Australian Labradoodle Warranty and Contract Info
Warranty and Contract Information
This contract is between Spring Valley Labradoodles (Hereafter “Seller”) and
________________________________________________(Hereafter “Buyer”) and is
entered on this date:________________________________ for Spring Valley’s
- The Seller guarantees the puppy is in good health, has had their first round of immunizations, has been dewormed, and seen by a vet at the time the Buyer takes possession. The Buyer has three business days to take the puppy to a Veterinarian for an examination. If the puppy is found to be in poor health the Buyer has the option of returning the puppy to the Seller, at Buyer’s cost, for a full refund, or keeping the puppy, and the Seller will reimburse for all veterinary costs, up to the purchase price of the puppy, related to treatment of any pre-existing condition. The Buyer will provide a written statement from a licensed Veterinarian clearly stating defect or illness. If the puppy is not taken to a licensed Veterinarian within the three business days, the Health Warranty is void.
- The Seller provides this warranty for two years after the date of sale against any debilitating congenital defects. In the event the puppy exhibits symptoms of a suspected debilitating congenital defect, the Buyer must supply any requested veterinary records to the Seller within seven days of informing the Seller of the defect. The Seller has the right to require a second opinion from a Veterinarian of the Seller’s choice at the Seller’s expense. If the puppy is euthanized or in any way disposed of, without a second opinion from the Seller’s Veterinarian, the Buyer waives all rights to a replacement puppy or any financial payment as compensation.
- This warranty does not include viral illnesses, infections, improper bites, hernias, hypoglycemia, Guardia or Coccidosis. It also does not include any illness due to the ingestion of foreign objects, food, chemicals or physical injury.
- If it is determined the puppy does have a genetic disorder that is identified within two years of purchase, the Buyer has the option of either a replacement puppy from the next available litter or reimbursement, up to the purchase price of the puppy, of all veterinary expenses related to the illness. Your puppy need not be returned to us. Shipping fees will not be refunded, and if it becomes necessary to ship a replacement puppy, those fees are to be paid by the Buyer.
- If the puppy should die from a suspected congenital defect within the 24 months of its date of purchase, an autopsy must be performed at the Buyer’s expense by a licensed Veterinarian acceptable to the Seller’s own Veterinarian. If the autopsy shows a congenital defect as the reason for the death, the Seller 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.
- Seller agrees to provide the number of the microchip that has been implanted in the puppy.
- Labradoodles frequently change color as they age, particularly chocolates and reds. Seller makes no guarantees that the puppy’s eye or coat color will remain the same as the puppy ages
- The approximate size of the puppy as an adult is estimated based on the parent’s weight and height. This is an estimate only and the Seller does not guarantee that they will be the estimated size.
- No warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made under this contract except as stated.
- This warranty is non-transferable.
- The Buyer agrees to pay the Seller a total sum of $3,500 plus tax. This fee does not include shipping, if shipping is required.
- The Buyer bears all costs relating to the sale of the above animal, including transportation. The risk of loss or injury to the above animal is on the Buyer at all times after the dog leaves the Seller.
- The Buyer agrees that their Australian Labradoodle will be housed indoors.
- The Buyer agrees to feed their Australian Labradoodle only a premium quality food.
- The Buyer agrees to keep their Australian Labradoodle at a healthy weight.
- The Buyer agrees to make and keep annual veterinary appointments for their Australian Labradoodle, keep all immunizations current according to the guidelines of the American Veterinary Medical Association and properly administer heartworm preventative medication.
- The Buyer acknowledges that the Breeder recommends NOT to give the PUPPY oral flea/tick medicine. Giving oral flea and tick medication will void the warranty for the puppy. The FDA has released an advisory that states these medications can cause seizures and neurological disorders as well as vomiting and lethargy (to name a few)
- Buyer acknowledges that Breeder recommends NOT to give more than one vaccine at a time. Warranty will be voided if buyer gives rabies with any other vaccination within 4 weeks or if more than two vaccines are given in the same week.
- The Buyer agrees to provide basic obedience training with their Australian Labradoodle puppy within the first six months of owning their dog.
- BUYER understands that the Australian Labradoodle is an intelligent dog that is slow to mature by nature, PUPPY will require early socialization and continued consistent training to keep PUPPY`S mind stimulated. BREEDER strongly recommends that BUYER attend obedience classes with PUPPY and provide proper socialization opportunities for the PUPPY. Training must begin before 16 weeks of age and be continued until dog is sufficiently trained and socialized. Training may be completed independently or with a certified dog trainer. Should buyer not be successful at obedience training or training of negative behaviors, buyer agrees to seek help from a certified animal behaviorist.
- The Buyer agrees to postpone strenuous, repetitive exercise until after their Australian Labradoodle is over one year of age.
- The Buyer agrees to contact the Seller immediately if the Buyer determines they are unable to keep their Australian Labradoodle for any reason, the Buyer and Seller will determine how the dog will be rehomed.
- The Buyer agrees to never place the Australian Labradoodle in a shelter, pound or similar facilities or research laboratory.
- Buyer agrees to sign up for the 30 free days of Trupanion insurance prior to pick up. Warranty will be void if insurance is not obtained prior to picking up the puppy. Seller reserves the right to cancel the sale if proof of insurance is not provided prior to pick up.
- Buyer agrees to have the puppy spayed/neutered prior to the puppy turning 6 months old and to send Breeder the spay/neuter certificate from the veterinarian who performed the procedure prior to the puppy turning 6 months old.
- Buyer understands that breeding dogs have a significantly higher value than pets. If the dog is bred or not spayed in the time frame outlined above Buyer will owe Breeder an additional $7,000, the price of a breeding dog (total of $10,200).
- Buyer agrees that all legal costs associated with enforcing the spay/neuter will be the responsibility of the Buyer.
- Buyer agrees that if the puppy is not spayed/neutered prior to turning 7 months old and proof sent to the Seller then the Warranty is void.
This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Pennsylvania. If any legal action is to be taken by either the Buyer or Breeder, venue shall be in Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA.