Available Puppies and Future Litters. Scroll below for pictures and videos of my puppy nurseries and more.
Introduction: Welcome to my Riggs Puppy Page!
Details on my Deposit and Waiting List are below. I have the BEST Schnauzer families and I hope to welcome you to the Riggs Miniature Schnauzer Family in the future too! My puppies are typically reserved with a deposit several months before they are born. If you want a puppy from me it's best to fill out an application and place a deposit to secure the opening in advance.
2017 LITTERS: MY CURRENT PUPPIES BORN MID-OCTOBER ARE ALL SOLD. I have two more litters due this year. The next litter is due November 30th and the last litter for the year is due December 10th, 2017. I will post available puppies on this page once they are born in early December (I already have some deposits for these pups but I expect to have a few pups available too). They will go home eight weeks later (which will be in FEB 2018). Stay tuned.
2018 LITTERS: If you would like to reserve a puppy for 2018 then please fill out an application and AFTER I review the application, I will let you know when I am taking deposits again. I am expecting Black, Black/Silver and Salt/Pepper. I have a limited number of openings available for 2018. VIDEO OF A PUPPY ON A PLANE (IN THE CABIN WITH ME) FLYING TO MEET THEIR NEW FAMILY -- Click on the link below to see A VIDEO OF A PUPPY WITH ME ON THE PLANE AS WE LANDED IN LAS VEGAS. You can see that he is quite content and happy while we fly. You do not need a facebook account to view this video which is LINKED TO MY FACEBOOK.
Veterinarian Care: This is Kristen and Jess at my vet clinic. Veterinarian care is very important for all pets. All of my Schnauzers and puppies go to the Bluffton Animal Clinic for all of their healthcare needs. The vets are John, Steve, and Tony and the staff are Brandy, Jess, Robin, Teresa, and Sasha (helper Kristin, Steve's daughter). If you have questions about how I care for my Schnauzers/puppies you are welcome to give them a brief call. They have also been to my home and Robin has two Schnauzers from my program. Clinic Contact Number: 260-824-0924
If you live far away please check out my Long Distance Puppy Delivery Options. I have puppies in over 26 states, BC Canada and Puerto Rico. I meet ALL of my families in person whether they come here or I personally deliver their puppy to them. Also take a look at my PUPPY ENRICHMENT TRAINING which is also used for guide dog training.
Please remember that all of my puppies are up-to-date on vaccinations, vet examinations, and are micro-chipped with pre-paid enrollment. They also go home with a Puppy Welcome Package, which includes a five-year health guarantee and much more!
Einstein before we boarded our flight to NY.
Health Testing and More: All of my parents are health tested with an OFA Certification for Heart Valve Defects and Patella. I am also a Club Member of the AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T Program. All graded Excellent for their OFA. All of my adults and puppies are under the care of a veterinarian. I breed friendly temperaments. I am in 100% compliance for my AKC Inspection which included record keeping and the care of my Schnauzers and puppies. When you come to my home to pick up your puppy you will meet all of my parents. Unlike many breeders, I have you meet them all and not just the parents of your puppy. They will look exactly as they do on this website. I bathe them every few weeks, they are groomed fully every eight weeks with a mini-trim every four weeks. They are sociable and love meeting new people. They also will show you their manners and sit for a treat during your visit. Dams and SiresFYI: I reserve the right to first pick of any litter, it is not likely that I would take first pick but I do reserve that right.
What to expect after your puppy is born. Pictures and videos below of whelping area and the puppy nursery.
Eve puppy named Minnie
Remi puppy named Mini
After the puppies are born I send out a birth announcement with a short video via email to the families waiting on that litter. The puppies have their tails and dew claws done the first week and a check up by my vet. Every week you will receive a video update and sometimes pictures too in an email. You will also receive a nice Puppy Package and breeder support always when your puppy goes home.
Below are updated pictures & videos of the Puppy & Whelping Nurseries, updated November 2017.
My husband and I have updated the Puppy Nursery and Whelping Nursery. The Whelping Nursery is upstairs across from my room and is for my Mom's to whelp under my watchful-eye. The moms/puppies stay in the WN the first three weeks. The Puppy Nursery is downstairs right off of our dining room and for puppies ages three to eight weeks old. We had new floors put in the PN, upgraded the puppy playpens, etc. FYI: the new puppy playpen flooring is designed to be comfortable to walk on. The wire is double-coated with a soft vinyl and feels comfortable. The wire gauge is thick as well which is also designed to be gentle on their paws. They still have rubber pads as they step out of the crates and crates to sleep/nap in which they love and this way they are already introduced to crate training! The elevated flooring keeps them from accidentally stepping or wrestling in poop or pee, much more sanitary--I can't be in there every second. They like being higher up too. It gives them a better view to be nosy.
Whelping Nursery Video
Puppy Nursery picture and two videos
My puppies love me and Schnauzers are the best dogs ever!