Daisy Arrives

Having lost one of our two beloved Havanese to renal failure too early in her life, we were devastated as was her cousin, our other Havanese, Happy. After a lot of research we decided on a Coton and found Barb at Heartland Classics. First, she really runs a wonderful breeding area that does not feel or smell at all like a 'puppy mill". She was very knowledgeable about Cotons and how to raise them. Plus she has an extensive inventory of things one might need for raising a new pup. Our pup, Daisy, came home two days ago. After bit of timidity, she found her way around the house and has imprinted on our Havanese as her "mom". The two are almost inseperable. Our Havanese established her "Alpha Dog" position quickly, but has been extremely tolerant of Daisy chasing her around and jumping on her. Daisy is also a complete love to my wife, Joyce, and me. Of course, we are now in the early stages of house breaking, but by reputation, the breed learns quickly so we shall see. If we can get past this stage, she can occupy a spot on our bed the way our Havanese does. Barb also carries confinement products that may be excellent for those wanting a pet, but will be gone for extensive periods. Barb has the pups trained to use a doggy sandbox so they will stay clean and have room to roam a bit. This may be a good investment for you to consider. We purchased one, but because we are retired, we are trying to move her to doing her potty outside rather than in the pen. We are only on day 2 so have had a few accidents, but she is starting to understand that outside = toilet. In short, our Coton is everything we had hoped...loving, playful and friendly. And, Barb is an excellent breeder selling this breed at very reasonable prices for AKC registered pets. Were we to lose another dog, Heartland would be our first stop.

- Ric and Joyce Larrabure

What Our Clients are Saying!

We just received our puppy from Hearland Breeders and we could not be more pleased. We live in Northern California so our little guy had a long trip from Nebraska. He was a little scared when we got...

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We started the process of purchasing Ruby 12/07/15 she was being called Gypsy by Barb. We received updates with pictures every two weeks plus anytime I had questions they were answered by the next...

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In December I adopted a Coton for Christmas for my 10 year old. We all loved her so much that two weeks later, we adopted her sister. We have been having so much fun with the girls. They have such...

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Every part of our experience buying a Wheaten through Heartland Classics has been wonderful. From a quick reply to our initial email, to helping us determine which sex to buy, to sending us home with...

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My husband and I wanted to give our kids our first family dog as a Christmas gift and after much research on breeds and breeders I came across Barb and Heartland Classics. Barb was so helpful and...

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Fia is the fourth standard poodle that our family has owned, but our first from Heartland Classics. She is absolutely wonderful and we will never purchase dogs from anywhere else again. They are very...

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