Hopscotch Australian Labradoodles
Health Warranty and Purchase Agreement
THIS AGREEMENT is made by and between Hopscotch Australian Labradoodles QUEENSLAND Breeder Registration Number BIN0005411708795 holder
Cassie Kriticos, of [Address], Mobile:[Mobile #] (hereinafter known as "BREEDER") and
Purchaser Name, of [Address], Mobile: [Mobile #] (hereinafter known as “BUYER”)
on __________________, 20____.
IT IS HEREBY AGREED between the BREEDER and the BUYER that the puppy sold pursuant to the terms of this agreement is described as follows:
Puppy Name: ________________
Breed: Australian Labradoodle
(hereinafter known as the “PUPPY”)
- The BREEDER guarantees the PUPPY is in good health, has been verifiably health checked by a registered veterinarian; has up-to-date, age appropriate immunisations; has been microchipped; and is dewormed at the time the BUYER takes possession. If the PUPPY is found to be in poor health within three days of the BUYER taking possession, the BUYER has the option of returning the PUPPY to the BREEDER, at the BUYER’s cost, for a full refund, or keep the PUPPY, and the BREEDER will reimburse all veterinary costs related to treatment of any condition unequivocally deemed pre-existing to the date of this purchase agreement, up to the purchase price of the PUPPY. The BUYER will provide a written statement from a registered veterinarian clearly stating defect or illness. If the PUPPY is not taken to a registered Veterinarian within three days of the BUYER taking possession, the Health Warranty is void.
- The BREEDER agrees to pay for the desexing procedure during the PUPPY’s 6th month of life. The cost associated with performing the desexing procedure will be paid by the BREEDER directly to the registered veterinary surgeon’s practice where the procedure is performed. The registered veterinarian performing the procedure is to provide the BREEDER with a copy of the desexing certificate which will include identification of the PUPPY by it’s registered microchip number, name and physical description.
- In the event the PUPPY exhibits symptoms of a suspected debilitating congenital defect, the BUYER must supply veterinary records to the BREEDER informing the BREEDER of the defect within 7 working days. If the PUPPY is found to have a debilitating congenital defect during the period from the date of this purchase agreement up to and including the PUPPY’s second birthday, the BUYER has the option of returning the PUPPY to the BREEDER, at the BUYER’s cost, for a full refund, or keep the PUPPY, and the BREEDER will reimburse all veterinary costs related to treatment of any condition unequivocally deemed as a debilitating congenital defect, up to the purchase price of the PUPPY as stated on this purchase agreement. The BREEDER has the right to require a second opinion from a veterinarian of the BREEDER’s choice at the BREEDER’s expense. If the PUPPY is euthanised or in any way disposed of, without a second opinion from the BREEDER’s veterinarian, the BUYER waives all rights to negotiate a replacement puppy or any financial payment as compensation.
- Debilitating congenital defects warranted by the BREEDER as stated above will not include any of the following; viral illnesses, infections, improper bites, hernias, umbilical-hernias, hypoglycaemia, Guardia or Coccidiosis. It also does not include any illness due to the ingestion of foreign objects, food, chemicals or physical injury.
- If the PUPPY should die from a suspected congenital defect during the period from the date of this purchase agreement up to and including the PUPPY’s second birthday, an autopsy must be performed at the BUYER’s expense by a registered veterinarian acceptable to the BREEDER’s own veterinarian. If the autopsy shows a congenital defect as the reason for the death, the BREEDER will provide another puppy of equal value to the BUYER. A written statement from the veterinarian must be provided. This warranty is void in the event of an indeterminable or inconclusive diagnosis.
- If it is determined during the period between the date of this purchase agreement up to and including the PUPPY’s second birthday, that the PUPPY expresses a genetic disorder that is identified as any of the following stated hereditary disorders being; Von Willebrand's disease (VWDI), the progressive rod-cone degeneration form of Progressive Retinal Atrophy (Prcd-PRA), Cystinuria (SLC3A1) Labrador Retriever Type (CYN), Degenerative Myelopathy (DM), Exercise Induced Collapse (Retriever Type) (EIC), the BUYER has the option of either a replacement puppy from the next available litter or reimbursement of all veterinary expenses related to the illness up to the purchase price of the PUPPY. The PUPPY need not be returned to BREEDER. Shipping fees will not be refunded for the aforementioned PUPPY. If it becomes necessary to ship a replacement puppy, those fees are to be paid by the BUYER.
- The BREEDER agrees to provide the DNA profiles of the PUPPY’s parent Dam and Sire to enable the BUYER to genetically validate pedigree at the BUYER’s expense.
- The BUYER acknowledges receipt of the PUPPY described above and agrees they will make no charges of any nature against the BREEDER, furthermore the BUYER hereby releases the BREEDER from any liability and responsibility for any illness, disease, accident, injury to or death of the PUPPY or any damage or loss arising there from, howsoever caused or arising, on the part of the BREEDER, its servants or agents, other than the provisions for Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, together with Von Willebrand's disease (vWD), the progressive rod-cone degeneration form of Progressive Retinal Atrophy (Prcd-PRA), Cystinuria (SLC3A1) Labrador Retriever Type, Degenerative Myelopathy , Exercise Induced Collapse (Retriever Type) (EIC), contained further on in this agreement.
- The BUYER agrees to pay the BREEDER a total sum, inclusive of a non-refundable $1000.00 AUD deposit, of $ ______________ being for the purchase of the PUPPY. After the PUPPY leaves the BREEDER, the risk of loss or injury to the above animal is on the BUYER at all times.
- The PUPPY must be desexed during it’s 6 month of life by arrangement of the BUYER with a registered veterinary surgeon agreed upon by the BREEDER; or at a later date if the BUYER is granted an extension of time by the BREEDER before the day specified in the notice of extension by which the PUPPY must be desexed.
- The BUYER agrees that the PUPPY will be housed indoors and give assurance that both the homes' inside and outside living environments are free from plants and herbicides known to be toxic to dogs.
- The BUYER acknowledges that he/she has been advised by the BREEDER and he/she understands that a puppy being overweight and/or excessively exercised, especially during early growth periods, are environmental factors recognised as causal/contributing factors to the crippling and painful condition of Hip and Elbow Dysplasia. Other than genetic factors, the BUYER agrees to both seek and follow guidelines as detailed by their nominated registered veterinarian in regards to age appropriate exercise, injury assessment and diet in relation to Hip Dysplasia preventative health measures.
- The BUYER agrees to feed the PUPPY only a premium quality food and to keep the PUPPY at a healthy weight as advised by the veterinarian. The BUYER agrees to discourage the PUPPY from jumping and climbing excessively during early growth periods and as advised by the veterinarian and postpone strenuous, repetitive exercise until after the PUPPY is over one year of age in order to assist in the soundness and longevity of the PUPPY.
- The BUYER agrees to make and keep annual veterinary appointments, keep all immunisations current according to the guidelines of the Australian Veterinarian Association, and properly administer heart worm preventative medication.
- The BUYER agrees to provide basic obedience training with the PUPPY within the first six months of ownership.
- The BUYER agrees to contact the BREEDER immediately if the BUYER determines they are unable to keep the PUPPY for any reason. The BUYER and BREEDER will determine how the PUPPY will be re-homed.
- The BUYER agrees to never place the PUPPY in a shelter, pound or similar facility or research laboratory.
- The BUYER is responsible for returning this agreement to the BREEDER. This agreement MUST be received by the BREEDER on or before the date of the BUYER taking possession of the PUPPY in order for this agreement to be valid.
- Should the BUYER choose to break any of the above portions of this agreement then this agreement shall be considered null and void.
- This agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties and no other warranties guarantees, expressed nor implied are made under this agreement except as stated above.
The undersigned agree to uphold all covenants of this agreement.
BUYER signature Witnessed*in the presence of:____________________
Full Name and Address of WITNESS:___________________________
Signature: ______________________ Date:__________________
BREEDER signature Witnessed*in the presence of:__________________________________
Full Name and Address of WITNESS:____________________________
*NOTE: Witnesses must be 18 years of age or older and not be a party to this agreement.