~Our Policy on
for Pups and Adult Dogs
As is standard throughout the dog industry,
Deposits for securing a pup or adult dog
This is to insure that both the purchaser as well as the
protected on the sale of the pup / dog
for which the deposit is being given.
Deposits are placed by you for securing your choice for a
pup / dog
you wish to purchase from Schraderhaus K9 .
Regarding our puppies, your timely deposit
will secure the next available
designated puppy pick
from our upcoming litter.
Your deposit prevents this puppy from being sold to
If you are not positive about sending a deposit,
or your housing situation for
bringing a pup into your home is uncertain at that time,
you may want to consider waiting until everything is
in the best interest of you
and your new puppy.
Once pups are born from your chosen litter,
should you not be able
to take your designated pup
and have not contacted us ahead of the birth of the
to notify us of this fact, we will consider
your deposit to be forgeited.
In the event
your chosen litter does not conceive pups, or there
are not enough pups to cover your deposit, you will
NOT loose your deposit and
roll your deposit over to the next suitable litter for
Deposits secure a pup in the order they are received.
After discussing our litters with us, to determine a
suitable litter choice for you
from which to
reserve your puppy, and you send
via PayPal, your pup from such designated litter is
secured for you immediately.
deposit by mail with money order of bank cashier check,
we request that it be sent to us via
Fed Ex. or Priority Next Day Postal Mail.
We then tentatively
reserve the pup for you
allowing for holidays and weekends during this
24 hour period,
availability of said pup is removed from access
to other buyers,
with the understanding that
your deposit must be
by our facility
within this time allotment.
request a confirming tracking number
at the time your deposit is sent.
So long as a
tracking nuber confirms it has been sent, we will allow
a reasonable time for it to arrive to us.
If your deposit
has NOT been confirmed
as having been sent within this 24 hour time period
the pup /pick position may be
released for sale
to other buyers.
This means that if another client sends a deposit from
website via PayPal,
via Priority Next Day mail,
and their deposit is received / documented prior to
your deposit being sent / confirmed/ received within the
24 hr reserved time frame,
they are ahead of you in pick # choice for a puppy
from the designated litter.
It is for this reason that we offer the option for deposit
to be made
from our website.
PayPal Link is accessible from our
Home Page, top right
and at bottom of the
Upcoming Litters and
New Litter Postings
whereby the deposit secures
a pup for you immediately.
PayPal is a secure site.
We are not connected with PayPal in any capacity except
as a means to facilitate our sales transactions.
If you do not currently have a PayPal account,
you may establish one via the
page from our website
or by accessing PayPal at
When purchasing a Schraderhaus Pup, preference is given
purchasing the pup
with full registration, their goal being
to title / breed the dog.
This is because we strive to place our dogs into homes
who will work the dog
or to other well established breeders who intend to utilize them in their breeding programs.
We typically reserve the #1 first pick males and females
of each of our litters
solely for purchase by clients wanting
This allows the # 1 male and female pups to go
intending to breed or trial / work the pups, contributing
toward our goal of improvement of the breed as a whole.
Some litters are sold only with
which are litters geared toward high level competition
or police work.
For those clients who are looking
for a potential breeding dog,
we sell for this purpose
ONLY to well established
who hold like goals and philosophy as
and health certification of said breeding candidates,
and who will also uphold our
requirements to their future
buyers of pups, for first
obtaining hip and elbow certifications along
and age requirement of minimum 24+ months in order
to upgrade their purchase
of these offspring to FULLregistration status,
from Limited to Full,
as stated in our purchase
Clients who intend to purchase the dog as a home companion
personal home protection dog, oftentimes choose to have
the dog neutered.
It is for this reason that
if you are sending a deposit on an upcoming litter,
is standard that a pup
being sold to new owner with
placed in line for a puppy
behind picks #1... male
and female from a
even though there may be no other deposits yet received on that specific litter.
Our # 1 puppy pick, male
and female, of
our litters is, with few exceptions, earmarked for
ESTABLISHED GSD owners/Breeders who intend to
work, train and
title, and/ or plan to breed their dogs when they are
Whenever possible, your inquiry as to
status on # for puppy pick
will be disclosed to you at the time you choose to send
Those with deposits in place will move
up in the pick order should someone ahead of you
from any given litter, provided the qualifications for
#1 pups are met
by prospective owners of
said pups, should you become eligible for moving up.
However, in no case will a #1 pup, male or
be sold with limited registration status at
the lower price,
to a first time owner or inexperienced GSD owner.
Buyers with deposits in place may
move up on reserved pups from their chosen litter
when a person ahead of them moves
from a particular litter,
provided the pup is not already reserved
in the event someone moves from the litter.
Full Registration DOES trump Limited
Registration choices in the #1 pick order.
This detailed deposit policy is standard for our kennel,
unless denoted verbally
and agreed to by us
at the time
you are discussing your purchase, deposit and puppy
whereby changes or exceptions to this policy must be
on 1st page of purchase contract or on an addendum contract
and which must be
noted and included as
part of the sales contract for your pup purchase,
following receipt of your deposit.
With few exceptions,
Schraderhaus Pups will initially be issued with AKC
even though you may be purchasing
the pup with
implemented to protect our pups from being
bred prior to 2 years of age,
and to insure that our
clients purchasing OUR pups
our required guidelines for pup reaching 24 months of age,
passing hip and elbow xrays
requiring the dog is first certified as a healthy specimen for
to breeding the dog,
and has obtained an
approved working title, so
as to insure that our dogs are
and are of breeding age / quality, if
and when first bred.
For compliance of the titles,
you can choose a title from our
Title List page.
above requirements have been
met, you will be able to upgrade to Full Registration status
those pups that have been purchased with full registration
at no additional puppy price to the buyer,
that of the AKC registration upgrade fee (currently
$25.00) for upgrade to Full Registration status..
& A Full Registration
Unless specified in writing at the time the deposit is
all deposits which have been received for a pup
upcoming litter will be rolled
over to another suitable litter,
in the unlikely event the litter is not conceived
there are not enough pups produced from the
This insures our clients of an immediate reservation on
from our next available litter.
Exception to the
above deposit policy is made
only if a specific breeding for a
particular pedigree combination,
(which has been specified at the time the deposit is
does not produce a litter or the requested # of pups
from the designated breeding,
which was stipulated in writing as such in an separate addendum to the
original contract, wherein the specific terms of the
deposit are described therein.
Rollover deposits are given first
immediately behind any
deposits already received by us
for a pup from a specified upcoming
litter, and are placed ahead
of any new deposits received for said litter.
If you must move your deposit to a later litter,
we must be notified
NOT LATER THAN 2 weeks following the whelp
of the pup that your
initial deposit was dedicated to.
are considered forfeited.
It is understood
by both buyer and seller that when pups are born to a litter
and meet the agreed upon criteria for buyer's litter
choice for their new puppy,
it is expected that the pup will be purchased and fully
paid for by you, the buyer,
according to our payment policies.
Payment for your puppy, plus
shipping if applicable,
is due in full by
In the event of default by purchaser regarding the pup
we have reserved and held for you,
deposit and all monies paid are forfeited by purchaser.
more information and to discuss your
particular needs for the dog you are seeking,
253-380-0190 / call 253-843-1123 PST
for more information
on available puppies and
future retiring females...