Deposits and Payments

A $500 Deposit is required to hold a reservation for an DarkHorse Cane Corso puppy. Deposits are non-refundable. If puppy becomes unavailable for any reason, deposit will be transferred to the next available litter.

Balance of payment due at 6 weeks . Pups will be ready to go home between 8-9 weeks of age.

Board will be charged at the rate of $12/day for puppies that remain with us by buyer's choice after they are ready to go home

Payments and Placement Fees

Companion/Pet Puppies start at $3,000 and up based on the specific sire and dam being bred for that litter, what merits the parents hold and what health testing has been performed. Pet quality puppies come with their ears cropped, tails docked, rear dewclaws removed, microchipped, up-to-date on vaccinations and wormings, 2-year health guarantee and experienced breeder support for life.

Working Prospects start at $3,500 and up

Show Prospects(Typically our first and second pick puppies both male and female) start at $3,800 and up (Please Call to discuss pricing) Show/Breeding Prospects are available on CO-OWNS ONLY, we do not sell any dogs with breeding rights outright. 

Remainder of payments are due by the time puppies are 6 weeks old or within 5 business days of the deposit being put down, whichever comes first. Payment in full is expected on all puppies 7 weeks of age and older if there are any puppies available at that time. 

Pick Up


Puppies purchased after 9 weeks of age: 

9-10 week is the ideal pick up period for puppies. They have begun crate training but need individual attention and reinforcement to be successful, continuing to be crated with their litter mates causes a delay in their overall training. At this time, they are ready to begin puppy classes, leash walking and training as well as basic obedience training. 


Puppies purchased after 10 weeks of age need to be scheduled to be picked up by the following weekend (5 days) of approval. Please keep in mind, we will hold a puppy for 24 hours without payment and then we will move onto the next approved applicant. 


If your puppy needs to stay with us longer than 5 days, we will require a daily board and train fee for the remainder of the puppy's stay which is required to be paid in FULL before they can leave for their new home. Puppies in this age period require an immense amount of training and socialization on a weekly basis. Any vet care that will be needed during this period (additional vaccines, deworming, etc) becomes the responsibility of the owner and will be added to the final bill. The board and train fee is not negotiable. 


Board and Train fees are $12 per day over the initial 5 days upon approval.

Veterinary Visit is $65 plus cost of vaccine; deworming is $10.

Your puppy will go home with 8 lbs of food the day of pick up along with a collar and leash, puppy pad, disposable litter box, scent blanket, all AKC paperwork, medical records and vaccine history, two toys, and a microchip ID tag on their collar. 


Young Adults/Adolescent Puppies 


Occasionally we have young adults or adolescent puppies who have either been returned to us from their original owner or stayed with us and we grew them out and have decided not to use them in our breeding program for various reasons available for sale. 


Pricing on Adolescent puppies and Young adults start at $3,000 and up. Why are the fees higher than a 10 week old puppy you might be wondering? Keep in mind, all dogs and puppies cost money to raise, feed and train. There are maintenance fees involved and this usually doesn't even have us breaking even for the expense of feeding a puppy that is 7-18 months old. Keep in mind that these puppies are already vetted through their puppy series, and Rabies. They are housebroken and crate trained. They have been socialized inside and exposed outside of our home. They are already leash trained and have basic training and manners. 


Young Adult or Adolescent puppies will have their vaccines current, have their ears cropped and tail docked, be housebroken and crate trained, leash trained. They will come with a 15 lb bag of food for transition, all their vaccine history and medical records. They will come with 30 days of pet insurance through Trupanion which has all waiting/hold periods waived when registered thru our breeder referral program. In some cases Adolescent dogs will have health testing/preliminary results done on their hips and elbows. 


All dogs, regardless of age(Under 2) come with a health guarantee and lifetime breeder support. They must ALWAYS be returned to us if you cannot keep them at any point in their lifetime to us. 


Transport/Travel Arrangements


We welcome visits to pick up your new puppy in person! We can arrange to travel and meet you partway in some locations for an additional fee. Shipping / Transport options are available across the US and to Canada. Transport is an additional cost and is the responsibility of the buyer. 


Deposits/Appointments on un-sold puppies OVER 10 weeks old

Due to multiple no-show appointments we now require a $150.00 appointment deposit that will be deducted from the final cost of the puppy in order to book an appointment upon approval. We will no longer schedule meet and greets without the appointment deposit being paid. Our time is valuable and not calling to cancel/reschedule an appointment or no-showing is will be a forfeiture of your appointment deposit.