MarTrav French Bulldogs
Potential Puppy Buyer Questionnaire
Stephan & Marie Pelletier
Your assistance in completing this questionnaire will help me place the right puppy or adult with you. Please be sure to fill out every applicable question. Thank you for you cooperation and interest.
How did you learn of MarTrav French Bulldogs?
For what purposes are you purchasing a French
If you are looking for a show prospect, do you have any show experience?
If yes, please explain:
Do you prefer a
Puppy (8 weeks - 6 months)
Puppy (6-12 months)
What age range?
French Bulldog color:
If your first preference regarding sex or color isn't available, would you still be interested in a puppy?
Do all family members want a new puppy?
List the ages of all persons residing in your home:
List occupation of the adults residing in the home:
Are you aware that French Bulldogs have exercise intolerance?
Are you aware that French Bulldogs are prone to allergies, particularly skin allergies?
Are you aware that French Bulldogs can be more difficult to housebreak than most dogs?
Are you aware that French Bulldogs shed?
Is anyone in your family afraid of dogs?
Is anyone in your family allergic to dogs or cats?
Does anyone in the household smoke?
Have you had French Bulldogs before?
If yes, where did you get your French Bulldog? Please list breeder/rescue or other source.
Have you owned other breeds?
How many, when, and from whom?
If they died, how did they die and at what age?
Do you own any other pets currently, other than
Have you ever had to put a dog to sleep?
What was the reason?
Are you committed to care for this dog's needs for its lifetime?(French Bulldogs can live up to 12 years of age or more)
Do you own
If you rent, do you have permission to have a dog?
Proof will need to be provided.
Is your yard securely fenced?
Type of fence?
How many feet high?
Do you padlock your gates?
Do you have a kennel run?
If you do not have a securely fenced yard, how do you plan on exercising your new dog/puppy?
Do you have a pool?
Is it fenced separately from the rest of the yard?
Will someone be home with the dog during the day?
If your dog will be left home alone during the
day, how many average hours?
Where will the dog be kept when you are not home?
If in the house, where?
In crate or loose?
If you are not home during the day, what arrangements will be made to feed and exercise the puppy while you are not home?
Where will the dog be when you are home?
Where will the dog be kept at night?
If in the house, where?
Other (please list)
At night will the dog be in a crate or loose?
Who will be responsible for the dog's care, such as feeding and walking?
Who will be responsible for the dog's health care and veterinary visits?
Are you willing to take this dog to obedience and puppy kindergarten classes in order that he will become an enjoyable companion and a good canine citizen?
Where will you take your dog to classes?
Who will train the dog?
How would you describe your lifestyle as a family?
What type of recreation do you enjoy as a family?
How do you usually spend your family vacations?
How would the puppy be cared for when you are away?
If divorce should occur in your family, however unlikely, what would happen to the dog?
Are you aware that puppies require more time and attention than older dogs?
Are you willing to make that kind of investment of your time?
Have you taken into consideration the expense of a dog including food, training, routine vet care, emergency vet care?
How much do you expect to pay yearly for dog care?
Do you have a regular veterinarian?
Please list their name and address
Please note we do veterinary reference checks. You will need to give your vet's staff authorization that we can ask about your current/previous pets and their care.
Are you willing to spay/neuter this dog?
Are you willing to allow a home check? This entails myself or if you live far away, an associate, that will come to your house and see where the puppy will live.
Have you ever rescued a dog and helped place it
for adoption or kept it yourself?
Have you ever had a dog hit by a car?
Please explain the circumstances
Are you willing to keep in contact with the breeder with periodic updates as we love all these puppies as our babies and are always interested in how they are doing?
Are you aware that all vet schools and the American Animal Hospital Association are recommending a reduce vaccination protocol?
Are you willing to not vaccinate yearly (per the research that is out there), even if your vet isn't aware of the new research?
For reference please check this website:
http://www.jaaha.org/cgi/reprint/42/2/80 - American Animal Hospital Assoc
and for more articles please put dog vaccines in your search engine to pull up many articles that address this.
Are you aware that no matter how careful your breeder is, and even though your breeder obtains the appropriate clearances from the parents of the puppy, that just as in humans, there is always a possibility that your puppy could inherit some genetic problems including hip dyplasia, heart problems, cancer, allergies, etc?
Are you still willing to purchase a puppy knowing
that there is no such thing as a perfect puppy?
After reading this questionnaire, do you still feel that you are willing and able to offer this type of commitment to a dog, so that the dog you purchase will have the type of lifestyle that he requires and deserves?
Do you understand that in the event that you are
unable to care for or are forced to give up this puppy/dog at any time
in its lifetime, it must come back here.
If possible the dog may be transferred to another family member or friend after filling out a questionnaire and signing a contract.
Please write a paragraph as to why you and/or
your family, want a French Bulldog. Please use as much space as possible,
the longer the better.
If sending back via email (preferred) please use
a script font. If you don't have a script font, please use a different
Please list references below (previous breeders
you have bought from, dog trainers, and personal references):
Thank you for inquiring about a MarTrav French
Stephan & Marie Pelletier