Members of your Household and ages
Does anyone in the household have allergies to dogs?
Who will be the primary caregiver?
Have you ever owned an English Cocker Spaniel (or dog) previously? If so what happened to it?
Why do you want an English Cocker Spaniel? Why is this breed right for you?
When are you looking to purchase a puppy?
Do you have a preference for gender or color?
Do you prefer docked tail or no? Why?
Would you consider an older puppy or adult
Describe your new puppy’s personality. Be VERY specific.
Reason for wanting an English Cocker Spaniel, check all that apply
Do you have a fenced yard?
What type of fence, or if you do not have a fence how do you plan to keep your dog safely exercised?
Where will the dog primarily spend its time? House, Kennel, Dog run, outside?
How many hours will the dog be left alone? If more than 6 will a dog walker be used?
Where will the dog sleep at night?
What would happen to the dog if for some reason you are no longer able to keep the dog?
Do you have other pets currently? If yes age and type.
Have you ever given a dog up to a shelter, pound or rescue group, if yes please explain?
What problems (health, training, behaviour, etc) if any did you have with previous dogs?
How long do you expect house breaking to take?
Do you plan to spay or neuter your puppy? When? Why do you feel this is or is not important for the health of your puppy?
Have you familiarized yourself with the characteristics of the English Cocker Spaniel?
How much time do you expect to do weekly on training and grooming?
How did you hear about Hillset kennel?
Why do you want a English Cocker Spaniel? Why is this breed right for you?
Are you willing to stay in regular contact with Hillset kennel for the life of the dog and provide updates?
How do you plan on the daily, weekly and monthly upkeep on your puppy? Including nail trims, baths, ear cleaning and general all over well being. Do you have a groomer you will be seeing?
I understand that my puppy’s health guarantee is contingent upon health, diet, vaccine protocols and educational protocols being followed.
I understand that this is a 10+ year commitment and should my lifestyle change, my puppy will be included and accommodated for in this change.
I understand that should extenuating circumstances happen and I can no longer care for my puppy, I am required to return it to Hillset kennel and sign over ownership back to Hillset kennel.
How do you plan for the puppy to get to you pickup, ship?
Anything else you would like to tell us?