Seller guarantees the puppy against congenital defects that make him/her unsuitable as a pet/breeder. This guarantee is good for 6 months after the puppy goes to buyers home. Seller agrees to replace the puppy with a new puppy of equal value from the next available litter. We do not give cash refunds for a puppy. In order to receive this guarantee a written documentation from a licensed veterinarian must be provided, detailing any problems found. Should the buyer refuse to return the puppy in question, the breeder will be released from the constraints of the medical claim. This guarantee applies to the original purchaser, named on the sales contract. This guarantee is not transferable.
WE DON'T GUARANTEE: Hypoglycemia, low blood sugar, Parvo, Girardia or any other contagious diseases that is up to the new owner. We also do not guarantee against any type of worms, mites or fleas. We treat these issues prior to the puppy leaving, but getting a 100 percent clean up is rare. Testicles are not guaranteed to drop; females are not guaranteed to produce. Patella’s (knees) are not covered.
HIP AND ELBOW DYSPLASIA: Seller guarantees this puppy to be free of hip and elbow dysplasia. The puppy will be guaranteed to pass OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals) certification with a ‘Fair’ or better rating on or before 24 months of age. If the puppy turns out to be dysplastic, we will replace puppy with another puppy of same value with the return of 1st puppy. Radiographs are necessary for a replacement puppy at buyer’s expense. Buyer must note that the health of a dog’s hips and elbows are not determined 100% by genetics. It is thought that environment plays a 70-75% role in a dog’s development of good joints, while genetics are only responsible for the other 25-30%. For this reason, Buyer must understand the importance of following the guidelines set in the ‘Maintenance and Health Care’ portion of this contract, particularly in keeping the puppy slim and avoiding pressure on the joints during the developmental stages.
MAINTENANCE AND HEALTHCARE: Buyer agrees to provide proper exercise as indicated in order to maintain this puppy in proper weight and physical shape. Buyer also understands the importance of mental exercise and agrees to provide the puppy with adequate attention and stimulation, and to never leave the puppy unattended for unreasonable periods of time, especially tied outside. Buyer also agrees to maintain the puppy in good health throughout it’s lifetime, and to provide the necessary routine preventive health care, including, but not limited to, yearly check-ups, inoculations, internal and external parasites, and - where indicated - heart-worm preventive medication and flea/tick preventatives. No undue pressure such as strenuous running, jumping, or descending of steep surfaces is to be put on the joints of this puppy before the age of 18 months.
SIZE AND COLOR: We cannot guarantee the size/weight of the puppy when fully grown we can only guess the size based on the parents size, past litters, and birth weight. Coat length and color are also not covered. We do not cover skin problems.
( ALL ABOVE INFORMATION IS INCLUDED IN OUR WARRANTY- CONTRACT TO BE SIGNED BOTH BY BUYER AND SELLER AT TIME OF PURCHASE)