ADOPTION PROCESS

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HELLO CURRENT AND FUTURE LIFE UNLEASHED FAMILY!

Learn more about  the adoption process here at Life Unleashed Farms.

Our adoption process goes as follows:

 

1. A family inquires via our application form:

 

YOU MUST THOROUGHLY READ THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, including our educational page, Sheepadoodle Facts page, and our contract. In your submission, you MUST INCLUDE information about your home environment, daily schedule, how much research you have done on this cross/breed, especially their grooming needs, as well as, children and other pets in your home, and what you plan to do with your potential new family member while you are away from your home.

2. Place your reservation fee.

 

The $500 (reservation fee is NON-refundable) is due upon submission of your contract. This reservation fee is non-refundable but can be transferred to up to two future litter if the need arises. After two litters have passed, you forfeit your deposit.

 

The deposit can be made via Venmo, PayPal via messenger app ONLY, Cash, and Apple Pay. The remaining balance will be paid in full with CASH ONLY.

 

3. Submit your contract through DocuSign.

 

Once your application has been approved and your deposit received, we will send you the contract via DocuSign. The top portion will be left blank, which will be filled out once your puppy choice has been made (more on that below.)

 

4. THE HARDEST PART...WAITING...and watching for updates.

 

We understand a family's excitement for their potential new family member, so as soon as there are updates to be had, we will send our announcements as posts on our Instagram and website.

We will post birth announcements to our announcements page on our website within 24 hours of birth.

To view instant photos and videos you MUST follow our Instagram: instagram.com/lifeunleashedfarm

5. Picking your pup

To ensure you and your pup will be happy for the duration of your pup’s life, we offer a system that ensures you get the best puppy for your family.

At four weeks of age, we ask each pup parent to visit in person or over zoom to pick their top three pups. We will use our temperament assessment, done at seven weeks of age, of each pup to pick the best match from your top three desired pups. The trainer and I will do a temperament assessment on every puppy. We then look at the applications and choose the best puppy for your family according to the application and temperament test results, and your top three pick. This will be your final pick and you can NOT switch once the pup has been picked, even if one comes available.

We strongly encourage all pup parents to visit our farm and family. Each Life Unleashed Farm (LUF) parent deserves the best support before, during, and after they pick their pup up. I stay connected to all our past LUF families (to the extent they desire) ensuring they are doing well and questions are answered over the duration of their Sheepadoodle’s life.

There are a few ways to meet our breeding pair and family: in person or over zoom/FaceTime/Messenger/Google Meet. We pride ourselves on our open communication and transparency since adopting (and homing) pups has many challenges and benefits alike. We have found that solid communication, and the ability to visit our farm, will eliminate most of the challenges for both Breeder and pup families alike!