Health Warranty

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Buyer's Responsibility:
    1. The Buyer acknowledges that the $500.00 deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE but is transferable to another litter.
    2. The Buyer agrees to take the above stated puppy to the vets for a wellness examination no later than 72 hours, or three business days after departure from the breeder, Cheryl Spears. If the puppy is found to be in poor health, the buyer has the option of returning the puppy to the seller (at the buyer’s expense) for a full refund, less the deposit. OR, if the buyer decides to keep the puppy, the seller will reimburse the vet expenses to a limit that does not exceed the purchase price of the puppy minus the deposit ONLY IFthe illness is caused by any condition covered by the Health Warranty. Seller does not warranty against environmental parasites, protozoa, viral illnesses or bacterial infections outside of our worming or vaccination regimen. For example, Coccidia and Giardia. This warranty does not include improper bites, hernias or low grade heart murmurs. It also does not include any illness due to the ingestion of foreign objects, food, chemicals or physical injury. This Health Warranty does not cover any condition that would be determined cosmetic. The buyer must inform the seller of any such circumstances within 24 hours of a veterinary diagnosis. It is the responsibility of the buyer, not the vet, to inform the seller of any such circumstances. If the buyer does not comply with these conditions, the Health Warranty is null and void.
    3. The buyer agrees that the above stated puppy will be spayed/neutered by the age of 1 year. Proof of spay/neuter by a certified vet indicating the pup’s microchip number and description will be forwarded to Cheryl Spears. If this proof of spay/neuter is not provided by the time the pup is 1 year, the Health Warranty is null and void. If the dog becomes pregnant or sires a litter the Health Warranty is null and void. If there is some reason the puppy cannot be spayed/neutered by 1 year of age, proof and/or an explanation from a qualified Veterinarian will need to be sent to Cheryl Spears.
    4. The buyer agrees that the above stated puppy will be housed indoors and will be fed only a premium quality, well balanced diet that is suited to the puppy’s breed and estimated mature size. Buyer agrees to keep the puppy at a healthy weight and to provide regular and any emergency veterinary care, regular vaccinations and to provide proper grooming and dental care.
    5. Buyer agrees to limit or postpone any strenuous or repetitive exercises or activities until puppy is past 15 months of age; however, the buyer is greatly encouraged to enroll and participate in obedience classes with their puppy.
    6. The buyer agrees that at any time in the puppy/dog’s life, they are unable to continue to care for the puppy/dog in the agreed upon manner, the buyer will contact Cheryl Spears FIRST and ONLY, and allow her the opportunity to take the puppy/dog back and find a new appropriate home. The puppy/dog will NOT be surrendered by the buyer to a “rescue” or a “humane society” or a “pound”. The seller will always be available to help in this unfortunate kind of circumstance.
    7. If there is a sudden and/or unexplained death of the above stated puppy/dog within the time of warranty, the buyer agrees to have an autopsy performed by a Certified Veterinarian (at the buyers expense) to determine the cause of death. Proof of these findings will be submitted to Cheryl Spears.
    Seller's Responsibility:
    1. The Seller guarantees that the puppy is in good health, is up-to-date on immunizations appropriate for the puppy’s age, and has been de-wormed regularly, and has had exemplary care and nutrition at the time the buyer takes possession. Seller does not warranty against environmental parasites, protozoa, viral illnesses or bacterial infections outside of our worming or vaccination regimen. For example, Coccidia and Giardia. This warranty does not include improper bites, hernias or low grade heart murmurs. It also does not include any illness due to the ingestion of foreign objects, food, chemicals or physical injury. This Health Warranty does not cover any condition that would be determined cosmetic.
    2. The seller provides this warranty for two years after the above stated puppy/dog’s date of birth. This Health Warranty is provided for the above stated puppy for two years and is inclusive of and limited to: debilitating hip, elbow, heart and hereditary eye and heart disease, which impacts clinically on the puppy/dog’s quality of life. If the above stated puppy/dog is afflicted with any of these conditions, proof from Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), Orthopedics Foundation for Animals (OFA), Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF), PennHip and a certified vet, must be submitted tothe seller at the buyer’s expense with reference to puppy/dog’s physical description and microchip number. These results must be submitted within the allocated time of the Health Warranty.
    3. Upon receipt of accredited proof (provided at buyers expense) of above stated puppy/dog being afflicted with any debilitating hip, elbow or hereditary eye or heart disease problems covered by this Health Warranty, or having succumb to a sudden death as a direct result of a condition covered under the Health Warranty the buyer has a choice of a) refund of the purchase price, less the deposit, or b) a replacement puppy from the next available litter.
    If a puppy/dog is sold, re-homed, euthanized, or buried/cremated without proper proof /documentation of their condition being submitted to Cheryl Spears, the contract is null and void.

    This Warranty Is Non-Transferrable

    By signing below, both the Seller and the Buyer agrees to the terms and conditions outlined in the above stated Health Warranty.