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Stud Dog Guardian Home Contract

Breeder/Owner: Adhonay’s Labradoodles/ Paula C. (Sherri) Halvorson- Breeder

73698 E. County Road 22, Byers, CO  80103
303-822-6643 home // 303-919-3518 cell
rhalvorson@netecin.net

Guardian: __________________________________________________________________________

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Name of  Dog: _____________________________________________________________________

DOB of  Dog: ________________________________________________________________________

Permanent ID: Home Again # ______________________________________________________

Description_________________________________________________________________________

Adoption fee: $500.00

Method:_________________

Date paid:__________

OWNERSHIP 

  1. Breeder retains technical legal ownership of Dog and puppies produced by Dog. Ownership of the dog will be transferred to Guardian when breeder stops using dog for breeding on or about the 5th year of life
  2. Breeder legally owns all semen collected from Dog

BREEDER OBLIGATIONS

  1. Breeder will visit the Guardian home at least once a year.
  2. Breeder will choose the Dog’s veterinarian after reviewing the Guardian’s suggestions. Breeder will pay all costs related to genetic testing and breeding for the dog, and provide transportation if needed for those examinations.
  3. If Breeder decides to desex Dog after reviewing his genetic health testing scores and determining the Dog does not meet above average testing levels, Breeder will neuter Dog at Breeder’s expense. If the Breeder chooses to neuter the Dog due to test results that do not meet breeding clearances, Guardian may have the option to return the dog to the breeder or continue as the “forever home” for the dog.
  4. Breeder will provide health certification copies of OFA hip/elbow and CERF testing for Guardian home records
  5. Breeder will provide a list of the estimated dates expected to require the dog for breeding.
  6. Dog will be kept by breeder during vacation for guardian as possible once annually/or as needed during the tenure of the guardianship. Guardian to give ample notice of such planned vacation dates
  7. The Breeder will accept $500.00 as payment for the dog. Payment will be made when the guardian takes possession of the dog unless other arrangements are agreed upon.

GUARDIAN OBLIGATIONS

  1. Guardian understands and agrees that Dog will not be relocated out of the State of Colorado until dog is neutered and released by the breeder, on or before the age of five.
  2. Guardian must notify Breeder of scheduled vacations or other absences from the area which might occur during the time the Dog would be used as a stud.  Guardian must assist Breeder to ensure Dog is available to breed at the appropriate time.
  3. Guardian will notify Breeder of any change in address, telephone number or email address.
  4. Guardian will make dog available for any health testing required and breeder will work out schedule that is compatible for both breeder and Guardian for these tests.
  5. Guardian is responsible for all normal immunization (these to be approved by breeder in all cases), vet visits, and normal sick dog veterinary fees.
  6. Guardian may not choose or allow any elective veterinary procedures or treatment without consulting Breeder.
  7. Guardian must secure Breeders approval before placing Dog in someone else’s care, in their absence
  8. Guardian will protect dog from extensive activity which could cause damage to dog. I.E.: excessive jumping in and out of high vehicles, excessive stair use, taking dog as jogging companion, excessive ball, frisbee or flyball type retrieving or activity. These can induce dysplasia symptoms from injury. Normal amounts of these activities are acceptable and desirable
  9. It is the Guardian’s responsibility to ensure all at-home family members understand and abide by this Contract.
  10. Guardian will feed Dog Canidae dog food and NuVet supplement at Guardian’s expense or other as requested by breeder. Breeder will supply and pay for any dietary supplements in regard to the breeding health and provide a 20% discount on pet food and treats to guardian during the period of the contract and continuing for the life of the dog as long as breeder continues canidae distributorship. The contract terminates immediately if the dog becomes overweight or ill due to neglect of any kind
  11. Ears must be clear of wax, mites and infection at all times. Dog must be kept free of parasites. Use of Miracle Coat Tea Tree Oil premium shampoo will control these problems. Other info regarding grooming and care will be provided to guardian by breeder as needed. Breeder will instruct Guardian how to care for the ears. 
  12. Guardian and family members agree to attend obedience classes with Dog, at their earliest convenience, and continue socialization as discussed.
  13. If it is determined that Guardian studs out the dog, Guardian owes Breeder $25,000.00 for Lost Litter fees. Such action immediately terminates this Contract and dog will be recovered immediately by Breeder.
    Illness, Injury and/or Death while under the Guardian’s Care
  1. Guardian must seek immediate and appropriate care if Dog is injured or becomes ill. Breeder is to be consulted in all choices regarding dog's medical care, unless emergency care is required and all effort is exhausted to contact breeder with no success, whereby the guardian may make the decisions.
  2. If the dog should die in the guardians care before termination of this contract unless it was extreme negligence, no action will be taken by the breeder.
  3. The following responsible dog care would be expected from guardian by the breeder
  4. A. Contain or supervise dog in a responsible manner and in a safe environment.
    B.  Avoid leaving dog alone in a vehicle if the outside temperature is above 65 degrees or below 40 degrees.
    C. Protect Dog from toxic or poisonous materials.
    D. Avoid leaving the dog in the sole care of a person under the age of 14 years of age.
    The Guardian does not owe money to Breeder if the Dog dies in a manner beyond the control of the Guardian.

Death of Dog in Breeder’s Care

  1. Breeder will give the Guardian a replacement puppy/dog free of charge and release the Guardian from the original contract if the Dog dies while in the Breeder’s care. Breeder will not owe the guardian any money regardless.

Returning Dog

  1. Guardian may return the Dog to the Breeder at any time without explanation (although we would like an explanation) and nullify this Contract.

THIS CONTRACT IS INTENDED TO COVER ABOVE DESCRIBED DOG FOR HEALTH and BREEDING REASONS ONLY.   IT WILL NOT BE VALID FOR ANY OTHER ISSUE AND
ADHONAY'S LABRADOODLES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OTHER ISSUE THAN DESCRIBED HEREIN.

 We understand and agree to this Contract

Breeder: Adhonay’s Labradoodles,
Paula C. (Sherri) Halvorson

 

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Date: ______________________________

Guardian(s): 

 

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Date:  ______________________________

I HAVE RECEIVED A HEALTH BOOKLET / MEDICAL RECORD FOR THE PUPPY/DOG LISTED ON THE FIRST PAGE AS WELL AS A RABIES PREVENTION BROCHURE AS REQUIRED BY The Pet Animal Care Facilities Act Program (PACFA)

Signature of Guardian: __________________________________________                                Date:   ______________

 

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