AND 1 YEAR HEALTH GUARANTEE
DATE: ________________ BREED: ____________________ PUPPY NAME: _______________________
CHIP # _______________________________ PRICE: ___________________________
PHONE # ________________________________________________________
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.
1. The Buyer agrees that they:
The Buyer must have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian with
in four days (4) upon receiving the puppy, excluding weekends and
Holidays. The buyer then has six (6)
days to e-mail (email@example.com) a copy of
the examination (vet report) to the Seller/Breeder. Failure to comply will render this guarantee
null and void.
2. The Buyer is responsible for the daily upkeep and wellbeing
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.
3. 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. 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 claims.
4. In the event of death of the puppy, due to genetics, with in
the first year of birth. The Buyer must e-mail
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, NOTE: findings from the vet
must reference the puppies Chip #. If
Buyer fails to e-mail a copy of the findings from a licensed veterinarian with
in two (2) days forty-eight (48) hours then, the failure to
comply will render this guarantee null and void. All conditions set forth in paragraph 18
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. The $35.00 the buyer pays, pays for the AKC puppy pack registration
kit. Registration papers will be sent in by
breeder once the buyer provides the final name of the puppy. 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.
8. 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, parents weight, color, and registration. Seller/Breeder is not responsible for
negligent, misrepresentations, typographical, or photographical of any kind by
9. 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 puppies
10. The puppy will be current on all vaccinations and wormings 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 Kennels 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.
11. 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.
12. 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 attorneys fees and
cost. The venue and jurisdiction for
litigation arising out of or related to this contract shall lie exclusively in
Marshfield (Webster County) Missouri. In
the event the Buyer prevails in litigation, the total awarded value shall not
exceed the value of the original purchase price.
13. A deposit in the
amount of $500.00 per puppy, is required to hold the puppy. In the event the Buyer should decide to
cancel prior to shipping the $500.00 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.
14. The Seller/Breeder will accept any returns of said 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.
15. 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,
hemivertebrae UFAW, 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.
16. 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.
17. This guarantee is
non-transferable. The term Health
guarantee referred herein as a period of one (1) year from the puppies 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
Buyers 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/Breeders 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 used 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 overweight 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), hemivertebrae UFAW, 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 Veterinarians determination, the Seller/breeder will provide a
replacement puppy equivalent to the original value of the puppy at the time a
replacement comes available. The
Seller/Breeder is not responsible for any Veterinarian fees, shipping costs or
any other associated costs.
18. Buyer agrees that for any reason they cannot 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.
19. 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.
20. 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 cancel all previous written and
oral agreements and communications relating to the subject matter of this
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