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Below you will find our Purchase agreement. This agreement must be agreed to and signed at the time of pickup or 3 days before the puppy is due to fly with a flight nanny.
DOB: _______________________ Color: ____________________ Eye Color: ____________ Gender: _________
Breed: ________________________ Avid Chip #: ________________________________
Date of transfer: _____________________________
This puppy is being placed as a: Pet
The Buyer agrees to keep the dog current on all vaccinations, heartworm medication, flea/tick/worm prevention, and fed quality dog food as per their certified veterinarian’s recommendations for the health guarantee to be valid. Buyer’s Initials: _____
The Buyer agrees to appropriate care of the puppy. Appropriate care includes but is not limited to the following: annual vet examinations, annual vet recommended vaccinations and heartworm medication, regular flea/tick/worm prevention, feeding the dog high quality dog food, maintaining a healthy weight on the dog, grooming, and age appropriate daily exercise. Responsibility of care begins the day of pickup. Buyer’s Initials: ______
The Buyer agrees to not allow the puppy to do extensive running, jumping off things (steps, couches, beds, etc.), playing on hard surface slick floors (hard wood, tile, linoleum) or rough play before the age of 2. The Buyer understands a dog’s body is growing and shifting up until age 2 and the above activities can affect the way their body will form.
Buyer’s Initials: ______
The Buyer agrees to housing the dog indoors and not chaining or leaving the dog outside for more that 2 hours during the day or night. Buyer’s Initials: _______
The Buyer understands and agrees that Doodles require regular grooming and will have the dog groomed according to professional groomers recommendations. Buyer’s Initials: _______
The Buyer agrees that the puppy/dog must be spayed or neutered before the age of 12 months from the date of birth. The Buyer understands that this is a pet only dog. All of Kutabays puppies are sold on a strict NON-BREEDING contract. If any Kutabays dogs not authorized for breeding are found to be breeding (whether intentional or accidental), a breeding dog fee of $7,000 USD is owed to the Breeder immediately and the dog can be reclaimed by the Breeder without notice. Legal action will be taken if needed to collect damages. All legal fees are at the Buyer’s expense. Buyer’s Initials: _______
Should the Buyer require the dog be rehomed, they may not place the dog in another home, shelter, rescue, etc. or any other form of ownership change without consulting the Breeder first. Buyer’s Initials: _______
The Buyer understands that the Breeder cannot guarantee the dog to be hypoallergenic or low-non shedding. The Buyer understands that there is no guarantee to the size, color or coat of the dog at maturity. Buyer’s Initials: _______
Over-vaccination is known to cause many auto-immune diseases and conditions in dogs. The buyer will be supplied with a list of vaccinations that have been administered to the puppy. Do NOT allow your vet to repeat any of the vaccinations that have already been given by the breeder. If your puppy is re-vaccinated, this will void this contract. Do NOT allow your vet to give multiple vaccinations at any time during a vet visit. you must be an advocate for your puppy! Buyer’s Initials: _______
The Breeder guarantees that before the Buyer takes possession of the puppy, it will be examined by a veterinarian (usually 7 weeks of age) and deemed in good health. Said puppy is guaranteed to be in good health at the time of pick up, delivery, or shipment (before shipment.)
The Breeder gives a 72-hour health guarantee against life-threatening illnesses. The Buyer is encouraged to take the puppy to a licensed veterinarian to have it examined (at Buyer’s expense) within 72 hours (3 business days) or the guarantee is void. If the puppy is found to have a pre-existing and life-threatening problem, the Buyer must notify the Breeder at once (within the 72 hour period) with the following information:
1. Name, address, and phone number of the licensed veterinarian who examined
2. The diagnosis and all medical records.
3. If the puppy dies in the Buyer’s care, proof of death is required (autopsy if
The Buyer needs to make arrangements to return the puppy to the Breeder (at Buyer’s cost) within 48 hours from the date of diagnosis with the requested information. The Breeder will then take the puppy to their veterinarian and if the same life-threatening illness is confirmed or death occurs as a result of a life-threatening illness, the Buyer is eligible for one of the following two options:
Option 1 A refund of the paid price of your puppy with the return of the original puppy within 48 hours of examination. This excludes all delivery/shipping costs.
Option 2 A replacement puppy from the next available litter (delivery/shipping costs not included) with the return of the original puppy within 48 hours of examination.
If it is found that the puppy does not have a life-threatening illness, the Buyer may take the puppy back and pay all related veterinarian costs. If the Buyer declines to take the puppy back, no refund will be given.
The Breeder is not responsible for associated changes which may occur with moving a puppy to a new home: mental stress, low blood sugar, loose stools, giardia or coccidia, which can be caused by stress and can develop within hours in transport and has nothing to do with good or bad breeding. The Breeder agrees to be available for guidance in transitioning the puppy to its new home should any of the above occur.
The puppy is not guaranteed against diseases such as Parvovirus, Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Coronavirus, Leptospirosis, Bordetella and Lyme Disease. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to stay up to date with the puppy’s vaccinations. It is also important to keep your puppy away from public areas until the full puppy vaccination series is complete. The Buyer agrees to not put puppy on public ground (such as a park, a street with high foot traffic, beach, lake, vet clinic, sport field, etc.) before the completion of the puppy vaccination series. If travel of the puppy is needed, pet carriers are a good option. An eight (8) week-old puppy who has had age-appropriate vaccinations can still catch a contagious disease, and most likely will catch it if around a dog that suffers from the disease. When visiting your vet, keep the puppy in a pet carrier at all times. Please note that it is wise to be extremely cautious of where you allow your puppy to walk, for up to 2 weeks after the last puppy vaccination. Vaccinations can take a couple weeks in the body before your puppy is fully protected.
Buyer agrees to assume all responsibility for veterinarian expenses once the puppy leaves the possession of the breeder.
24 Month Guarantee
The Breeder agrees to a 2-year (24 month) health guarantee which covers hip dysplasia, eye diseases that are severely life altering, and any life threatening genetic diseases. The Breeder requires all medical proof (X-rays, blood work, and records) of this diagnosis from the Buyer’s certified veterinarian to validate the claims of the disabling genetic disease. In addition, the documented evidence should include a statement by the Buyer’s certified veterinarian that the defect is unquestionably a hereditary defect that could not have been, in any way, caused by environmental factors. The Buyer must get the approval of the Breeder before any surgery or treatments are to be done, otherwise this guarantee is void. Examination and testing are at the Buyer’s expense and must be done by OFA or Pennhip for Hip Dysplasia and AVCO certified veterinarian for PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy). The above testing and examinations are all at the Buyer’s expense. The Buyer understands the Breeder has the right to a second opinion.
NOTE: If the dog is re-homed, euthanized or disposed of in any other way, without the Breeder’s consent or a second opinion from the Breeder’s veterinarian, the Buyer has voided this guarantee. A voided guarantee means the Buyer is no longer eligible to receive a replacement puppy or financial compensation.
The Breeder agrees that should the life threatening genetic diagnosis be confirmed, then the Buyer is eligible for one of the following options:
Option 1: The breeder will refund up to 50% of the purchase price of the puppy (not including shipping costs) for treatment reimbursement. The Buyer will provide proof of veterinary expenses and a copy of the paid invoice before reimbursement is provided.
Option 2: The Breeder offers a replacement puppy, of the breeders choice from the next available litter. The Buyer is not required to return the original dog in this situation.
If the dog is overweight, underweight or neglected, this guarantee becomes void. The Breeder will not be held responsible for the illness or death of any dog which is found injured due to neglect, malnourishment, dehydration, accident related, or abused; that could have been prevented and treated by the dog's owner.
Breeder does not guarantee against treatable nuisances such as, but not limited to, entropion, fungus, yeast, parasites, ear mites, infections, coccidia, giardia, bladder infections, urinary tract infections, undescended testicle(s), or hernias as all the above can be common in puppies and do not affect the longevity or long-term quality of life of the puppy. Kutabays Kennel has taken every precaution to avoid these issues.
If buyer or seller commences any legal action as a result of this contract, purchaser agrees that the place of venue shall remain in the County of Marion in the State of Iowa. This contract is a legal and binding agreement between the two parties (buyer and seller) and is NOT transferable.
Please note that during times of stress, such as going to a new home, puppies can exhibit temporary signs of illness which may include: sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, diarrhea and /or constipation. To help reduces the signs of stress, feed the puppy identical food as the breeder and over bottled water, as well as taking reasonable measures to reduce stress. You can do this by slowly introducing them to the house and the members of the household, as well as limiting the time they are with strangers, children and other animals.
PURCHASER’S AND SELLER’S SIGNATURE INDICATES FULL AGREEMENTS AND APPROVAL OF ALL THE ABOVE CONDITIONS:
Purchasers Name: ________________________________________
Address: _______________________________ City/State/Zip: ________________________________
Purchaser’s Signature: ____________________________________ Date: _______
Sellers Name: Natalie & Johnathin Connally
Sellers Signature: ________________________________________ Date: ________