THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ONE OF OUR PUPPIES.  ALL PUPPIES ARE CUTE, BUT REQUIRE A SINCERE COMMITMENT FROM YOU FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.

ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS

WHY DO I WANT A CAVALIER?                    AM I READY TO OPEN MY HEART AND HOME TO A PUPPY? CAN I AFFORD THE COST OF CARING FOR A PUPPY. DO I HAVE TIME FOR A PUPPY? ALL OF THESE THINGS AND MORE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED WHEN THINKING ABOUT ADDING A PUPPY TO YOUR FAMILY.

BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF AND FOR YOUR PUPPY!!

Let's be honest with each other.  Bringing in a new family member has to work 1000% or not at all.  There are no half measures, no 'it'll get better' or anything like that.  Total devotion and dedication is what is required for one of these little Cavaliers, after all, you are their new parents, so to speak.  They will give you unreserved love and dedication all their lives, if you can't commit to this, even after you've taken this little one home, don't make yourself and the puppy miserable.  Make the hard choice, bring that puppy back and let us rehome them.  You'll both be better off.  Every Cavalier is different, believe me, even in their own litter.  We have the luxury of seeing them develop, sometimes we see characteristics that you may overlook.   Patience is key to their development, constant patience, and consider when an 'accident' occurs, it is YOUR fault, after all, the puppy is learning, much as a child would learn.  If you have had little ones, you know of what I refer.  

Please consider what follows very seriously.  Were you to want to adopt a child, is everyone automatically approved to adopt?  To be honest, no they are not.  One reason or the othercan or will stop an adoption of a child in its tracks, the reason could be trivial, or very important.  The same applies here, you see, we owe it to these little ones careful consideration as to where they go.  They didn't ask to be born, as they say, but since they are born, we OWE it to them to locate the best possible home for them.  That being said, we do reserve the right to terminate, at our sole discretion the adoption of any Cavalier from our kennel.  Money is not the issue ever.  Our adoption fee is fair, so just because a family or couple shows up, check or cash in hand, it doesn't necessarily mean a puppy/adult will go home with you.  It is about the puppy or adult FIRST and FOREMOST, secondarily about the prospective family or couple.  

Consider certain factors such as your own personal health, how much time will you be at work and away from a helpless puppy. We're all getting older, and if you think you can keep up with a 10 week old puppy and you yourself are in bad health, guess again.  They are quick, will get underfoot, and could cause you to take a tumble, perhaps hurting yourself, or them, or both of you.   When they are little and just coming home, their little bladders just don't hold too much, they depend on your presence, and when you're not there, they can panic, and be traumatized being alone for a lengthy time.  An ideal home is one where the childen are over 6 years old, a retired couple, a couple with grown children.  You get the point.  Ideally, every home would have a Cavalier in it, but it is not so.  

 

 

 

Talk to the breeder, describe exactly what you’re looking for in a dog, and ask for assistance in selecting a puppy. Breeders see the puppies daily and can make uncannily accurate recommendations once they know something about your lifestyle and personality.

The perfect Cavalier doesn’t spring fully formed from the whelping box. He’s a product of his background and breeding. Whatever you want from a Cavalier, look for one whose parents have nice personalities and who has been well socialized from early puppyhood.

To make an appointment or to receive more information, please call 239-673-9135 or send us an email at:

 

val@cavaliers-by-val.com

 

val1949@yahoo.com  

Please note.  Cavaliers by Val reserves the right to cancel or terminate at our sole discretion the adoption of any Cavalier from our kennel.   THIS IS NOT AN ARBITRARY DECISION, BEARING IN MIND THAT THE PUPPY'S FOREVER HOME IS OUR DECISION AND OURS ALONE.  SADLY, WHEN A DECISION IS MADE TO TERMINATE AN ADOPTION, THE FAMILY INVOLVED WILL PROVIDE A 'LESS THAN GLOWING' REVIEW' ON GOOGLE OR OTHER PLACES TO SEEK RETRIBUTION.  WHAT MATTERS MOST IS THE ULTIMATE DESTINATION OF OUR PUPPIES.  REVIEWS ARE SIMPLY AN OPINION, ONE WE CAN'T CHANGE, BUT UNDERSTAND THIS, OUR DECISIONS ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUPPY IN QUESTION AND CERTAINLY NOT INTENDED TO ANGER THE FAMILY.  

PLEASE BEAR IN MIND, THESE ARE LIVING, BREATHING LITTLE CREATURES WHO NEED TO GO TO THEIR FOREVER HOMES AT 10 WEEKS OF AGE OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER.  A VISIT FOR A PUPPY IN ANY GIVEN LITTER MUST HAVE A DEPOSIT IN PLACE BEFORE WE SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOU.  WITHOUT A DEPOSIT, A PUPPY CANNOT BE RESERVED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.   WE CARE FOR THESE BABIES DEEPLY AND WANT VERY MUCH FOR THESE LITTLE TREASURES TO GO TO THEIR FOREVER HOME, THEY DESERVE GREAT HAPPINESS AND YOU DESERVE THEIR UNQUESTIONING LOVE.  MAKE CERTAIN YOU WANT A PARTICULAR PUPPY BEFORE YOU PLACE A DEPOSIT.  DEPOSITS ARE ALWAYS REFUNDABLE.   ONCE YOU HAVE PLACED A DEPOSITON A PUPPY, THAT PUPPY IS RESERVED FOR YOU AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE ELSE TO PLACE A DEPOSIT ON. FAMILIES ARE SCHEDULED TO VISIT AND FINALIZE THEIR CHOICE OF PUPPIES AT SIX WEEKS OF AGE  ON A WEDNESDAY,FRIDAY OR SUNDAY. VISITS ARE FOR ONE HOUR. A DEPOSIT MUST BE MADE TO SCHEDULE A VISIT. WE SCHEDULE VETERINARIAN AND SPECIALIST APPOINTMENTS THE REST OF THE WEEK.   YOUR VISIT TAKES PLACE IN ORDER OF DEPOSITS SUBMITTED AND  RESERVES THAT PUPPY FOR YOU AND ONLY YOU.  PLEASE BE CERTAIN OF THE COLOR AND GENDER YOU DESIRE, DO NOT 'SETTLE', THAT IS IMPORTANT.  DON'T REGRET YOUR DECISION.   SEE ''ADOPTION FEE'' PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

IF A PUPPY IS AVAILABLE  AFTER 10 WEEKS OF AGE A DEPOSIT MAY BE PLACED AND IS REFUNDABLE UNTIL YOU'RE ABLE TO VISIT IN PERSON, SHOULD YOU DECIDE NOT TO ADOPT THE PUPPY THEN YOUR DEPOSIT IS REFUNDABLE.  

 

CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NOT ABLE TO BE COVERED UNDER THESE GUIDELINES, BUT CAN BE WORKED OUT VIA TELEPHONE/EMAIL AS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOUR FAMILY AND OUR KENNEL.

After you have made a selection of your puppy, comes the inevitable 'we can't wait to get our new puppy home', and for you as the new 'parents', it may seem like forever!!  But still this is a very important time for you and your new family member.  Come and visit them, let your new 'fur baby' get used to your voice, your scent, your touch.  We want to accomodate you as much as possible, but with feeding, bathing, grooming and taking our Cavaliers to the vet, we have to ask that you try if at all possible to schedule your visit on WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY or SUNDAY a one hour visit, allowing you time to start to develop a bond with your new little one.  If that is not a possibility due to work/life schedules, we will attempt to accomodate a different day, these bonding visits are very important to the puppy's comfort level with you, making their transition to you and your family so much easier.  We'll have an area set up in our living room with more than ample room to let them wander around and stretch their little legs and for you to play with and handle your new family member.