Puppy Questionnaire

Please copy all of the below, paste it into an email to carolmesa@cox.net, and answer the questions there. This will help us with future discussions concerning the right puppy for you and your family.

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Your Name:
Email:
Daytime Phone:
Evening Phone:
Address:
     Street 1:
     Street 2:
     City:
     State:
     Zip Code:

Have you had the opportunity to be around a Portuguese Water Dog? Or have you owned a PWD in the past? If so, who was the breeder?


Do you currently own other pets? If so, are they spayed or neutered? Type and breed?


Have you owned another breed of dog in the past? If so, what breed?


Are all adults in your household in agreement to get a puppy at this time?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
Now that you have begun your search for a puppy, is your house and yard puppy proofed?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
What type of research have you done on the PWDs?


Are you aware that they are an active breed, especially when they are puppies?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
Are you aware that they require a significant amount of grooming? Weekly brushing and regular trips to the groomer?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
Please tell me about your family and lifestyle. Children? What ages?


Do you live in a house, townhouse, or an apartment? Do you own?


Where will the PWD be kept?


Do you have a fenced yard appropriate for an active dog? Type of fence?


Where will the puppy be when you are not at home?


How do you plan on exercising your PWD?


Do you agree with crate training?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
Are you prepared to commit your time to training classes?
     Yes   ___________________
     No    ___________________
What type of temperament are you hoping for?


Are you wanting a male or female PWD?
     Male ______________________
     Female ____________________
     Color?
Curly or Wavy coat?
     Curly _____________________
     Wavy _____________________

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