yourself! Training through formal puppy and obedience classes can run about $50 -
$120 for a 6-8 weeks course but becomes INVALUABLE later.
Repeating these classes frequently is a good idea as it reinforces your control,
establishes that you're the boss, socializes your neo with other breeds of dogs
(and people), and builds a firm relationship to fall back on when this dog goes through
any rebellious stages. Watch Cesar Millan, "The Dog Whisperer", on TV.
Try to acquaint your puppy with as many situations as possible. Vet visits, nail
trimming, cleaning their face and ears, administering eye drops, groomers, CHILDREN,
teenagers, mailmen, people with hats, ladies with funny, high voices, handicapped
people, I could go on and on. The Neapolitan Mastiff has a guard dog mentality. It is
their job to notice and inform you of anything different or unusual. Sometimes it
frightens them or puts them on guard. They need you to desensitize them of these
fears. It is also your responsibility. You are the PACK LEADER.
risk of earcropping is the buyer's. If you choose earcropping, I will do my best to
recommend the vet to do it.
|Contracts to protect the
Buyer and Breeder
|Prices start at $2400 For
|Buyer pays shipping
BEFORE they are born til they arrive in your home. That
includes vet check-ups, microchip, shots, deworming,
nutrition, socialization and LOVE!
If you live in the Midwest - we can sometimes meet you half-way to deliver
your puppy. Otherwise we can ship your puppy through an airline that
provides non-stop service only. The cost depends on where you live. It
can cost from $225 to $375 for a puppy that weighs about 35 pounds or
We will also offer "discounts" to people who live within Minnesota, Wisconsin,
Iowa or Illinois and want to show their puppy/dog.
Because it's to my advantage to have as many puppies possible to stay in
this area. Then I'll have a better opportunity to watch the puppies grow and
to evaluate my own breeding.
I will also be thrilled if I can help anyone bring in a dog here to Minnesota
from another breeder. The more the merrier, and someday I may ask to
breed to your male or buy a puppy from you to expand our genetic
We reward $150 back to anyone who has bought a puppy from us with the
"RuneStone" name that has "finished" their dog as an AKC Champion of
Conformation. (AKC Champion)
|PLEASE READ this entire page before buying a Neapolitan Mastiff
from RuneStone or anyone else:
|Page Updated 2-23-11