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Since our first litter in 2010, we have exported puppies to their new homes all over the world and we welcome international inquiries.


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However, due to the particular import laws for each country (specifically, minimum age requirements) priority is given to homes in:
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia (co-ownership only!)
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Switzerland
  • This means that, if you are from one of these listed countries and you are able to provide a suitable home for a Tamaskan puppy, there is a high likelihood that you will be able to get a puppy from us.

    Unfortunately, in August 2014, the CDC changed the import laws for the USA whereby puppies must now be 16+ weeks old (vaccinated against rabies at 12 weeks old + 1 month waiting period) before they can travel to the USA. This new age limit means that it is extremely difficult for us to export puppies from Croatia to the USA with regard to the work involved: basic training, extensive socialization, etc. It is also a lot more stressful for puppies to travel internationally at an older age (they take much longer to recover from the journey) and it also means that, by 4 months old, the puppies have already started bonding to us so it is much more difficult for them to adapt to their new homes. Therefore, we only export puppies to the USA on extremely rare occasions. That being the case, we recommend that you contact a TDR registered breeder in the USA as it will be much easier to get a puppy stateside (at 8-10 weeks old) rather than import a puppy.

    Unfortunately, the UK has very strict import laws whereby puppies must be 15+ weeks old (vaccinated against rabies at 12 weeks old + 3 weeks waiting period) before they can travel to the UK. This age limit means that it is extremely difficult for us to export puppies from Croatia to the UK with regard to the work involved: basic training, extensive socialization, etc. It is also a lot more stressful for puppies to travel internationally at an older age (they take much longer to recover from the journey) and it also means that, by 4 almost months old, the puppies have already started bonding to us so it is much more difficult for them to adapt to their new homes. Therefore, we only export puppies to the UK on extremely rare occasions. That being the case, we recommend that you contact a TDR registered breeder in the UK as it will be much easier for you to get a puppy locally (at 8-10 weeks old) rather than import a puppy.

    Here is the complete list of TDR registered Tamaskan breeders.
    Here is the list of unregistered breeders (puppy farmers) to avoid.

    Due to the incredibly strict import laws for Australia and New Zealand, we rarely (if ever) export puppies there. The only exception would be if the owner has friends or family in Croatia (or nearby) who could foster/raise the puppy from 8 weeks old until 8 months old, when all the criteria for import are fulfilled: complete vaccination schedule, blood test (titer level) results, etc.

    Due to the fact that the Czechoslovakian Vlcak is a banned breed in Norway and this ban also applies to crossbreeds, we are not exporting any of our puppies to Norway since our Sylvaen bloodlines all contain Czechoslovakian Vlcak further back in their ancestry.

    Due to the fact that the Ukraine has banned practically every dog breed known to mankind including huskies and malamutes, we will never export any of our puppies to the Ukraine since our Sylvaen bloodlines all contain mixes of these breeds further back in their ancestry.


    CLIMATE

    Generally speaking, Tamaskan Dogs are not suited to most tropical climates unless the heat and humidity are not too excessive and the weather remains only mildly warm for most of the year. That being the case, there are some countries/climates that are unsuitable for Tamaskan Dogs. Due to the excessive heat of tropical/desert regions, which a Tamaskan would not be able to survive for long if one got loose outdoors, we will not export Tamaskan puppies to these places: Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, etc.


    Bearing in mind that the Tamaskan is considered an "arctic/nordic breed" they certainly prefer temperate climates and love snowy winters. That being said, they are able to adapt to a variety of mild-moderate climates including: Subtropical, Mediterranean, Oceanic, Subtropical Highland, Continental, and Boreal. It is important to remember that Tamaskans have thick, dense fur that allows them to stay warm in extremely cold climates. Although they are able to shed their fur and maintain a thinner (summer) coat year-round, it is imperative that they are given extra consideration during the summer season: staying indoors with air conditioning, etc during the hottest times of the day.

    MORE INFO:
    Tamaskan Climate
    Summer Weather: how do your Tams keep cool?