Q&A shepadoodle, labradoodle, cockapoo and doxiepoo pups


breeding practices

 We breed all our shepadoodles, labradoodles and doxiepoos for health, the temperament that makes for wonderful companions, coat, and color. We screen for health problems and do follow up with our customers, offering house-training tips to health advice. We provide a written health guarantee. Genetic diseases are guaranteed against for 12 months. we do not breed related dogs. i always want to be updated on the health of your dog. i dont strictly stick to a 12 month guarantee. i want your pup to have a long life with you and i want to maintain a strong breeding program.

is there a spay neuter contract?

 Spay|Neuter required on all puppies at the proper age unless agreement is made between myself and buyer. 

will my puppy have any vaccines?

They are de-wormed regularly and will be up to date on vaccinations before they go home to their new family.  all puppies will have at least two vaccines before they go home.

do you ship puppies?

 i no longer ship puppies but we may be able to meet you or you are welcome to fly in and back out with your pup.

how much is the deposit on a pup not ready to go home yet?

i ask for half down and the other half plus sales tax at 8 weeks of age

do you board dogs?

i do not board dogs but if the puppy is ready before you are i charge $60 a week to keep the pup for a short time ie a couple weeks.

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do you have references?

please take a look at my customer letters page and my rating on google and other social media. many of my customers comment on my facebook page shannon shamrock kennels as well

what generation doodle should i get?

almost all of my doodles are hypoallergenic. the generation is not a significant consideration with the exception of F1 and some multigens depending on the coats of the parents.  you can expect some shedding from F1s. If you have allergies and want an F1, you may want to visit with the  pup first.

what food do you recommend?

i like purina proplan savor chicken and rice puppy. the pups love it too

should i crate train my pup?

crate training is the best way to train your pup.  while the pup is out of the crate assign someone to watch the pup when you see signs that he or she needs to potty take the pup out. they typically need to after naps.

what kind of maintenance does my puppy need?

yearly vaccines, monthly heartworm preventative, flea and tick preventative when present, grooming including pulling hair out of ears using ear powder. pulling small amounts at a time and rinsing ears with ear rinse, nail trimming, regular vet visits.

what does my puppy come with?

puppy will be clean, nails trimmed, ears cleaned and hair pulled, checked for hernias and teeth alignment, ckc registration papers, kennel lead, toy, small bag of food, pamphlet on Nu Vet vitamins, receipt with shot record and labels from vaccines, 12 month guarantee in writing