Terms of Guarantee
All puppies purchased must be taken to the Buyer’s veterinarian within the first three (3) days after receiving the dog, proof must be provided within 10 days by mail. If this is not done, the health guarantee becomes invalid and Buyer assumes all responsibility for the health of the puppy. It is necessary for the Buyer to complete the schedule of inoculations on -time in order to protect the puppy’s health, and for the guarantee to remain valid. We recommend that you consult your veterinarian early about the prevention of heartworms in your puppy. It is expected that the Buyer will have yearly exams for the puppy including heartworm detection, fecal examinations, and all vaccinations required by your veterinarian. This guarantee shall become null and void if the puppy is given any vaccinations within 7 days of purchase and or transfer of puppy. Midwest Puppies guarantees this puppy to be free of all Communicable Disease for a period of 10 days from the date of Sale. This health warranty does not include Coccidia or Giardia.
If within the first year of the puppy’s life, fatal and life -altering congenital disease which adversely affects the health of the puppy and causes problems of a severe life-threatening or altering nature. If the dog dies within this one-year time frame, the Buyer will pay to have it autopsied to ascertain cause of death. If cause is congenital, the Seller will replace the puppy. Seller will not be responsible for any medical expenses incurred. Seller must be notified of the problem within 2 business days of the licensed veterinarian’s determination and have two additional reports from two unassociated veterinarians stating the same problem, in which case Seller will provide a replacement puppy of equivalent value. No replacement puppy will be given if the puppy has been euthanized without prior permission of the Seller. Any physical problem which is or could be the result of injury, over feeding, underfeeding and does not have up to date records of vaccinations are not covered under this guarantee. A returned puppy must be returned to the breeder in good condition, other than the specified problem, at the buyer’s expense. The owner will then qualify for a replacement puppy. Buyer is responsible for transportation costs to and from the breeder.
Disorders that are not covered by this guarantee. Minor defects that are of little consequence for the puppy’s health are not covered. Such as: a minor under bite, over bite, or a hernia. Obvious hernias, if any, will be repaired before shipping. Hypoglycemia is not covered, which accrues when they have been subjected to STRESS. The stress usually causing this condition is: 1-Over -handling young puppies and not letting them get enough rest and sleep. 2 -A puppy refuses to eat for over a period of 8 hours due to change of home and/or food. 3 – Exposure to low room temperatures for a period of time or sleeping in drafts. This is a management problem, not genetic or hereditary.
All veterinarian charges, incurred by the purchaser, are the sole responsibility of the purchaser and will under no circumstances be paid by the breeder, including all spay or neuter charges. The breeder guarantees a healthy companion pet, but does not guarantee adult size, color, and temperament. Nor does breeder guarantee for breeding. There is no guarantee regarding the size of the dog at maturity.
Please be advised that until your puppy has had its full set of inoculations, it is susceptible to certain illnesses, and therefore should be kept out of areas where other dogs (and other animals) have been. This would include parks, pet stores, and even neighbors’ yards. While at the vet, keep your puppy on your lap or in a kennel, away from other animals. When your veterinarian tells you the shots are complete and your puppy is immune, you can then begin to “show off’ your new family member. Should you have any other concerns about your puppy or their health, please feel free to contact us.
This contract is null and void if the terms and conditions are not fulfilled. Federal USDA and the State of Iowa Rules & Regulations govern all warranties and guarantees. All sales are considered initiated, transacted and finalized in Warren County, Iowa. All puppies will be examined by a licensed Veterinarian prior to delivery. All expenses incurred medical or otherwise, are the responsibility of the buyer. Shipping expenses are never refunded. Iowans are subject to sales tax.
Please complete the following form: (Note) No puppy is shipped with out a signed contract.
|Buyer: _______________________________________ Date: ____/____/____
City: _________________________ State:________ Zip: ________________
Home #: _________________________ Cell #:_________________________
Name of Dog: _________________________________ DOB: ____/____/____
Puppy Price: __________ Down Payment ($200 Non-Refundable): __________
Breed: ________________________________________ Sex: Male / Female
Seller (Midwest Puppies): __________________________________________
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours,
faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.