Dynasty Samoyeds is
located in the friendly state of Texas. We do have a neat group of
Sammie owners in Texas, I must admit!
I have served in several
capacities with the clubs for which I belong, including animal-assisted
therapy group. Some of which are: SCA Awards Chairperson,
SCA Awards Committee Member, SCA Chief Teller, Newsletter Editor for two
groups including animal-assisted therapy group, Trophy Chairperson,
Education Chair and as a contributor of articles for the SCA Bulletin
Activities we have been
involved in include: Conformation, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Pack
Hiking, Herding, Parades and some very basic obedience. We, also,
just enjoy the everyday activities with our Sams concluding the days
with snuggling with our dogs, who sleep in our bedroom with us.
Our Sams are very much a part of our everyday lives...they are members
of our family. They, nor we, would have it any other way!
Our dogs have earned some
of the following titles or certifications: Conformation
Championships, Working Samoyed Certification, Herding Instinct
Certifications, AKC Canine Good Citizen, Temperament Tests and Therapy
Dog International or Inc. Certifications. Lately, we have not been
as involved as we would like, due to other obligations.
Here at Dynasty Samoyeds
we do not breed very often. When we plan & do a breeding it must
be for a purpose, i.e., we are ready to add a new puppy to our pack, the
breeding we feel is for the betterment of the breed, etc. The
breeding is well planned. Temperaments and medical testing
(health) are of utmost importance to us prior to breeding.
Reputable breeders know all too well that breeding involves a great deal
of TIME, MONEY, RISK and BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS if done right. There
is NO MONEY to be made in a breeding well planned, tested, etc.
While pet shops and puppy mills can offer a puppy at what appears to be
a "good deal" on the surface know that they are the ones who are usually
making the "net" profit, not the responsible breeders, and in many cases
at you and your dog's expense. (Note: Know that Reputable
breeders and Members In Good Standing with the SCA, who abide by our
National Samoyed Club of America's Code of Ethics will NEVER sell
puppies to a pet shop.)
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The best advice I could
ever offer a person(s) wanting to add a Samoyed to their family is "Do
Your Research Upfront!", even if that means you will need to practice
some patience during the process. Remember, you will own your
Samoyed for up to 12-15 years, so taking an extra month(s) or year
upfront to do your own research, if needed, should not be an
inconvenience. I suggest reading as much as you can get your hands
on, go to the Samoyed Club of America's web site and look up breeders in
your area on the breeder referral list, ask those breeders for upcoming
shows in their area so you can meet with them & others to discuss
Samoyeds (all aspects), read about grooming, health, testing, ask about
information you should receive from the breeder of your future puppy
upfront regardless if you are purchasing a Samoyed for show, working
events or solely for a pet/family member. Talk with several
breeders, not just one. Ask about the negative aspects of owning a
Samoyed, too, not just the positive aspects...be realistic! This
will get you started in the right direction with your research. A
good breeder will be there for you to ask questions during the lifetime
of your Samoyed. Many times new lifelong friendship are made with
your breeder and they become your mentor.
I have, also, been
involved on a limited basis with Samoyed Rescue. We try to support
our Rescue Clubs as best we can at any given time. May I suggest
that when considering a Samoyed that you take into consideration the
older or rescue Samoyed, especially if the puppy training is not for
you. Samoyeds bond to their people at any age, not just as
If you are thinking about
or are ready to add a Samoyed puppy, older dog or rescue Sam to your
family you can go to my LINKS
page for contact information or websites.
more than just a friendly pretty face,
and a beautiful magnificent dog,
they are a working dog that is,
agile, dignified, graceful and alert with strength.
the dogs with the characteristic
who carry the spirit of Christmas all year long!