Health agreement

Buyer and Seller Puppy Agreement

The puppy being purchased is guaranteed to be current on vaccinations with DAPP, first vaccination given on _____.  The Buyer,__________agrees to take the puppy to be examined by a veterinarian within 48 hours (business days) of picking up the puppy or Buyer waives any and all health and genetic guarantees.  Buyer understands that the puppy will need boosters of the initial vaccinations, generally spaced three weeks apart, until the DAPP puppy series is completed, and then once annually thereafter.  There are other vaccinations that are vital to your puppy’s health such as kennel cough and rabies.  You must ask your veterinarian about any vaccinations that your puppy will need and inform him/her of the ones that your puppy has already had.  A health certificate is provided by Seller’s veterinarian.

Contagious Disease

If within two days of purchase, your veterinarian positively diagnoses the puppy as having a contagious disease that was definitely incubating at the time of purchase, Seller will accept immediate return of the puppy and replace with another puppy as soon as one is available.  Replacement puppy will be mutually agreed upon by both parties and will be of comparable quality.  If you the Buyer chooses to keep the puppy and have it treated by your vet, Buyer agrees the Seller will not be responsible for any medical expenses incurred.  If the puppy dies under a veterinarian’s care (in hospital, not at home) within three days of purchase, Seller agrees to replace the puppy.  A written statement from the veterinarian detailing the problems must be provided, along with a signed release of information form and veterinarian contact information from Buyer, giving Seller permission to contact the Buyer’s veterinarian with any questions the Seller may have.

Congenital Defect

This puppy is guaranteed until one year of age against fatal and life altering congenital disease which adversely affects the health of the animal.  This includes hip dysplasia which hampers a dog’s movement and natural gait and requires surgery to correct; kidney defect, heart defect, pancreas defect, spinal defect, and liver problems of a severe and life threatening or altering nature.  If the dog dies within this one year time frame, the Buyer will pay to have it autopsied to ascertain the reason.  Seller must be notified within two business days of the puppy’s death and within two business days of a licensed veterinarian’s determination from the necropsy and have two reports from unassociated veterinarians stating the same problem, and Seller will provide a replacement puppy of equivalent value.  A puppy with a defect must be returned of euthanized with prior permission of the Seller to qualify for a replacement puppy.  A returned puppy must be returned to the Seller in good condition, other than the specified problem, at the Buyer’s expense.  No replacement puppy will be given if the puppy has been bred, spayed, neutered, or euthanized without Seller’s permission.  There are certain disorders that may be caused by environmental factors; for example, allergies, thyroid dysfunction, demodectic mange and other autoimmune disorders that are not covered by this guarantee.  Any physical problem which is or could be the result of injury or neglect is not covered by this guarantee.

The puppy is being sold with limited registration and may not breed this puppy; or the puppy is being sold with full registration ($700.00) extra and may be bred.