Will my puppy be registered?
There are several canine registries (The American Kennel Club, (AKC), APR, ACA, UKC) and others. All pure bred puppies are eligible to be registered. You will be given the opportunity to register your new puppy at the time of purchase.
What does it mean to have a registered puppy?
Buying a registered, purebred puppy means that its family tree is documented as being exclusively one breed. Buying a registered dog does not necessarily mean that the dog is "better" than a non-registered dog. It means that its parents are of the same breed and that the dog comes from a purebred line. AKC (American Kennel Club) is the most familiar purebred dog registry in the country. There are several other dog registries such as ACA, APR, UKC that also register purebred dogs.
Will my puppy be microchipped?
Yes, all of our puppies are microchipped before purchase. The Left Paw will supply a lifetime microchip registration for all customers and puppies. If your puppy should ever become lost, there is a greater chance that your puppy will be recovered if it has a registered microchip.
Is there a charge for microchipping?
There is no additional charge for the microchip or the registry. The Left Paw is happy to include all fees in the price of your puppy.
What breeds are best for people who have allergies?
People who have allergies and are interested in purchasing a puppy can still enjoy being a pet parent.Try to look over the types of non-allergenic puppies that don't shed as much hair and dander. Non-shedding puppies are known as hypoallergenic , and they are an extraordinary decision for individuals with sensitivities. Breeds to consider are: Maltese, Poodle, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Whoodle, Shih Tzu, Zuchon, Havanese, Bichon Frise, Schnauzer.