To pursue purchasing a Hearthstone puppy, please fill out the application form at the bottom of this page. We would love to hear from you, answer any questions that you have, and begin corresponding about finding a puppy that is the right fit for your family.
Raised with Love
We raise our puppies on a small farm with an abundance of love and a combination of methods that encourage the puppies to be confident, adaptable and eager to learn! By 8 weeks old, they have been weaned and socialized with adults, children and other animals. Additionally, they have completed 16 days of Early Neurological Stimulation and have experienced a variety of sight, sound and textural stimulation utilizing the Rule of 7’s and Puppy Culture methods.
What to Expect
Our puppies are all sold on AKC limited registration and come with a 3 year health guarantee. When placed in their new homes at 8 weeks old, they have cleared a complete physical from our veterinarian and are current on vaccinations and worming protocol. We provide you with a full “puppy packet” including pictures of their parents, copies of their parents health clearances, AKC papers and a bag of puppy food for their first week with you.
Our application questions help us know more about you and our puppies’ potential new home. It also ensures that we pair you with the best-suited puppy for your family. Upon approval, a $500 deposit is required to reserve your pick in the litter (pick is based on deposit date). The balance of $2300 will be due at pick up when the puppies are 8 weeks old.
Joining the Hearthstone Family
Once the puppies are born, we are thrilled to include the new owners on the puppies developmental journey! We will create an owners’ group text for that litter and update you each week (at a minimum) with pictures, videos and information on their progress. It becomes a special place to ask questions, share tips and tricks, and keep the littermates and their owners connected!
Picking Your Puppy
We utilize the Volhard Aptitude Test and daily observations of the litter to find the perfect puppy for your lifestyle! Between 6-8 weeks of age, we collaborate with our owners in order of deposits received, to determine the right placement. This is when the puppies personalities begin to shine and we have more accurate data and testing to base their placements on. Puppy play dates will be offered to locally approved owners when the puppies are between 4-8 weeks and facetime is always available to our out-of-state families.
Our puppies are now in 18 states and counting. If you’re not up for a grand road trip to Michigan, we are willing to ship the puppy via airplane. The additional cost is $500 and covers airfare, out-of-state health certificate and an airline approved crate. We ensure that our puppies are flown on the most direct flights possible. They are always sent with a snuggle puppy for comfort, food and water in case of an unexpected delay.
Please call us if you have any other questions! We look forward to connecting with you.