Phone (home and mobile numbers)
Address (proof of addrerss will be required)
How long have you lived at this address?
Type of dwelling: House, Villa / Town House, Apartment / Unit (Proof of Body Corporate permission for you to have a dog will be required)
Are you renting? If so, please provide a letter of permission from your landlord that you are allowed to keep a dog at the rental property. Please also provide contact details (name, address and phone number) of your landlord.
Do you have a vet that you have an established relationship with? Please provide the vet’s details:
Do you have any children? If yes, what are their ages?
Who will be the puppy's primary care giver, especially during the next four or five months?
Where will the puppy be kept during the night? Crate in the master bedroom, crate in another person's room, crate in a room where no person is sleeping, loose in a bedroom, loose in a room with no person in it, other?
Where will the puppy be kept during the day?
Do you have a fenced yard or suitable pen? If no, please explain your arrangements for allowing outside access.
Do you have a swimming pool in your yard? Please describe fencing.
How many hours on average will the puppy be left alone? 0-2 hours, 2-4 hours, 4-6 hours, 6-8 hours, more than 9 hours:
Will there be someone available to feed and exercise the puppy during the day?
Do you have other animals? If a dog/s, what are their breeds and ages? Please provide Certificate of Desexing for current dog/s.
Have you ever owned a dog before? If so, tell us more about your experience with this dog (what kind of dog, how long did you own the dog etc). Also, if you no longer own the dog, please tell us why. If it died, what were the circumstances?
Have you ever turned a dog over to a pound / shelter or returned a dog to a breeder before? If so, please explain the condition.
If you were in a situation and found yourself unable to care for the dog, who would take over the dog's care?
Does anyone in your household have allergies to animals? If so, to what kind? Also, have you consulted with your physician regarding the new puppy and / or have you visited with a Havanese in person to check for allergy sensitivity?
Do you know how to housetrain a puppy?
Do you intend to attend training classes with your puppy, such as puppy preschool, obedience or similar training?
Do you understand the difference between main and limited registration with Dogs NSW?
Are you willing to sign a spay / neuter contract if purchasing a pet?
Are you aware of the costs involved in veterinary care, including spaying and neutering, purchasing a good quality dog food, grooming costs, boarding the dog when you are away etc?
Are you aware that you are taking on the responsibility of another living creature who will, for the rest of its life (12 years +), be dependent upon you?
Are you prepared to give the puppy a loving, life-long, forever home?
What homework have you done on the Havanese breed?
Do you know any Havanese? Have you actually handled a Havanese dog?
Do you own (co-own) other Havanese? If so, please tell us about them.
Are you aware of the grooming requirements of a Havanese?
Are you prepared to brush and comb your Havanese each day and bath it once a week?
Who will be grooming the Havanese?
Will you be using the services of a professional groomer? Are you prepared to take your dog to the groomer at least every 6 - 8 weeks?
What are your expectations and / or concerns about getting a Havanese?
Please explain why you think you would be able to provide a loving home for a Havanese
Who referred you to Beljala Kennels? How did you hear about us?
Anything else you would like to add to tell us more about you?
Do you want a male of female puppy? Note: Both males and females in the Havanese are as good as the other. Both have the same qualities and love of their families. As Havanese only have small litters, sometimes the sex / colour you want will not be available.
What colour puppy would you ideally like? (noting we cannot breed for colour so it is always a surprise until they are born)
What is the purpose of your puppy? Family pet? Show dog? Breeding? Obedience? Dog Sports (eg agility)?