Red Rock K9 Testimonials
“His vet said that Rocky has the best temperament she’s ever seen for a young German Shepherd puppy.”
We’ve always had Labrador Retrievers but our 6 year old son had been begging for a German Shepherd for a year. Honestly, I was quite skeptical about the breed until we met a Red Rock puppy named Ranger on the ski slopes in Angel Fire, NM. The boys on the ski team were all petting him and playing with him in the snow. The owner told me I should contact Sam at Red Rock K9. I called Sam the next day and said “I don’t want a dog for sport or shows, I just want a pet that’s good with kids, breeding and titles don’t matter to me”. I was completely wrong. After some discussions with Sam we decided to put our name on the list for a puppy.
A couple months later, we decided to get a dark sable male import puppy that Sam was offering from his partners in the Czech Republic. We named him Rocky. He has been a fabulous addition to our family. His vet said that Rocky has the best temperament she’s ever seen for a young German Shepherd puppy. He goes everywhere with the neighborhood kids and they pretend he is a trained military dog or police K9. He is already very protective of our son but in a confident, stable way….not in a crazy aggressive way. He has nerves of steel and is really excelling at training. We need a well trained pet because we take our dogs everywhere with us and Sam worked with his contacts in the Czech Republic to find just what we wanted. Aside from being a magnificent looking dog, he has excellent breeding and the best temperament we could ever hope for.
If you are on the fence at all about getting a German Shepherd, I urge you to contact Sam. He is extremely knowledgeable about the breed and can really educate you about the importance of a good breeding program. Let him help match you up with dog that fits your lifestyle!
🐾Rob & Stephani Swickley Los Alamos, NM Red Rock K9 German Shepherd July 22, 2017Read More Testimonials
Amazing adult import GSD from Red Rock K9
I had lost my K9 partner after 11 amazing years together. It was obvious that I needed another German Shepherd in my life. I contacted the owner of Red Rock K9, Sam, and explained my situation to him. I was still dealing with my loss and Sam was very understanding. Within a few days, Sam sent me pictures and videos of an adult male that he had available for import from the Czech Republic. He felt that “Buddy” was everything I was looking for. I trusted Sam’s instincts and moved forward with the purchase. “Buddy” arrived in Oklahoma and I made the 21 hour drive to pick him up. When I arrived, Sam took all the time that was needed to meet and get comfortable with my new GSD. The long ride home gave us plenty of time to bond and spend quality time together. “Buddy ” has been with us for a week now and we couldn’t be happier. Sam continues to check in with me and that shows how passionate he is about his dogs. I highly recommend Red Rock K9 and I’m happy to call Sam a friend!
🐾Michael Lentz, Sr. Skippack, Pennsylvania Red Rock K9 Import April 9, 2017Read More Testimonials
What an amazing puppy purchase experience!! Sam and the others at Red Rock K9 are absolute professionals. Every single aspect of the experience from initial contact, to reserving our puppy, through delivery and after care has been flawless and polished. We still communicate with Sam often, and it is clear that he is vested in this puppy along with us and is completely focused on the proper development of our Ranger. When you purchase a puppy from Red Rock K9, they make sure you are set up for success. We could not be more satisfied with the entire Red Rock K9 experience. Thank You Vivona Family and Red Rock K9!!
🐾 Justin F. Amarillo, TX Red Rock K9 Puppy December 7, 2016Read More Testimonials
Sam certainly has delivered what he promised.
I found Red Rock K9 through my father, who had gotten to know Sam when searching for a Czech working line shepherd- a year later, we were in the market for a working line shepherd puppy for me, and my father suggested Red Rock K9- I researched the kennel, talked to Sam, and I sent my deposit- So far, it is one of the best decisions I have ever made! As it turned out, I had to wait 4 months for the puppies to be born and I don’t wait very well- Sam was very patient with all of my (many) calls and emails- I was impressed with his rapid responses and his up front answers- I loved all of the updates and photos chronicling the progress of the puppies once they were born- I actually flew out to Oklahoma to meet my puppy when she was 6 weeks old with my parents- Sam showed me all of his dogs and his family took us to lunch- He spent as much time with me as I necessary to answer my questions and I knew just what to expect- Sam has continued to follow up with Haddie with phone calls and emails, which is so unusual- Haddie is nearly 4 months old now- I get compliments on her everywhere we go- She is well behaved and has an unusually calm demeanor for such a young puppy- My friends and family cant believe what a nice, stable puppy she is- I have been introducing her to to as many new people, animals, and things as I can, but the most amazing so far is how she behaves with babies- she has been with one year old toddlers twin boys (under close supervision) and she instinctively knows to be gentle with them- She is very smart and I keep thinking she is going to open her mouth and tell me what she is thinking- I have just started working with a local trainer, and Haddie is a quick study- I cant wait to see how far she and I can go with her next level of advanced training!
I was a little hesitant to go to an out of state breeder I didn’t know, and buy a puppy without seeing the parents, the kennel, or the puppy at first- There are a lot of different types of people posing as dog breeders, and most of them frequently don’t deliver what they promise- This was quite a leap of faith for me- Sam certainly has delivered what he promised; Haddie is everything I wanted and hoped for- I would not hesitate to buy another dog from him and I would enthusiastically recommend Red Rock K9 to anyone looking for a german shepherd- my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org- I would be happy to provide additional information about my experience to anyone looking for a german shepherd puppy-
🐾 Courtney Gruber Charleston, SC Red Rock K9 Puppy December 7, 2016Read More Testimonials
Red Rock K9 Puppy Excels in the Agility Ring
I wanted to share my story around how wonderful the experience has been for me in working with Sam and Linsey Vivona proud owners of Red Rock K9 in Edmond, Oklahoma.
As many of you know, I tragically lost my 4 year old GSD Indy about 2 years ago. I was more than devastated. I was really almost at the point of throwing in the towel and not go through the heart ache of training another GSD especially for agility. I had spent an enormous amount of time working with her due to her aggression issues and fear issues. We had worked through so much and actually got her all the way to a MACH and she was 2 double queues away from her MACH 2. Then in the blink of an eye, she was gone.
Before I got Indy, I had done so much research on German Shepherd breeders and before I lost Indy, Red Rock K9 never came up in any searches. About a week later, I just decided to do another search and up popped Red Rock K9. I had not decided on getting another puppy but just wanted to see what was out there. I read all of their information and watched every video. I was so impressed with their vision of really trying to ensure that families understood what they were getting into with the purchase of a GSD. The first thing that caught my eye was the price as I am sure it would for anyone. But I also know that you get what you pay for.
After a week or so, I filled out the on-line application and decided to discuss my needs with them. I did not indicate that I had just lost one as I did not want them to think that I was a bad doggie mom.
The other thing that impressed me right off the bat was the fact that they have a strong Christian faith which is very important to me. I really felt that God was pointing me in this direction.
I talked to Sam and discussed my needs. He then explained what they were trying to accomplish with their puppy training program. If puppies went to families that had basic obedience already, hopefully these dogs would have permanent forever homes and not end up in a shelter.
I was able to get on the list for a litter that was coming up in April of 2014. Once the litter was born, Sam posted weekly pictures so you could see how they were growing and posted videos on their training progress. I was a little skeptical at first regarding waiting until 12 weeks to pick up my puppy I must say.
After I picked Fiona out at about 8 weeks, a couple of weeks later Sam called me and indicated that he felt one of the other puppies showed more drive and that it might be a better fit for me. This was a direct result of the puppy training program. Sam was able to see how the puppies were progressing and as a result thought I should make a change. Had I picked this puppy up at 8 weeks old, I might have made a mistake. So I told him to make the switch and he did.
As a result, I now have a dog that has her Master Agility jumpers title at 23 months old and is working on her Master STD title. She also has an NACSW Novice Nosework title and two UKC Nose-work titles, and her Jr. dock diving title. She is not even two years old yet
I will never purchase another GSD from any other breeder and will always have the puppy training completed before I pick up the puppy. Red Rock K9 is phenomenal and the price… we’ll all I can say is that it is worth every penny. I wanted to let potential GSD owners know what a quality dog you will get from this breeder. They spend hours training these puppies and ensure a healthy and safe environment. You will not go wrong with this breeder. They are not a breeder that will sell you a puppy and then you never hear from them again. They are with you forever.
Fiona helped me through one of the most difficult times of my life and I will be forever grateful that Red Rock K9 came into my life when they did. Fiona is a wonderful companion and I love her dearly
What an incredible experience it has been and one I will never forget.
Thank you Red Rock K9,
🐾 Nancy Malone Ovilla, Texas Red Rock K9 Puppy November 27, 2016Read More Testimonials
“Purchasing a puppy with imprint training is the best way to go for sure”
Thanks to Red Rock K9 we have a very sweet and special German shepherd. Baron is a wonderful family member. He enjoys our daily walks, he loves to play fetch, and he likes to watch all the golf carts go by in the back yard. He also enjoys playing with other dogs and being social. Purchasing a puppy with imprint training is the best way to go for sure. We get so many compliments on how handsome he is too. Sam has always been there for us when we had questions about food, products, or training. We really appreciate all the help and suggestions along the way!
🐾 Stacie Kendrick Edmond, Oklahoma Red Rock K9 Trained Puppy August 30, 2016Read More Testimonials
“Exactly what we were looking for in a companion and family protection dog”
When my wife and I decided to get our German Shepard Dog, we had a lot of questions having never owned one. Sam & Red Rock K9 were amazing to work with, answering all our questions and ensured our experience before and after the sale was all that we had hoped for. Our RRK9, “Luna”, is exactly what we were looking for in a companion and family protection dog, and everything Sam said she would be if we put in the work on top of his puppy imprint program. Thanks for helping us to welcome this wonderful girl into our family.
🐾 Rich & Lori T. Stillwater, Oklahoma Red Rock K9 Trained Puppy August 30, 2016Read More Testimonials
Outstanding Customer Service
Sam worked diligently with us to find the perfect German Shepherd for our family. We were concerned about how our small dog would do with a large dog. Sam selected Yamori because of her submissive and sweet disposition. He allowed us several meeting times with Yamori at his place until we felt that she would be a fit. He then brought her to our home multiple times to introduce her to our little dog, giving us great advice and sharing his expertise along the way. Sam made himself available to us before and after bringing Yamori into our home. He truly showed concern for Yamori as well as our small dog. Yamori has been the most wonderful addition to our family. She is a super star–people stop us all of the time because she is so beautiful and well-behaved. She is so gentle with our little dog and our kids. Sam went above and beyond to make it a smooth transition for everyone involved. We highly recommend Red Rock K9 because of Sam’s professionalism and high standard of breed as well as his outstanding customer service.
🐾 Jeff Cox Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Red Rock K9 Trained Adult August 30, 2016Read More Testimonials
“Above & Beyond”
After countless hours of research and careful consideration, our family chose Red Rock K9 for our German Shepherd. Sam went above and beyond to answer all of our questions and supply us with all the necessary information to make our decision. Our RRK9, “Claus” is a companion, protector, and most importantly, part of our family. If you are looking for the best German Shepherds, look no further, RRK9 offers the best German Shepherds, training, and boarding.
🐾 Lance L. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Red Rock K9 Trained Puppy August 30, 2016Read More Testimonials
“Trust me….look no further…”
We are going into day 3 and our new dog is adjusting faster than expected. Sam everything you told us about her and what to expect is exactly as you said it would be. Sam was available at 11:00 pm Friday night when we picked up our dog from the airport to make sure everything went smooth, he has been there to answer any questions and has spent a lot of time on the phone answering questions and giving solid advice. Guys if your looking for a German Shepherd puppy or trained dog trust me….look no further. A big thank you to Red Rock K9. Sam I can’t begin to thank you for your help, customer service and dedication.
🐾 Bill Devine Muskegon, Michigan Red Rock K9 Import August 30, 2016Read More Testimonials