Puppies and shipping will be paid in full before we will ship the puppy. Pay pal is our preferred method of payment. and we can invoice you through pay pal - there is a 3% convenience fee for pay pal use. We will also accept personal checks, money order. If a puppy is younger than 8 weeks of age, we require a $400 deposit to reserve the puppy. Remaining balance plus shipping needs to be paid after the puppies vet check which is around 7 - 8 weeks of age. Puppies older than 8 weeks of age need to be paid in full unless other payment arrangements have been made. No puppy is placed on hold unless a deposit payment has been made.
Once you have made your choice and either purchased a puppy or put the deposit down, we need to have your name, address, phone number and airport you want the puppy shipped to. We book the flights and then email you all the details. It usually takes a couple of days for us to get everything in order for shipping. All you need to do is be at the airport to pick up the puppy.
** The red puppies generally get lighter in color as they get older. The darker muzzle also will lighten.
** The tan markings don't totally appear until the black/tan puppies are around 5 -6 weeks old. The gray coloring will turn to tan.
** We often get asked how big the puppy is - generally at 8 weeks of age - our puppies are weighing around 5 pounds - they do often look much bigger than that on the pictures - pictures can be deceiving.
It is important that you are aware of the habit, characteristics and training that this breed involves. Please do research on the shiba breed before committing to the purchase. They are not considered a lap dog and do like to be "alpha" dog - they are like a big dog in a small body. They need an owner who is committed to taking charge and being the leader. They can be a bit aloof, but are very loyal companions. They are a good family dog and do get along with children if raised with them right away. They are clean and generally easily housebroken. They are independent and can be quite possessive of their belongings and owner. The shiba needs to be leash trained and not trusted off leash.
We raise puppies for pets and companions. We do not guarantee for breeding purposes or for show prospects. We work closely with our veterinarian so that the puppies and the parents receive all the medical care they need. Our vet clinic provides the health certificate required for airline travel. We are members of the South Dakota Pet Breeders Association - we attend education seminars and receive the latest information on raising great quality puppies. We do not sell our puppies to pet stores or brokers.
Please contact us for more information or with any question - we are easy to work with and will do our best to make your puppy purchase a great one!
PLEASE give us a call if you have any questions!
If you are within driving distance of Sioux Falls SD - let us know and we will gladly arrange to meet you with your puppy and save you the shipping cost. If we meet you with the puppy, then the remaining balance is either due in cash at the time of delivery or through pay pal prior to meeting. Customers from South Dakota and those whom we meet in South Dakota must pay a 4.5% sales tax to the purchase.