Frequently Asked Questions
What type of guarantee do you offer?
Saddle Butte Retrievers Guarantee
We guarantee the puppy to be free of hip dysplasia up to 26 months of age.
If your veterinarian suspects a dysplasia problem, the x-ray showing this condition must be verified by the OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals). This x-ray must be done before 26 months of age. We have a 12 month guarantee on the eye cert. If any of these conditions are verified by OFA, we, the breeder, have the option of either refunding the entire purchase price or replacing the dog with a puppy of comparable breeding when available.
The dog must be put down by vet and proof from the vet needs to be brought to saddle butte retrievers with the AKC papers.
In any case, all veterinary, diagnostic, return, and replacement costs will be the owner's responsibility.
These guarantees are dependent upon demonstration that the puppy has received adequate care and nutrition. Anything that affects the development or well-being of the puppy such as abuse, neglect, trauma, or being used for breeding will void these guarantees.
What if I have to move my home and can't keep my dog?
SaddleButte Retrievers is willing to rehome dogs previously purchased through us for a small fee as a service to our customers!
Rates for Training/Boarding
SBR 2018 Rates
Monthly Training $650 (1-4 month minimum commitment)
Day Training $35
Monthly Boarding $500
Daily Boarding $25
Airport Transport $100
Vet Transport $40
Kennels (for shipping) $50-100, dependent upon size
All dogs who come to us for training or boarding must be current on all vaccines. Proof of vaccinations is required. Dogs in for training need to be on monthly heartworm medication, at owner’s expense. All females who come in for breeding must have documentation showing negative brucellosis test. We require payment for the first month when your dog is dropped off. Billing will be done on a monthly basis.
Where can I find training equipment?