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Baggins Kennel

Pet Sales Contract / Limited Registration

CONDITIONS OF SALE: The above Chinese Shar-Pei is being sold as a pet with limited registration and not for show or breeding purposes. This contract is subject to the following terms and conditions.

1. Breeder shall deliver to buyer a healthy puppy with all appropriate shots and worming and records to that effect. Puppy will be guaranteed for 72 hours after sale. Puppy is not guaranteed free of any internal or external parasites, although all that is possible has been done to prevent any of these. It is recommended that you have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within the first 72 hours after acquiring it. Should said puppy be suffering from any disease at the time of the exam, the puppy may be returned to the Breeder (at the Buyer's expense) or the Buyer may spay or neuter the puppy and keep the puppy. Once the puppy has been returned or upon an agreement to spay or neuter the original puppy, the Breeder will replace the puppy with a puppy of equal value as soon as one becomes available (shipping will be at the Buyer's expense). Breeder will not be held liable for any damage or injury caused by accident or negligence.

2. This puppy has been bred with concern to prevent hereditary disease and defects such as canine hip dysplasia. Prior to purchasing a puppy the Buyer should research this breed and familiarize themself with health issues that are common in the Shar-Pei breed so that these can be discussed with the Breeder. If this puppy/dog is found to have any of these conditions before reaching 5 years of age, then Breeder will replace the puppy/dog upon proof of spay or neuter. Examination for these conditions will be at the Buyer's expense unless otherwise expressly stated in this contract or its addendums. Breeder reserves the right to have access to the X-rays and medical records to confirm any diagnosis. This replacement does not apply to any damage or injury caused by accident or negligence.

3. Buyer agrees that they will provide appropriate food, veterinary care (including annual vaccinations, parasite checks, and dental care), socialization and a locked fenced yard. Buyer should enroll in and complete, by the time the puppy has reached 12 months of age, a quality�basic obedience class (with the Buyer or family member as handler) to help this puppy develop into a valuable companion and family dog. Buyer agrees that at the first sign of any illness, health, or temperament concern to contact the Breeder immediately so that the Breeder can offer help to the Buyer.

4. Buyer further agrees that should they be unable to keep this puppy at any time in the future, they must notify the Breeder first. The puppy will be returned to the Breeder (at no cost to the Breeder). The Breeder will attempt to help locate an appropriate home; or the Buyer may place the puppy in another home upon the Breeder's approval.

5. This puppy is being sold on a limited registration. Buyer agrees NEVER to breed or allow some one else to use this puppy for breeding.

6. Buyer agrees that this puppy will NEVER be leased, consigned, sold or given to any pet shop, chain store, dog dealer, commercial breeding kennel, or "puppy mill" for resale or breeding purposes.

7. Buyer agrees NEVER to take this puppy to a humane society or animal shelter, to never use or allow it to be used in dog fighting, medical research, protection training, attack training or as a guard dog for any agency, firm, corporation or organization. Buyer agrees to treat this puppy as a family pet, with affection and kindness.

8. Buyer agrees that should the puppy be bred accidentally while in the Buyer's care and without prior written approval of the Breeder and prior written removal of the limited registration, Buyer will immediately notify the Breeder. All expenses incurred as a result of the accidental breeding will be incurred by the Buyer. Buyer will be responsible for the care and appropriate placement of any unplanned puppies that result from an accidental breeding. Buyer understands that these puppies will not be registered or be eligible to register with any kennel club. Buyer agrees to immediately spay or neuter this puppy should an accidentally breeding occur.

9. Buyer may show this puppy in obedience, agility, tracking, etc. and other non-conformation competitions to achieve titles.

10. Breeder agrees to transfer AKC registration application papers to the Buyer upon written proof of spay/neuter from the Buyer's veterinarian.

11. Any disagreements or disputes that arise regarding the sale of this puppy will be discusses and settled by written agreement. If a written agreement cannot be reached, Buyer agrees to enter into mediation to reach a settlement of the matter prior to initiating any other legal course of action. All costs of mediation or any other legal action will be borne by the Buyer.

The terms, conditions and provisions of this contract shall be governed, controlled and construed by the laws of the state of Texas.

All parties to this contract do herby acknowledge receipt of a copy of this agreement, and do hereby agree to abide by the terms named herein.

Last updated on 11/14/2010
Owner: Stephanie Hicks
"She is so good and so smart. She’s a great dog already."

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