Purchase Agreement and 1 Year Health
Puppy Name: ______________ Date:
Breed: _____________ Gender:
_________ Price: _________________
Pre-Existing Condition: __________________________________________
GRACELAND KENNEL, shall hereinafter be referred to as
the “Seller/Breeder”. The original
purchasing party, and solely the original purchasing party, shall hereinafter
be referred to as the “Buyer”.
The Buyer agrees that they: the Buyer must have the puppy examined by a
licensed veterinarian with in two day (2) forty-eight hours (48), upon
receiving the puppy, excluding weekends and Holidays. The buyer then has four (4) days ninety-six
(96) hours to e-mail (email@example.com)
or fax (800-614-9956) a copy of the examination (vet report) to the
Seller/Breeder. Failure to comply will
render this guarantee null and void.
The Buyer is responsible for the daily up keep and well
being of the puppy. This includes
properly feeding, watering, bathing, and any immunizations and examinations
recommended after purchase by a licensed vet or Seller/Breeder. As well as providing necessary medications
and follow-up treatments recommended by a licensed veterinarian (DMV). The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that Buyer
must keep all receipts and records of all veterinarian checkups and
immunizations in order for this guarantee to be in effect.
In the unlikely event of the death of the puppy with in
one (1) year from its birth due to genetics, the Seller/Breeder shall replace
the puppy with another of equivalent value at no cost to the Buyer with in six
(6) months. The Buyer is responsible for
the total shipping cost of the replacement puppy. If the Buyer declines the replacement puppy,
then the Seller/Breeder shall be under no further obligation and it will be
deemed that the Buyer has released the Seller/Breeder from any and all further
In the event of death of the puppy, due to genetics,
with in the first year of birth. The
Buyer must fax a copy of the findings from a licensed veterinarian, with in two
(2) days, forty-eight (48) hrs after said death to the Seller/Breeder. If Buyer fails to fax a copy of the findings
from a licensed veterinarian with in two (2) days forty-eight (48) hours than,
the failure to comply will render this guarantee null and void. All conditions set forth in paragraph 18
In the event of a replacement puppy the Buyer is
responsible for shipping cost, shipping crate, health certificate, and any additional
costs. The original cost is only for the
value of the puppy.
This guarantee is non-transferable. All registration papers MUST be returned to
Seller/Breeder if this guarantee is exercised.
All puppies are sold as pet quality:
no guarantee is made on disposition, size, color, markings,
conformation, or breeding ability.
Seller/Breeder sells puppies for companion purposes only.
The registration papers are the responsibility of the
Seller/Breeder. Registration papers will
be taped to the puppies crate or sent via mail.
Sending papers via mail could take up to 30 days. Any cost to obtain new or renewal
registration papers is the sole responsibility of the Buyer. If the papers are lost the Seller/Breeder
will assist the Buyer in obtaining new papers, at the Buyers expense.
Seller/Breeder makes reasonable efforts to provide
accurate and up-to-date information on its web site regarding the puppies for
sale. This information includes, but is
not limited to: breeds, gender, and
color, date of birth, weight, parent’s weight, color, and registration. Seller/Breeder is not responsible for
negligent, misrepresentations, typographical, or photographical of any kind by
Transportation of the puppy is arranged by the
Seller/Breeder. Occasionally, there may
be delays for numerous reasons including, but not limited to, weather,
temperature restrictions, logistics, mechanical failure, or other unforeseen
reason and events. Buyer fully releases
Seller/Breeder from any and all liabilities arising directly or indirectly from
any transportation delays, accidents or Puppy damage that may cause Buyer
inconvenience or lose, whether financial or emotional. Usually the puppy will ship within 7 to 14
days once the available date has arrived.
But occasionally a puppy may need additional time with the
Seller/Breeder before shipping/delivery.
The Seller/Breeders vet will make the final determination of the puppy’s
The puppy will be current on all vaccinations and
worming treatments that are applicable to the puppy’s age, at the time of
shipping/delivery. The puppy will be
seen by a licensed veterinarian, of Graceland Kennel’s choice, prior to
shipping/delivery and will only be shipped/delivered if given a clean bill of
health. A puppy is a living breathing
animal, so in the case that a puppy contracts a virus during shipping or
transportation Graceland Kennel or Seller/Buyer can not be held responsible.
The Buyer is aware that the puppy must have regular
visits to a licensed veterinarian and the Buyer understands that he/she is
responsible for all payments to the vet.
This includes, but not excluding, vaccines, deworming, flea treatments,
heart worm treatments, and regular check ups.
This is all part of owning a puppy and small problems should be treated
before they escalate in to bigger problems.
Seller/Breeder is not responsible for any veterinarian fees or
costs. The guarantee will not cover neglect
or improper care given by the Buyer.
In the event of any litigation in connection with this
contract, both the Seller/Breeder and the Buyer shall each be responsible for
their own attorney’s fees and cost. The
venue and jurisdiction for litigation arising out of or related to this contract
shall lie exclusively in Marshfield
Missouri. In the event the Buyer prevails in
litigation, the total awarded value shall not exceed the value of the original
A deposit in the amount of 25% of total cost, original
purchase price and shipping cost, is required to hold the puppy. In the event the Buyer should decide to
cancel prior to shipping the 25% deposit will be retained, to cover
Sellers/Breeders out-of-pocket expenses and overhead costs related with the
transaction. In the event the puppy is
not picked up once the puppy turns 8 weeks of age or the time agreed upon, the
buyer will have 1 week from the date of the puppy turning 8 weeks of age, to
make arrangements for pickup. If buyer
fails to pick the puppy up or contact seller to make extended arrangements Seller will retain the deposit and re-sell the puppy.
The Seller/Breeder will accept any returns of said
puppy for any reasons, including but not limited to allergy, Landlord/Tenant,
marital, or adjustment issues. If the
Buyer must return the puppy for any reason, it will be on a surrender basis
only, with no refund or credit. Buyer
must pay for the additional shipping cost back to the Seller/Breeder and Buyer
with the said puppy.
Puppies are covered for a period of one (1) year from
the original purchase date. During which
time, this guarantee does not cover what we consider normal in the breeds,
including, but not limited to: cherry
eye, entropion, “loose hips”, skin allergies, elongated soft palate, small trachea,
hip dysphasia, respiratory problems, inverted vulva, death or sickness due to a
leptospirosis shot given prior to 16 weeks of age etc.
Buyer must keep puppy on a superior food. Seller/Breeder will not guarantee puppy if
fed a food that is based on corn meal. 1st
ingredient in any food should be a meat or meat meal, not corn or corn meal.
This guarantee is non-transferable. The term “Health guarantee” referred herein
as a period of one (1) year from the puppy’s date of birth. In the event the puppy is found to have a
congenital or genetic defect that adversely affects the health of the
puppy/dog, a statement from 2 unrelated licensed veterinarians (DVM) of the
Buyer’s choice, confirming such issue is required before any action will be
taken by the Seller/Breeder.
Seller/Breeder reserves the right to get a third licensed veterinarians
opinion of Seller/Breeder’s choosing to determine the congenital defect. If this guarantee is exercised and a
replacement puppy is given then the original puppy must be returned to the
Seller/Breeder. All shipping costs are
the responsibility of the Buyer. No
replacement will be given if the dog (male or female) has been sued for
breeding. All laboratory verification
must be done by a licensed veterinarian (DVM).
No replacement will be given if the registration application form has
expired. No replacement will be given
for breeds that are known to be prone to hip dysphasia are over weight or over
exercised. Failure of the Buyer to
provide puppy with timely, regular veterinary care will void and null this
guarantee. This guarantee does not cover
any Veterinarian costs. The Buyer
understands that owning a puppy involves frequent visits to a Licensed
Veterinarian and that he/she will be responsible for all payments. Health issues that can be treated with
medication or surgery are not covered by this Guarantee including, but not
limited to: intestinal parasites
(Giardia, tapeworms, hookworms, coccidiosis, roundworms, or ringworm). Hypoglycemia, low blood sugar, or sugar
shock. Allergies, cherry eye,
herniations (inguinal, diaphragmatic or perineal), heart murmur (grades 1-3),
patella luxation (grades 1-3). This
guarantee does not cover any veterinarian costs associated with spaying or
neutering, including un-descended testes.
Failure to obtain all receipts will void this guarantee. All dogs must not be over exercised during
their growth period. Over exercising is
as follows: running with the dog or
jumping the dog. The dog must be in good
physical condition. All the above
mentioned conditions must be met or all guarantees above mentioned will be null
and void. This guarantee does not cover
temperament issues as they can be caused by a number things, such as lack of
discipline, proper dog socialization, or lack of training. The Buyer is responsible for all
transportation costs to and from the Seller.
If within on (1) year from the date of purchase the dog is established
and certified by two (2) licensed Veterinarian doctors to have congenital or
hereditary disorders which adversely affect the health of the animal, and if
Seller/Breeder is notified within two (2) business days of the Veterinarian’s
determination, the Seller/breeder will provide a replacement puppy equivalent
to the original value of the puppy. The
Seller/Breeder is not responsible for any Veterinarian fees, shipping costs or
any other associated costs.
Buyer agrees that for any reason they can not keep the
puppy and need to surrender the puppy, they will not for any reason give it to
a pet shelter, Humane Society or rescue of any kind without first giving the
Seller first right to pick the puppy up.
Regardless of age or location Seller will always have the first right to
the puppy in the event of surrender.
Faxes and Online agreements are as Originals: Both parties agree that faxes and or online
agreements of signed documents shall be considered the original signatures for
purpose of validity, including credit card transactions.
Buyer and Seller/Breeder acknowledge and agree that
this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual
understanding of the parties and that it is superseded and cancels all previous
written and oral agreements and communications relating to the subject matter
of this Agreement.
I, the purchaser (Buyer) of a
puppy from Graceland Kennel hereby acknowledge that I have read, understand,
and agree to the terms of this document.
I agree that I am 18 years of age or older and have the right to
purchase this puppy. Further, I accept
the terms and conditions of the guarantee for congenital or hereditary
disorders printed in this document, and I waive and relinquish any other rights
that I might otherwise have in the event of such occurrence. The failure of not following the procedure
outlined above will result in the cancellation of this guarantee. No cash or credit card refunds.