I have been on the forum for a few weeks now and i have enjoyed how helpful and informative people are.
I have a questions regarding the purchase of my pup. I live in Sydney and purchased a Rottweiler from a breeder in Victoria. I did so purely on trust and i know people will say i ran the risk, i really did think he was genuine and the website looked genuine. I asked for the pic of the litter and he said it would be reserved. The pup was sent I paid $2000 for the pup with a view to keep it as a family pet and possibly stud one day. The pup came with a vaccination certificate but no microchip. I did not know this until i went to the vet for the pup's second shot. I then decided to microcbhip according to state law. When i got home i read though some paper work from the breeder and it states all his dogs came with microchipping. I sent the breeeder and an email and was given a flimsy excuse about how it has only been law in Victoria in the last month or so.
Can anyone tell me whether this is true? If it is not true what would be reasoning for my pup not to have a microchip? In saying that was the entire litter sold without microchipping or just mine? I know i should be asking the breeder this but via email he was quite blunt and said if i was not happy he would take the pup back. I find this quite unreasonable because i have already spent quite a bit of money on my pup and have grown attached to my pup.
I really love my pup but am starting to worry i did not get the pick of the litter as the vet told me yesterday that it was on the small side for a Rottweiler. I know size is not everything but when you pay $2k for a pup you do expect something. This may be making me sound superficial but it really is not about that but more about principal. I am not naming names on here as far as the breeder goes but i would love some opinions.