Frequently Asked Questions
You Asked, We Answered
Do you have any puppies available? How much do you charge for a puppy?
For getting information about our litters and available puppies, please check the side of our Litters page. We always update our pages to let you know any news about our litters or plans of breeding our dogs.
We sell our puppies for $5,000
Do your puppies come with AKC papers?
Yes, As a condition of DeLaVega Goldens, all of our puppies are sold on AKC Limited Registration. This means that the dog cannot be shown in conformation dog shows and cannot be bred. A dog with Limited Registration can participate in performance events such as:
Agility, Obedience, Dock diving, etc.
For more information on AKC Limited Registration click here.
Do the parents have OFA clearances?
Yes. Both the mother and the father of all our litters have passing OFA Hip, Elbow, Heart, and Eye clearances at the very least.
Click Here for a further explanation of why clearances are important from the Golden Retriever Club of America.
Do you sell puppies with a health guarantee?
No. We do not sell puppies with a health guarantee. On the other side, we make sure you are sold the healthiest possible dog. All puppies go home with a health certificate signed by a board-certified veterinarian and their first round of shots.
I would like to purchase a puppy.
Where do I start?
If you want to get one of our puppies, please fill up an application on our Puppy Application page.
If your application is approved we require a $500 deposit to hold a spot on our list, we will contact you to send us a deposit. Your spot on the list will be determined by the gender of the puppy you want and when your deposit will be received.
The earlier you send a deposit, the better your spot will be on our list!
The deposit is refundable till the birth of the puppies, once the puppies are born and the number of puppies and gender is determined, the deposit is no longer refundable. If there are not enough puppies to your spot, your deposit will be refunded, or you can be rolled into the list of the next litter.
What are your ways of payment?
We accept payments via PayPal, Zelle, checks, and cash. Eventually, we are not accepting payments via credit cards. (Only if you agree to pay for all the fees that include the transaction)
we do not offer discounts of any kind, nor do we offer any payment plans.