|Sales Contract for
Thompson of Belmark Shelties agrees to sell the following
Any monies paid by buyer for expenses, ie airfare, vet exam, gas, etc are not included in purchase price and once spent are non refundable.
If a deposit is placed to hold the above dog until pick up or final payment, it will be handled thus: All deposits will be deducted from final cost of dog. Deposits are not refundable, and may be kept only if buyer chooses not to follow thru with purchase or does not pay balance within one week/ or by 8 weeks of age if too young to leave when deposit is placed; or other agreed upon time set above. Seller only has the responsibility to hold dog till agreed upon time if buyer does not contact seller to make other arrangements or to pay balance, dog may be placed for sale again and buyer forfeits deposit. If for any reason seller cannot fulfill obligation for puppy or dog, ie puppy becomes ill, is lost, stolen etc, seller will provide buyer choice of: a return of deposit or offer a replacement dog of equal quality and value.
The dog is expected to take up to two weeks, depending on age and temperament, before it becomes familiar with its new surroundings. It is perfectly natural if he/she chooses not to eat/drink or be sociable for a few days.
It is understood that at the time of sale this dog is a good representative of its breed and is suited as a companion and/or obedience dog. Beginning training classes are recommended to insure a good relationship with the dog.
This puppy or dog will come to you with current
shots, including but not limited to regular DA2ppV, rabies and kennel cough when applicable. They have received
regular wormings with Pannacure or Pyrantel, and any additional
treatments to ensure of good health. Current health records will be
provided to new buyer at time of acquisition.
The dog is guaranteed to be free of any hereditary defects which develop to the extent of rendering the dog unsuitable as a pet, up to the age of five years. Medical proof of any claim must be provided to Seller's veterinarian. The purchase price above will be applied towards another pet quality puppy/dog when one becomes available or seller may choose to refund a partial amount of purchase price to compensate age of dog returned. Seller is not responsible for shipping, travel expenses or any other costs incurred by buyer to include but not be limited to the return of above dog and/or delivery of replacement dog.
The buyer agrees to spay or neuter this animal within three months of purchase if an adult or by a year of age if a puppy. The buyer understands that this dog is not intended for breeding and will be sold on limited AKC registration. AKC papers may be held till proof of spay or neuter is provided if dog is already individually registered.
It is also understood that the above dog will be registered by new owners through AKC with the Belmark prefix on its registered name if purchased, if purchased as a puppy.
If buyer cannot keep above dog at any point, seller reserves the right to be notified ahead of time and given first purchase option or provide temporary home until seller can find another suitable home. At which time all but $200 (two hundred) will be refunded as soon as dog is sold at a fair market value, which depending on ie: age, temperament, training, etc. may be more or less than amount paid. If Buyer chooses to sell or give away dog ie: relatives, friends, etc Seller reserves the right to be notified ahead of time and given new owners contact information. If it is found that above dog has been placed without notification, surrendered or sold to a pet store, wholesale outlet, dog pound/shelter or rescue organization Seller reserves the right to take immediate repossession of dog and fine Buyer $2,000 (two thousand). Any fine incurred will be donated to ASSA Sheltie rescue by seller.
This dog is to be kept in the house and let out at appropriate times for exercise and to eliminate. It is not to be chained to a dog house, or confined to a kennel at all times. The welfare of our dogs is of utmost importance, if you ever feel that you need help with your pet or advice for care or training please contact us immediately.
Our main goal here at Belmark Shelties is to produce happy, healthy dogs that make wonderful lifelong pets and are loved and cherished by their people. We would love to hear how well the dogs are doing in their new homes. Please keep in touch, letters and photos are always welcome. We hope you will enjoy many years with your new companion.
Both the Buyer and Seller have read the above contract and understand and agree to all the conditions stated herein. No amendments or attachments have been made/added to this contract. This contract is legal and binding. Both parties agree that any legal action to enforce this contract will be brought forth in Logan County, Ohio where breeder resides.
Buyer’s signature _______________________________________________Date__________________
END OF CONTRACT
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