This contract constitutes a legally binding agreement between Thistle Ridge Doodles herein known as the
Seller, and _______________________________________________________________________________
residing at __________________________________________________________City ________________
Postal Code: __________________ Phone: _______________ Cell: __________________
e-mail: _____________________________, known as the Buyer.
The puppy referred to herein is described as follows:
Color: ________________ Gender: ___________________
The agreed upon purchase price for each puppy is $_______________.
It is understood that the puppy will remain with the Seller until no less than 8 weeks old. The pup is ready for pick-up at 9 weeks unless other arrangements have been made. It is understood that the first set of shots, examination, de-worming if required are included in sale price.
It is recommended that the dogs be taken to the veterinarian within 3 business days after pickup. This is to certify its good health, which would have been done by sellers Veterinarian at time of first set of shots. In the event that the dog is considered unhealthy at that time, a full refund will be provided as long as the dog is returned immediately. Please keep in mind Coccidia or Giardia are common puppy worms and parasites nor does incorrect bite constitute as unhealthy. All shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer and not considered “purchase price”. If within one week of purchase the buyer decides to return the dog for any other reason, all but 1/3 of the purchase price will be refunded.
It is understood that at the time of sale this dog is a good representative of its crossbreed and is suited as a companion and/or service dog. Beginning training classes are recommended to insure a good relationship with the dog. Crate training methods are an individual preference.
Although highly unlikely, the puppy may take up to two weeks, depending on age and temperament, before it becomes familiar with its new surroundings. It is perfectly natural if it chooses not to eat/drink or be sociable for a few days.
The Breeder provides a warranty for one year against any serious genetic disorder that affects the dog's quality of life. If the puppy is fed the premium Canadian produced food “4 Strong Paws” then the guarantee is extended to 3 years from the date of purchase. Should a serious genetic disorder be discovered, the Breeder will offer a replacement puppy from the next available litter or refund up to half the original purchase price (breeders choice). Your puppy does not need to be returned to us. Any health problem that develops within the warranty period of the puppies life, and is determined to be hereditary by at least 2 veterinarians, is covered by the health guarantee. All veterinary records must be supplied to the Breeder. In the case of HD the Buyer must provide documentation from PennHIP or OFA. In the case of cataracts or PRA the Buyer must provide documentation from a veterinary ophthalmologist.
The purchaser waives any rights to compensation other than what is stated on this contract. It is highly recommended to get dog insurance because accidents and illnesses do happen and there are no guarantees in life. This warranty is non-transferable.
The buyer agrees to spay/neuter this puppy within six months of the puppies birth. Should the puppy not be spayed or neutered during this time frame and proof provided; all health Guarantees and Warranty’s become null and void. The buyer understands that this dog is not intended for breeding.
The Buyer certifies that the puppy will receive scheduled vaccinations and annual check ups or the warranty is void.
The Buyer agrees to postpone strenuous, repetitive exercise until after their puppy is over one year of age. The Buyer also needs to maintain the dog’s ideal body weight, as obesity can cause illnesses such as hip problems. It is recommended to feed a high quality formula dog food. The puppies are currently eating 4 Strong Paws puppy formula and should switch to 4 Strong Paws adult formula (which is grain free) at around 6-8 months of age.
If Buyer cannot keep the above dog at any point, the buyer must return the puppy to Thistle Ridge Doodles for re-homing..
One of the highlights of breeding Doodles is to hear how well the puppies are doing in their new homes. Please keep in touch; letters and photos are always welcome. We hope you will enjoy many years with your new companion. Questions regarding your pup are always welcome.
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