How long have you lived at this address? Is this a house or an apartment? Do you own or rent? If renting, do you have approval to allow pets from the landlord?
Are there children in the home? If so, what are their sex and ages?
Do you currently have other dogs or pets in the home? If so, what kind? Breed/sex/ages:
If you have had pets in the past tell me about the dogs you have owned. Include Breed, Sex, Age and whether they were spayed or neutered. If they are no longer with you describe what happened to them.
Have you ever owned a Siberian Husky before? If no, have you researched the breed? Are you familiar with the socialization needs of a Siberian Husky? Are you sure you can meet these needs:
Why are you interested in a Siberian Husky?
Do you have any preferences in sex and color? Are you willing to take a different sex or color if your first choice is not available?
Do you understand that Siberians are active dogs needing exercise, that they are pack animals and need companionship, that they are not good guard dogs since they are very friendly to everyone, that they dig, shed, howl and that they are NOT trustworthy off leash and MUST be confined at all times? They also have a very strong prey drive toward small animals and are generally not safe with cats. And are you will to take responsibility for this animal for the next 10-15 years?
Tell me about your home / facility, crate, fencing, height, location and type of fencing, dog runs or house pet. If no fence how will you handle the pups exercise and toileting needs? Will your puppy live inside or outside? And how will the puppy spend his/her days and nights?
Will there be someone home during the daytime while at work? If you work outside of the home, where will your Siberian Husky spend its time while you are gone? If you go on vacation or suddenly become ill, where will your pup stay?
Are you a member of any Siberian Husky Club, AKC, UKC or CKC? Have you ever been in bad standing with any affiliation?
Have you ever been turned into animal control? Give details.
Have you ever returned a dog to a breeder or shelter? If yes, what were the circumstances?
What are you looking for in a Siberian Husky? What characteristics are essential in your selection of a new puppy and which are important but not mandatory? Explain.
What are you plans for this pup? House Pet, Competition - Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Sledding? Have you ever competed or titled a dog previously? In what venue?
What are your plans for socializing and training this pup? Are you willing to complete a minimum basic obedience class under the supervision of a professional?
Please furnish 2 references with their contact information and their relationship to you. If you currently own animals, one reference should be your vet. Give Name, Address, Phone and Email Address (if known)
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