We strive ourselves in placing the right puppy in the right home!!!!

We start all our puppies on the Puppy Culture Program. This program gets the puppies started on the right track.

When helping you to pick one of our puppies we apply the Volhard's Puppy Aptitude Test
The Volhard's Puppy Aptitude Test consist of the following:

  1. Social Attraction - degree of social attraction to people, confidence or dependence

  2. Following - willingness to follow a person

  3. Restraint - degree of dominant or submissive tendency, and ease of handling in difficult situations

  4. Social Dominance - degree of acceptance of social dominance by a person

  5. Elevation - degree of accepting dominance while in a position of no control, such as at the vet or groomer

  6. Retrieving - degree of willingness to do something for you. Together with Social Attraction and Following a key indicator for ease or difficulty in training

  7. Touch Sensitivity - degree of sensitivity to sound, such as loud noises or thunderstorms

  8. Sight Sensitivity - degree of response to a moving object, such as chasing bicycles, children, or squirrels

  9. Stability - degree of startle response to a strange object