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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can we change the name of the puppy from the name it is posted as on the site?
A: Yes, the names posted on the site are for reference only. You will have the opportunity to change the puppy's name when you send in his/her registration papers.

Q: What is the average size of your pocket beagles at Pocket Beagles USA?
A: Our puppies grow to average around approximately 10" tall and 10-15 pounds, depending on diet and exercise.

Q: Do you ship your puppies?
A: Yes, we safely ship our puppies throughout the US, PR, and CA.

Q: Is shipping harmful to a puppy?
A: No, it is actually less stressful on a puppy than a long car ride. We use airlines with specially designed live animal rooms on the plane. These rooms are pressurized and are very safe.  The air is the same as in the cabin where you and I would ride. We have been shipping for approx. 13 years. No, there is no luggage stored with these little guys during flight.

Q: Do your puppies have any of their shots before leaving for their new homes?
A: Yes! We would never allow one of our babies to leave without them. The buyer will also receive a record of all shots administered to the puppies in order to keep the puppies up-to-date on their shots.

Q: Have your puppies been on a de-worming schedule prior to leaving for their new homes?
A: Yes. Our puppies are de-wormed on a regular basis.

Q: Do you socialize your dogs?
A: Yes. We also play with the puppies on a daily basis. We have an eight year-old son that is our head "socializer." :-) Our puppies are very playful and loving from our socialization process.

Q:  Are Pocket Beagles good with children?
A:  Absolutely! These little guys are awesome with children. We could not and would not raise these little guys if they were not. We have a child of our own that plays with the puppies and adults daily.

Q:  Are your Pocket Beagles registered?
A:  Yes, our dogs are registered as Olde English Pocket Beagles with Champion Registry.

Q:  What size are your parents that you use for breeding?
A:  They range from 8"-11".

Q:  Are there a lot of health conditions with Olde English Pocket Beagles?
A:   No, we have raised 13”, 15”, and pocket beagles. We have had less health problems with our pocket beagles than the others. A lot of people that post negative information  on the web about pocket beagles must not own one. Beware of the people who post such reports. Research who these people are before trusting their reports. Read their reports to see if they are raising standards or pockets. Remember that anyone can post information to the web--that doesn’t make it true.

Q: How long have you been raising dogs?
A: We have been raising dogs since 1997. Showing our dogs is what encouraged us to raise dogs. In 2002 we won the title of UKC World Show Champion Female. Raising dogs has been a family tradition for four generations in our family.

Q: Does AKC recognize pocket beagles?
A: No, not yet they only recognize 13” & 15”. The population of the pocket beagle is not high enough for AKC to recognize the breed, as of yet.

Q: At what age can your puppies be shipped?
A: We will not ship our puppies until they are eight weeks old.

Q: Are Pocket Beagles inside or outside dogs?
A: Either. We have sent our babies to live outside on ranches and inside in apartments.

Q: Do Pocket Beagles like other dogs?
A: Pocket Beagles are bred to run in "packs." Packs are groups of beagles. They love to be with other pocket beagles as well as other dogs.

Q: Do Pocket Beagles bark a lot?
A: We have several pocket beagles in our kennel and we do not hear them bark unless they see something to bark at. We would not refer to pocket beagles as “yappy” dogs.

Q: Are Pocket Beagles hyper?
A: No, they like to play but they also like to just be held and loved.

Q: What colors are Pocket Beagles?
A: Traditional tri-colored, lemon, chocolate, chocolate and white, chocolate ticked, silver and white, blue ticked.

Q: What is the history of the Pocket Beagle?
A: See our History link.

Q: Does Pocket Beagles USA raise other breeds beside Pocket Beagles?
A: No, we only raise one breed of dog, Pocket Beagles. We spent our time focusing on raising the most sound, quality breed available.  We do not want to divide this attention by raising another breed. Our focus is purebred Pocket Beagles.

Q: Do you offer a health guarantee?
A: Yes, we offer a 48-hour health guarantee on our puppies. All puppies are checked by their local vet before going to their new homes. After you receive your puppy, you have 48-hours to take the puppy to a vet of your choice in order to validate the health agreement. This check-up insures you that you received your puppy in good health. At that time, we recommend having your vet to perform a complete check-up of your baby. If he/she finds any life altering congenital defect contact us immediately! We warrantee against congenital defects determined by a licensed vet that will alter the lifespan of the puppy. Upon contacting us we will start the puppy replacement process.

Q: Are your puppies raised inside or outside?
A: Our puppies are raised in an acclimated kennel. They have doors that the puppies can open in order to go outside. Many of our pocket beagles learn to open the door at an early age. Some of our puppies also learn that if they stand in the door they can feel the heat/cool air from inside but still see what is going on in the big outdoor world. Our electric company loves this trick!: - )

Q: I found a puppy that I like on your site how do I go about purchasing?
 A: We require half-down in order to hold a puppy until it is eight weeks old. The deposit can be paid by cashier’s check, money order, PayPal, credit card or of course cash. If the puppy is ready for his/her new home then you can email us a telephone number and we will contact you as soon as possible.  Please note that checks, cashiers checks and money orders will need at least a two week clearing process by the bank before shipment can be made.

Q: Are your puppies potty trained?
A: We would never sale a puppy as potty trained but our babies have an awesome start. They use a doggy door to go outside to go potty. We get a lot of compliments back on how fast our babies learn the potty training process.

Q: What are the Pocket Beagles’ breed standards.
A: See passage below:



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