Sample Contract

"The bitterness of poor quality lingers long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten." ~ John Ruskin



Ojibwa Yorkies
419 North Superior Ave. Baraga MI. 49908
(906) 353-7474


This agreement is made and entered into this _________ by and between Rose Edwards (hereafter "Seller"), and (Buyers’ Name) (hereafter "Buyer"), for the purpose of setting forth the terms and conditions of the purchase of a purebred Yorkshire Terrier Male/Female from the litter whelped: (date), sire: (Name) AKC# (Number) and Dam: (Name) AKC# (number), hereinafter referred to as Dog. Buyer will pay for the dog in accordance with the terms of this contract. Sale is contingent on Full Veterinary Approval within 5 days. If the buyer fails to seek prompt veterinary attention within (5) five days, Buyer forfeits all rights to refunds for medical reasons. The Purchase price of $ (Price) will be paid by the Buyer to the Seller. All payments must be made in cash. A non-refundable deposit of $150.00 will be made and the puppy will be held until (date). At that time the balance of the purchase price, $ (Price) must be paid in full or the deposit is forfeited. Transportation costs and liability, if any, will be paid by the Buyer. Initial ______

This dog is to be sold as a pet. This dog is being sold with limited AKC (American Kennel Club) registration. It shall be understood that at the time of sale, this dog is NOT considered to be of show or breeding quality, but is representative of its breed and is structurally and temperamentally suited as a pet. Initial ______

If the dog is unsatisfactory and is to be returned to Seller, it must be done within the time limit of one (1) weeks from the date the dog was delivered to Buyer. The dog is to be returned to Seller at Buyer expense and must be in the same physical condition as when it left Seller in order for a full refund of any purchase or deposit moneys to be returned. One third of the sales price is to be forfeited if the dog is returned for any other reason than failure to pass Veterinarian examination after one week. Initial ______

Seller guarantees that dog is in good health and has received appropriate medical inoculations and care including parvo inoculations. Seller will provide Buyer with a medical chart detailing treatment dog has received under Seller's care and future care Seller feels is essential to dog's well being. A health certificate from a veterinarian will be provided to Buyer upon request at time of delivery if requested. Seller recommends no rabies shot on said animal until the age of 5 (five) months and to never give a rabies shot within the same week as any other vaccinations unless required by local ordinance of Buyer’s residence. Initial ______

The Buyer and Seller agree to a one year warranty against disabling congenital defects. Determination of constitutes a congenital defect is to be made by the unanimous agreement of two Veterinarians agreeable to both parties. Cost of the opinions is to be assumed by the buyer. If a problem develops that is proven to be the Seller’s responsibility, the Seller will either (a) replace the dog (b) reimburse the Buyer for veterinary treatment of that problem or (c) A refund of 100% of the purchase price, provided the living dog and its registration papers are returned to seller. The choice of options will be the Sellers. The Seller is not liable beyond the original purchase price, and must be promptly notified of any problems in writing by the veterinarian. In case of death an autopsy must be obtained at the Buyer expense within 24 hours of death to establish cause. Because these conditions may be caused or exacerbated by environment and injury, Luxating Patellas and Hernias are not covered under this guarantee. Initial ______

If the buyer decides to sell or place the dog in a new home, Seller has the right of first refusal. All costs incurred for the return of the puppy/dog as well as any expense resulting from medical treatment and/or training, reconditioning or socialization will be the responsibility of Buyer. All registrations (litter & permanent) must accompany the dog. This dog may not be sold, placed or in any means ownership relinquished to another party unless agreed upon by Seller and expressed in writing by Seller to Buyer.
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The Buyer agrees that he/she us not acting as or in part of, an agent in the purchase of this puppy and that the Buyer will not sell this puppy or it's any of it's progeny to any agent, pet store, or guard dog business. Any unauthorized breeding through other kennel clubs will be grounds to have this puppy removed from the Buyer immediately. The intent of this contract is to provide Buyer with a quality pet. No warranties or guarantees other than those stated have been given or implied. Initial ______

This agreement is governed under the laws of the State of Michigan and may not be altered, modified or rescinded unless agreed to in writing by Buyer and Seller, and any actions resulting from non-compliance of the agreement will be settled in the County of Baraga, in the State of Michigan. Purchaser will be held liable for all legal fees and court costs. Any placement costs, maintenance costs, boarding, medical and associated miscellaneous costs related to this puppy/dog will be the responsibility of Purchaser. This Agreement is made and signed by both parties to insure the well being and protection of this dog. Should the terms of this agreement be violated, whether incidentally or deliberately, Breeder will pursue her options as stated in this Agreement to the fullest. Liquidation damages in the amount of $5000.00 will be payable to Seller by Buyer in addition to the above costs and expenses. Initial ______

By my signature I affirm that I have read, discussed and understood the terms and conditions of this agreement. Further, I agree to abide by the letter of the terms and conditions as well as the spirit of this agreement. I am aware of and fully understand the possible consequences of breaching this agreement.


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Seller Address:


Rose Edwards
e-mail address here
419 North Superior Ave.
Baraga, MI. 49908