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Adoption Procedures and Fees

~ Red and Brown Puppies ~


$200.00 - non-refundable deposit to secure a position on our waiting list
$2,000.00 - Brown 'DARK' Brown
$3,000.00 - Reds 'REAL' Red
*Price includes the spay/neuter which is $300.00 - $1,000.00+ savings for you
Shipping is an additional $450.00 and we are unable to ship June - October because of the heat
This means if we have a puppy available for you during this time, you have to forfeit or come to pick up your puppy in Niagara Falls.

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~ Illustrating how our colour, health and type has improved each generation through our diligence and dedication ~
For more information about colour breeding *Click on Colour

~ Our Pricing is based on Quality ~

Quality that is reflected in the pedigrees of EACH of our Poodles
completing and passing ALL the "12"+ available OFA and DNA health testing completed on EACH of our Poodle parents
the Multiple Working and Performance Titles, the Grand Champion Titles that EACH of our Poodles have earned.
The High in Trials, Best in Show wins and of course our Poodle progeny achieving the honour of placing in UKC's Top Ten yearly.

We only use the best highest quality Poodles in our breeding program and we prove this by
achieving all the Titles and Testing that we do, which offers the public assures that without a doubt
the wonderful quality of life we are able to offer our Poodle parents, the special bond we have with each of our Poodles
and is proof of the health, intelligence and superior lineage, and enhanced lifestyle our Poodle Puppies come from.

Of course all of these accomplishments do not come "free".
Bijou Poodles spends $60,000.00+ a year on our Poodles doing our ongoing Testing and Trialing
to prove that our Poodles are worthy, of being reproduced. Our Poodles really are, the Complete Package.
Because "just wanting a pet", doesn't mean you should have to sacrifice on looks or health.

Lastly, Bijou Poodles also have the darkest red and browns found in the world.
Achieving Colours that hold, required years of careful research, planning, vision to achieve.
~ Of course Poodles are a humans best friend, and our Poodles fulfil this very meaningful Purpose, first and foremost ~


We much prefer people to pick up their puppy in person so that we can meet you
and you can meet to meet mom, siblings and aunts and on occasion dad
We are located near Niagara Falls
However we realize this is not always possible, so we do offer shipping to most major airports, out of Buffalo, NY (BUF).
$450.00 - Shipping is an additional $450.00 and includes cage and documentation, travel to airport.
More information about *Click on Shipping
We are only able to ship October-Mid December or January- July due to heat or cold when flying.
As of 2016 there is only a few airlines allowing "carry on" for pups at the discounted price.
Pups can ship as cargo, as usual.
(*Prices are subject to change, based on colour and or quality)

Adoption Procedures:

1. Complete an Application.  

2. Once your application has been approved, we will invite you to put a $200 non-refundable deposit to secure a spot on our reservation list.
When we have a litter born, we go down our waiting list contacting people in the order for which we received their deposit.
Or if you so choose, we will offer you a time frame of when to get in touch with us again in the future
to check in on our breeding plans, if you don't wish to put a deposit.
If your application is not approved we will let you know ASAP and may make some suggestions.  

3. We will accept "6-9 Advance" $200.00 non-refundable deposits on "anticipated" future litter(s).
Non-refundable, means, that if you change your mind about purchasing a puppy that you requested
and that we have available and are offering you, you loose your $200.00 non-refundable deposit.

When a litter is born and thriving, we will contact people on our waiting list in the order in which
we received deposits. As each person responds we add their name to our Litter's Page and continue down the list.

You may turn down the offered puppy/Litter for what ever reason, however you will loose your deposit.
When you put a deposit, we agree that if we do not have a puppy to offer you within 12 months that you
have the option of requesting your deposit back (minus any paypal fees)

When you confirm acceptance of an offered puppy, we will send you, your Litter's web page
which will contain links to online information, updates, and usually weekly photos and or videos of the pups
until you can safely view your puppy and your puppies litter in person.
We hope to have our puppy people feel very involved and included in their puppies lives, from birth forward.

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THE "SUBJECT" LINE in any emails once you have been assigned a litter.
We do get around 300 emails a day pertaining to everything "dog" that we are involved in.
The subject line indicating the mother of the litter aids me in instantly knowing you are a priority and not spam.
With everyone also using iPhones and such, we also ask that you only use "1" email address, again to save confusion.


4. The remainder of the adoption fee and shipping fee, is due when the puppies are 4 weeks of age. 

5.  At about 5 weeks of age, We ask everyone to send us their puppy selection
in order of preference (pups wear different color collars)
Using that information the puppies are allocated by us, to families
also based on preferences identified in the application form and suitability of the pup to the family's lifestyle.
Most often people will get a puppy they selected in their top 3.

Puppy's assignment will be displayed on their puppy page similar to the following so everyone knows which puppy is theirs:
Brown Male - Green Collar to Donald G. - Quebec (own Archie)
Brown Male - Blue Collar to Richard and Karen M. - Florida
Brown Male - Red Collar to Gayle & Art E. - Ohio
Brown Female - Gold Collar - Keeping
Brown Female - Peach Collar to Laurie R. - MA
Brown Female - Black Collar to Mellisa C. - Owen Sound, ON
Brown Female - Pink Collar to Jeri M. - Studio City, CA
Brown Female - Grey Collar to Christine G. - Dundas, ON
Brown Female - Lime Collarto Jill A. - Burlington, ON
Brown Female - Mint Collar to Trish W. - Riverview, NB
Brown Female - Purple Collar to Brian R. - London, ON

People put a deposit on one of our pups, based on the looks, health and personality of our Poodle parents.
You can view up to date video of each of our Poodle parents (something most breeders don't offer)
so what you see in videos and in photos of our Poodle parents, is what you will be getting.
The foundation we lay for our pups, is a combination of both parents looks and personalities and health
which is proven through their officially earned Titles in almost every dog sport there is
Their health is also proven through their passing over 12 health clearances which are
accessible to verify on the OFA Health Data Base
an online web page which is available 24/7 as well as a link to testing on each Poodle's web page.
Bijou Poodles don't just "say" we have "all that" we prove it conclusively through expensive testing and provide proof.
Don't ever just take a Breeder's word for it, ask for tangible proof !

I will not be describing all the personalities of the pups, because frankly it means nothing, beyond that moment.
All the pups will have the same sweet confident natures of their parents,
99% of how they mature when they leave us, is totally up to the new owners
Owners either keep our pups on the course we lay for them to be confident, loving good members of their pack
or create little out of control terrors. The end result is totally up to Owner's skill level and their commitment to training.

And lastly but ultimatly, it never fails that despite all the personality testing, feedback we used to offer,
(which x 10 pups took hours and hours) it never failed that people just ended up
selecting largest to smallest sized pups 100% of the time. So now we pick assign our pups to homes
based on feedback stated on their puppy application.

This process of puppy placement, has earned us the special respected reputation we have today
and many happy families around the world, including many Special Needs homes.
You can read about on our Poodle placement success on our Reference page.
Families selection will then appear on their puppy's web page.  

6. Just before 7 weeks of age, the pups will be microchipped and we "used to" vaccinate.
More recent studies indicate first shots should be given at 9 weeks of age because pups have immunity from mother.
They will have already had an examination by our Veterinarian and if found healthy
they will be awarded an International Health Certificate and be altered.
It is very important to realise that our Health Checks Include the following, but not limited to:
*Pups are parasite free (no ticks or fleas)
*Pups have no ear, or eye infections
*Pups have no hernias needing repair
*Pups joints and patellas are intact and in good condition
*Pups are hydrated and receiving proper nutrition and are a healthy weight
*Pups gums and teeth are in perfect condition for their age
*Pups glands are normal and not inflamed or enlarged
*Pups heart checked to be free of murmurs
*Pups lungs listened to be free of abnormalities
You will receive a perfectly healthy puppy that has been throughly examined by a professional(s)
as attested to by them receiving an International Health Certificate

Puppy pick up day. People may get to meet Mom, Grandparents, Siblings, Aunts  

7. Our pups go home at 8 weeks of age by people picking up
or having them Shipped to a location we can ship to. Shipping is an additional cost
(this includes travel, documentation and cage size: 28"L x 20.5"W x 21.5"H) paid by purchaser, by using our Paypal page
however, we will arrange shipping for your convenience.  We are restricted on where we are able to ship to
The cage that puppy arrives in (which is yours to keep) will fit the puppy for a few weeks after arrival.
If you are picking up in person, we arrange one day, on the weekend for pick ups and the time is between 0930-11:30am
We have a web page for travelling to our home we will send out that week.
Travelling should NEVER be during commuter times and is best done on the weekends.

If you are flying in to pick up your puppy the closest airport near us, is Buffalo, NY Airport - BUF
If you are in Canada flying in, there is Hamilton Airport which is usually empty and clear of traffic
Toronto airport is a major city and is bumper to bumper traffic with road closures do to accidents ALL the time
It is around 1-1.5 hours drive to our home from Toronto (pending on time spent at the border crossing)
but with the traffic can be up to 3 hours, though seems to be cheaper to fly into Toronto.

8. Puppies come with a life-time support agreement from us and must be returned to us if you can no longer keep your dog.
*Click here to read the Bijou Difference
*click here to read our Contract
*Click here to read our References

We don't just "say" we have Healthy, Smart, Beautiful Poodles
we have the UKC TOTAL DOG AWARDS to prove it !!

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Weight Pulling                                                  Conformation
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AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC Title)

There is absolutely no comparison in quality, size, health, temperament or colour, between other Poodle "breeders" and us !
As a matter of fact as of 2015 Bijou Standard Poodles are the ONLY Red and Brown breeders in the World
that have accomplished all that we have mentioned above on EACH and EVERY one of our Red and Brown Poodles for generations.
We are so proud of all of our Poodle Parents that we have created individual web pages
for each of them containing up to date photos, and videos, to share their development and progress
from birth to current day, and of course, all of their achievements, including our Retired Poodles.
We also put together this page yearly, to document our Poodle's monthly achievements:
~ Whats New at Bijou ~

Our Poodles and our Poodle pups are raised in our home in the city which we "own".
Our home also sits on an acre property, which allows our fur kids to run and play all day long.
Our Poodles are desensitized to numerous stimulus and activities
that pups being raised in a kennel, or barn, or country just can not provide.


Our Poodles are ideal for those looking for a Working Poodle, Special Needs Poodle or, a highly socialized, Poodle for a Loving Pet.
We do not require you to Show your Poodle, but we would be absolutely delighted to share our dog sporting world with you and assist
any of our puppy People that wish to give any Dog Sports a try.
We even offer cash Incentives

Please allow time for a response, as my Poodles are my hobby, and not my living, I'm not a Puppy Mill/Farm.
I work outside the home as a Professional Firefighter, to support my many dog hobbies and interests
my time I spent with my Poodle Fur Kids, comes second, only to my job.
On most weekends I'm away at my Fur Kid's, numerous sporting events across North America so
Email is preferred, as allows me to address the 100's of inquires I get a day, between my Poodle activities.
Do expect to receive an email response within a few business days of sending me your Application

Included in your adoption, the pups go home to you already altered, with Registration Papers
Microchip Identification Implanted, Dewormed and Health Record indicating Vaccine Protocol
Puppy Package with Owner's Manual, Food Sample, Toy and Blanket with mom's scent on it
to ease their transition from our home, to yours and a fitted collar and leash.

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We understand this purchase, represents a significant investment.
 However, the costs associated with caring for Pregnant mom
and raising a litter of high quality Poodles for working dogs and loving Companions
from fully health tested, temperament tested and ability tested parents
who are darkest of colour found in the world, is signficant.

The value of all this testing is passed on to the adopting family with assurances of Beauty, Intelligence, Ability
and a much lower risk of health issues and or behaviour and temperament issues in their offspring.

It is important for the public to know that the costs of dealing with health issues in a young dog
can be significant and the purchase price of a puppy represents a minor cost in the overall cost of dog ownership.
We are also available at any time and for any reason, to aid you in problem solving any problems or issues you may encounter.
As responsible breeders, we will also take back any of our pups, at any age and for any reason if their new home does not work out.

Further, we provide a two year health guarantee that gives you the choice of replacement puppy
of same value and color for any genetic or hereditary illness as attested to by our licensed Veterinarian,
in the first two years of the life of the dog.

*Click here to learn how to screen potential breeders
*Click here to find out what a BYB is ?
*Click to watch a Bijou Poodle puppy grow and be born
*Click to watch how we raise our puppies

(*Click to read: Do Mom's miss their pups ?)

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