Health Guarantee to You HEALTH CHECK POLICY---Before your puppy goes home to you, he or she has undergone an extensive veterinary health check and the breeder has followed vaccination and deworming protocols in an effort to ensure your puppy arrives healthy and happy. 1 YEAR GUARANTEE---If, within one year of purchase, your puppy is found to have a congenital or hereditary condition which adversely affects your puppy’s health, the breeder will provide you with a replacement puppy of equivalent value. YOUR OBLIGATIONS YOU MUST FULFILL THESE OBLIGATIONS, AS EXPLAINED HEREIN, OR THIS HEALTH GUARANTEE WILL TERMINATE AND BECOME NULL AND VOID ---You must have your puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within two (2) business days of receipt of the puppy and, to ensure the health of your dog, you must visit the veterinarian on a regular basis ensuring your dog receives proper health checkups and timely inoculations. ---Your dog’s breed is prone to hip dysplasia; do not over-feed or over-exercise your dog, especially during his or her growth period. ---These dogs are intended to be companion dogs; do not breed your dog. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HEALTH GUARANTEE ---If within one (1) year from the date of purchase from seller, a dog is found and certified by two (2) duly licensed doctors of veterinary medicine (DVMs) of Purchaser’s choosing to have a congenital or hereditary condition which adversely affects the health of the dog, and if Seller is notified within five (5) business days of the first veterinarian’s determination, the Seller will provide a replacement puppy of equivalent value. Seller reserves the right to obtain a third opinion of Seller’s choosing to determine the congenital or hereditary condition. All laboratory verification must be done by a licensed DVM. ---Veterinary Costs: unless required by law (including pet purchase protection or pet ”lemon” law requirements), veterinary costs are not covered by Seller. ---Purchaser Acknowledgments: Purchaser is aware that owning a puppy means frequent visits to a licensed DVM and understands that he/she will be responsible for all costs associated with all veterinarian visits, such as but not limited to any veterinarian costs associated with spaying or neutering, including undescended testes. Failure of Purchaser to provide a puppy with timely inoculations or regular veterinary care will void this Health Guarantee. Purchasers should follow recommended nutritional program, including feeding only premium dog foods and vitamin supplements. No replacement or credit will be given if breeds that are known to be prone to hip dysplasia are overweight or over exercised. All dogs should not be over exercised during their growth period. Seller sells pets for companion purposes only. If your dog is bred, this Health Guarantee shall terminate and become null and void. Temperament issues are not covered under this Health Guarantee as they can be caused by a number of factors outside control of Seller or the breeder including, without limitation, lack of training, discipline or proper socialization.
The Buyer will notify the Seller first, if for any reason the Buyer is no longer able to keep the puppy. The Seller will have the first right of refusal if the puppy is to be sold or disposed of in any way, and given the option to re-acquire the puppy or help in finding it a new home. If the puppy is returned within 2 days of date of purchase, the Buyer will receive a full refund (minus deposit). If the puppy is returned after 2 days but within 7 days, the buyer will receive a 50% refund (minus deposit). If the puppy is returned after 7 days of date of purchase, no refund will be given. The owner is responsible for all transportation costs to and from Seller. ---In addition to all the conditions set forth in this agreement, the following additional conditions shall apply and must be met or this Health Guarantee shall terminate and become null and void:
---In case of severe knee, elbow or hip dysplasia, the radiograph should be permanently identified in the film emulsion with: registered name and/or number, name of the veterinarian or hospital making the film, date of radiograph taken. Furthermore, the radiograph and report must meet the standard submission requirements of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals. ---If the Purchaser declines any replacement puppy, then the Seller shall be under no further obligation and it shall be deemed that the Purchaser has released the Seller from any and all further claims and waved any rights to pursue any claims against the Seller. ---This Health Guarantee shall terminate and become null and void if the Purchaser fails to comply with any term in this Agreement regarding the care, maintenance, or medical treatments or procedures that the Purchaser is responsible for providing to the puppy. ---The value of the puppy for purposes of this health Guarantee is limited to the Purchase Price of the puppy, and does not include taxes, shipping, health certificate and veterinarian costs, shipping crate or any additional costs or expenses incurred or asserted by Purchaser. This Health Guarantee is non-transferable and is not valid for sales of any puppies delivered outside the United States and Canada.