– Common Questions-

Are your Australian Shepherds registered?
Yes. They are registered with the American Kennel Club AKC.
How big do your standard (full-size) Aussies get?
Standards are 18-23″ tall and weigh 40-65 lbs.
How big do your mini Aussies get?
Mini’s are 13-18″ tall and can weigh 20-40 lbs.
Where are you located?
We are located in Central Utah on 60 acres. 
What are your prices?
All of our puppies are $3,000.  Our merle puppies can be up to $4,500 depending on the markings and conformation of the puppy.  Eye color and gender do not affect the pricing.
Do I need to make a deposit to reserve an available puppy or get on a reservation list?
Yes. The deposit is $500 and will be applied to your puppy. 
Do you have a  reservation list for future puppies?
Yes we do.  To be placed on our reservation for a future puppy we require a $500 deposit and this will go towards the price of the puppy. *The deposit is nonrefundable.  Please call us for more information.
801-602-9365.
If I  want to add my name to your reservation list, what are the next steps?
Please call, email or text us and we will go over more details with you, find out what you are looking for exactly and you then can decide if we are a good fit for you as a breeder and you are a good fit for one of our puppies.
If you decide to move forward these are the next steps below:
1. We will send an invoice via email for your deposit and our reservation agreement via email
2. You will send the $500 deposit and we will then add you to our reservation list.
3. We will contact you after a litter is born, when it’s your turn to choose a puppy.
4. If you decide to pass on a puppy, you will keep your place in line on our list for the next litter.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We prefer Venmo, Zelle  and ApplePay. We also can take Credit/Debit Card paid by the invoice. There will be a 3% processing fee added if using Credit/debit card.
Do you offer payment plans?
We offer one 3rd party option. We recommend using Paypal Credit . Pay it off with monthly payments that fit your budget. Starting at 0%. Apply for Paypal credit.
Can we visit Canyon Creek to pick out a puppy or come and visit our puppy we have already purchased?
Unfortunately we do not allow visitors anymore. There are several reasons for this. The most important is the safety of all of our dogs and puppies.  We will have puppies that are not fully vaccinated and can easily get Parvo by individuals not even aware they may be carrying it on the bottom of their shoes picked up from who knows where.  You can come and visit your puppy once they are six weeks old and have had one puppy shot. This will be done in our home and not around all the other dogs.
When is my puppy ready to come home?
Your puppy is ready for their new homes at 8 weeks old.
How do I pick up my puppy when they are 8 weeks old?
You have 3 options:
1. You can come here to pick up your puppy at Canyon Creek.
2. You can fly in to Salt Lake City or Las Vegas airports and we will meet you curbside and puppy will fly in cabin home with you. (*ask for more details)
3.We will drive to SLC area and/or Las Vegas to meet you for a pick up.
4. We do have a puppy nanny that works with as well. She charges $200 + cost of a plane ticket and the $100 puppy ticket.
Do your puppies have a health guarantee, what does that mean?
Yes. We offer a 12 month health guarantee. It means we guarantee your puppy to be free of genetic defects until the puppy reaches 1 year of age. Please read more here For this to be valid, you must take your new puppy to your vet 48 hours after you receive your puppy and set up future care. The puppy will have received it’s 8 week vaccinations and worming. You will be responsible for their 12 week and 16 week vaccinations which will include a rabies vaccination. Your puppy will also need a 12 month booster. Please see our contract for more details.
Your puppy comes with a Puppy Starter Kit, what is that?
Your puppy starter kit includes:

– A health certificate signed by our vet stating that your puppy is healthy and up-to-date on all vaccines including deworming medications.
– A past and future vaccination and medication schedule for your vet
– Their puppy blanket and favorite toy that smells like home
– A Canyon Creek puppy harness and leash
– Puppy food for 5 days
– AKC registration and information from AKC
– You will be sent to our welcome page on our website with much more information on how to prepare for your new puppy and what we recommend you get in preparation for their arrival!
Do you offer any training or recommend trainers? 
Yes, we recently partnered with some amazing trainers at Baxter & Bella.  They offer an amazing online puppy school and you will have one on one access to some experts in the field! Visit their website to learn more and you will be sent a discount code of 25% for their lifetime membership!
Can I breed my puppy when they are older?
We are currently no longer offering breeding rights/full registration for the time being.  All puppies will be sold with limited registration. 
Do you dock the tails or are they naturally bobbed?
Yes. If they are not a natural bobtail (NBT), we have our vet dock tails at 2-3 days old. If you prefer that the tail of your puppy not be docked, you are required to pay for your puppy in full prior to them going to the vet and notify us upon deposit that you would like to keep their tail.
Do any of your dogs have  testing done? If so, what?
Yes, all of our dogs are genetically tested and you can see their results listed under each adult dog.