WYSIWYG Welsh Terriers
Application for Prospective Owners
WYSIWYG Welsh Terriers
Application for Prospective Owners

APPLICANT

NAME(S)  _____________________________________________
HOME ADDRESS (street)   _____________________________________________________
   (city, state, zip)  ____________________________________________________________

TELEPHONE NUMBERS:
Home (_____)______________
Work   (_____)______________
Fax      (_____)______________

E-MAIL(S)  ________________________________________

The questions below are designed to help us learn more about your expectations regarding a Welsh terrier
and to raise issues that you may not have thought of as you consider making a Welsh terrier part of your
family. Our goal is to place each WYSIWYG Welsh terrier in a wonderful home where it will stay for the rest of
its life. We want to do everything we can to make sure that each new owner is set up for success in the
challenging task of raising and training a Welsh terrier!


WELSH TERRIERS

How did you learn about Welsh terriers?



Why did you decide on this breed?



To what extent are you familiar with the temperament and characteristics of terriers in general and of Welsh
terriers in particular?



Please explain your experience and understanding of the breed.



What strategies do you believe are important to be able to successfully share a home with a Welsh terrier?



What personal characteristics, knowledge, skills or abilities do you have that may convince a Welsh terrier to
respect you?



HISTORY OF DOG OWNERSHIP

What dogs have you owned previously and for how long?



What did you enjoy most about them?



What activities did you participate in together?



What happened to them?



Under what circumstances would you consider giving up a dog?





FAMILY INFORMATION

HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS                        CHECK ONE                                        CHECK ONE

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

Name __________________            __ Excited about puppy                     __ Full responsibility for puppy
__Adult or __Child (age) ___              __ Okay with getting puppy               __ Some responsibility for puppy
Hours away during day ____              __ Hesitant about getting puppy      __ No responsibility for puppy

     

Other individuals who visit on regular basis who will have frequent contact with the puppy:

   ____________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________
   ____________________________________________________


List other animals, especially dogs, which are part of the household:

   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______
   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______
   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______
   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______
   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______
   ANIMAL/BREED  _____________________ SEX ______ AGE ______ WEIGHT ______


What other animals are occasional visitors to the household?




What other animals, especially dogs, are in adjacent yards?




What other domestic or wild animals is the Welsh terrier likely to encounter outside in the yard or near the
house?




HOME SET-UP

Urban __ Suburban __ Rural __

House __ Condo __ Apt. __ Townhouse __ Other______________________

Please describe the area where the Welsh terrier will be kept when unsupervised:



What types of equipment do you already have for the management of a dog such as crates, beds, playpens,
baby gates, etc.?


Do you have a fence that completely encloses your yard or a portion of your yard?  YES     NO

Please describe type and height of outdoor fences and gates, dog run, or unfenced property:



How many hours per day can be devoted to training, exercising or playing with the dog during the first six
months in your home? _____


On vacations, what will you do with the dog?




PLAN FOR CARE AND TRAINING OF THE DOG

Where would the dog be:
   when no one is home? ____________________________________________________________
   when everyone is busy doing other things? _____________________________________________
   at night? ________________________________________________________________________

How will the dog get exercise?



How will the dog get enough rest?



If the dog will be around children, do you feel confident of your ability to teach them to be kind and considerate
of the new dog?  YES     NO

If the dog will be around children, do you feel confident of your ability to teach them to manage the dog when it
becomes wild?  YES     NO

Whose responsibility will it be to make sure that neither dog nor children get hurt?  ____________________

We will have arranged for WYSIWYG puppies to go to a group puppy training class between the ages of eight
and sixteen weeks. Do you expect you will continue in training classes beyond the puppy level?  YES     NO

Do you plan to participate in dog events or earn titles with your dog?  YES     NO

Do you feel confident in your ability to teach a dog the following manners? (Please indicate the areas in
which you may need advice.)

Confident      Require Assistance
   ___                   ___                       Not to soil the house
   ___                   ___                       Not to bite
   ___                   ___                       When to bark
   ___                   ___                       What to chew
   ___                   ___                       Where to dig
   ___                   ___                       When to run and jump
   ___                   ___                       To come when called
   ___                   ___                       To stay when told
   ___                   ___                       To walk on leash without pulling
   ___                   ___                       To hold still for grooming


Do you already have a veterinarian?  YES     NO

If yes, please list:

   Name  __________________________________

   Address  _________________________________

   ________________________________________

   Telephone  _______________________________


WYSIWYG SPECIFICS

Do you have any preferences regarding:

sex? _________  age? _________  conformation to breed standard? ______________________

personality? _________________________  other requirements? ________________________

Which of the following were most important to you in deciding to apply for a WYSIWYG Welsh terrier? (Please
rank 1 through 10, with 1 being most important.)

   ___ St. Louis is convenient
   ___ Original price is competitive
   ___ Opportunity to earn money back
   ___ Value (Lots included in the price)
   ___ Puppy raising methods
   ___ Ongoing support of breeders
   ___ Quality of breeding stock
   ___ Training advice available
   ___ Reputation of breeders
   ___ Other _________________________________

When will you be ready to take possession of a Welsh terrier? ____________________________

I am interested in more information about:

   ___ The pedigrees of WYSIWYG Welsh terriers
   ___ Health issues in the WYSIWYG lines
   ___ Ideal conformation for a Welsh terrier
   ___ Training Welsh terriers
   ___ Grooming Welsh terriers
   ___ Participating in AKC events
   ___ Other ______________________________________________________


What else would you like us to know about your application?
Please read important information:
Acquiring a Wysiwyg Welsh Terrier
How to get the application to us:

E-mail to Lucy Bailey
1.The application can be copied, pasted into your e-mail and then completed.
2.The application can be copied to MS Word or Corel Wordperfect, completed and attached to your e-mail.

OR
The application can be printed, completed and mailed to:
  Lucy E Bailey/Linda Schulte
  WYSIWYG Welsh Terriers
  
c/o PO Box 179164
  Saint Louis, MO  631
17-9164