Seller delivers to the buyer a Male_____ Female_____ AKC registered Golden Retriever puppy
Selling Price of Puppy_____________Deposit _________ (NON REFUNDABLE) BALANCE TO BE PAID IN CASH WHEN PUPPY IS PICKED UP. An additional payment of 500.00 will be expected when puppy is 10 days old.
If puppy is to be shipped, then the balance plus shipping is to be paid 2 weeks prior to shipping date.
Mervar Kennel does not guarantee a delivery date, the deposit is buyer’s assurance to being placed on a waiting list. Every effort will be made to provide buyer a puppy within one year of date of deposit. If Mervar Kennel does not provide buyer with a puppy during this time period, a full refund will be made to the buyer.
Conditions of Sale
1)This puppy is in good health at the time of sale. to the best of our knowledge. Buyer has 48 hours to take puppy to their Vet for a health check. If for any reason there is a physical genetic defect in the puppy that will cause certain premature death, we will replace the puppy or refund the full price of the puppy when you return it to us at your expense. This puppy has had appropriate shots, and has been de-wormed. We are not responsible for any death,debilitation or loss of the puppy once it leaves our premises due to sickness,accidents, injury, or or theft, other than that which is specifically outlined in points 2 and 3 which cover our health guarantee. We are not responsible if your puppy contracts a communicable disease after leaving our possession. This includes, but not limited to, worms, fleas, mites, coccidiosis, giardia, or any other parasites, as they are common in dogs and puppies.
*Neutering is NOT to be done before 18 months of age. Seller must receive notice from Buyer’s vet when neutering is done. Early neutering voids this guarantee. Seller should tell Vet this is part of the contract .
There will be no guarantee that the puppy will not be tested positive for parasites, though every precaution by the seller will be taken by giving puppy worm medicines. Stress will sometimes cause an outbreak after puppy leaves sellers home. So the buyer should take a fecal sample to the buyer’s vet when puppy goes for the initial puppy exam.
The Buyer will notify the Seller first if for any reason the Buyer no longer wants or is able to keep or care for the puppy. We will either assist you in locating a new home for your puppy or you may return him or her to our Kennel. Although we will not reimburse you for the purchase price of the puppy, we guarantee to place him or her into a loving home environment. This offer is good for the life of the dog.
Buyer agrees not to breed this dog or bitch. If for any reason the buyer feels that this puppy is indeed show quality, and the Seller/Breeder agrees the Seller can lift the limited registration for an additional 1,000.00. Limited registration in no way prevents this puppy from participating in any AKC Show event except for the conformation ring. Seller will send papers and fee into AKC for the buyer. Transfer of legal ownership takes place once puppy is registered to the buyer. Buyer will provide seller with a check for $34.95 made out to AKC when the puppy is picked up.
If there is a set “theme” to naming of the litter, buyer agrees to go along with naming the puppy on the AKC registration with this “theme”. This in no way prevents the buyer to name the puppy with a “call” name of the buyer’s choice.
We guarantee hips, elbows, heart, and eyes, against any genetic defects, or any other genetic defect causing premature death or making euthanasia necessary for 3 years, as long as the puppy is kept on NU VET SUPPLIMENT continually. When ordering, the code number 55020 must be given. Ordering can either be done by phone at 800-474-7044 or online by clicking on the tab of Mervar Kennel website. You will save 15% if you choose to put it on AUTO SHIP.
For a replacement of puppy due to hip or elbow dysplasia, you must have official written documentation from OFA (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals) Our Policy allows you to replace the puppy with your choice of any puppy of equal value that we have available or a future litter, at no cost.
We will not honor a written statement or exams from your personal Vet.
For a replacement due to congenital heart defect(severe heart murmur) the following applies: The Puppy must have a canine cardiologist perform an echocardiogram to confirm the diagnosis and the results must be sent to our vet.
For a replacement due to genetic eye problems, such as congenital or juvenile cataracts, the condition must be characterized as severe or progressive with a likely end result of blindness if no surgery is performed. This evaluation and diagnosis must be performed by a Veterinary Ophthalmologist and a written report sent to us or to our Veterinarian. An OFA eye exam and completed form will also be accepted as documentation of genetic eye defects.
*We reserve the right to have a second opinion from our Veterinarian. We also reserve the right to acquire DNA to determine if the dog or puppy is from one of our bloodlines.
3) The new owner assumes all financial expenses for the puppy including but not limited to, vet bills, AKC registration,food, surgeries, boarding and grooming, etc. We are not responsible for any behavior problems or personal injury caused by this animal now or in the future.
4) The new owner assumes responsibility to continue quality veterinary healthcare. This includes yearly exams, monthly worming ad appropriate shots and other necessary educations or procedures, It is important that your puppy has all of his or her vaccinations, and their yearly booster. Failure to comply with and provide documentation of the requirements voids all guarantees.
4) All our puppies are sold with a LIMITED registration, and unless it is reversed by us, to FULL registration, and you breed this dog, all warranties and guarantees are void. Your purchase is for a PET
5) The puppy is not being purchased for resale and will never be sold to a pet shop, puppy mill or agent of same.
6) Mervar Kennel does not guarantee, color, size, championship, or temperament of any puppy.
To be covered by this guarantee, the following conditions must apply:
Puppy must be owned by original owner named in the agreement.
In the case of sudden demise of the puppy, breeder must receive a written notice of puppy’s death from owners Vet, along with a necropsy report indicating the cause of death.
LIMITATIONS OF GUARANTEE
This guarantee is not transferable. No replacement or refund will be given if dog has been bred. A licensed veterinarian must do all laboratory verifications. The buyer/owner is responsible for all transportation costs to and from Mervar Kennel. Mervar Kennel is not responsible for any and all veterinarian expenses accumulated on a returned or replaced dog or puppy.
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS WILL VOID ALL GUARANTEES
1) Allowing your dog to become obese or underfed at any time
2) Evidence of neglect or abuse
3) Previous related trauma (broken bones,related injuries, etc)
4) Dog has been bred
5) Feeding this dog anything other than a premium food)
6) Evidence of overly strenuous exercise- for example: No treadmill, no jogging, on pavement, not extensive standing on back legs or excessive tennis ball chasing and retrieving should be done-especially on slippery floors.
This sale and agreement is entered into between:
Judy A. Mervar
Address_13650 Berlin Station Rd._________ Berlin Center, Ohio 44401___