Vom Echo Wald Contract
The intent of this Contract is to protect the Buyer(s) in the instance the puppy were to develop a hereditary health issue, as well as to guard the Seller's’ interests and provide safe recourse for the puppy in the rare case Buyer(s) has misrepresented their intentions. In the unlikely event of a disagreement, this Contract will ensure the rightful interests of the Contracting parties are protected, without prejudice. Deposits are non refundable.
Sex:____________________________ Coat type:_______________________________
Dog is purebred. Official forms for registration will be provided when received from the American Kennel Club or completion of final payment. Sometimes registration takes a few weeks to complete.
*HEALTH CARE BEFORE PLACEMENT
As “Holistic-rearing breeders”, Sellers maintain a holistic health care regime. Puppies will be started on Non-Genetically modified food.
Puppy shall be wormed every 3 weeks starting at 3 weeks of age.
Sellers guarantee puppy to be in good condition and free from disease at the time of transfer; it is Sellers’ wish and intention that Buyer(s) will be 100% satisfied with their puppy purchase.
When dealing with live animals, it must be understood some things are beyond human control. Sellers are not responsible for any Veterinarian expense, or other expense incurred by or on behalf of Buyer(s), to which Sellers have not agreed to expressly in writing. Buyer(s) acknowledges receipt of said puppy in good condition, subject to a physical exam by a duly licensed Veterinarian at expense of Buyer(s) within 48 hours of transfer.
Parasites; Coccidia, Giarrdia, diarrhea from change in diet or travel stress; anaphylactic shock or other reactions from vaccines, medications,or parasite control do not warrant replacement or refund.
Sellers’ definition of poor health warranting replacement to be extended to age 24 months for genetic heart conditions leading to death or crippling. dysplasia. "Severe" Crippling Hip Dysplasia diagnosed through Certified OFA board. If definitively diagnosed by an OFA licensed specialist, these conditions are covered as outlined below; Guarantee subject to a second opinion by a specialist of Sellers’ choice, at expense of Buyer(s).
•If Buyer(s) provides, by age 24 months, official proof of a genetic condition meeting above criteria, Buyer(s) may retain said dog and Sellers will provide another puppy of similar description and of equal value at earliest opportunity in Sellers’ breeding schedule; shipping and/or fuel fees and hotel accommodations for personal delivery to be paid by Buyer(s).
While Sellers believe hip and joint problems can be initiated by improper diet, lack of proper exercise or improper jumping from high surfaces, Severe hip dysplasia is also covered by Sellers' guarantee for a period of 24 months, subject to the following terms. Hip dysplasia must be verified in prelim OFA certified x-ray showing a Dysplastic Severe rating in more than one set of X-rays. This is the only accepted proof of hip dysplasia, and must be received by Sellers by age 24 months. If our Licensed Veterinarian disagrees with the diagnosis a new set of x-rays must be taken and submitted to the OFA board for re-evaluation paid for by purchaser.
•If Buyer(s) provides official proof of severe hip dysplasia meeting above criteria, Buyer(s) may retain said dog and Sellers will provide another puppy of similar description and of equal or greater value of Sellers choice at earliest opportunity in Sellers’ breeding schedule; shipping and/or fuel fees and hotel accommodations for personal delivery to be paid by Buyer(s).
•Hip guarantee will become null & void if the following conditions are not met: Animal must not become obese, as determined by Veterinarian guidelines. The dog must not regularly leap or jump to or from high places (tall furniture, decks, etc.) OR participate in prolonged strenuous exercise (jogging on hard surfaces such as asphalt) before the age of 18 months. Dog must not be fed GMO's, or bi products. Dog must not be spayed or neutered before the age of 24 months.
*DIET & SUPPLEMENTATION
•. Proper diet builds strong bones, ligaments & healthy joints, while preventing many illnesses and nutritionally-related health problems; as such, Sellers have shared dietary information, necessary for optimum health. Due to the varying kinds of food and different environmental conditions the puppies come in contact with; and the fact that all puppies have immune systems that take time to mature, the terms of this guarantee will not be honored unless they are fed appropriate diets.
If dog is found to be abused or suffering from any form of inhumane treatment (Humane Society Guidelines) while in possession of Buyer(s), this sale shall be revoked; monies paid by Buyer(s) shall be forfeited and dog and applicable registration shall be remitted immediately to Sellers, at expense of Buyer(s), without exception.
*SOLD AS A PET WITH SPAY/NEUTER STIPULATION
*If this dog is sold as a “pet” or "companion, Buyer(s) agrees never to breed dog – this includes crossbreeding with any other breed! We do not recommend early spay or neuter. Some studies have found relation to dysplasia, joint disease, etc when dogs are neutered at a young age. Papers will be marked Limited. If the dog is found to be bred, Ownership of said animal will be revoked and immediately become that of the Seller, all monies paid by Purchaser forfeited, and the animal will be returned to Seller at Purchasers expense upon request. A fine of $2,000.00 be be levied for this failure and paid in full to Seller upon demand.
•Buyer(s) represents and warrants that he/she neither provides animals for sale to research facilities nor provides dogs for sale or distribution by private treaty, through pet stores, animal dealers, or wholesalers, and does not engage in similar activities. Dog shall not be used in Fighting or other such venues.
•If the purchase Terms are not met within the time specified, Sellers reserve the right to offer said puppy to another Buyer. All moneys paid shall be forfeited.
ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACT
•ADHERENCE TO CONTRACT
If terms of this contract are not strictly adhered to, this sale shall be revoked; monies paid by Buyer(s) shall be forfeited and dog (and registration, if applicable) shall be remitted immediately to Sellers, at expense of Buyer(s), without exception. Deposits are non refundable. While Sellers have no plans to suspend the breeding program at Vom Echo Wald in the foreseeable future, the guarantees contained in this contract will become null & void should the program be discontinued for any reason.
•WARRANTY OF GOOD TITLE TO SELL
Sellers warrant good title to sell said animal to Buyer(s). This contract details specific health warranties, should animal suffer a covered health condition; beyond particulars of this contract, Sellers make no other warranty or representation whatsoever, express or implied including, without limitation, warranties regarding fitness for a particular purpose; all other warranties are hereby expressly excluded.
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Vom Echo Wald Kennel