Parson Russell Terrier litter born October 8, 2021, to Vance and Dakota
1 tri-colored boy available (round spot around his right eye in video below)
(new owner canceled day of pickup for health reasons before Christmas)
YouTube video of puppy boys at 7 weeks old
Russell Terrier litter born November 17, 2021 to Desi x Hero
1 boy (tan/white) and 4 girls (2 black/white & 2 tan/white)
Available January 19, 2022
YouTube video of puppies at 8 weeks old
Parson Russell Terrier litter born November 19, 2021 to Vance and Ella
2 boys (1 black/white & 1 tri-color) & 3 girls (2 black/white & 1 tri-color)
Available January 21, 2022
YouTube video of puppies at 8 weeks old
Parson Russell Terrier litter born December 29, 2021 to Vance x Pauley
3 boys and 1 girl
Available March 2, 2022
YouTube video of puppies will be made at 4 weeks (~January 26, 2022)
Russell Terrier litter born January 2, 2022, to Hank x Kitty
1 boy and 2 girls
Available March 6, 2022
YouTube video of puppies will be made at 4 weeks (~January 30, 2022)
PURCHASE PRICE OF $2,500 INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
- AKC registration certificate
- AKC official litter certificate or pedigree at my discretion
- registration of microchip with AKC Reunite for life
- 2-3 Nobivac Canine-1 DAPPv shots by Merck
- 2-3 dewormings with Pyrantel Pamoate or Safeguard against parasites
- 1-2 treatments with Toltrazuril if needed for coccidia
ALL my puppies are sold without breeding rights, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing in a signed breeding contract. Otherwise, my puppies should be spayed/neutered by the age of 18 months old. A non-refundable deposit assures a higher level of commitment on both the breeder's and the buyer's side. Do not submit one if you are not committed to taking a puppy from me when one becomes available in the breed and sex you desire, which may take several months. I base my breeding plans on who wants puppies. If you find another puppy elsewhere, your forfeited deposit compensates me for my time in reviewing your application, taking phone calls, having visits to my home, and emailing back and forth. I cannot accurately predict the number of puppies born in any litter, so your deposit automatically rolls over to the next litter that is born, etc. You can stay on the deposit list until you see a puppy you want. For this reason, all pet puppies are $2,500. Breeding rights are double with contractual obligations by buyer.
ABOUT BLOSSOM VALLEY KENNEL
I started showing and breeding dogs in 1998 when I moved to an area of East San Diego County called Blossom Valley. I had a large almost-12-acre piece of land that I purchased in 1987 and I had always wanted to design and build my own "dream" house. When I was working on that project, I attended a local Gold Coast Miniature Horse Club show in Lakeside, CA and was amazed at the miniature horses I saw there. It was Mother's Day 1997. A club member referred me to a breeder named Kasey Mando of Arabay Ranch and Ultra Quest Show Dogs. I drove to Kasey's that day and bought my own 4-month-old miniature horse whom I named Arabay's Captain Azule ("Blue"). Later, I bought 3 Labs from Kasey and eventually Jack Russell Terriers (now called Parson Russell Terriers). Kasey is the person who started taking me to horse shows and dog shows. Kasey is still around and still gives advice when needed.
Blossom Valley Ranch and Blossom Valley Kennel originated at that time on that property in San Diego county, California, east of El Cajon and west of Alpine. I had a 140-mile one-way commute to work that became longer as the years passed, so eventually in 2010 I moved to Aguanga, California, east of Temecula, California and Interstate 15, which is in Riverside county, California. My one-way commute to Rosemead to work at Southern California Edison Company became shorter as the distance was reduced to 100 miles each way. When it became a 3-hour commute each way in 2013, I decided to retire. My last day at Edison was September 30, 2013. RETIREMENT IS BETTER!
I now live on a 4.8 acre parcel with my dogs, alpacas, pygmy goats, mini horses, miniature donkey, Arab mare, peacocks, and Guinea fowl (they kill baby rattle snakes). My dogs go out into dog runs during the day and sleep inside at night. Dogs are supposed to be loved and raised in homes where they are properly socialized and given hours to be outside in the sun to play. I try to minimize genetic health defects in my puppies by doing as much genetic/health testing that is financially possible. Now we have Embark which tests for almost 200 genetic diseases with one cheek swab! WOW!
Many Breeders tell people that they have no genetic/health defects in their lines, but most of those people are lying. Over the years, many people have called me for advice because I am an attorney, so I know where many skeletons are buried. Some breeders are producing genetic diseases and hiding the fact. What is amazing is that some of the most guilty ones act so high and mighty pure. You cannot trust anyone that doesn't show you test results and valid certificates. Ask them what tests they have done on puppy parents and if they submit the results to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals. If they do no testing or tell you that they do not need to do any testing because they have no problems, RUN from them. Every dog has at least one health or genetic problem because NO DOG IS PERFECT. Every breeder has had one problem or another over the years. Look up their kennel name on the OFA website to see if they test. We can only attempt to minimize the problems that can pop up in our puppies.
No buyer should buy a dog from a "puppy farm" or "puppy mill" -- the terms are different, but they are essentially the same. They keep their adult dogs in cages in buildings, where the dogs are kept on wire floors so the pee and poop go through and they can scoop the mess out from a small area below the cage. The United States Department of Agriculture permits such atrocious practices! They do not require that the puppy farms or puppy mills let their dogs outside to run and play.
Some breeders keep their dogs in wire or plastic dog crates inside and only let the city or county limit outside at any point in time to potty in order to avoid licensing laws. One such local breeder is reputed to have 30-40 dogs in crates but only let 6 outside at any time to potty. What kind of life is that? Beware if a breeder refuses to let you see where their adults and puppies live. If a breeder wants to meet you in a parking lot or at their vet, run fast! They are hiding the way they keep their dogs. An honest and ethical breeder will welcome you to visit their home to see how they and their dogs live. Just because a breeder brags of show wins does not mean they keep their dogs in a good environment. Ask to visit and see what they say. If they make excuses why you cannot visit their home and where the dogs live, RUN FROM THEM!
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