We are both proud to be AKC Breeders of Merit! We have produced multiple AKC Group winners, multiple National Specialty class winners and placers (USASA and ASCA), Award of Merit and Premier winners and AKC, ASCA & CKC Champion Australian Shepherds!
**We do NOT sell puppies for breeding only! All our puppies that are sold with breeding rights are placed with serious show or performance homes only and are required to achieve an AKC or ASCA Conformation Championship or Open performance title before being bred. We do NOT leave tails on our puppies.**
We are excited that you are considering joining our furry family! Here at Paramount, we strive to produce outstanding Australian Shepherds that are an asset to the breed and a treasure to their families. Each one of our litters are special to us and a tremendous amount of time, research and thought goes into every one of them. In each litter we always plan on keeping at least 1 or 2 puppies to show and carry on our program with and the rest of the puppies are offered to loving homes.
We care tremendously for our puppies' well-being and their new families' happiness and this includes the huge responsibility of placing each puppy in the correct home that they would best be suited for. We carefully watch our puppies as they grow and do temperament testing exercises to see what type of lifestyle/home they will thrive best in. For example, an active hiker/runner wanting a companion to join in with them on these activities, would not be best suited with a couch potato dog nor would a person with a very laid back/quiet life want a puppy that has a ton of energy and would be bouncing off the walls from boredom. It is so important to match this breed’s energy level/temperament with similar homes and would be a disservice to the puppy and to our puppy families to do otherwise.
Paramount puppies are breed with three P's in mind- Purpose, Principles, Perfection. First and foremost we breed with a specific purpose in mind: to produce outstanding individuals that are a benefit to their breed, excel in the conformation ring, performance venues and most of all in our hearts as wonderful family companions. All Paramount dogs have had their health screenings/clearances done before they are bred. These are searchable on the national OFA database. Simply visit their website (www.offa.org) and type in the registered name of the dog. If someone tells you their dog has an OFA rating (hips and elbows), you can search and find their results in their database. Second, we practice tried and true principles when it comes to our breeding program and offer continued support for our puppies and their new families for the entire lifetime of each puppy. We believe getting a puppy should be a wonderful experience and treat all potential puppy owners with the same amount of respect and honesty as we would expect to receive. Thirdly, we seek perfection here at Paramount: being extremely selective when breeding; striving to produce the perfect Aussie according to our breed standard. We are not happy with mediocre and you shouldn't have to settle for it either. We want the best for us, for our puppy buyers and for the breed!
If you decide we are the right breeders for you and go forward with getting on our Reservation List, here is what you can expect from us:
You can expect an announcement email within 1 week of the puppies being born, the next update at 3 weeks (once all eyes have opened) and updates every two weeks thereafter. These updates will include information on how the puppies are doing, important information for bringing your puppy home and pictures or videos of the puppies. We want our families to feel like they are a part of their baby's lives from the time they are born. We stand by our puppies and offer a 3 year health guarantee. All our puppies are well socialized and have been introduced to crate training before going to their new forever homes. They are also microchipped and will come with their first CERF eye exam from a Board Certified Canine Ophthalmologist as well as their first vaccination and will have had multiple dewormings before leaving for their new homes.
*Pet puppies are $1,500 and are required to be spayed/neutered. We put tremendous love, dedication, time and effort into every litter, please do not ask for a reduced price or discount.
*We require a $250 Deposit to reserve a Pet puppy for you with the balance due when you pick your baby up. *Please note, ALL Deposits are Non-Refundable.*
**Our Show puppies are sold on an individual basis. We are very selective on what quality we want representing us in the show ring and usually have a waiting list for future puppies. Our Show puppies start at $2,000 and most are sold on a co-own. Please inquire for more info.**
Getting a puppy is a commitment, you must be prepared to spend the next 12-15 years taking care of your puppy.
If you are interested in a Paramount puppy, we would love to hear from you! Please fill out and submit our Puppy Questionnaire below. This answers all our basic questions we like to ask our potential puppy owners. After we receive your Questionnaire, we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Remember to include your phone number and email address on your Questionnaire...we have no other way to respond to you if you do not. If you do not hear from us within 2 days, please call us.
*Serious inquiries only* Please understand that we ask many different questions so we can best match each puppy to their new forever home. We do not sell puppies based on markings or eye color. We place puppies based on temperament first. However, we do try to keep in mind the desired traits each person wants when placing our puppies. We do NOT leave tails on our puppies. Part of being the best breeders we can be is breeding according to the AKC and ASCA Breed Standard. Our Breed Standard calls for tails not to exceed 4 inches. We are of the mindset that no reputable breeder in the USA would purposefully leave tails on their puppies. Please visit the AKC and ASCA websites to view the entire standard.
Please click on the "Puppy Questionnaire" below to fill out our Questionnaire
Interested in adding a Paramount puppy to your family?
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**Please read all the way to the bottom to answer most of your questions**
*Puppy Questionnaire located at the bottom of this page*
Some of our beautiful babies we have produced here at Paramount
**Fill out our Puppy Questionnaire below for information on our Upcoming litters**
**Our Reservation List is full for the remainder of this year**
Our next planned litters with potential puppy availability will be for the beginning of 2021
For more information about upcoming litters, or to inquire about getting on our Reservation List for a puppy in 2021, please fill out our Puppy Questionnaire at the bottom of this page.