SunBear Australian Shepherds
 "The Total Package"   Contact: 336-307-0872

~SunBear Questionnaire~ 

We appreciate your effort in helping us to match our wonderful aussies with suitable homes and living situations.  Please take your time answering these questions. 

    Please COPY& PASTE your answers to us @ [email protected]

  Answers that are INCOMPLETE OR OMITTED will NOT be considered for our aussies. 


Legal Name:   ______________________

Cell Phone Number:  ___________________          

Home Phone Number:   _________________________                                                                                            

Complete mailing address:  __________________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                                      

Do you currently have children living in your home?            

If Yes - Please list Ages:     

Are you retired or working full time or part time hours ?
You live In a ......

Single Family Home__________ Apartment/Condo___________ Other__________


Do you OWN this home? 


IF NOT, do you have a signed agreement from your landlord or rental company stating that you can have a dog of this size on this property? 

Where will this aussie live?
Indoors_____ Outdoors ______ BOTH ______ Kennel ______   Yard _______   

How long will this aussie be alone each day?
Do you have a fenced in yard?   
How high is your fence?
** IF NO FENCE** Please describe HOW this aussie will get daily exercise.   

We STRONGLY advise that you take your aussie pup to a Recognized obedience program or instructor for the betterment of your lives together, **once your pup has had at least 2 or 3 vaccinations.**  

As always, we recommend you follow the advice of your vet regarding vaccination protocol.

Name of person in charge of health care/vet care for this aussie?                                                  

Where will your aussie stay if you travel and are unable to take your dog with you ?

Specify what colors//sex you are interested in:

First Choice Color: _________________________ Sex:__________

Second choice Color: __________________________ Sex:__________

ARE YOU WILLING TO CONSIDER A PUPPY OF ANOTHER SEX OR COLOR IF YOUR CHOICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN OUR LITTER? 

For what purpose are you seeking an aussie? Place an ( x ) besides all that apply:

Family or Personal Companion: ________  Spay or Neuter: ___________ Breeding:__________ Showing:_________ Agility: _________ Therapy: ________

Obedience Competition: ________ Herding:________ Fly Ball: ________

 ><><> IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT SunBear or SunBear's will be the FIRST WORD chosen in naming ANY pups placed by us.

If you are looking for a FAMILY COMPANION OR PET, will you sign our PET Contract requiring that you have this aussie surgically spayed or neutered by the age of 9-10 months of age and provide written, verifiable proof from your vet?

 It is further understood and agreed by BUYER that this aussie nor any of it's descendants will be registered with ANY OTHER REGISTRY INSIDE OR OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE PURPOSE OF BREEDING.  This is considered a serious breech of contract and will be dealt with legally and carries a fine of $1,500 to Buyer and due to Breeder, Theresa Jay.

***ONCE VERIFICATION IS FROM YOUR VET, THEN YOUR REGISTRATION PAPERS WILL BE PROVIDED AS/IF AGREED UPON***. Not all aussies placed by SunBear will come with registration papers. 

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###IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A PET AUSSIE, YOU MAY SKIP THESE SECTIONS MARKED IN ~RED~ THESE ARE FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR SHOW and//or BREEDING CANDIDATES.

If you are looking for a SHOW/BREEDING Candidate.... 

 ><><> IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT SunBear or SunBear's will be the FIRST WORD chosen in naming ANY pups placed by us.

We have a specific contract for Show/Breeding dogs placed by SunBear.  Some are placed by a private/specific treaty.  However either way, our contract requires Health Tests BEFORE breeding you aussie takes place.

Are you committed to doing an OFA or Penn Hip by a certified Vet?

Are you committed to doing Yearly CERF testing? Or at minimum every 2 years having your aussie Cerf'd during his/her breeding duration? 

Who will be showing this aussie ?     If your answer is YOU ....Do you have any ring experience ?           If so, please tell us more HERE.....

If you will NOT be the person to SHOW....Do you plan to hire a good handler ?  Have you checked into the costs and commitments involved with showing with a professional handler ?  Can you entrust another with the care, conditioning and housing of your aussie for showing ?   

Are you interested in BREEDING? 
If so, tell us MORE about your plans and experiences and breeds you have previously bred HERE....

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EVERYONE PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING;

Number of dogs CURRENTLY owned of all breeds:

Names //Ages //Spayed/Neutered //Intact? (required)


Current Vet Name & Contact info:

~2 ~ Personal References: (Name and Phone required)

Name & Phone:

Name & Phone:

 >>> PLEASE READ RETURN POLICY BELOW AND TYPE YOUR NAME OF THE BOTTOM STATING THAT YOU HAVE READ & UNDERSTAND OUR RETURN POLICY<<<

   ~~~~~SUNBEAR RETURN POLICY~~~~~~  

Our aussies are placed with a Pet/Companion Contract or a Show/Breeding Contract.  Please see information below relating to which type of contract your aussie will come with.

For our Pet/Companion Quality aussies:

If it ever becomes necessary to re-home your spayed/neutered Pet/ Companion aussie, we will try to honor requests to place your SunBear aussie with your suggested friends or family requested by you, if at all possible.  However, no placements can be made without the written permission from SunBear aussies. 

We are happy to share a current copy of our PET (non-breeding) contract.  Please ask to see it first if you have any questions or concerns.  We are happy to email it to you to include with your Deposit.

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For our SHOW // BREEDING Quality INTACT aussies ONLY:

It is agreed that you will return this aussie and all registration papers and health care records to SunBear Aussies at HALF of Initial Charge **IF IT BECOMES NECESSARY TO RE-HOME YOUR ~~SHOW/BREEDING Quality~~ aussie for ANY reason.  Absolutely **NO PLACEMENT CAN BE MADE IN REGARDS TO SHOW/BREEDING QUALITY AUSSIES** without EXPRESS/WRITTEN permission from Theresa Jay of SunBear Aussies, otherwise a $1,500.00 penalty will be due and payable to Theresa Jay within 5 days of discovering this breech of contract.  When agreement is followed and a Replacement aussie is offered due to a covered health problem coming to light,  then that aussie pup will be of breeder's choice and granted only after ALL stipulations are met and providing they are within guarantee period in abidance and according to provisions contained in Show/Breeding contract.                                     

****Breeder (Theresa Jay) retains right of venue, regarding legal action should it arise due any breech of contract for breeder's current city or county and state of residence.

We are happy to share a current copy of our full SHOW/BREEDING contract.  Please ask to see it first if you have any questions or concerns.  We are happy to email it to you to include with your Deposit.

****ALL PARTIES READ & SIGN BELOW:

Type in your name,  email address and date below stating that you have read, understand and agree to our "RETURN POLICY**  for PET and/or SHOW/BREEDING Aussies

NAME: ________________________

E-Mail Address: _______________________________

Date: ___________________________

**HAVE YOU BEEN TRUTHFUL ON THIS QUESTIONNAIRE?    _____________

 Answers that are INCOMPLETE or OMITTED will not be considered for an aussie. 

PLEASE CONSIDER AUSSIE RESCUE..... Here is the link to that page:

     http://www.aussierescue.org/AdoptFromARPH/AvailableAussies.aspx

 Revised 6-10-17. Previous contracts are still binding as per the signatures.