-- Puppy Contract --
____________________________________________________ (Hereinafter referred to as "SELLER")
_____________________________________________________ (Hereinafter referred to as "BUYER")
Buyer's phone number:_____________________________________________________________
Buyer's Email address:_____________________________________________________________
Puppy’s Birth Name:___________________________________________________________
Puppy's Color:_______________________________Coat Type:________________________
Puppy's Sex:_______________________Whelping Date:______________________________
Sire's Name:___________________________Dam's Name:____________________________
All payments are NON-REFUNDABLE, but may be transferable towards the purchase of another puppy at a later date in certain cases.
Deposit Price: $ _______________________ Date Received: ___________________________
Total Purchase Price: $ __________________Date Received: __________________________
Said puppy will be given it's first combo vaccine and will be dewormed for common parasites several times before leaving the Seller's home. It is important to follow up with further booster shots and parasite treatments according to veterinarian recommendations. Starting a monthly flea/heartworm treatment at your first appointment is wise as 8 weeks of age is the soonest those treatments become a viable option.
The Buyer has 48 hours from the date of sale to have the puppy examined by a veterinarian of their own choice, at their own expense. If the vet exam reveals that the puppy has a life threatening genetic
defect, the Buyer must contact the Seller on the day of the office visit. Buyer will then have the option of returning said puppy within 5 days along with a written diagnosis from the attending vet, for a
replacement puppy of equal value when one becomes available. Returning the puppy will be at the Buyer's expense and must be conducted within 5 days for the Buyer to be entitled to a replacement puppy. If kennel club papers were provided at the time of sale they must accompany the puppy upon its return to the Seller for Buyer to be entitled to a replacement puppy. Replacement is the only option, no refunds will be made. No veterinary bills will be paid by the Seller. Genetic defects that are NOT life threatening (such as a kinked tail) are NOT covered by this warranty
Said puppy is being sold as. (Seller checks the option that applies)
1: Companion with no AKC registration. Spay/neuter is required by the age of 7 months. Proof of procedure must be provided to the Seller by the age of 8 months. _______
2: Show/Breeding prospect with full registration. AKC puppy application will be provided at the time of sale. _______
Registration and prefix requirement:
For breeding and show prospect puppies sold with full AKC, Buyer shall use the kennel name prefix 'Lovebugs' when registering said puppy. Buyer agrees to register said puppy with the AKC puppy application provided by the Seller by the first birthday of the puppy. If the puppy is registered without the kennel name “Lovebugs” Buyer agree to pay the fee listed in the penalty section of this contract.
For Companion puppies: Buyer agrees said puppy will be solely owned and housed by the Buyer for the duration of the Dachshund's life. If said puppy ever needs rehomed for any reason it is agreed that he/she will be returned to the Seller so that an appropriate home can be found and Seller can keep track of the whereabouts of said pup. No refund will be made for returning this puppy to be rehomed by the Seller. In the event the puppy is rehomed by the Buyer, Buyer will be prosecuted and must pay the applicable fee listed in the Penalty section of this contract as well as retrieve and return said puppy if it is still legally obtainable by the Buyer.
For show/breeding puppies: The Buyer has full permission from the Seller to retire this puppy to a pet home of their choosing on a spay/neuter contract when said puppy's breeding/show career ends. In the event of retirement the Buyer must provide the new pet owner's contact info to the Seller.
If Buyer fails to provide the Seller with proof of a companion puppy’s spay/neuter procedure by the deadline described above in the spay/neuter agreement there will be a fine in the amount of $500.00 as a penalty for contract violation.
In the event that the puppy is sold, given away, or taken to the pound/shelter at anytime in its life and the Buyer is prosecuted there will be a fine in the amount of $500.00 as a penalty for contract violation. If the puppy/dog is still legally obtainable by the Buyer they agree to retrieve it and return it to the Seller.
If said puppy is sold with full AKC and is registered without the prefix "Lovebugs" Buyer agrees to pay the AKC its required fee to have the name corrected. If name change is no longer possible due to AKC rules/regulations the Buyer agrees to pay a penalty fee to the Seller in the amount of $500.00.
*Kennel club fees are subject to change and are not within the Seller’s control.
The Seller agrees to provide sound advice and emotional support to the Buyer for the duration of this puppy’s life. The Seller will always be willing to take back this puppy should the Buyer become displeased with or unable to care for him/her for any reason at any point in it’s lifetime.
It is agreed that the place of venue for any legal dispute between the Buyer and Seller will be Kent County Michigan. This contract represents the entire agreement between the parties. No other agreements or promises, verbal or implied are included unless specifically stated herein. When Seller and Buyer execute this contract, it will be binding upon both parties, subject and pursuant to the terms and conditions herein.
Having read the above, and with full understanding of the contents herein, I willingly enter into this agreement.