Siberian Husky Puppy Adoption Process
Thank you for your interest in an Aruff puppy. To adopt one of our wonderful puppies, follow these steps.
1. Look at our Available Puppies,
if you have any questions most can be quickly answered in the topics below.
2. If you see a puppy, you want fill out our Puppy Application
I will process the application (within 1-24 hours) and e-mail you back.
3. If your approved you will be emailed the contracts to complete and return with your deposit. Once contracts are completed, you will be sent further info and our puppy manual to start planning for your puppy. It is a comprehensive manual written by me on many puppy topics.
I update with photos/videos weekly here on our website, but I can also email photos directly to you.
Puppies will be ready to go at 8 weeks of age. You are welcome to come see the puppies by appointment.
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
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All Puppies come with (additional fees apply):
Lifetime Written Health & Temperament Guarantee: for Hereditary/Congenital Defects.
Lifetime Support: you can call or e-mail with questions at any time.
Health Record: A current health record, vaccinated and wormed at least twice.
Health Certificate: A current health certificate from our veterinarian
3 or 4 Generation Pedigree: Displays the names, titles, coat colors, health testing of ancestors.
Official AKC Registration Certificate - limited AKC registration in your name, completed for you by your breeder. It can take up to 2-4 weeks to receive.
Microchip - already implanted by breeder, so puppy can always be tracked backed to us if you cannot be reached.
Microchip Registration and Lifetime Enrollment in AKC Reunite -Your puppy’s microchip registered in your name, completed for you by breeder features include: 24/7/365 always speak to a live agent with no annual renewal or hidden fees and free account updates for as long as you own your pet and annual reminders to make sure your pet’s information is up to date for speedy reunions and even private online records account to upload your pet’s picture, info and more!
Microchip Collar Tag from AKC for your pet's collar with his/her microchip # listed for people to report if lost.
An AKC Folder - Containing your puppies Guarantee Contract, Shot Record, Health Certificate and Training Video.
Puppy Manual: written by the breeder based on 32+ years of experience.
30 days of AKC Pet Insurance - with up to $1500 in coverage (provided by the AKC)
Complimentary Vet Office Visit- Free initial appointment at an AKC Vet Provider (provided by the AKC)
New Puppy Handbook- Essential care and advice for the new puppy owner
AKC Family Dog Magazine - 1-year subscription
A Guide to Dog Care and Training Video
AKC Good Dog! Training Helpline - Live telephone support and advice from expert trainers seven days per week for the lifetime of the dog. Whether you need help training your puppy, introducing an adult dog to your home, or improving her manners, AKC trainers can help.
A Fur baby Blanket - Ease your puppies stress and anxiety when going to a new home by taking home mom’s smell on one of our specially hand-made puppy blankets (patterns may vary).
Premium Collar - Our dog collars are made with premium nylon webbing, solid stainless-steel D-rings and trademarked side release buckle.
Premium Lead or Harness: Made with premium nylon webbing for durability.
Premium Toy - A top of the line toy, that we have tested with our dogs to ensure satisfaction.
Puppy Food - a sample bag of Nutrisource small and medium breed puppy.
Vitamins - A sample pack of NuVet Plus Vitamins.
but most of all with lots of joy, happiness and love to give.
Also available at additional cost are:
Personalized Collar ID Tags
$5 - $8 depending on tag chosen.
Toys- we have various types of toys available.
Personalized Embroidered Blanket with your dog’s name or phrase you choose. Email for details.
Apparel- we have various types of dog clothing and harnesses available.
Photos- We will happily send you some of your puppy's photos taken while here with us, photos will be resized and watermarked for web use free of charge, however we also offer all photos that were taken while here on a USB. Approx. 6000 X 4000 pixels and without watermark $85
3 Generation Photo Pedigree
(Suitable For Framing) $35
Note: Some dogs we have full photo pedigrees on and others we have some but are not complete.
Certified Birth Certificate
Your puppy's very own Certified Birth Certificate complete with time of birth, up to three photos and our Official Embossed Seal!!
Bag of Gourmet Treats
Made with all human grade ingredients, so even your toddler (or husband) could eat one
We Feed Nutrisource Small and Medium breed puppy When you do change food, do it slowly over a period of 4 weeks (this would be 6 weeks after purchase)
We carry larger bags available for purchase or you can find it locally here http://www.nutrisourcepetfoods.com/where-to-buy
Our puppies are $1500 - $2000 on average. All of our pups have excellent temperaments and come from parents and ancestors with exceptional health and temperaments as well and all are raised with kids, a cat and other dogs and we follow a vaccination and health program that works best for keeping our pups healthy. We guarantee top quality at a reasonable price.
Due to Minnesota State Law, if you pick your puppy up in the state of Minnesota, we must charge sales tax of 6.88%. That will be added to the price of your puppy.
Waiting List & Deposits
A $200 non-refundable deposit will hold the puppy of your choice until puppy is ready to go or you can sign up for our VIP waiting list and get pick of litters before public (in the order that deposits are received)
All deposits go toward the purchase price of the puppy. Deposits can be rolled litter to litter until you find your perfect puppy (for up to 12 months). We do not hold puppies without a deposit. Deposits are non-refundable so please be sure you are ready to commit and when sending the deposit and make sure to email me with your contact info and preferences for a pup (color, gender etc.)
To get on the VIP list fill out our Puppy Application
When a new litter is born, I will post photos, and e-mail the VIP list, then 24 hrs. later I will go through those that have responded and are interested in the order that deposits are received. If you don't respond or pass you will be notified again on the next litter.
Once you have chosen your puppy, we will hold that puppy for you until puppy is ready to go at 8 weeks old. We will post updates weekly, sometimes photos and sometimes video. Photos can be emailed to you as well, so you have them for your puppy album. Puppies can be viewed by appointment.
You are always welcome to pick up your new puppy here in Akeley, Minnesota (pickups are by appointment only)
However, we can meet for an additional fee. Here are the fees for a few cities, but please contact us about specifics!
St Cloud: $200
If your out of state and can't drive here you (or friend or relative) can fly in and pickup, we can meet you at the airport. (Fargo, ND or Minneapolis, MN)
We can provide safe reliable delivery to most airports in the USA. We meet at the airport for pickup.
Venmo, Cash App, PayPal, Credit Card (4% fees apply)
Direct Bank Transfer
(at least half down or full balance) no % fees just a $10 charge for my bank fee.
We do not accept Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders of any kind.
Sorry our bank is not accepting Zelle at this time.
I frequently get asked how to avoid the fees, unfortunately all business transactions incur the fees. Only personal transactions do not. That means if you are paying a deposit of $200 then add $8.
for the fee's so total would be $208. If not added it will be added to the balance due.
Due to Minnesota State Law, we must charge sales tax of 6.88%.