Here are some of the job descriptions of a responsible, reputable, knowledgeable
Veterinarian - We make sure that our dogs and puppies
are in the best of health.
Trainer - We are always working with our dogs and puppies,
teaching them proper behavior and manners as much as possible.
Clean-up crew - Yes, it’s what you think it is....
Laundry attendant - We keep up with the cleaning of all
beds and blankets.
Groomer - We keep our dogs and puppies groomed usually
every 2-4 weeks.
Photographer - We spent hours with camera in hand to
catch the perfect picture of our puppies.
Website designer - We keep our website updated constantly,
and continually make improvements.
Secretary - We maintain all our paperwork and record-keeping,
and we answer the many phone calls and emails we receive every day.
Marketing Agent - We do all we can to provide helpful
information for new puppy owners.
Salesperson - We assist new puppy owners and help them
find the perfect companion for their lifestyle, and we provide as much information about every puppy as we can.
Purchasing agent - We constantly purchase new supplies,
grooming equipment, beds, bowls, food.
Political Activist - We are keenly aware of legislation,
and we do everything in our power to ensure the best quality of life for all of our beloved dogs and puppies and we do what
we can to ensure that the rights of dog owners are maintained.
Teacher - We take our job as "teacher" very seriously.
We want to make sure that everyone who contacts us cares as much about our dogs as we do, and that they know and understand
Midwife - We are there and assist with EVERY birth. This
is one of our most rewarding tasks !
Genealogist - We study our bloodlines to ensure that
future generations are free of health issues.
Puppy Playmate- this one goes without saying!! Sometimes
it's wonder we get any work done...
These are all the things that we do on a daily basis. At Shady Nook Scottie Farm, we take
our job very seriously and this is certainly not a job for the faint of heart. It takes much time, energy, patience, wisdom,
and determination, but we are able to do it all with joy, because we wholeheartedly LOVE what we do!! Seeing our beautiful
puppies go to wonderful forever homes is so very exciting, and seeing the joy on a client's face when they get their new Scottie
is reward enough for us!