English Bulldogs & Puppies - Contract

  Below is a sample copy of one of our bulldog puppy contracts:

Castlewood Bulldogs
www.castlewoodbulldogs.com
94 Castlewood, Caulfield, MO 65626 Phone: 417-274-1881

  

This agreement is made this ___ day of ______, _____ and is between the breeder (seller) and the buyer as named below:
Breeder (Seller):
Buyer: Seller and Buyer are collectively known as "parties". The Buyer agrees to obtain from the Seller the following Bulldog:
Sex:
Color:
Microchip Number:
Litter Number:
Date of Birth:
For the amount of:
Sire:
Dam:

Terms:

Payment in full must be made prior to Buyer taking ownership of the bulldog. Payment is in cash, money order, bank certified check, or PayPal with 3% being added to the total for the PayPal transaction fee. The Buyer also agrees that the bulldog puppy will carry the name Castlewood or Castlewood’s in the first part of the registered name. Buyer agrees to spay/neuter this bulldog puppy by the time he/she is 9 months of age. A photo copy of the registration application will be provided with the bulldog puppy along with all pertinent information. Once proof of spay/neuter is received the original registration application will be mailed to the Buyer.

Health Guarantee:

The Seller certifies that, upon receipt, the bulldog is in good health and has been immunized and de-wormed according to the accompanying heath record of said Bulldog. The Buyer agrees to have the bulldog examined by the Buyer’s veterinarian at the Buyer’s expense within 72 hours from date of purchase. If the veterinarian does not give the bulldog a clean bill of health, Buyer must notify the Seller immediately.
 
Seller reserves the right to have the bulldog re-examined by the Seller’s veterinarian at seller’s cost. Any condition that is minor, correctable or a breed related minor condition is not covered and no condition which could go away, or is considered to be a condition which a bulldog puppy will likely grow out of is covered. If the bulldog is then found not to be in good health, Seller will resume possession and at the Seller’s choice either refund the Buyer the purchase price of the bulldog puppy or replace the puppy with the next available bulldog puppy of equal value. Seller will not be responsible for any veterinarian costs prior to the return of the puppy. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to return the bulldog puppy to the Seller at the Buyer’s expense. All shipping costs to return the bulldog and or receive a replacement are at the Buyer’s expense.
 
Seller does not accept responsibility for contagious disease diagnosed after 3 days from date of purchase. Crippling hip and elbow dysplasia and pathological spinal disorder are covered for 1 year from date of birth of said bulldog with the same conditions as above in effect. Your bulldog has been tested and examined for many conditions to assure its health. Heat stroke, exhaustion, dehydration and other heat related conditions are not covered in any way. Remember that a Bulldog can over heat quickly and easily and may die as a result of overheating. He/She must be an indoor dog.

The Buyer's Responsibility:

The Buyer agrees to take good care of this bulldog, maintain yearly vaccinations, monthly heart worm preventions, and general de-wormings. The Buyer will control the bulldog on a harness or leash when in public and when off the premises of the dog's home. The dog's outdoor area will be fenced in and secure or acceptable provisions will be made to assure the bulldog is safe any time he/she is outdoors. Buyer agrees to give the bulldog proper physical and emotional care and welfare. The Buyer must agree to house the bulldog in the family home as its primary housing and the bulldog will be treated as a family member with loving care and affection .

The bulldog will live inside the home and will not be isolated from the family. The buyer will walk the bulldog on a leash or exercise the bulldog in a fenced yard. The buyer will never let the bulldog run loose or roam, keep the bulldog chained or tied up, keep it continuously in a yard, garage, patio, balcony, or pen, or leave the bulldog outdoors, even in a fenced yard when no one is at home. If the bulldog is found to be allowed to run freely, running at large, creating a public nuisance, or found to be neglected, abused or allowed to live in poor health or poor conditions the Seller has all rights to repossession of this bulldog with no refund to the Buyer. The death, injury or loss of said bulldog due to theft, carelessness, recklessness, abuse, neglect, heat stroke or accident will not entitle the Buyer to any compensation from the Seller.

This bulldog is warranted only for the purpose of being a companion animal, not for any other purpose or reasons. The Buyer hereby agrees to spay or neuter this bulldog puppy before its 9 (nine) month birthday. No warranty is given to the Buyer for any special purpose or function of this bulldog. This bulldog is not to be used for any illegal or immoral activities and is not to be used for any type of puppy mill, dog farm or other mass producing or money making operation. Buyer has agreed that this Bulldog is not being purchased for the sole purpose of making money.

In the event the Buyer is unable to keep this bulldog for any reason, the Buyer agrees to offer to the Breeder/Seller the first chance to take this bulldog back. If the Breeder/Seller then re-homes the bulldog the Breeder/Seller will give the Buyer 50% of the re-sale price minus any fees that are incurred. In the event of a re-sale on the part of the Buyer, the Buyer must notify the Breeder/Seller with the new name and address of the new Buyer and it must be approved by the Breeder/Seller first. Buyer agrees not to sell this bulldog to any retail company or establishment. Buyer understands that should the terms outlined in this contract be ignored or disregarded, it will be a breach of this contract and the Buyer agrees to pay the Breeder/Seller a fine equal to the purchase price. Buyer also agrees to forfeit ownership of the animal back to the seller, and if necessary transfer and sign all registration papers back to the Breeder/Seller, and pay all fees incurred returning the animal to Breeder/Seller. Any changes to this contract must be in writing and signed by both parties. This contract is legal and may be enforced by legal means at the Buyer’s expense and all disputes must be settled in the state of Missouri.

This is the entire agreement between the parties and is valid and agreed to by all parties. All parties have read and understood and agreed to this contract in full by signing below.

Seller (Breeder): __________________________________________________Date: __________

Buyer: ________________________________________­__________________Date: __________