Basic Contract with AGENT clearance (USDA reg)
Below is your 'copy and paste' generic puppy/dog contract.
1.) You may copy and paste this contract on to a blank page in your word program
a.) Fill it out anyway you want. If you change anything within the contract, please use red so i will be sure to see it. Do not sign it as of yet...
2.) Save the contract in your DOCUMENTS
3.) E-mail me the contract as an attachment or.... you can copy and paste it into your E-mail.
I will go over our contract after you fill in all that you can. I will then fill in my parts. When I am ok with the contract i will send it off to you in an E-mail as an attachment.
Next you will go over the contract once again to be sure you agree with it, then sign it. Send it back to me and i will then sign it and send it back to you.
Schwarz Kennels American Alsatian Puppy Sales Contract
Part One: Seller's Information
Kennels Name:Schwarz Kennels Sellers Name: Lois E. Schwarz Seller’s Address: 4175 Winnetka rd. White City, Or. 97503 Phone: 541 301-9671 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hereinafter referred to as “Breeder/Seller”.
Part Two: Buyer's Information
Buyers Name: __________________________Buyers Address: ____________________________________
Buyers Phone: _____________ _____________Buyers E-Mail ____________________________________
Hereinafter known as: "Buyer/Owner"
The seller has on this date __________ promised to sell to the buyer the Pup/Dog described below:
Breed: American Alsatian date of birth ________ Gender: description of pup/dog: ________________________________
Sire's information: _________________________ Dam's information:_________________________________
Total purchase price of pup _____________
Deposit amount and date Paid: _____________________ additional payments and dates/check #s_____________
Less deposit and payments = _____________
Travel Crate for puppy(if you are picking pup up, write (NONE): __________
(Schwarz pdf Handbook for puppy training: 19.00?) ____________
Boarding fees are 8.00 per day after 8 wks of age
DAYS BOARDING ______ X 8.00 =__________
Amount to be paid before shipment or pickup: ____________________
(Shipping and transportation fees are not the responsibility of the Breeder and are not included in the sale of this pup/dog)
PART THREE: AGENTS INFORMATION
Agents name: Crater Animal Clinic Address 665 E. Villas Rd. Central Point, Or.97502 phone number (541) 779-0951
Fax: 541-779-6498 Email: email@example.com https://crateranimalclinic.com/
Seller Warrants and Agrees:
1. Seller Lois Schwarz is the lawful owner of the dam, and has full legal right to sell its offspring. We are NOT U.S.D.A. approved so you MUST have a representative exam your pup or it can not be flown (shipped) out of state. Our Vet is Crater Animal Clinic and you MUST contact them and tell them that you are buying a pup from us and would like to ship the pup as cargo on a plane. In order for Lois to ship your pup, you must have an agent. Ask them if they would agree to be your agent and to check the pup out for its health certificate. Lois will be paying for this exam.
You can also ask Amey Gage to be your Agent and you can call her to have her go over to our house to view the pup for you and to call you on the phone and give you her assesment.
2. Seller guarantees that the puppy/dog is sound in body and good health when leaving kennels premises. The puppy has had its first inoculation for parvovirus, hepatitis, distemper, adenovirus and Para influenza on _____________ (Sellers refer all questions regarding inoculations and worming to your qualified veterinarian.) The Seller will not be held responsible for any veterinary matters related to the animal shipping/transportation including but not limited to fleas, ear mite, etc. once puppy/dog has left the Sellers possession with the health Cert signed by her Vet. The Seller will be free from vet charges that may arise due to the contact of puppy/dog with other animals and/or substances during the transportation. The Seller will not be held responsible for any unforeseen delays in the transportation schedule caused by airlines or airlines weather restrictions.
3. Seller guarantees that the puppy/dog is free from any known physical defects at the time when animal left the Seller’s possession. Buyer must arrange a checkup of the puppy by a qualified veterinarian or an AGENT OF YOUR CHOICE (which may also be the vet) before your pup can be shipped. New USDA regulations. (you can ask me to set this up for you.)
4.Buyer should also take the pup to his own Vet near him/her within 3 business days from puppy being in the buyer possession.
If the puppy has a physical defect or life threatening transmittable illness, the buyer is entitled to a replacement pup after this ill /defective pup is transported back to the seller as soon as possible at the seller expense with all paperwork returned to the seller and being signed back to the seller.
The buyer is obligated to share all medical information and test results with the seller. Seller reserves the right to review this information with the seller’ licensed veterinarian and contact the buyer’ veterinarian prior to decision making.
5. New Owner (buyer) is not ever reimbursed for veterinarian expenses unless these expenses are negotiated and confirmed in advance by a signed written agreement between the seller and the buyer.
6. Schwarz Kennels dogs are guaranteed to be OFA certifiable at THREE YEARS of age. If the buyer desires to perform a test the dog must be x-rayed by THIRTY (30) months of age, and the x-ray submitted to the OFA for examination and certification. If the OFA finds the dog to have hip dysplasia, the following requirements must be fulfilled in order to obtain a replacement puppy.
It is understood that money is NOT refunded, and that this guarantee is for a REPLACEMENT puppy only.
(A). OFA shall be the sole judge regarding hip dysplasia.
(B). The seller is to receive a copy of the OFA report.
(C). If the dog has hip dysplasia, the dog will be replaced upon return of the dog and the dog's registration paper, which is to be signed back over to the seller.
The buyer may keep the dog or transfer the ownership to another party, but this dog must be neutered or spayed, and we the seller must receive written proof of this procedure from the veterinarian who performed the surgery before a replacement puppy could be released to the buyer.
7. The Seller guarantees the above puppy/dog against life-threatening non-treatable congenital defects for the first 2 years of animal life. If life-threatening non-treatable congenital defect is found within the first 2 years of animal life then the seller agrees to provide the buyer with a replacement puppy if all of the following conditions are met:
1) the statement from the licensed veterinarian indicating the diagnosis and the date when first diagnosed must be received by the Seller,
2) the puppy is returned to the seller/breeder at the buyers cost. Or both parties negotiate on the neutering and keeping or selling of this animal.
3) necropsy report outlining the defect upon animal death is received by the Seller. The Seller has a right to review the above documents with the licensed veterinarian and to contact veterinarian who performed the procedure. In case of multiple life-threatening non-treatable congenital defects are found and confirmed within 2 years of animal life the Buyer agrees that the Seller shall provide a single replacement puppy upon all clauses of this paragraph are satisfied.
The Seller will not be held responsible for any veterinary expenses incurred by the Buyer unless such expenses are negotiated in advance and confirmed by written documentation signed by both the Seller and the Buyer.
8. If replacement of puppy/dog is applicable as per paragraphs 3, 5 and 6 of the current contract then the following conditions shall apply:
(A). All freight charges for the replacement dog puppy are to be paid by the owner/buyer of the puppy/dog. The seller is under no obligations to ship the replacement dog/pup until all transportation fees are paid in full.
(B). Replacement puppy/dog may be chosen from any available breeding that is similar in price to what the buyer paid for the original puppy/dog. Should the buyer want a more expensive replacement puppy/dog the seller shall be entitled to receive the difference in price before a replacement puppy is released to the buyer.
(C). All replacement clauses identified in paragraphs 3, 5, 6 and this current paragraph are applicable to the original owner of the puppy/dog.
BUYER WARRANTS AND AGREES:
1. That you WILL hire or ask any person to represent you as YOUR AGENT after you have bought your pup so that THEY (your agent) can act on your behalf as you have not personally seen the pup. Signing this paperwork states that you HAVE (or will have) had your agent (which may be the veterinarian) see your new pup and they have gotten back to you about your puppy.
2. This puppy/dog shall be maintained and kept under the personal control of the Buyer, and this dog shall be given adequate housing, food, veterinary care, basic obedience training and shall in no manner be mistreated or neglected.
3. This puppy/dog is sold as a pet or companion dog (not guaranteed to be of show conformation and/or breeding quality), and he/she shall not be used for breeding unless the buyer and the seller agree, in writing, to that, in a separate breeding rights agreement. (The American Alsatian wording is Trade Marked and may never be used by anyone other than the breeder)
4. If circumstances arise that would prevent the buyer from keeping this dog, the buyer promises not to discard this dog, and to make every effort to place the dog in another suitable home. This dog shall not be turned over to any animal shelter or rescue organization. If the buyer is unable to locate a suitable home for the dog, the dog shall be returned to the seller together with its signed-off registration papers - free of charge to the seller and the seller would find a new buyer to reimburse the cost of boarding and care.
4. The buyer acknowledges that he/she has an agent.
This contract is valid from the date of final purchase (Deposit of final payment) of the puppy and throughout the lifetime of the dog, or until the buyer transfers ownership of the dog to a third party.
Buyer: ______________________________ date: __________
Seller: ______________________________ date: __________