the puppy will be held until_____________________. The balance of
the purchase price _________________________ must be paid in full,
either in a lump sum or through payments received by the time
the puppy is seven weeks old or the deposit is forfeited and alternate arrangements will be made for the placement of the puppy.
B. Transportation cost, if any, will be paid by the Buyer. Transportation costs must be prepaid before shipping.
C. This puppy is purchased for companion_____ show_____
and sold with a limited______ full______ registration.
This puppy to be spayed/neutered: Yes_____ No _____
D. Registration: The puppy is eligible to be registered with the AKC (American Kennel Club) and the breeder will forward the registration papers to the new owners as soon as the breeder receives them from the AKC. The buyer will provide the breeder with a registered name for the puppy as soon as possible.
E.All companion puppies are sold on a spay/neuter agreement. The puppy is to be spayed or neutered by eight months of age. The buyer agrees to supply proofof the spaying or neutering of above puppy. The proof submitted must be on your veterinarian letter head, be signed and dated and contain the phone number of the veterinarian that did the procedure. Failure to spay/neuter the puppy will nullify the contract and ownership of the puppy will revert back tothe breeder.
F. Health Guarantee:
The health of the puppy is excellent to the best our knowledge at the time ofsale. The required vaccinations and wormings are as indicated on the health record. The buyer is to have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian of the buyer’s choice within 72 hoursafterreceipt of the puppy. If the veterinarian finds the puppy in poor health the buyer is to contact the breeder immediately. Failure to see a veterinarian within 72 hours void all guarantees and no further guarantee is made.
If the buyer questions the temperament of the puppy, the buyer must notify the breeder within 72 hoursof receipt of the puppy. If necessary the puppy may be returned to the breeders at the buyer’s expense for evaluation. It is recommended that you take your puppy to puppy classes for training and make a strong effort to properly socialize your puppy with both people and other animals. Improper training and socialization will affect your puppy immensely. Once the buyer takes possession of the puppy they accept responsibility for any and all liabilities of the actions of the puppy and relieves the breeder of any liability. The buyer relieves the breeder of any and all liabilities as the breeder can not guarantee how the buyer will raise and train the puppy. The Buyer agrees that the Breeder is in no way liable or responsible for any damage, accident, or injury resulting from the dog.
H.Our hip guarantee is a pup replacement guarantee.
Seller guarantees this animal against bi-lateral crippling or severe hip dysplasia until twenty-six (26) months of age. If this animal is diagnosed ashaving crippling or severe dysplasia by either a Penn-HIP exam at or after sixteen (16) weeks of age, or an OFA exam done at the age of 12 months or older but no later than 26 months, said animal will be replaced by seller with an animal of like quality from the next available litter and chosen by the seller. Buyer may keep or return said animal. Buyer must a statement to seller a statement from a licensed DVM that said animal has been spayed/neutered and copies of the Penn-Hip or OFA exam findings prior to replacement. This guarantee does not cover hip changes caused by stress, injury, or arthritis. If a dog has bad hips a copy of the x-rays and OFA report must be supplied to R & S Countryside Kennels. The hip warranty is non transferable. If the dog is bred before 2 years of age – THIS WARRENTY IS VOID. We will not replace a dog for bad hips if it has been bred.
I. Seller reserves first right of refusal. Should buyer find it necessary to place said animal elsewhere, seller must first be contacted and has first right to take back or help place said animal. Seller also reserves the right to repossess the animal, without compensation to the Buyer if the animal is being neglected or abused. Buyer agrees to keep available to the animal at all times, food, water and appropriate housing/shelter from weather. Buyer also agrees to not have said animal destroyed without Sellers approval except in the case of fatal injury or disease, as diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian.
J. The Buyer shall provide the dog with adequate food, fresh water at all times, shelter, affection, love, and medical care, including all necessary shots and medication recommended by the veterinarian. The Buyer shall provide the dog with veterinary care upon sickness, disease, or injury, and shall take it to a veterinarian at least once a year for an annual health examination and routine vaccinations.
The Buyer shall provide the dog with humane care and maintain it in accordance with all current and future state, county, and municipal laws and ordinances where the Buyer resides.
The Buyer shall provide the dog with a fully fenced yard or other humane means of exercise. The dog shall not be kept constantly chained or constantly outdoors.
The Buyer shall keep the dog as a household pet and shall never use it for breeding without the Breeder's consent or as an attack dog or guard dog.
The Buyer shall provide a collar and identification tag for the dog to wear at all times when allowed to go outdoors.
The dog shall reside at the Buyer's address and be kept as part of the family and not be left outside or tied up all the time.
K.Use of the Dog
It is agreed between Breeder and Buyer that this dog is being acquired as a family companion dog or for a working dog to be used for tasks appropriate to its breed such as therapy dog or for exhibition in AKC conformation, obedience, or agility competition.
The Buyer agrees that the dog is not purchased for resale nor will it be used or trained for activities which are illegal or for which it is not suited by reason of temperament or conformation. Specifically it will not be used as an attack dog or to hunt or fight other animals.
The Buyer agrees that he/she will not sell, transfer ownership or possession of the puppy or any of his/her progeny to any person or organization whose intent it is to resell (pet store), trade, give away the dog, use it in any experiments, laboratory or otherwise, or to use it as breeding stock for a puppy mill, or to use it as a fighting or bait dog or to use it for anything illegal, or send it to a shelter or abandon the puppy.
This contract is designed to protectthe puppy and its future offspring, the Breeder and the Buyer of said puppy. By signing, all parties agree to all clauses of this contract.
Buyer agrees that he/she has read and understands the terms and conditions of this contract.