Big Time Pets @ Double XX Ranch

Exotic and Investment Quality Pets

Pet "Lingo" for puppies

"PET" - Pet means you are purchasing your pet for the purpose of enjoyment and adding a new friend to your family only.  Animals sold as Pets are priced reduced and not for breeding.  Some pets are pet priced due to some characteristic we feel should not be reproduced, some are the pick of the litter, some (as in chihuahuas) are just too small. The number one reason we sell as "pet" is to find our babies good non-breeding homes. Pets come with a 72 hr written money back health guarantee. All require neuter/spay agreements if they are too young or too small to be altered before they leave. Pet prices are not determined by getting papers, or not.  They are priced and required by contract to be altered within a certain time period.

"BREEDER" - Hopefully - like in our home, your breeder will still be an important family member  and family pet, and treated as such, but is intended for potential breeding, when he/she is old enough, even if it is just once.  Breeders will be breeder priced and come with full registration and breeding rights. Breeder animals come with a 1 year written health guarantee. If you are a Individual who intends to breed your Big Time Pet, you must disclose this info, prior to any sale and make sure you are purchasing a breeder priced baby.  If you are wanting a show quality puppy but do not want to show you will still need to ask for a show quality puppy.  We do not sell to puppy or kitten mills , large kennels or catteries, pet shops or brokers.

"SHOW" - Show quality, is the best stock.  They generally are not determined and labeled until they are 6 + weeks old and even then - we are evaluating the animal at the current time. The older they are the better we can evaluate. There is NO such thing as a show quality 2 week old animal, I don't care who the breeder is. Great Bloodlines do not insure show babies - unfortunately. I wish it was that easy.

Show babies come with full registration and breeding rights, and a 2 year written health guarantee. 



Big Time often offers Breeder and Show quality animals to pet homes at "Pet" prices. WHY?

Our preference is to sell to the pet home.  If we have the option of selling the same animal, to a pet home, or to a breeder for more money, please understand we will almost always take less and choose the home that does not breed. There are already far too many people mass producing these days who are offering every animal they produce - no matter the quality- with full registration, breeding rights or without neuter/spay requirements. Many puppies/kittens are left without homes, and end up in shelters, puppy mills and kennels/catteries who purchase low quality animals at cheap prices and breed these animals regardless of the quality or health issues.  We do not condone such practices.

Will we sell to breeders?  Of course, we love working with other caring breeders. 

   Do not expect to buy a breeder at a pet price, or the "perfect" show dog at a breeder price.  Breeders must be upfront, and if we find out after the animal has been spoken for… that you are a breeder/broker ect.. claiming to give my puppy a Pet home - I may at my option, cancel the sale and the first $300.00 of the sale will be NON-Refundable!



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DEPOSIT POLICY

  

Wanting to get on our puppy waiting list? We accept a 500.00 deposit to be on our list. Your deposit will secure your puppy & breeding of choice, in the same order of deposits received. Please see upcoming litters to see who is expecting.

AFTER THE PUPS ARE BORN, MY DEPOSIT POLICY WORKS LIKE THIS:  AFTER YOU HAVE CONTACTED US AND LET US KNOW THAT YOU WANT TO PLACE A DEPOSIT ON A PUPPY THAT IS STILL AVAILABLE ..... AND WE HAVE TALKED OR EMAILED..... AND YOU HAVE READ OUR PET LINGO PAGE.... YOU CAN PLACE A DEPOSIT ON OR PURCHASE THE PUPPY.

WE WILL HOLD THAT PUPPY FOR 10 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF RECEIPT OF THE DEPOSIT or until the pup is 8 weeksPayment in full FOR PUPPY and shipping /delivery is due by the pups 8 week birthdate, or before shipping or pick up date, whichever comes first. No shipping arrangements are made before payment in full is confirmed. 

 THE INITIAL DEPOSIT CAN BE MADE ONLINE OR YOU CAN SEND PAYMENT IN FULL VIA US POSTAL MONEY ORDER. We prefer you send next day with a tracking number if you want us to hold the puppy.  IF FOR ANY REASON, WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED A CLEARED FINAL PAYMENT WITHIN THE 10 DAYS OR when the pups reaches 8 weeks old, THE PUPPY BECOMES "AVAILABLE " AGAIN. ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE,and the first 300.00 of Paid in full sales are non-refundable, UNLESS SOMETHING HAPPENS TO YOUR PUP WHILE IN OUR POSSESSION and cannot be shipped.

We do have Payment Plans available on some animals, but this must be discussed and agreed to in writing, PRIOR to sending your NON- Refundable deposit. All pets must be paid in full prior to leaving .

BY sending a deposit or payment or purchasing a Big Time Pet, the buyer agrees that they have read the above information and agrees to comply.

Please take the following into consideration:


A PET'S TEN COMMANDMENTS.........

 1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful.

 
2. Give me time to understand what you want of me.

 
3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being.

 
4. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment, but I have only you.

 
5. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I do understand your voice when speaking to me.

 
6. Be aware that however you treat me, I will never forget it.

 
7. Before you hit me, before you strike me, remember that I could hurt you, and yet, I choose not to bite you.

 
8. Before you scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food, I have been in the sun too long, or my heart might be getting old or weak.

 
9. Please take care of me when I grow old. You too, will grow old.

 
10. On the ultimate difficult journey, go with me please. Never say you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this alone. Everything is easier for me if you are there, because I love you so.