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in loving memory of Dan and Barbara Jessup
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WHEN DONE RIGHT - DOG BREEDING IS EXPENSIVE!

Sadly, "breeders" who produce puppies for profit put little money back into their dogs.  This allows them to experience huge profits, which is why Craig's List and "Next Day Puppy" type breeders (aka: "greeders") are common now. 

The price of quality feed, veterinarian care, stud fees and health testing has gone through the roof. I don't charge any more than I need to break even. If you have any questions on what costs go into breeding fine dogs, please don't hesitate to ask. 

And please - DO NOT get chumped into paying thousands of dollars for "backyard bred" animal from a "breeder" with a fancy website who tries to impress you but can't even provide proof of basic OFA/DNA health testing! Remember, your money can support the health and future of your dog breed - or your money can pay for the "breeders" trip to Disneyland!



Cairn Terriers
Foundation Quality Full AKC reg: $2000
Non-breeding Limited AKC reg: $1800

Dobermans
The price of my Doberman litters is based on the cost of buying foundation quality dogs and importing them from Europe. Importation fees are extremely expensive, usually more than the price of the dog!  Stud fees and importing frozen semen from top dogs in Europe is very, very expensive. The price of implanting the semen through surgery is very expensive. The cost of ear cropping rises every year running anywhere from $350 to $800 depending on which veterinarian I can book with. The cost of the ear crop is included in the price of each pup. 

Foundation Quality Full AKC reg: $3500
Non-breeding Limited AKC reg: $2700

LIMITED OR FULL - WHO CHOOSES?

A "foundation quality dog" means it is a pup with superior health clearances, soundness and temperament to be a very good best to be used for breeding. If you are interested in breeding, this is the pup you want.
BUT.  Most people know that breeding is a BIG DEAL and want to leave it to breeders. For this reason if you are willing to take Limited Registration the price of even a "foundation quality" dog will be dropped.  My number one goal is a great home.  My second goal is to make sure that those who do want to breed, buy the right dog to do that with for the sake of the breed. 

I prefer to place my pups locally, however I will ship pups within the United States and Canada.  Pups sold to other countries on a case by case basis. 

Shipping will be from Portland, Oregon (PDX) and trips must be NON STOP. Buyer will be charged for the cost of shipping and the crate I will pay for the health certificate. 
​Wee Annie (L) and Mungo  loved and owned by Anita Albrecht. Wee Annie by Diane Jessup.
One cute pup! Toby loved and owned by Connie Rupert, WA.

What you get for your purchase price:

DOBERMAN PUP*
Our Puppy Packet which includes instructions, the puppy's pedigree, proof of parent's DNA health tests for Degenerative Myelopathy (DM), Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM 1 AND 2) and Von Willebrand Disease (vWD) and OFA hip, elbow, dental, patella, etc., clearances.

 Copy of latest HOLTER test and echocardiogram.

Tail Docked - Ears Cropped (Medium)

Age appropriate Shots/Worming

AKC registration FULL or LIMITED depending on pup

Lifetime Microchip registration PREPAID FOR LIFETIME

Mentoring for the lifetime of your pup!


CAIRN TERRIER PUP*
Our Puppy Packet which includes instructions, the puppy's pedigree, proof of parent's DNA health tests for Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy (Terrier Type), Aliases: Erythrocyte pyruvate kinase deficiency, PK Deficiency, PKD and Craniomandibular Osteopathy CMO and several  OFA clearances
As of summer 2001 I am now testing for: Paired Serum Bile Acids for Liver Portosystemic Vascular Anomaly (PSVA) and Microvascular Dysplasia (MVD), Ocular Melanosis (OM), Legg-Perthes disease and Von Willebrand’s disease (Type I).

Age appropriate Shots/Worming

AKC registration FULL or LIMITED depending on pup

Microchip registration PREPAID FOR LIFETIME

Mentoring for the lifetime of your pup!​


Please compare what you get for the price of the puppy...

If you are paying thousands for an UNCROPPED Doberman puppy with minimal health testing - just what ARE you paying for?  (Hint: I bet the "breeder" drives a newer vehicle than me! LOL!)


*NOTE: On occasion I have to use a stud dog not owned by me. In this case the dog may not have all the health testing I have on my dogs. Please ask me about this if you have any questions!
​A WARNING!

Here are  "Red Flags" you should watch for when dealing with breeders.

First: those who claim they "do not need to health test" because their dogs are "healthy". The fact is, many serious diseases can ONLY be determined by DNA  or x-ray tests. A dog may "carry" the disease, and show no signs, but when bred to another "carrier" the pups will develop the disease!  There are as many excuses for why a breeder won't spend money on health testing their dogs as there are "backyard breeders". 

Beware breeders who bad mouth DNA or OFA tests as "not accurate".

Health testing is the number one difference between reputable breeders and those in it just for cash.

Second, beware kennels which will not ship their pups...  New government regulations prohibit "commercial kennels" (like puppy mills) from shipping pups. This is a giant warning sign folks!