Buyers and their Pups

Rancho Santiago Pup headed to Arizona.

Apr 1 2015


Justin is a Big man with a  Big heart who took a  Big 12 hour one way trip from Lake Havasu, AZ to get his Rancho Santiago family - companion pup for his 4 year old daughter and himself.  Good guy who is great fun to visit. 

 Update; all the way home, no puking, three bathroom breaks requested, no accidents in the truck, very little whining, mostly slept.....however, he is not stoked on the kennel crate yet :)

It will just take him a few days to learn that is his house and his private personal home.... Dr. Jim 


8 week old pup update.




Update for 8 weeks....


Clearly he hates his kennel.  He whined for a night and a half and after that only when he needs to relieve himself.  Other than that he clearly enters as if it's his own.  He likes a nice little hard boiled egg or cheese treat.  And little bits of meat are ambrosia.  
He is mouthy.  A lot so.  He's stubborn, even annoyingly so, which is a family trait.  Good pup though and loved by all he has seen.  He has already been to the lake to swim.  While a little young, something tells me he had ancestors that survived such early adventures.  He is incredibly playful, already understands the fundamentals of fetch, but max of about 12 feet.  He has hunted and eaten three crickets and a bumble bee.  He also likes to eat scorpion weed....I cannot say his persistence on this delicacy is something I am fond of.  He loves pig ears and has a stuffed frog that if it had bones would rattle like a baby shaker....he grabs hold of that thing and choke holds and slams it with ferocity.  
Yes, Sir that pup is from generations of serious hunting Catahoulas!  Dr. Jim 




"Rooster" Clyde X Katy pup

Mar 4 2015



Hi Mike and Nancy, 

It is fun to see your "Rooster" 12 week pup out of Clyde X Katy (Bosco X Bonnie) has developed into a top of the breed Catahoula. 

We are especially glad "Rooster" is with you two because of Mike's experience with Catahoulas and hog dogs and Nancy's experience and ability with all kinds of animals, especially fine dogs. 

We are proud of our line of Catahoulas and appeciate you giving folks the informaiton about our Catahoula web site.  Our best advertisements are the dogs and their happy owners. 

Thank you for the great picture and the news.

Many thanks, 

Dr. Jim and Maria 


Hi Dr. JIm,

This is "Rooster the pup that I kept out of Clyde X Katy.  He follows me outside every where I go.  Rooster is very intelligent.  Weighs 29 pounds at 12 weeks of age. 

Rooster goes with me to the feed store, sale barn and every where I go.  I get lots of compliments about him and people want him so I give them your web site.  I hope that is good with y'all. 

We thank you all so much again, 

Mike P.  

Rancho Santiago Catahoula Pup swims in Atlantic & runs in the Maine Snow

Mar 4 2015


Last Summer




Hi Dylan and Morgan,

WOW, your pup has grown wonderfully and is a athletic beauty to be proud of.... congratulations.  

We are really happy to have this fine Racho Santiago Catahoula in your capable hands.  We think you will also really enjoy your Bosco X Feliz pup.  

You have pick of the litter due to you early paid up reservation.  

Many thanks for the great pictures... up on the ranch web site now. 

Dr. Jim and the crew 

At the Rancho


Dr. Jim,

"Freki" is looking great these days, she helped track my wife's first deer this fall!  Wonderful…. we have several of our Catahoulas tracking wounded or game that has be shot and needs locating. 

Thanks for the great pup.  I look forward to meeting our new pup. 



Lost our female Catahoula. Great web site.

Feb 20 2015


      2-13-2015 litter out of Bosco X Feliz 



What a great website; you folks have some of the most beautiful catahoulas
ive ever seen.
Ive owned Catahoulas for 26 years and love the breed like my
own kin.
I recently lost my female "charlotte mae" and have a Catahoula male"amos moses" he is 5 years old.
My family owns a cow calf operation here in California and the dogs have plenty of work to do not to mention the big hogs that run around here.
My amos needs a pardner and I was wondering if you would have any pups for sale in the near future.
Thank you for your time and I look foreward to hearing from youall.
sincerely matt m.
Hi Mr. Matt, 
We share a deep respect and love of Catahoulas.  Our heart felt condolences on the loss of your charlotte mae.
You are in luck because right now we have a litter of 6 males and 4 females in the whelping house that are one week old today.  See attached pictures.
 All of our breeders and their line are from working Catahoulas… hunting, hog hunting, and cattle working. The sire is Bosco and the dam is Feliz. 
We have many of our top of the line Catahoulas in California and Idaho so we hope to have a great female in your care in the near future. 
If you want one of these pups, we want you to know that the order of choice from any litter is by date of receipt of a buyer’s deposit in the ranch office (payment suggestions attached).  The fastest way to get an early choice is make payment by electronic bank transfer… info attached. 
We appreciate your kind comments concerning our ranch web site.  We work on it every day.
Waggin Tails,
Dr. Jim 



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