Do you have a guarantee and what is it?
Yes, I do have guarantee.
Labs: 30 month on hips, elbows, eyes and EIC
Goldens: 30 month on hips, elbows, eyes, heart, thyroid, and EIC
Are your pups registered? Full or Limited?
All pups are registered with full registration. Registration can be from AKC, UKC or CKC. These are the three official registrations for dogs.
Are parents on site?
Yes, parents are on site, except during the months of Jan-Sept. when a number of the females or males are gone in training for the hunting. They are available at certain times only at my discretion.
Are you state licensed?
Yes, I am state licensed and have been since Jan. 17, 2012. All breeders or people who sell dogs/pups in the state are to be to sell in the state. License is to be posted in view of all potential buyers at all times. You can check to see if they are licensed by going to www.datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/ds/index.gov and clicking on the link that says View Alphabetical List. Also on this site you can make a complaint about a breeder.
What do I look for when buying a pup?
Look for the cleanliness of the facility. Where are the pups and adults housed? Is the air flow adequate (ventilation).
What do you do to the pups before they leave your care?
Pups are dewormed at 2, 3, 4, and 6 weeks of age. They are vaccinated at 4 weeks of age for Parvo and then again at 6 weeks with a 7 way vaccination. Pups are also microchipped at 6 weeks of age.
Are the pups checked by a vet?
Yes, according to state law the pups are required to be state checked with CVI exam. The owners are required to get a copy of these to take to your vet at the pups first vet appointment.
When does the pup need to go to the vet?
I require all owners to take the pup to the vet with the first three days of taking pup home, unless this is on the weekend or a holiday. This is best done before picking up your pup to have an appointment already scheduled. This is like a well baby check up except on your puppy.
Can I visit your facility before purchasing?
Yes, you are always welcome to come do a visit before purchasing. An appointment is required for all visits.
What else do the pups come with?
Pups come with a care package that includes, blanket, leash, collar, food, registration form, guarantee, vaccination schedule, lifetime support access to communicate to breeder.
How long have you been in business?
Countryside Retrievers has been in business for 15 years breeding high quality pure breed labs and goldens.
Are your dogs hunting or for family pet?
I breed for both for every need for customers.
Do you any of your dogs have titles?
Yes, a good number of my dogs are titled to master hunter titles.
Do you socialize your dogs?
Yes, they have a large outdoor run.
Are your dogs kid and pet friendly?