Thank you for your interest in our German Shepherds. We will provide you with excellent service and an excellent experience. We treat our customers as if you were family. We provide our customers with weekly updates and photos from the time the pups are born until the time they are picked up or shipped to you. We know how exciting it is for our customers waiting for that special new addition to their family! Our puppies are family hand raised with lots of tender loving care.
Your next family member that YOU get to choose awaits you!
~Loyalty for a Life-time~
Puppies from authentic pure West German bloodlines.
~~100% West German Bloodlines~~
Note: Don't be fooled by other "breeders" who sell puppies at "cheaper" prices, and claim "champion bloodlines." While this may be true, the "champions" are usually 3-4 generations back. Usually they are "breeding" working lines "mixed" with show lines, or American lines mixed with German bloodlines. Our puppies that we sell are 100% West German Show Lines. Our puppies are hand raised on a full time basis to ensure you are getting a well structured German Shepherd of sound mind and body. After all, we are not selling you "just a dog," we are selling you a family member that you will be proud to own.
As the old saying goes..."You get what you pay for."
We only offer pups with top personality and temperament; health and strong character included. Our pups are very social and live in close connection to our family! We sell the puppies that EVERYBODY is looking for...the ideal loving loyal family companion, that is also the family protector/guardian without being a liability. Isn't that what everyone desires? I know I do and countless of others do too! Not to mention, they are drop dead gorgeous Black and deep RED German Shepherd puppies with big heads, large boned with superb temperaments!
100% West German Bloodlines !!!
P.O. Box 145
La Grange, MO 63448-0145
Please, NO calls before 9 a.m. or after 7 p.m. central standard time.
NO Sunday calls or Sunday sales.
Emailing me is the best form of initial contact.
If you get our answering machine, please leave a message and we'll call you back. In addition, please send me an email as sometimes messages get erased.
Please take the time to read the "About Us" link, there you will find infomation about us, our breeding goals, experience, most importantly our love, passion and devotion for the German Shepherd.
For testimonials/references view the "Gallery" link, over 1000 photos and emails from satisfied customers.
Our website has been on line for over 15 years !!!
We only ship/sell our puppies within the United States.
We haven't shipped puppies since 2012. We no longer ship puppies. ALL puppies must be picked up at our residence at 8 wks of age. In EXTREME RARE cases...Shipping via airlines estimated at $575 (2012 price) for an 8 wk old puppy. Pups over 8 wks of age cost more to ship, the bigger the crate the more the airlines charge. (Shipping prices subject to change, due to increase in gas prices) Price includes airfare, airline approved crate, and travel to the STL airport (2.5 hrs one way) We do not make any money by shipping your puppy to you, these are actual charges/expenses. We prefer you to pick up your pup here, but due to distance we do offer shipping as a convenience for our clients. Buyer is responsible for ALL shipping costs. Puppies can fly in the summer as long as the outside temperature does not exceed 80 degrees. Puppies can fly in the winter as long as the outside temperature is not lower than 20 degrees, depending upon which airlines is used. In the event that a puppy cannot not be shipped for whatever reason, buyer will have to arrange other method of delivery or picking up the puppy in person at buyers expense.
We have shipped puppies many times throughout the years and have found it completely safe, if it was not...we simply would not do it.
All puppies shown by appointment only!
Puppies are not shown until 8 wks of age.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.
Visitors: The ONLY visitors that we allow are the depositors who come pick up their pups at 8 weeks of age. This is OUR home, NOT a commercial kennel, not a store front, or petting zoo where we have people coming and going.
ALL pups sold as pet companions only on AKC LIMITED registration.
Price: $2000 and up, buyer pays all shipping costs.
A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to reserve a puppy.
The deposit of $500 applies towards the purchase price.
We will NOT hold/reserve any puppy without a deposit.
Money order, cashiers check, western union is accepted for deposit.
CASH ONLY is required on ALL balances due at puppy pick up day @ 8 wks of age.
Sorry, NO Personal Checks Accepted!!!
"Kathy Roberts" and mail to: P.O. Box 145, La Grange, MO 63448-0145
We allow 5 business days for your deposit to reach us.
If deposit is being sent on a puppy that is ready to go, deposit must be payable via bank money order or bank cashiers check. Deposit must be sent Fed-Ex next day or Express Mail. Balance is due in cash when puppy is to be picked up.
Balance due/method of payment required when picking up your puppy in person at 8 weeks of age:
When coming in person to pick up your puppy, CASH is required on balance due.
ALL puppies MUST be picked up or shipped at 8 wks of age.
When to pick up puppy:
Puppies MUST be picked up by their 8 wk old birthdate, if you are a no show for your appointment on the pick up day as assigned to you, your deposit will be forfeited, next in line will get your selection, pup will be sold. NO exceptions! We give our depositors 8 weeks notice of the day of pick up. It's your responsibility to be here on that day! This is because we have other depositors/customers waiting ahead of you and the next in line after you to make their selection. Please be considerate, as our customers travel great distances to pick up their puppy.
If any of these requirements are not met, deposit will be forfeited and pup sold.
If we are shipping your puppy to you a money order, certified bank cashiers check is required 30 days PRIOR to shipping. ALL shipping fees including the cost of the puppy must be paid in full 30 days prior to shipping.
All funds must clear prior to any pup leaving/shipping.
ALL photographs and content on this website is copyright protected. No duplication, reproduction or distribution of any pictures, site content allowed. Violators will be prosecuted!
Terms of Deposit:
Deposits and or payments made are non-refundable. If you change your mind about a purchase, deposits/payments made are forfeited. If you leave a deposit on a particular pup, from a certain litter, and that pup is unavailable, for example not enough males or females available in the litter, or if the mating didn't result in a litter, your deposit will be transferred to the next available litter of same quality. If no litters are available, your deposit will be held for the next future litter. If a breeding/mating did not result in a litter, your deposit will be rolled over to the next available future litter. The deposit is a commitment from you to complete the sale, whether a litter is available now or pending, or a future breeding, we honor that by reserving that special puppy just for you. Be sure you are fully committed to a purchase prior to deposit placement. Once deposit is received we tell other prospective buyers that the pup/puppies are sold. Please reserve early, as our puppies sell quickly. Puppies are reserved in order deposit received.
When you purchase a puppy from us you will receive the following:
Unlimited hours of love and socialization. When I raise a litter of pups it's done on a full-time basis, I do not work outside the home, unlike other breeders who come home at the end of the day and try to raise a litter of pups part-time. Raising a litter of pups is a full time job. I am devoted full time to my puppies! That is why our customers rave about how well socialized our puppies are when they get them. We consider our dogs and puppies a part of our family, we do not consider them "dogs." They are the love of our lives! German Shepherds are the ONLY breed we raise/own.
- 37 + years experience in raising German Shepherds.
- Over 30 years in the same location.
- Puppies are started at 3 wks of age on a "house-breaking mat" by the time they leave here at 8 wks they are completely broken on that mat, this makes house-breaking a breeze for our customers! Our feedback from our customers using this method, stated that they have their puppies completely house-broken in 10 days or less.
- Puppies are raised indoors. Our puppies are not raised outside or in outdoor kennels, they are raised indoors, they have air conditioning in the summer, and heat in the winter.
- Holistic Nutrition. Our puppies are fed Quality puppy food that is free of corn.
AKC registration papers.
Copy of both parent's certified AKC pedigrees w/photos.
Complete health exam by our vet, PRIOR to pups leaving.
Vet health certificate issued in buyer's name.
Health Vaccination x de-worming record.
- Health contract.
- Life-time breeder support.
Each puppy receives 2 series of vaccinations starting at 6 & 8 weeks of age.
Complete de-worming beginning at 3, 6, 8 wks of age.
Home Again Universal Micro-Chip with registration form.
- K-9 Salon Works~regardless if you are picking your pup up or if we are shipping, the day of departure each pup will be shampooed, condition, blow dry, nail trim. Using only the finest professional salon grooming products.
- Why do we do all this?
Because we care about our customers and we LOVE our puppies!!!
Our puppies are sold to loving-forever homes only. We have invested a tremendous amount of time and money into raising each puppy. If we charged per hour of our time
that is devoted to each puppy, no one could afford to buy one. Much love and care is given equally. This is done, so when you take your pup home, he/she is the pup you expected for your family. We want to be sure that the same love and care is continued once he/she leaves here. Remember, this is a life time commitment.
Books that I recommend...
"Puppies for Dummies" By: Sarah Hodgson. (A MUST have for new puppy owners)
"The Art Of Raising A Puppy" by: The Monks of New Skete
"German Shepherd Dog" by: Susan Samms (Kennel Club Books #159)
"German Shepherds For Dummies" by: D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.
"How To Be Your Dog's Best Friend" by: The Monks of New Skete
"Dog Bible" (Bow Tie)
Black and Red German Shepherd puppies for sale.
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