How to Adopt

Gotcha Day Experience

Get The Complete “Smeraglia Experience!”

We believe that a puppy’s GOTCHA Day is a very special day. Picking up your puppy in person is the way that we prefer for our puppies to go home. We want you to get the complete “Smeraglia Experience”.

We LOVE Gotcha Day celebrations, and we have special add-on packages to make your day special. Please email Dana our Concierge at [email protected] to get more details.

Puppy pick-up appointments are done at the Smeraglia family Estate in the beautiful Chapel Barn.


Please note that our physical address is different than our mailing. If you’re navigating to Smeraglia via GPS, our address is:  26705 Rolling Ridge Drive, Robertsdale, AL 36567.

Pick-Up Appointements

Gotcha Day Pick-ups are available by appointment only

Pick-up appointments should be arranged as soon as you know your schedule. We are available Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please keep in mind that we schedule our appointments in the Central Time Zone. We are unable to offer Sunday pickups.

We have two types of Pickup Appointments here at Smeraglia.

• Prep School Pickup appointments are scheduled with your trainer by emailing your trainer.

• Non-Doodle Prep School Puppy appointments are scheduled by calling or emailing ([email protected]) the office (1.251.960.1311)

We can only enroll a few puppies at a time, so reserve your spot early. 

Gotcha Day Pick-Up Address

Please note that our physical address is different than our mailing. 

The Smeraglia Estate Chapel Barn: If you’re navigating to Smeraglia via GPS, our PICK-UP  address is:  

21399 Farmers Lane. Robertsdale, AL 36567.

Puppy Visit Pick-Up Address

If you are coming to visit a puppy that is not being picked up, you will need to come inside the Estate home where the puppies can be visited in a more controlled environment.

Visiting Puppies Address:  

21307 Farmers Lane.. Robertsdale, Al 36567

Personal Puppy Delivery

Au Pair Air

• Call/Email For Price Quote. The price does include soft-side carry.

• First Class Elite Nanny Delivery Service.

• Your puppy will fly with Lauren Smeraglia to any U.S or international airport.

Puppy Pickup is at Baggage Claim

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Delivery Pricing

It is our goal to get your puppy home safely and quickly.

Working Dogs that have been met here at Smeraglia Delivery Fees:

Au Pair Air – Call For a Quote

Exclusive Nanny Delivery To Your Airport

Doodle Dash – NYC Delivery – $1595

Ground Delivery from Alabama to NYC (throughout our mapped route).

Doodle Uber –

$1 Per Mile Round Trip. *anything over 350 miles includes a mandatory Hotel Fee of $175

Airport Delivery

$175 to PNS or MOB (local airports)

$395 to MSY (New Orleans airport)

Domestic Shipping Fees-(*Not Available At This Time)

$995 – X Small and Small Size Puppies

$1,195 – Medium and Standard Size Puppies

Your Delivery Fee Includes:

• Puppy’s Delivery Fee

• Veterinary Flight Health Certificate

• Delivery to Airport

International Shipping

• Prices vary based on the restrictions of each country.

• International Shipping is for Service & Therapy Dogs Only.

• All puppies shipping overseas are required to have a minimum of 8 weeks of Prep School, meaning they will be at least 16 weeks old when they fly home

• The price of the puppy & Prep School is not included in the shipping price.

• Puppies will be up-to-date on all age-appropriate vaccinations.

• Puppies must be spayed or neutered before they are shipped.

• We use Delta’s Pets First Services.

Confidential Private Pick-Up Appointments

If you require a private puppy pick-up appointment, we routinely schedule confidential appointments for our celebrity or other high profile clients.

We will be happy to schedule a private pick-up appointment for you at the Smeraglia family Estate.

Doodle Delivery: Ground Delivery Service

Don't worry about a thing....we will handle everything for you!

• We can deliver your puppy within a 600-mile radius, 
 Call for Pricing. 251.960.1311

• $150 For Additional Puppy Delivery to the same family

We will be happy to schedule a private pick-up appointment for you at the Smeraglia family Estate.

Payment Options

It is our goal to offer superior, efficient service to all of our clients.

We offer a wide range of payment options for your convenience:

In Person

Cash, check, or money order or by using a debit/credit card* 

(Amex, Discover Visa or MasterCard only).

By Phone

With your debit or credit card* (Amex, Discover, Visa, or MasterCard only).


Send payment from your PayPal account*. 

By Mail

Send a check, cashier’s check or money order.

Monthly Electronic Draft

Pay with a monthly electronic draft using either your checking account or a debit/credit card (Amex, Discover Visa or MasterCard only).

Domestic Shipping Fees

$495 – 

Extra Small and Small Size Puppies

$595 – 

Medium and Standard Size Puppies


Your Shipping Fee Includes:

• Puppy’s flight

• Veterinary Flight Health Certificate

• Delivery to Airport


All you have to do is pick up your puppy!

*Please Note: There is a 3.5% Convenience Fee for all Debit / Credit Card Transactions. Avoid this fee with a Bank Draft or by mailing a check or money order. If you are interested in any of the services listed above or have any questions concerning the services listed above, please don’t hesitate to come by our office or contact us via email or by phone.