Downs Lake Springer Spaniels

Buyer/Seller Contract and Written Health Guarantee

 The purpose of this contract is to protect the Downs Lake Springer Spaniels Kennel reputation, bloodlines, the care and treatment of the puppy/dog and to clarify terms so as to prevent any future disagreements between the parties herein referred to as buyer and seller.

Buyer(s): ______________________________________

Phone #: ______________ E-Mail: ________________

Address: ______________________________________


Date of Sale or Deposit: __________________________

Breed: English Springer Spaniel Color: Black/White Liver/White

Sex: Male Female

Sire: _______________Dam: _____________________

AKC Number: ___________________________

AKC Limited Registry

Purchase Price: $2500.00 

Non Refundable Holding Fee: $200.00 

Deposit: $1000.00 due by the time the puppy reaches 4 weeks old

Balance of:  $1300.00 Cash due at the time the puppy reaches 8 weeks old, or a personal check one week prior to 8 weeks old.

Additional Shipping Charges, Crate Charges, & Health Certificate Charges are due one week prior to flight or ground travel.

Date Whelped:                        Pick up Date:                            

Dog?s litter name: __________ New Call Name:____________

If for any reason the buyer is unable to care for or keep this dog, it is to be returned to Downs Lake Springer Spaniels, at owner?s loss.

The purchaser must have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within two (2) business days of the purchase/pick-up/arrival.

If during that time, a veterinarian finds a genetic or life threatening illness, puppy may be returned with certificated veterinarian findings for review by my own veterinarian. If the examination indicates that at the time of sale, such animal was unfit for purchase due to illness or disease, you may return the pet to Downs Lake Springer Spaniels for an exchange of equivalent value. Forty-eight (48) hours after this puppy/dog has left Downs Lake Springer Spaniels we accept no responsibility for the dog?s health or actions, nor will there be any refunds.

If within one (1) year from the date of purchase, this dog is found and certified by a licensed veterinarian to have congenital or hereditary disorders which adversely and permanently affect the health of the animal, Downs Lake Springer Spaniels must be notified within two (2) business days of the veterinarian?s determination. Upon return of the dog, and concurrence by my veterinarian, we will provide a replacement puppy of equivalent value. However, Downs Lake Springer Spaniels will not be responsible for veterinarian fees, costs or shipping cost.

There is no guarantee or warranty that the purchaser will be able to show or breed the pet. Breeding rights are by prior approval of Downs Lake Springer Spaniels only. All others will be sold with a spay-neuter understanding, and limited AKC registration.

If full AKC registration with breeding rights is agreed upon, this dog shall never be bred to any dog other than a registered English Springer Spaniel. Both of the parents shall have OFA certifications and CERF eye clearances before the litter is whelped. This includes hip and PFK certifications.  An additional fee for breeding rights is required.

In the event of any litigation in connection with this Guarantee, Downs Lake Springer Spaniels shall be paid reasonable attorney fees by the purchaser. Venue and jurisdiction for litigation arising out of or related to this contract shall lie exclusively in Spokane County, Washington State.Limitation of Guarantee:

This guarantee is non-transferable. The dog must be in good physical condition. No replacement will be given if the female has been bred. No replacement will be given for hip dysphasia if the dog is/has been over weight or over exercised. No replacement if the registration application form has expired. You must follow AKC recommendations for weight classifications, and exercise restriction timetables. All dogs must not be over exercised during their growth period. Over exercising is as follows: running with the dog or jumping the dog. All the above mentioned conditions must be met or all guarantees above mentioned will be void. A licensed veterinarian must do all laboratory verification. The Buyer is responsible for transportation costs to and from the Seller. Seller is not responsible for any and all veterinarian expenses accumulated on returned or replaced dog or puppy. Downs Lake Springer Spaniels sells pets for companion purposes only.

I, the purchaser (or their representative) of a puppy/dog from Downs Lake Springer Spaniels, hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand this document. Further, I accept the terms and conditions of the guarantee for congenital or hereditary disorders printed in this document, and I waive and relinquish any and all other rights that I might otherwise have in the event of such occurrence.Upon signing this contract both buyers and seller certify they have read, agreed and fully understand the terms of this contract.

Seller: _________________________ Date: ___________

Buyer: ________________________ Date: ___________

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