Lovell, Wy 82341
This is a contract between Erin Stiver-Henson, hereafter known as seller, and the buyer.
Some of the following terms of this contract are negotiable, and any modifications shall take the precedence over the provision(s) it replaces.
1. Seller offers the pet quality Dalmatian for $_______
2. Identifying information of dog as follows:
AKC litter registration number:
Sex:________ Color: Black and White
3.) All Dalmatians sold as Pets will be sold with Limited Registration, and must be spayed/neutered by age 8 months. Limited Registration means that while your dog is AKC registered, the AKC will not register any of its offspring. The dog can still compete in any/all appropriate AKC events, other than conformation such as agility, obedience, flyball, tracking, hunting, herding, etc.
4.) Reasonable precautions have been taken to insure that dog is healthy. It is buyer's responsibility to have the dog examined by a veterinarian within three days of receipt, to provide assurance of good health and as a baseline for future veterinary reference. I will replace any puppy that is found to posses a congenital defect or any disease that is sufficiently serious to warrant euthanasia, providing the following conditions are met. A licensed veterinarian of your choice must examine this puppy within 72 hours from purchase date to provide a base line. If a deadly, congenital defect is found, this puppy, when puppy is euthanized and a written statement is received from your veterinarian, will be replaced with another puppy of seller's choice from either from the same litter, or a subsequent litter. Hip Dysplasia is guaranteed for one year from purchase date, with a replacement puppy only. Radiographs must be taken for diagnosis, and made available to seller for consultation. Puppy must be euthanized. Seller states that to her knowledge, puppy is at least unilateral hearing. Should your puppy prove on Baer hearing testing to be deaf, seller will replace with a hearing puppy from the same or subsequent litter. No money will be refunded. Buyer assumes full responsibility for costs related to any/all testing and medical treatments. Under no circumstances will Seller be responsible for any veterinarian bills or expenses incurred with the care of this puppy for any reason. Health guarantee does not cover any parasite, internal or external as this is a treatable condition.
5.) Buyer agrees to give proper and prompt veterinary care, quality chicken based dog food, fresh water, secure exercise space, training, and shelter.
6.) A non refundable deposit of $100.00 is required to hold a specific puppy (or pick of puppies), unless otherwise noted. Picks are reserved in the order deposits are received by the seller. If buyer changes his/her mind after seller receives the fee, it will NOT be refunded. Deposits MAY be transferred to another subsequent litter if your choice is not in the litter in question, or timing is not right after the deposit is placed.
7.) Purchase price does not include the cost of shipping. Shipping costs will be borne by buyer, unless otherwise specified.
8.) Buyer agrees that seller is not responsible for the actions or safety of this dog, once it leaves seller's possession. Buyer further agrees to indemnify seller from any costs that result from such action.
9.) Buyer agrees not to sell this dog or any of its offspring to retailer's, dealers, wholesalers, auction or research, or for dog fighting. All provisions in this contract are designed to safeguard the dog, the breed in general, or the community, and as such, violation of any provision will cause damage to seller's reputation. Failure to comply with any provision will result in return of the dog to seller and, prosecution to the full extent of the law for said damages.
10.) Buyer is responsible for all costs incurred for return of the dog to the seller in the event of breach of contract.
11.) If Buyer is unable to keep this dog, buyer must either find it a suitable home knowledgeable about the breed, or return it to the seller at buyer's expense. Under NO circumstances is it to be surrendered to a shelter or abandoned.