Health Guarantee

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Deposit, Payment of Purchase Price, Fees
Buyer will pay $_________ for purchase price of dog. THIS DOG IS BOUGHT WITH PET RIGHTS. 

Buyer will pay $ _________ for deposit to hold dog until the age of no less than 8 weeks. Deposit shall be applied to total price of dog.

Buyer acknowledges and agrees that Buyer will forfeit the deposit and any rights to the dog if:

(a) Buyer fails to complete the purchase of the Dog and acknowledges the deposit to be used to care for the puppy until another home is found. Deposit is none refundable.                                                                                                                                                                             

If the Dog is not available due to sickness, death or any other circumstance owing to the fault of Seller, Buyer’s deposit will, at Buyer’s option be either (a) refunded, or (b) transferred to a next litter of puppies. 

2. Transfer of Ownership and Registration

Upon payment in full of the Purchase Price, Seller shall promptly take all actions required to officially transfer ownership and registration (litter application) of the Dog to Buyer. It is Buyer’s responsibility to submit and pay any fees associated with finalizing registration.

​3. Seller’s Representations and Warranties

Seller Represents and warrants to Buyer that:

(a) Seller guarantees that the Dog is a purebred dog, offspring of the purebred sire and purebred dam 

(b) Seller offers a 1-year health guarantee. We guarantee against any serious LIFE THREATENING genetic defects: i.e. heart, lungs, kidneys.

–  The Dog is in good health and free of communicable diseases at the time of this sale. 

-The Dog has had one or more set of shots and deworming as scheduled depending on the pickup/delivery date. (age appropriate).See Medical record for details.  

-Buyer has 72 hours (excluding Sundays) from the delivery/pickup date to have the Dog examined by a licensed Veterinarian, at Buyer’s sole cost. If the Dog fails the examination, Buyer may return the Dog, with a written statement from the Veterinarian, for a full refund. If Buyer chooses to keep the puppy, no replacement will be given and all medical costs and treatment are sole responsibility of the Buyer. 

(c) This guarantee does NOT cover eye defects that can be reversed or treated, allergies, undescended testicles, umbilical hernia, dermatitis, and skin conditions that are treatable. Seller will NOT replace a puppy due to heat stroke, abuse/neglect, or improper socialization. Buyer agrees that they have thoroughly researched the Australian Shepherd breed, and understand the issues they can possess. Buyer is responsible for all medical costs of their puppy. (No refund will be given). This guarantee covers only the original Buyer and is not transferable. 

(d) To ensure the Buyer does not euthanize the Dog, or take it to an animal shelter, Seller will take the Dog back at any time during the Dog’s lifetime. Seller will not issue a refund or provide another Dog to Buyer unless the Dog’s return was a result of any misrepresentation of the part of the Seller with respect to the Dog’s health. 

(e) This guarantee is null and void for any of the following reasons:
• The dog changes ownership
• The dog is bred knowingly or accidentally at any time if under limited registration or prior to 24 months
• Evidence of abuse is present
Any agreements in this Contract are not met

4. Fitness of Purpose

Seller does not provide any warranty as to the Dog’s fitness for any specific purpose, including obedience trials, show ring performance, herding and/or breeding purposes. 

5. Buyer’s Representations

Buyer represents to Seller that:

(a) The Dog will reside with Buyer as a pet to Buyer and Buyer’s family.
(b) Buyer will not keep the Dog chained, tethered or permanently house the Dog in a kennel. 
(c) Buyer will provide the Dog with nutritious food and necessary veterinary care, including de-worming, heartworm prevention and regular vaccinations, including rabies. 
(d) Buyer is not acting as an agent for any other person or business in the purchase of the Dog.
(e) Buyer will not sell, give, or release the Dog to a pet shop, retail store, dog dealer, animal testing facility, research facility, or an agent for any such business or facility. NO MATTER WHAT STATE YOU LIVE IN you must return puppy, any and all registrations, application, puppy care package, etc. to us at YOUR expense. You must sign any and all papers necessary to transfer ownership back to us
(f) In the event Buyer can no longer care for the Dog, for whatever reason(s), the Buyer is to release the Dog back to the Seller. No refunds will be given. 

6. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Missouri. 

7. Entire Agreement

This Agreement represents the entire agreement between the parties. Seller and Buyer have made no other agreements, promises, representations or warranties, express or implied, unless specifically stated in this Agreement. 

** Although we try to predict grown size and color, we do not guarantee size, color, etc. at adulthood.

**WHEN YOU BUY A BURNETT AUSSIE PUPPY, YOU AGREE TO THIS CONTRACT  REGARDLESS IF YOU SIGN IT OR NOT**

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