ages of everyone residing with you:
◦ Does anyone in your household have allergies to dogs?:
◦ What is your occupation/spouse occupation:
◦ Describe your home, rural or urban? Rent or Own? Fenced yard? Acreage :
◦ What other pets live with you?
◦ Please list previous pets that have lived with you and the reasons they are no longer a part of your family:
◦ Why do you think a GSMD would be the right breed for your family?
◦ Have you ever met a GSMD? Where? When?
◦ What are your experiences with large breed dogs?
◦ What do you estimate the annual costs are for caring for your new Swissy? (Food, preventative vet care, insurance, training, day care etc)
◦ Where will the new puppy /dog be living?
◦ What kind of vehicle will your new Swissy be riding in?
◦ How many hours will they be left alone? And where?
◦ How do you plan to housebreak your puppy?
◦ What are your thoughts on crate training?
◦ How will your new Swissy get exercise?
◦ What kind of training and/ or obedience classes do you plan on attending?
◦ What kinds of activities do you plan on doing with your new Swissy?
◦ How will you socialize your new dog/puppy?
◦ What do you plan on feeding? And how often?
◦ Are you interested in a show dog or companion dog?
◦ Are you interested in competing in other AKC events like Agility or Obedience, or any working dog titles like Drafting, Herding etc.
◦ Do you prefer a male or female and why?
◦ Are you interested in a puppy or an older GSMD? Why?
◦ Are you 100% committed to caring for this Swissy throughout it's lifetime?:
◦ Are you aware that large breed dogs like the GSMD are prone to some health problems and treatment can be very expensive?
◦ Have you researched the most common health issues ? ( Bloat, Epilepsy, Orthopedic disorders, Urinary Incontinence )
◦ Are you willing to spay/neuter? If no, why not?:
◦ When would you like to purchase a new dog/puppy?
◦ How did you hear about Pine Grove GSMD?
◦ Is there any additional information you would like us to know when we assess placing a GSMD with you?
◦ Your turn! Is there anything you would like to ask of us at this time?: