Recently updated on 13 October 2019.
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Some of our pups are finally available!
We told our "short-list" about 10 days ago resulting in a couple already sold.
And now we're opening up the rest of this 12-wk old litter to the public.
This is a very colorful litter with all of them being some color of brindled.
Click > here < for a 2-pg PDF with picture, pedigree and some more remarks.
As of the date at the top of the page these pups are about the size of young squirrels.
Remember, there is no way to predict their adult size when they're this young.
We don't expect these to grow to much more than 20-lbs, if that big.
All pups from the Nemesis Breeding program are $500 (when available at all.)
You'll get 2 copies of a 4-Generation Pedigree/Bill-of-Sale and a 6-Generation Pedigree, all with our custom seal embossed over the breeder's signature. This makes it impossible to forge, (an important detail now & then.)
All pups are given appropriate shots and are wormed regularly.
(Please see our Registration Policy [ Policy ] which can also be found on the
More Info tab.)
Remember, a few of the folks on our >>>
Friends n Photos <<< page sometimes have pups. They and all the breeders shown on our
Links page produce the real thing. Check 'em out.
For the folks that lie awake at night wondering when we're gonna have a pup for you...
Whenever we have pups available to the publik we ask a price that gives us some assurance that the pup or dog will get decent treatment. That's our primary concern.
(Normally $500 or more + S&H at cost.)
Some of my customers tell me some other breeders are charging closer to $1000 for pups. I say, good for them!
Maybe they're better able to thin-out the annoying "riff-raff" by asking that steep price, (the same reasoning I mention below.)
Remember, a particular color or look is-not what makes the dog a Patterdale Terrier.
The "show-dog" crowd likes black or
chocolate colored dogs only.
Working Patterdale Terriers are NOT bred for their colors or their looks.
Even so, we do get some pretty dogs from this family.
If there were a color-coded genetic link for performance, whatever that color was would be our favorite! Be sure to examine our Colors & Markings
page to get your mind right about looks and colors.
We take pictures all the time and if they're of decent quality [most aren't] we include them somewhere on our site.
We sometimes get photos sent to us from other Patterdale folks.
When the picture is of decent quality and of an informative subject we'll try to find a place for it somewhere.
(That's your casual invitation to send us a photo...and some info about it. wink)
Be sure to understand that you can never tell what size a young puppy will grow to.
Click here to see >>>
Pinga's page. <<< (meh heh heh) Pinga was a monster as Patterdales go but he sired Bosco, a normal size "spannable" dog. The finished size of a Patterdale Terrier is always a wait-n-see proposition.
We don't breed them for size. We breed 'em for work and whatever they get a-hold of is usually doomed.
Folks, we think our price ($500) is stiff enough to keep the "riff-raff" from bothering us and people generally take better care of dogs when they've paid a decent price for them.
Cheap dogs seem to get cheap care, a sad end for these special little dogs.
Remember: All costs associated with delivering the pup to your hands are additional to the purchase price.
We don't like getting involved in air-shipping. If we can't deliver the dog we grudgingly recommend a dog hauler. (see below)
Every few months we get inquiries from folks in other countries. For this reason we are beginning to explore the idea of exporting outside of America. More on this as it develops. While unlikely I won't say "never" yet.
Remember, if you've just gotta have a Patterdale Terrier, be sure you have a place for it.
Having a place for it should-not mean a length of chain and a doghouse.
(If putting the puppy on a chain is your plan you'll do well to keep that a secret from Tim.)
If it's not gonna be a "house-dog" you'll need a safe place to keep it.
If you have doubts, take a look at the Alcatraz Kennels page for some good ideas.
Click here >>>
Alcatraz Kennels for a look.Please use this address for road-trip planning purposes, (MapQuest, etc.):
165 Camp Creek Parkway, Gordonsville, Va. 22942
This address is the local Lowe's Store which is about 30-minutes from our place.
There is also a Super Walmart and other stores on the other side of the street.
Both places have nice big parking lots.
There is also an IHOP restaurant and nice Best Western motel in close proximity,
(all within sight.)
Remember, a hound hauler DOES NOT go straight from the pick-up location to the drop-off location.
They have a route that they generally follow, making pick-ups and drop-offs along the way.
With a hound hauler your dog's trip could take a week or more.
We've all heard ugly rumors of some hound haulers but don't have any personal knowledge or experience of such things.
Dog hauling requires a lot from the driver and puppies are significantly more work and worry than grown dogs.
Most of these guys take much better care of the dogs [generally] than any airline. Airlines all treat your dog like common luggage.
The only "big time" hound hauler that we've personally dealt with is...
Chuck Thomas (Redwing Hound Hauler) 509-680-2602
He's been hauling dogs for close to 30 years and he covers the entire country.
Chuck hauled this puppy to Wyoming for us. It's a nail-biting wait for the customer but the pup got lots of personal attention on the way.
We like this guy and think of him first for coast-to-coast hauling. The one-and-only hitch in the plan is that it sometimes take's awhile for the dog to arrive because his route is so convoluted. He carries lots & lots of dogs, mostly hunting hounds of one kind or another. It can take up to 3-weeks to cross the nation.
know of a guy that hauls dogs for folks though until recently his range was just
the "eastern half" of the country.
He moved a dog for us to a customer in eastern Texas some time ago.
It was the customer who put me on to him and it seemed a good experience and we think he's okay.
He's told me it's okay to show his name & number here so...
Dog-Haulin' Greg Beyerly, 301-765-4884
He'll help you if he can and it won't hurt to say I recommended him. (Might even help.)
Contact Us <<< Click here to see our contact information.
BUT...... Please don't email us asking if we have pups available.
The answer to that question is always shown at the top of this page & kept current.