Ponderosa Lhasa Apso Ranch

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William Steube
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Health Guarantee


Buyer's Responsibilities:

You must have puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within 72 hours of date of sale. The failure of this will result in the cancelations of this guarantee.

Provide puppy with routine preventive care.

All deposits are non-refundable.

Failure to keep your new puppy on the same type of food could result in diarrhea, loss of appetite or both of these symptoms. We feed Victor’s Superior Premium Chicken and Brown Rice Pet Food and have provided you with 3-4 days of formula in a ziplock pouch.

With a new puppy come extra responsibilities. Failure to follow these guidelines could put your puppy in serious danger.

 

One Year Health Guarantee against Genetic Defects:

This puppy is guaranteed until one year of age against fatal congenital disease which adversely affects the health of the animal. This includes kidney, heart, pancreas, spine, and liver problems of a severe life threatening nature. If the dog dies within this one year time frame, the buyer will pay to have it autopsied by a licensed veterinarian to ascertain reason. If reason is congenital, the Seller will replace the puppy. All veterinarian findings must be submitted and signed by a licensed Veterinarian and be sent on the Veterinarian's letterhead. Puppies commonly have benign heart murmurs, which disappear by roughly 6 months of age. These puppy murmurs typically are not cause for concern and are not covered.

An umbilical hernia is a most common type of hernia found in puppies. In the case of umbilical hernias, a portion of fat or internal organ protrudes through an incompletely closed umbilical ring. Umbilical hernias may be present at birth or may be acquired. The most common means of acquiring an umbilical hernia is a result of the umbilical cord being severed too close to the abdominal wall or the mother dog consistently gnawing and pulling on the cord. In most cases, umbilical hernias are small and reduce as the puppy grows. Generally, by the time the puppy is six months old the umbilical hernia will shrink and disappear on its own. This type of hernia is very common and usually not a health risk therefore, the breeder is not responsible for an umbilical hernia that may exist or appear later on the puppy, though we will reduce the purchase price of the puppy and instruction will be given about this condition along with a business card as where to take the puppy if you choose to have it repaired. It is the responsibility of the purchaser for all cost involved with umbilical hernias.

All items covered under this guarantee are by replacement only. We do not give refunds.

Seller will not be responsible for any medical expenses incurred. Buyer is aware that owning a puppy means trips to the veterinarian and understands that he/she will be responsible for all payments.

As of the date of sale, the puppy has received proper vaccinations and worming for his or her age. A DETAILED RECORD OF YOUR PUPPY'S HEALTH & VACCINATIONS IS INCLUDED IN YOUR SALES AGREEMENT AND PUPPY PACK. PLEASE TAKE THIS WITH YOU TO YOUR FIRST VISIT TO YOUR VET TO MAKE SURE YOUR VET DOES NOT GIVE A VACCINATION THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN GIVEN!

No guarantee is given for any kind of worm, coccidia, or giardia. These parasites are all too common to pups and can be contracted from your soil or boarding facility. Your puppy has been wormed frequently from six weeks of age until your possession. It is your responsibility to continue to worm your puppy and check for parasites. Internal flea preventatives are not acceptable and will void your guarantee. Frontline or Advantage is recommended for flea prevention.

Vaccination must be no less than two weeks apart and no more than three weeks apart for a series of four. Rabies vaccines cannot be administered before 16 weeks of age. If you allow your veterinarian to do any of these vaccinations too early, your guarantee is void.

A puppy with a defect must be returned to the seller to qualify for a replacement puppy. NO REFUND, in part or in full, will be given. A returned puppy must be returned to the seller in good condition, other than the specified problem, at the buyer's expense. The owner will then qualify for a replacement puppy. Buyer is responsible for transportation costs to and from the seller on a replacement puppy. Seller will not pay or be responsible for any veterinarian bills. Moreover, if you decide to keep and treat a pup with a genetic defect or an ill puppy, seller will void all aspects of this contract.

The guarantee applies to the original puppy only and is nontransferable to a second party.

NO replacement puppy will be covered under this guarantee if the puppy has sired or whelped one or more pups.

Replacement puppy will be mutually agreed upon by both parties and will be of comparable quality. It is understood that the replacement puppy may not be from the exact same parents of the original puppy.

There are certain disorders that may be caused by environmental factors, for example: allergies, thyroid dysfunction, demodectic mange, and other autoimmune disorders that are not covered by this guarantee.

Physical problems that are or could be the result of injury, abuse, neglect, or if the buyer fails to complete vaccinations and puppy checks by a qualified Vet, are not covered under this guarantee.

Proof of said preventative care and maintenance must be furnished upon request of breeder.

Although our puppies are bred to AKC standard, and most have excellent conformation, we can make NO guarantees of “Show Quality.” Our main concern and objective is to raise beautiful, healthy companions. We also cannot guarantee adult size, color or temperament. While we do our best to give an accurate adult weight, there is absolutely NO GUARANTEE that the puppy will be the estimated size, or color. Coats and color may change.

There is no guarantee or warranty that the Buyer will be able to show or breed the puppy regardless of show or breeding potentials. Retained testicles and hernias are not covered under this guarantee.

This contract supersedes any and all previous agreements.

This contract is null and void if the terms and conditions are not fulfilled, including taking your new puppy to the vet within 72 hours.

Buyer agrees that he/she understands this contract fully, and that this contract is under the jurisdiction of the State of South Carolina, in the county of Dorchester. It is agreed that the place of venue shall be in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

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Seller's Signature and Date

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Buyer's Signature and Date

 


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