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Pricing, Payments & Deposit Information

 

Thank you for your interest in one of our Muddy River Babies! We are an AKC Dachshund breeder.

TO PUT A NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT ON A PUPPY:

ALL DEPOSITS/PAYMENTS ARE NONREFUNDABLE TO HOLD A PUPPY. You will need to add puppy to cart to pay in full (if available) or add PUPPY DEPOSIT to cart (under the Puppies for sale tab) to place a deposit and pay CASH at pick up. For puppy deposit, please make a note in the message area on the puppy you are selecting or text or email me so I can mark them off. You can also text or email me for an invoice if you can not locate the tab. Once the deposit or balance is paid there are NO refunds or switching dogs unless the dog would sadly pass away. (See contract tab for more info)

 

PRICING AND DEPOSITS:

Our puppy prices run from $950-$3000 depending on color, sex, parentage/ dog lines. Males generally run $950 and up, females start at $1250 and up.

 

- ALL OF OUR DOGS ARE AKC BRED!

 Our dogs are sold as....

PET ONLY: Puppies are listed and sold as pet only (no papers-I prefer to sell as pet only for many reasons including dog flippers)

or

Puppies come with limited AKC registration - on a Spay/neuter contract.

(This is noted next to the price.)

 

LIMITED AKC means NO breeding rights! The puppy is sold on a spay/neuter contract and no litters can be registered by this puppy. Limited papers are released once proof of spay/neuter are received before 1 year of age. With limited papers you can register and name the dog through AKC and the puppy can participate in Obedience, Tracking, Field Trails, Hunting Tests, Herding, Lure Coursing, Agility, and Earthdog. Visit Www.akc.org for more information on these events.

 

FULL AKC will be on certain litters only, and will be at a much higher price. If it is available, it will be listed. We are selective on who we offer breeding rights too, No backyard breeders. 

 

❤️❤️❤️We have the right to place puppies and deny anyone a sale and refund a deposit at anytime at our discretion without giving a reason!!! I will not deal with any loco stuff 😳. I want all our pups to go to an awesome home!! We are a good family breeder and only the best will do for our pups! 😁 No puppies will be sold to puppy mills, pet brokers, research facilities, pet flippers nor to pet stores....they are looking for FOREVER homes ONLY.

 

All puppies will vary on their nonrefundable deposit depending on price. Minimum Nonrefundable Deposit is usually $350.00 to $500 on Puppies under $1500. Any puppies over $1500 will have a nonrefundable deposit that will vary.

 

-PLEASE NOTE: A puppy can not be held without a deposit. NO EXCEPTIONS! First deposit holds a pup.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Cash at pick up.

NO CHECKS/NO MONEY ORDERS (We are aware of the scams!)

Please note we always get first pick! No holding pups without a deposit! No predeposits! 

 Balances are due at 7 weeks of age! Failure to pay balances by the due date will result in forfeit of your deposit and the Puppies being relisted for adoption!

 If you are a local pick up, please pay the balance by CASH at pick up. If you do not pay cash, and credit card/PayPal is used, you will incur a 5.5% FEE on the balance. Credit Card balances on a credit card will need to be paid when the puppy reaches 6 weeks of age. It will not be done at pickup. 


PAY IN FULL: If pay in full option is available you will be able to add puppy to cart. The 5.5% Fee will ONLY be waived in advance for full pay for a varied amount of time. (AT THE TIME OF DEPOSIT ONLY.) For example, If you only pay the $350 Nonrefundable Deposit, the puppy balance will incur the fee if you want to pay it by credit card or paypal anytime after the deposit. To save on this fee, please pay your puppy in full in advance (if available) or cash at pickup!

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DELIVERY/SHIPPING/NANNY SERVICES

-Check with me on availability to your area.

-No international

-Puppies must be paid in full 10 days in advance. Must be 8 weeks or older. 

-Delivery/Shipping is ALWAYS an additional fee paid by the BUYER and at the BUYERS Risk! If your puppy becomes sick or injured this is at your RISK as we can not control the environment once they leave our care! We recommend picking up your pup! Pricing usually runs about $475. For that amount you can usually fly in or drive in for cheaper, visit the Alamo and riverwalk 😁 and pick up your pup. We will meet outside the airport in the terminal area free of charge or in San Antonio or Seguin. 

 

MEET FOR PICKUP FREE OF CHARGE: We do get a lot of out of town clients and I can meet in San Antonio if needed or HOUSTON clients I can meet in Seguin for pick up which will cut 2 1/2 hours off your drive here round trip! I usually make one trip per puppy litter over to that area so please be flexible. Otherwise, I can possibly meet within a 30 minute area from my home if needed.

 

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Our dogs are fed high quality dog food and the puppies are fed high quality puppy food. I am currently feeding Purina Pro Plan Savor Puppy which contains live probiotics (We will give you a sample when you pick up your puppy!)

 

High quality care is costly for all of our dogs and puppies, (some breeders don’t do it), but we DO invest in their health (mentally and physically) and their well being because it matters to us!

 

As a protection for us and our clients, ALL of our puppies are vet checked before leaving! They will receive their first shots at the vet as well.

 

We spend lots of time not only having fun and playing but LOTS and LOTS of cleaning, feeding, bathing, vet visits, all hours of the day and night delivering pups and caring for puppies, emergency vet visits and after hours fees, puppy delivery supplies/nursery supplies, emergency supplies, puppy pads, blankets, dog and puppy toys, bones, record keeping, lots and lots of photo sessions (which are pretty crazy and lengthy at times 😂), emailing and speaking with clients as well as potential clients, vaccinations, flea, heartwormer, wormer, pest control, fence fixing, pooper scooping, fly baiting, and paperwork/documentation for AKC, and paperwork for my files as needed....just to name a few! Whew! 🤪  Our prices reflect this and there is a lot of money financially that goes back into our dogs. From our large yards and upkeep, including we are working on saving for an additional room onto the house for our puppy room and an indoor/outdoor facility eventually when the weather is too hot or cold to run around in, besides my living room and kitchen! 🙃 We try to get back to potential clients and clients as soon as we can, but please be understanding as I am caring for lots of animals as well as 3 kiddos and so there are times when I will not have my phone on me to return a call immediately but we will get back to you as soon as we are available! 

 

-Puppies normally leave our care at the 7th week of age or 8th week of age, which is what AKC recommends for best adjustment into their new home and surroundings. Our puppies health and development is a priority, so if the puppy needs extra time before leaving we will let you know, otherwise please plan on picking up about the 7th week/8th week, date will be noted.

 

-Holding Puppies: Puppies need to be scheduled for pick up on the 7th/8th week unless they require extra time for health reasons which I will advise as soon as possible. Please look at the estimated pick up date before putting a deposit. If this does not work for you, please email me before putting a deposit so I can check my schedule as I do my schedule around the pick up week/weekends (Thurs/Friday/Sat/Sunday) 

 

I am not a kennel and do not have staff, only family who helps watch my dogs and pups. Puppies that won’t be picked up by 8 weeks of age will need to be approved in advance to be held and will need to be paid in full by the 7th week to be held plus the boarding fee. They will be held at a daily rate of $20 daily/boarding rate. If you do not pay your puppy in full and boarding fee, they will be available for adoption by other families.  Again, we are not a kennel, so when puppies are not picked up on time it can mess up the family schedule when we plan trips or have family events so please try to pick them up on time. This rarely happens but has happened, If I can not reach you by phone or email after several attempts, we will automatically place puppies back up for adoption. Same applies to paying the balance on your puppy. It is the clients responsibility to make the final balance by the due date and failure to do so will result in loss of deposit and puppies being placed back up for adoption. Most clients I speak to weekly by sending photos and updates of their new pup so usually this is not a problem.