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So, I hear all the time how folks inquire and get no answers.
Not suggesting any of you would do what this gal did today but just in case: subject line was ' puppies available now' and here's the email:
Sent from my iPhone
YEP. That's it.
Sorry. I will answer her, but this sort of inquiry doesn't make me want to answer her. I get probably 10 -20 a day, and have a very long informational I send everyone.. but this sort of inquiry (of which half my daily haul are easily in this ballpark though not quite so NOTHING that makes me want to continue a convo , usually they are 'do you have puppies and how much?') isn't going to get anyone's interest as a breeder. I answer anyway- because I want folks to have good info. But if I wrote an individual answer to everyone who sends an inquiry like this, I wouldn't answer either. When you make an inquiry of a breeder, consider that she might have an available puppy. Don't be a time saver on your initial inquiry - that's when your first opinion is being made.
When you make an inquiry, try to make the breeder want to sell you a puppy! There are hundreds of interested parties for every puppy in every single litter. I'm not exaggerating. Hundreds. For every puppy. So- make yourself stand out! If you care so little about the possibility of a puppy you can't be bothered to intro yourself, what makes you think you are a stellar candidate for one of my puppies? It's just so disrespectful to send a one=liner, much less a subject line!!
Last edited by CAROLINA MOM; 05-04-2019 at 09:10 PM.
Reason: Edited to comply with GRF #12