Sales Agreement and Health Warranty
THIS AGREEMENT is made between Blackbird Labradoodles (hereinafter known as "Seller") and _______________ (hereinafter known as “Buyer”).
IT IS AGREED that the dog sold pursuant to the terms of this agreement is a pet (not a breeding prospect) and description of this pet puppy/dog is as follows:
Puppy Name: ____________________ Breed: Australian Labradoodle
Microchip: _______________________ Color: _____________________________
DOB: ___________________________ Gender: ___________________________
Sire: ____________________________ Dam: ______________________________
Purchase Price. The purchase price for the above-described pet dog is $2,900.00 and payment of this amount is acknowledged to have been made.
Guarantee. Seller guarantees the puppy is in good health with no known disease or illness at the time of this sale. This dog was examined by a licensed veterinarian on __________ and was found to be in good health. The dog has been dewormed and vaccinated, and record of such accompanies dog.
Buyer agrees to take the dog to a licensed veterinarian for examination within seventy-two (72) hours of receipt. If the veterinarian determines the dog is ill, the Buyer may elect one of the following options: a) return the dog to the Seller (at Buyer’s cost), for a full refund of the purchase price; b) exchange the dog for a comparable replacement dog (if available); or c) keep the dog and Seller will reimburse for all (reasonable) veterinary fees for treatment of the pre-existing condition, up to the purchase price of the dog. The Buyer will provide a written statement from a licensed veterinarian clearly describing defect or illness and that it existed before delivery of the dog to Buyer. Intestinal or external parasites are not considered to be an illness or defect. If the puppy is not taken to a licensed veterinarian in the time required, the Health Warranty is void.
Health Warranty. The Seller provides this warranty for two years after the date of sale against any serious congenital or hereditary condition that affects the dog’s quality of life. In the event a serious congenital or hereditary disorder is discovered, the Buyer must provide to the Seller any requested veterinary records along with a signed statement from a licensed veterinarian that the dog has, a debilitating genetic or hereditary disease. Records should be provided within 10 days of request by Seller. The Seller reserves the right to require a second opinion from a veterinarian of the Seller’s choice at the Seller’s expense. If the puppy is euthanized or in any way disposed of, without a second opinion from the Seller’s veterinarian, the Buyer waives all rights to a replacement puppy or any financial payment as compensation .
A. If it is determined that the dog does have a congenital or hereditary disorder that is identified within two years after purchase, the Buyer can either return the dog to the Seller for a full refund of the purchase price; exchange the dog for a comparable replacement dog (if available); or keep the dog and Seller will reimburse for all (reasonable) veterinary fees, up to the purchase price of the dog, for treatment of the condition. Buyer would be responsible for any transportation costs.
B. This warranty does not include viral illnesses, infections, improper bites, hernias, hypoglycemia, Guardia or Coccidiosis. It also does not include any illness due to the ingestion of foreign objects, food, chemicals or physical injury.
C. In the case of Hip Dysplasia, the Buyer must provide documentation from the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA).
D. In the case of eye disease, the Buyer must provide documentation from a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO).
E. If the puppy should die from a suspected congenital or hereditary defect within two years of date of purchase, an autopsy must be performed at the Seller’s expense by a licensed veterinarian acceptable to the Seller’s own veterinarian. If the autopsy shows a congenital or hereditary defect as the cause of death, the Seller will provide another puppy of equal value to the Buyer or will reimburse up to the purchase price of the dog. A written statement from the veterinarian must be provided. This warranty is void in the event of an indeterminable or inconclusive diagnosis.
F. No warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made under this contract except as stated.
G. This warranty is non-transferable.
Non-breeding Clause. This puppy is sold as a companion pet only, NOT for breeding purposes. Buyer and/or any subsequent owner(s) have NO breeding rights. Therefore, it is agreed that:
A. It is Buyer’s sole responsibility to ensure this dog is de-sexed by no later than 8 months of age. Buyer must provide Seller with proof of spay/neuter within 2 weeks of spay/neuter deadline. The proof must be from a licensed veterinarian, showing the pets name, breed & microchip number.
B. If Buyer does not provide proof of Spay/Neuter within the allotted time period, or if the dog has been bred (even if Buyer is no longer the owner), Buyer agrees to immediately pay the sum of $10,000 (the average cost of an Australian Labradoodle breeding dog). Furthermore, Buyer agrees to pay Seller the value of every puppy produced by said dog or $5,000.00 per litter (whichever is greater) in liquidated damages and return this dog to Seller
C. All expenses for spaying/neutering shall be incurred by the Buyer.
The Seller agrees to provide a pedigree and number of the microchip that has been implanted in the puppy.
No warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made under this contract except as stated.
This warranty is non-transferable.
The Buyer bears all costs relating to the sale of said dog, including transportation. The risk of loss or injury to the dog after leaving Seller is on the Buyer.
Buyer agrees to provide good and proper care for this dog and that the dog will be housed in the home of the Buyer. Such care includes providing adequate housing, shade, and a safe (preferably fenced) exercise area. This animal will not be allowed to run loose in the Buyer’s community or elsewhere, regardless of the laws, nor shall it be kept chained or tied out, nor allowed to ride uncrated in the back of an open pick-up truck, nor shall it be mistreated or abused.
Buyer will provide proper veterinary care throughout the dog’s lifetime, including but not limited to, annual visits, titers and vaccinations when indicated to ensure preventative care.
Buyer agrees to feed their dog a “premium” quality dog food or a well-balanced natural diet and to keep their dog at a healthy weight. Buyer will take extreme caution to not overfeed this dog nor allow it to become overweight, especially prior to two years of age.
The Buyer understands the importance of proper socialization and training. Buyer agrees to provide basic obedience training with their puppy and will take the dog to either group or private training classes by the time the dog is five months of age.
The Buyer shall provide proper daily exercise to maintain the dog in good condition but no forced exercise, such as jogging, until the dog is at least 18 months of age; and, avoidance of stress injuries, such as not allowing the dog to jump from or over heights taller than itself at the shoulder until at least 18 months of age. If the puppy has been allowed to compete in Agility, run up and down stairs, or be a jogging partner before the age of 18 months, this health guarantee will be void.
Buyer is not acting as an agent in the purchase of this dog. Buyer agrees this dog shall not be used for purposes of vivisection or research and agrees this dog shall not be sold by or through any commercial broker or wholesale establishment, any chain store, catalog sales house, pet store, or “puppy mill.” Nor will this dog be sold to anyone residing outside North America without written approval of Seller. Buyer agrees to never place this dog in a shelter, pound or similar facility.
The Buyer agrees to contact the Seller immediately if the Buyer determines they are unable to keep this dog for any reason..
Buyer Information: Seller Information:
Name: ____________________________ Blackbird Labradoodles
Address: __________________________ Address: __________________________
Phone No.: ________________________ Phone No.: ________________________
Signature: ________________________________ By: ______________________________
Dated: _______________________________ Dated: ____________________________