Calypso Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

Prospective Owners - Questionnaire

Finding the right home for a puppy is far more complex than finding someone who can pay the purchase price. Asking potential owners to think about the issues in the questionnaire below makes for a more prepared owner and a better chance of matching a puppy to the personality of the home.

Calypso Swissies are a lifetime commitment... by us, as the breeders, and by all of our owners. There is no perfect dog and there is no perfect home, but we try to match the dogs and families for as comfortable and happy a union as possible. Thank you for taking the time to help us in this matching process. 

Please complete the form below as completely as possible.  It is important to be honest and realistic.

Thank you for your interest in Calypso Swissies.

Terry & Bev Brown
Calypso Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

First Name*

Last Name*

Business Name (Optional)

Email Address*

Address 1*

Address 2

City, State, Zip*

Home Phone*

Alternate Phone (cell)

Please tell us about yourself.

How many people live in your home?*

What are the ages? Please include adults and children.*

Does anyone in the home have allergies?

Yes No

If yes, please explain:

What breed(s) of dogs have you owned, or currently own (please indicate if current), and what happened to any previous dogs?*

Do you work outside the home?

Yes No

If yes, how many hours per week?

How active are you and your family? Please explain? Do you travel often?*

How long/often will the dog be alone at home?*

How much time will be available to exercise, train and play with the dog per day?*

Per week?*

Who will care for this dog?*

Will you agree to take your puppy to puppy kindergarten or to obedience training classes?*

Yes No

Have you ever trained a dog before?

Yes No

Please provide details.

How will you house train your dogs?*

Do you crate train?

Yes No

Your Residence*


If other, please describe.

Do you have a yard?

Yes No

Is it securely fenced?

Yes No

What kind of fencing?

Where will the dog stay when you are away from home for short periods or on vacation?*

Please tell us about your Swissy experience

Have you ever seen or met a Swissy before? *

Yes No Not sure

Please explain the situation of your meeting a Swissy... in a home, at a show?*

How did you become interested in the breed?*

Why do you want a Swissy?*

In what activities are you willing to participate with your dog?

Draft work

Please explain any other activities you'd like to participate in with your dog.

What do you expect from your pet?*

Do you have a preference as to sex?

No Preference

Please explain your preference.*

What do you consider your responsibility would be if your dog were to develop health issues in the future that required expensive treatment or surgery? (Please think about this and answer as clearly as possible. In all breeds, there is the potential for h*

Please use this space to provide any additional information you feel is important when considering a new pet. Feel free to ask any questions.

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