Must Read & Deposit Info



Southern Pride’s Deposit  & Other Information  

Very Important Information!  MUST READ!

Please read before putting a deposit on one of puppies. There has been a change in how deposits & waiting lists are done. New RULES Starting 04/02/2018.

As of April 2, 2018, prices on our puppies start at $900 & go up depending on many factors. We prefer to sell to pet homes only, but breeders may inquire & must have excellent VET references among other references. We do not offer breeding rights on every litter. I reserve the right to refuse a sale to anyone I don’t feel would be a good home to one of our babies. Puppies sold as (Pets Only) will (NOT) receive registration papers of any kind. NO EXCEPTIONS! Pet homes will sign a spay/neuter contract! We can show you the parents registration papers to your puppy when you pick up your puppy if that is an issue. If registration papers are required, be prepared to pay breeding price which starts at $1500 & goes up depending on many factors.

ALL of our dogs is AKC. 



  • Puppies already born – $200 DEPOSIT  (non-refundable)
  • We DO NOT accept personal checks anymore for any kind of payment! Especially for final payments. No exceptions! I hate to be this way, but I have had issues in the past. You can pay with credit/debit cards or checking account through Paypal & you must add the 4% service charge. If you don’t have PayPal, I can send you an invoice to your email.  You can also pay deposits with money order, Cashier check through your bank, or money gram through Walmart.
  • CASH only when puppy is being picked up!!! NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please call, text or email me prior to sending a deposit and check availability on the puppy you are interested in. Be sure you are ready to commit to a puppy before you send a deposit. I do try to mark a puppy sold as soon as I recieve a deposit. I am sorry, but DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Deposits are on a first come first serve basis only! Here are how puppies are marked on the web site.

Available– I have a puppy available for adoption.

On Hold/Sale Pending– I am waiting on a deposit.

Sold– I have received a deposit/full payment.

 Final payment of the puppy less than deposit received is due in CASH when the puppy is picked up. Payments paid are non refundable & non transferable. Puppies usually are ready to be picked up when they are 8 weeks old. Sometimes they do have to stay longer due to size/maturity. I want to do what is best for my puppies & will not let them leave before I feel they are ready to go to their new home. No exceptions!



Announcement list:

I can put your name on the announcement list for free if you are interested in getting a puppy out of a specific litter. This does NOT guarantee you will get a puppy. I’m no longer taking deposits before puppies arrive. I will take names, numbers & emails of everyone interested in that specific litter. After the puppies are born, I will email everyone on the announcement list at the same time & deposits will be received on a first come, first serve basis. Deposits are half down of the purchase price. Keep in mind we don’t breed all the time so it could be 6 months to a year. 

I cannot & will not hold a puppy without a deposit! 

Deposits are non-refundable!


Shipping Costs:


I can meet in person in Rogersville, Kingsport, Morristown TN or at my vet office in Gate City, VA at no additional charge. If driving past any of these places is required, an additional fee will be applied for gas & time. Flights will require a flight nanny

We NO LONGER allow customers to come to our home for purchase, pick out or pick up their puppy. We will update pictures every other week & can send short videos if requested. I will not do any sooner than every other week. I do work a full time job. Our breeding program is a hobby that we enjoy.

This is for the protection of our puppies & dogs against contagious diseases & for our own family! Contagious disease such as Parvo & the dog flu are all to common & keeps getting worse….

We will meet in a safe, public & convenient location only. If this stops you from buying a puppy from us, we HATE you missed the opportunity to have one of our pre-spoiled babies… 

We do provide vet reference & references from other puppy buyers so you can perform your very own background check so that you have a good piece of mind that you are not purchasing from a puppy mill or back yard breeder.

I’ve bred schnauzers since 2004. They have been a huge part of our lives.


Additional Stay:

 Unless otherwise stated by me, puppies are ready for their new homes at 8 weeks of age & arrangements should be made to pick up puppy or to meet us with your puppy.  Requests for puppy stay beyond 8 weeks will be subject to a boarding fee.  Boarding fees are $15 per day or $100 per week.