Questionnaire

We invite you to fill in this questionnaire to give us a sense of where you are in your quest to add a Border Terrier to your family and to help us understand your expectations for your new canine friend.

Do not forget to click on "SEND " when you are done.
If you do not receive an acknowledgement in 2 days, please contact us at: jansim1980@gmail.com

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The following questions are not intended to be critical or judgmental.
The answers will help us to establish the right breeder/prospective owner relationship. It may even result in your realising that a Border Terrier is not the right breed for you.
When we place a puppy or adult in a new home we want the placement to be a happy situation for you and your family as well as for the dog. The decision to own any dog may well affect the next 15 or more years of your life so we want to do our part it ensuring your choice is the right one.
Please answer all of the questions before submitting the form. There are no wrong answers so please answer honestly.
 
Have you lived with or personally owned a Border Terrier before?
Yes
No
 
What made you choose a Border Terrier and what sources of information did you use to learn about the breed?
Are you looking for a Border Terrier that you can participate with in the following activities (check as many as you like):
Earthdog Tests Conformation Hunting Barn Hunt Nose Work Obedience Rally
Therapy Tracking Agility Flyball Breeding
Do you have a strong preference for male or female?
Male
Female
No Preference
If you have a preference, please explain why.
 
How would you describe your accommodation.
House
Apartment/Condominium
 
Do you own or rent
Own
Rent
 
How would you describe your location?
Rural
Urban
Suburban
 
Do you have a completely fenced yard suitable for a dog?
Yes
No
If the answer to the above is "yes", please describe the fencing.
If no fenced yard, how will you handle a puppy/dog's exercise and toilet needs?
 
Is it important to you to walk with your dog off leash?
Yes
No
 
Please list all the adult members of your household with their ages.
 
If you have children at home or regularly visit your home please provide their ages and experience with dogs.
 
Please provide information on any other pets you currently own.
 
Please provide information on any dogs you have owned in the past and the circumstances under which they left your household.
 
How long will your dog need to be alone and what arrangments are you considering?
 
Where would you leave the dog while you were out of the home? (you may select more than one answer):
Free run of the house Confined to part of the house Crate
Other Please specify
 
What plans do you have for your dog when you go on vacation
 
What, if any, training/socialization classes do you expect to take your puppy/dog to?
 
Are any members of your household allergic to animals?
Yes
No
If "Yes", please provide information on the allergies and why you feel a Border Terrier will not be a problem in this situation
 
Who will be the primary caregiver for your Border Terrier?
 
Please describe your lifestyle and those activities that you enjoy and hope to share with your puppy/dog
Please use the space below if there is anything else you would like to tell us or any specific questions you would like to ask.

Thank you for taking the time to fill in this questionnaire. We hope that it has helped you think through the serious decision to add a new canine member to your household and we look forward to continuing this conversation.
Sincerely
Pam Dyer