Maltese Application 2021

**Please do not attach photo’s or business cards to your application!** ( But feel free to send any photo’s you wish to share in a separate email. Thank you!). 

Please answer ALL questions in numbered format so that we may better get to know each other. You can send this via email to kathryn@belladolcemaltese.com . One the application is reviewed, I will set up a phone call to discuss. A $500 waiting list deposit will be required to be on my waiting list. This is applied towards the cost of your puppy.

  1. Name, Address & Telephone number. Do you text on this number? Do you facetime? (Celebrities-if your uncomfortable sending your personal information, that is fine, but please know that I prefer to speak to the future owner of the puppy and not your assistant when it comes to placing a puppy with you.)
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  3. Is your significant other/spouse/partner in agreement with purchasing a Maltese puppy?
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  5. Do you prefer male or female?
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  7. What is your timeline for obtaining a pet? How soon or what date are you wanting to bring a puppy home? Do you have vacations planned, home remodels, moves, or other issues that will prevent you from accepting a puppy when offered to you? What are those exact dates? Please do NOT put down “As Soon As Possible” if you cannot accept a Maltese puppy when offered.
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  9. What  SPECIFICALLY is the most important trait would like to see in your Maltese? Please be precise about age, size, personality traits, certain looks, etc,  Are you ok with me choosing your puppy for you based on the criteria that you provide?
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  11. Please list any children under the age of 18 yrs.
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  13. Please any other pets in the home. Can you provide proof of spay/neuter?
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  15. Are you currently working with any other breeders? If accepted to my waiting list, do you plan to continue to shop for another Maltese?
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  17. Do you own or rent? Does your current home have stairs? Pool? Fenced backyard?
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  19. How many hours per day are you gone from the home? What will the puppy do and where will it be housed when you are gone?
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  21. Where will the puppy relieve itself? Where will puppy sleep?
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  23. Have you ever owned a Maltese before? Where did you get your Maltese? Please describe your knowledge of the breed, health, grooming, etc
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  25. Do you plan on keeping your Maltese in a long, “Show” coat or keeping it in a “puppy cut”? If you are wanting to keep your dog in a long coat, please explain your grooming experience.
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  27. Do you plan to train, exhibit or use puppy for service? What is your knowledge of training or exhibiting?
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  29. Have you ever had to re-home a pet before? Please describe the circumstances. Where is that pet currently?
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  31. How did you hear about us? Who referred you?