AS A SUFFICIENT INDUCEMENT TO BUYER AND IN EXCHANGE FOR THE PROMISES OF BREEDER,
BUYER AGREES AND ACKNOWLEDGES:
1. To have puppy examined within 72 hours of purchase by a licensed and reputable* veterinarian to validate this guarantee. If the puppy is returned due to illness, a letter from the veterinarian is required.
2. The puppy is not being purchased for resale and will never be sold to a pet shop, puppy mill or agent of same.
3. Buyer is not to register the puppy under any other Pet Registry, other than American Kennel Club. (AKC)
4. To provide all annual vet exams, to continue all required vaccine shots as recommended by their vet and proper vet care. It is important the puppy has all puppy shots, and yearly boosters. Failure to comply with and provide documentation of these requirements voids all guarantees. You will only need to maintain these records – You DO NOT have to send to me unless you wish.
5. To provide adequate housing away from the elements. Buyer will have a fenced yard or kennel if the dog will be housed outside. Dog will NEVER be left on a chain. The Buyer will groom, train, and care for this dog in the manner consistent with high quality animal husbandry.
6. The value of the pet for the purpose of this guarantee is solely the original purchase price of the pet, and does not include any additional prices declared by the Buyer, such as, but not limited to value of show dog or shipping fees.
7. Time is of the essence. This agreement shall be shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia. If for any reason litigation should occur, the venue shall lie in Pickens County, Georgia. Breeder will not be responsible for any costs associated with this process.
8. Failure to comply strictly with all of the foregoing requirements will result in termination and revocation of this Guarantee in the discretion of the Breeder. Further limitations are set forth below.
LIMITATIONS OF GUARANTEE:
This guarantee is non-transferable and not subject to assignment. This guarantee is an exclusive guarantee between Breeder and Buyer. The puppy must be in good physical condition. No replacement will be given if dog has been bred. A licensed, reputable veterinarian must do all laboratory verifications. The Buyer is responsible for all transportation costs to and from the Breeder. The breeder is not responsible for any and all veterinarian expenses accumulated on a returned or replaced dog or puppy. Breeder’s sole expense and thus the limit on Buyer’s damages shall be the price paid by Buyer to Breeder for the puppy.
THE FOLLOWING 1-6 WILL VOID ALL GUARANTEES IN THE DISCRETION OF THE BREEDER:
Buyer permitting the dog to be underfed or overfed at any time.
Underfed: Ribs are highly visible
Ideal Body Condition: Can feel outline of ribs. Dog has waist when viewed from above. Belly is tucked when viewed from the side.
Overfed: Dog has no waist when viewed from above. Belly is rounded when viewed from the side. (Please take into consideration how thick of coat your dog has when viewing)
Evidence of neglect or abuse.
Previous related trauma (broken bones, related injuries, etc.)
Dog has been bred.
Evidence of Strenuous Exercise – for example: No treadmill, no jogging, no extensive standing on back of legs or excessive tennis ball chasing and retrieving should be done – especially on slippery floors.
AS A SUFFICIENT INDUCEMENT TO BREEDER AND IN EXCHANGE FOR THE PROMISES OF BUYER,
BREEDER AGREES AND ACKNOWLEDGES:
1. Breeder guarantees that puppy has had proper care to date and has been checked by a veterinarian. Puppy has received its first shots and wormed. Shot records will be furnished at time of purchase. If puppy is being shipped a copy of the shots & worm records will be with puppy. If within 72 hours of receiving the puppy and he/she is examined by a licensed and reputable* veterinarian and the health of the puppy is found to be at risk due to a congenital defect (existing at birth), owner shall notify breeder and provide a written statement from a licensed veterinarian describing puppy’s condition and shall return, at Buyer’s expense, the puppy and papers to the breeder within three days of the examination. Breeder will replace puppy or refund money at Breeder’s sole election and discretion, provided puppy is in the same condition mentally and physically as when originally purchased. This does not include worms, fleas, mites, coccidian, giardia, or any other parasites as they are common in dogs and puppies.
2. Breeder is not responsible if puppy contracts a communicable disease after leaving breeder’s possession.
3. Breeder guarantees puppy against any congenital defect causing death of or making necessary euthanasia until one year of age.
4. Breeder offers one year hip guarantee on any puppy found to have moderate or severely affected hip dysplasia. For the purpose of this provision, the puppy must have a new x-ray by reputable veterinarian to confirm the diagnosis and it must be documented by an official OFA preliminary consultation.
5. Upon receipt of a letter to Breeder from a reputable veterinarian stating that in his/her opinion this condition is congenital, puppy will be replaced by a puppy of equal value at Breeder’s convenience. We reserve the right to have a second opinion from our veterinarian. We also reserve the right to acquire a DNA sample from the puppy to determine the dog or puppy as one of our lineages.
To be covered by this guarantee, the following conditions are applicable and are preconditions:
Puppy must be owned by original owner named in this agreement.
In the case of sudden death of puppy, breeder must receive a written notice of puppy’s death from owner’s vet, along with a necropsy report indicating cause of death.
6. Breeder does not guarantee color, size, championship or temperament of any puppy.
*For purposes of this Agreement, a reputable veterinarian is one who is duly licensed by the state in which he practices and maintains an active, full-time private practice of which the care of dogs owned as pets is the most significant element of his practice.
We hope the Buyer will enjoy your puppy for years to come. We have taken steps to ensure that your new puppy is healthy by feeding a premium puppy food.
Buyer’s puppy has been raised on Purina Pro Plan FOCUS Puppy Lamb & Rice Formula Dry Puppy Food. Buyers can buy it at most feed stores. You can also visit their website www.purina.com for a list of local and online retailers. Please note: providing a higher nutritious value, helps to prevent fast growth, fewer bone problems, fewer vet bills, and promotes a longer life.
Buyer Acknowledges and affirms that Breeder has recommended, for the benefit of the puppy, Purina Pro Plan FOCUS Puppy Lamb & Rice Formula Dry Puppy Food; however, the use of these products is merely a recommendation from Breeder, not a guarantee of their effectiveness or efficiency.
Seller: Bridget Roland