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Van Dutch Imperial Shih Tzus

Sales Contract and Guarantee

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Definitions used herein include:
"BUYER" shall herein be defined as:                                                          
"BREEDER" shall herein be defined as: __________________________
"PUPPY" shall herein be defined as:                                                         

A pet puppy, registered/registerable with the American Kennel Club (AKC), the National Kennel Club (NKC) and/or the United Kennel Club (UKC).
Sire: ______________________ AKC# _______________
Dam: ______________    _____  AKC# _______________
CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Shih Tzu! I love this breed, and want you to love it, too! I want to maintain a positive, helpful relationship with you for the lifetime of your dog. I will assist you as much as possible to have this dog reach it's full potential as a performance dog, show dog, and loyal family pet.
A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of $300.00 is required to hold your PUPPY. Which will be deducted from the purchase price. The purchase price must be paid in full by                  weeks of age, or by the date of                        , or the deposit will be kept and the PUPPY can be sold to a different BUYER.
The "Shih Tzu" described above is sold for the sum of $ ________.
A Deposit of $__________was given on __________.  The remainder of payment is to be paid in full no later than on_________.

The full payment of $__________ was made on:___________.

A PUPPY is defined here to be a ("Shih Tzu") puppy, which is in good health at the time of sale, and embodies the characteristics of the ("Shih Tzu") breed . This PUPPY is purebred and is registered with either one or more of the following registries American Kennel Club (AKC), National Kennel Club (NKC)or United Kennel Club (UKC).

BREEDER guarantees the above described dog to be healthy at the time of the sale.
BREEDER does not assume any liability for any injury to said puppy after delivery.
BUYER agrees to have this puppy examined by a veterinarian within 48 hours of delivery and vaccinated for diseases common in BUYER area. If BUYER fails to do so, this guarantee is VOID.
If the PUPPY is found to be other than healthy, with a life threatening hereditary problem by the BUYER'S veterinarian, it shall be returned to the BREEDER immediately, with a copy of veterinarian findings, and the PUPPY will be replaced with one of the same sex, age, and value as soon as one is available.
BREEDER reserves the right to have the PUPPY examined by their own veterinarian after return.
BREEDER does not guarantee the PUPPY against any problems associated hypoglycemia which can be easily treated by the new owner if fed properly. Nor does the BREEDER guarantee against fleas, ear mites, cociddia, or guardia which are common in certain parts of the country and are all easily treatable in puppies.
BREEDER does not guarantee size, weight, color, or temperament of puppy when it matures.
All appropriate shots for the PUPPY's age have been given, and a record of this vaccination history is supplied.
BUYER agrees to maintain the PUPPY's health in good condition, to provide yearly examinations, vaccinations, heartworm test, and any other usual procedures necessary to assure good health. 
There are many factors that can influence growth and development, such as diet, exercise, weight gain, etc.
The BUYER assumes the responsibility to carry on with the appropriate vaccinations, exercise and feeding schedule.

Most particularly, the BUYER agrees to keep the PUPPY slim throughout its normal growth period. It is the BUYERS responsibility to provide proof that these conditions have been met.

Any returned animal must be accompanied by any and all paperwork supplied by the BREEDER at the time of sale, as well as a written statement from a licensed veterinarian indicating the following: (a) all shots are and have been kept current. (b) dog has had a negative fecal within thirty 30 days. ( c) dog has had a negative heartworm within thirty (30) days and has been kept on heartworm preventative. (d)  Dog appears to be healthy and well cared for.

**The BUYER agrees never to dog-fight or an any way participate in dog-fighting with this PUPPY at any time of his or her life.**

**BUYER agrees to provide a suitable and secure area for this puppy.**
**The BUYER agrees to provide the PUPPY with basic obedience training. This is in the best interest of the PUPPY and the BUYER, many dogs end up unwanted or euthanized due to lack of proper training.  If the BUYER is not capable of providing this training on their own then they must hire someone who can.**

**The BUYER agrees to never sell or provide any offspring from this PUPPY to a pet shop or any form of puppy mill.**

**The BUYER hereby agrees that if at any time the BUYER cannot take proper care of the PUPPY, the BUYER must contact the BREEDER and the BREEDER will have the first right of refusal (for no more than the original purchase price) to either : (a) take the PUPPY back or (b) assist the BUYER in finding a suitable home for the PUPPY or (c) authorize the BUYER to give or sell the PUPPY to a home approved by the BREEDER.**
**BUYER agrees that they will NEVER bring the PUPPY to a shelter or a pound, or abandon the PUPPY.**
All males sold by BREEDER are sold with the condition that they may be used for stud services by the BREEDER for a minimum of two stud services, and will be at a cost of no more than $300 per stud service.  This policy ensures that the BREEDER has the ability to use the quality line that they have produced for future breedings. 

BREEDER guarantees the Health of the above said PUPPY for one year. If during this one year period a veterinarian reports in writing that the puppy has hip dysplasia or any genetic defect that substantially affects quality of life, we will replace the PUPPY with a replacement pup as soon as one is available. The original PUPPY must be exchanged.  Replacement PUPPY will be of the same breed, sex and as the original PUPPY unless otherwise agreed to by both parties.  Replacement PUPPY will be of same value of original purchase PUPPY, and will be replaced when next equivalent litter is available.

BUYER understands by signing this contract he/she is bound to all above agreements and is aware of the replacement puppy only guarantee, absolutely no cash refunds will be given. If any of the above conditions are not met the BUYER will be in breech of contract.


In case any one or more of the provisions contained in this contract shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforcable in any respect, such validity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions thereof and this contract shall be consturued as if such invalid, illegal, or unenforcable provision has never been contained herein.

This Contract/Warranty is not transferable.

Initials                        Initials                             

BUYER(S):                                                  DATE:                                   



CITY:                                     STATE:              ZIPCODE: __________

PHONE #: (     )          -               EMAIL:                                                    



CITY:                                     STATE:              ZIPCODE: ____________

PHONE #: (   __  )      _    -               EMAIL: ______________________

BREEDER: _______________________________________________                                             



CITY: ______________   STATE: _________  ZIPCODE: ______        

PHONE #: (_____)_______-_______________ 

EMAIL: _________________________________________________


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