Purchase contract for Labrador Retriever
puppy has been examined by a licensed veterinarian within the past 14 days and
was found to be in good health and able to find a new home.
The buyer has personally met the puppy on the day of purchase and agrees
the puppy appears sound and healthy. The
buyer will have the pup examined by a licensed veterinarian within 72 hours of
receipt of the dog. If the
veterinarian determines that at the time of sale the puppy was unfit for
purchase due to illness, disease or congenital disorder, the buyer may elect
either to keep the dog and assume all costs for its care, or to return the puppy
to the seller for a replacement puppy (if available) or refund of purchase
price. The buyer will provide the veterinarian’s written diagnosis
of any serious or debilitating health condition found at the time of his/her
exam. Veterinary, travel, and other
expenses are not reimbursed. No
warranty is given for any kind of worms, giardia or coccidia.
These are common and treatable. The
puppy has been dewormed regularly from 2 weeks of age, treated prophylactically
for heartworm, giardia and coccidia, and vaccinated.
72 hours, the puppy may be returned to the breeder for any reason.
A full refund, less deposit, will be given, provided the puppy has
received proper social and veterinary care and has not been physically harmed.
the buyer become permanently unable to care for the dog at any time after the
initial 72-hour period, the buyer or his assigns will return the dog and his
signed registration papers to the breeder for placement without compensation.
If the buyer wishes to sell or place the dog at any time, the breeder has
the right of first refusal, for no compensation.
buyer agrees that this dog will not be sold to any owner, employee, agent
or individual connected with a pet shop or dog wholesaler.
Under no circumstances will the dog be surrendered to a dog pound or
To keep this dog as a house pet and companion.
To keep all vaccinations, heartworm preventative, and other
veterinary necessities current.
To provide proper nutrition, adequate exercise, and necessary
To take good care of the dog and protect him from abuse and
To insure that when outside and unattended, the dog is in a
secure fenced yard or kennel run with adequate shelter from the elements.
To exercise him within a fenced yard or by walking the dog on
a leash, and to never allow him to run loose without adequate adult supervision.
To never tie or chain this dog without being in attendance.
Invisible fences may be used, but only with adequate adult supervision.
To never allow the dog to be transported in the open bed of a
pickup truck or similar vehicle unless secured in an approved airline crate that
is firmly secured to the vehicle.
The dog will never breed or produce a litter, unless with the
breeder’s prior written permission. If
a litter is produced without prior approval, the buyer will pay the breeder a
breeding quality adjustment of $500 for each puppy produced.
Dogs need their hormones for proper growth and development.
The buyer agrees to have the dog altered as detailed below.
Castrating a male is recommended. If so desired, he may be
castrated after he is 24 months of age. If
birth control is desired before that age, he may have a vasectomy at any age.
A female must go through her first heat cycle before spaying.
The buyer will have her spayed approximately 3 months after the start of
her season. Be aware that while she is in season a female is capable of
breeding, so she must be segregated from male dogs during that time.
My girls will generally have their first cycle sometime between 12 and 24
months of age. If birth control is desired before that age, she may have a
surgical tubal ligation at any age.
it is determined that proper care is not provided, the breeder shall declare
this contract null and void and repossess the dog without refund of expenses to
The dog is warranted to be free of any hereditary
crippling/disabling defects until 30 months of age. If a disabling hereditary problem should develop in that
time, the breeder will replace the dog with a like puppy, at such time as is
acceptable to both buyer and breeder. If
the value of the replacement puppy is greater than that paid at the time of
original purchase, buyer is responsible for paying any difference in price.
The breeder may opt instead to assist financially with disability-related
medical expenses, up to but not to exceed the purchase price of the puppy. The
buyer must provide written documentation of the condition by two veterinarians
of the breeder's choice, at buyer's expense.
The dog must be returned OR spayed/neutered.
In order to be covered by this guarantee you must have registered the
puppy with the Fireside prefix and be the original owner, and the dog must not
have been bred. This health
warranty is null and void if the dog is spayed before being in season, or
castrated before 24 months of age.