Below you will find a copy of the legally binding purchase agreement that must be signed before taking possession of your new puppy or kitten. A copy of this document will be made available for signature upon collection or delivery of your pet.
PUPPIES ‘R’ US
THIS AGREEMENT is entered in on [DATE] between Gaye Holmes,
proprietor of Puppies ‘R’ Us of 19 Brightside Crescent, Harrington Hundreds, Smith’s FL07, Bermuda (“the Seller”) of the first part,
and ______________ (“the Buyer”) of the second part.
IT IS HEREBY AGREED between Seller and Buyer as follows:
1. DESCRIPTION OF DOG
One Kennel Club Registered, pure bred dog sold pursuant to the terms of this agreement as follows:
Breed: Sex: Whelped:
Colour: REG#: MicroChip#
Registered name of puppy/dog: Kennel Club Registration of the Puppy to be Transferred into New Owners name by Buyer
2. SELLER’S REPRESENTATIONS – STIPULATIONS – CONSIDERATIONS
a) The following representation and conditions apply to the aforementioned puppy/dog: Seller guarantees that puppy/dog has been vetted prior to its landing in Bermuda and is free of life threatening diseases or disabilities (i.e., heart murmurs, parvo, etc.).
b) The Buyer has, 2 (two) weeks from the date of puppy/dog arrival, to have the puppy/dog examined by a licensed Veterinarian and its second vaccinations administered. If, as a result of the examination, the Veterinarian determines that the puppy/dog is not in good health, then the Buyer shall elect to either (a) keep the puppy/dog or (b) return the puppy/dog to the Seller for a full refund or replacement at the Seller’s discretion. If the Buyer elects to return the puppy/dog as a result of ill health findings, Buyer shall within 2 (two) weeks after the date of the signing of this Agreement, send to the seller by certified mail, a written Veterinarians certificate stating that the puppy/dog was ill when examined, along with a second written certificate by a different Veterinarian in a different office, stating the same. Upon the receipt by Seller of said certificates, Buyer shall be obligated to return the puppy/dog, the Seller shall be obligated to refund the purchase price of the puppy/dog or provide another puppy/dog at the Seller’s discretion, and further performance under this Agreement shall be null and void. All action taken to return puppy/dog shall be done with the best interest of the puppy/dog. Buyer shall be solely responsible for all cost and related expenses of returning puppy/dog to Seller. Should buyer decide to keep puppy/dog he forfeits all claims and shall be solely responsible for any and all future Veterinarian bills for puppy/dog.
c) Ownership of the puppy/dog will be transferred to Buyer as follows: the amount of $1,000.00 Bda. will be deposited upon execution of this agreement with the remaining balance to be paid on or before puppy/dog handover and/or pick-up from Seller. If the balance is not paid prior to or during the handover/pick-up, this Agreement shall be canceled and the Buyer forfeits the deposit given hereunder. If any amounts are outstanding all collection agency fee and court costs will be paid by the Buyer.
d) If delivery of aforementioned puppy/dog is requested by Buyer, Buyer is solely responsible for cost of flight from the UK, micro-chipping, Health Certificate, wharfage and airport charges, telephone calls, facsimile charges, registration, customs clearance and any and all charges and documentation required for shipping from the United Kingdom to Bermuda.
e) If the puppy/dog is sold as Pet Quality, the Buyer agrees to have the puppy/dog spayed/neutered by the time it is of at least 6 months of age.
f) Any other arrangements may only be made with the Seller’s written consent.
g) This Agreement applies to the original puppy/dog only and is nontransferable to a second party.
a) Buyer agrees to maintain this puppy/dog in good health, provide routine preventative health care including, but not limited to, inoculation, internal and external parasites, and – where indicated – heartworm preventative medication.
b) Buyer further agrees to provide proper exercise as indicated in order to maintain this puppy/dog in proper weight and physical shape. A proper diet consists of top-quality puppy/dog food and supplements.
c) Buyer agrees Seller will REPOSSESS DOG OR BITCH UPON EVIDENCE OF NEGLECT AND/OR ABUSE at no expense to the Seller.
d) The Buyer agrees to maintain preventative care of the puppy/dog in regards to hip dysplasia, such as proper nutrition, proper exercise, and preventing stress injuries (i.e. not allowing the puppy/dog to jump from heights taller than itself at the shoulder, no forced exercise such as running, until at least 18 months of age.)
e) The Buyer agrees that he/she will not expose the puppy/dog to or walk the puppy/dog in any public place such as Botanical Gardens, Spittal Pond or any other similar areas until the puppy/dog is up to date with all of its inoculations.
a) Seller strongly recommends that Buyer attend obedience classes with puppy/dog and provide proper socialization opportunities for puppy/dog.
b) Seller shall not be held responsible for acts of puppy/dog which are due to Buyers negligence.
c) Buyer agrees that this puppy/dog is NOT to be LEFT IN A BACKYARD OR KENNEL ONLY. This puppy/dog is sold with the understanding that it is to go to carefully selected parties and that Buyer AVOWED the puppy/dog would become a member of the family. (This is to assure proper development and maintenance of the temperament for which the animal was bred.)
a) Buyer agrees to allow Seller the right of first refusal should Buyer decide to sell, relinquish or transfer puppy/dog.
b) Should Buyer choose to break any of the covenants of this Agreement, the Agreement will be considered null and void, and Seller will have the right to repossess puppy/dog with no cost to seller and no refund of monies.
c) The Buyer agrees that he/she is not acting as or in part of an agent in the purchase of this puppy/dog and that the Buyer will not sell this puppy/dog or it’s any of it’s progeny to any agent, pet store, or guard dog business.
d) All monies mentioned in this Agreement are in Bermuda Dollars.
6. BUYER’S UNDERSTANDING
Buyer agrees that he/she has fully read and understands this agreement and the attached supporting documentation marked as “Appendix 1”, will comply with this agreement, and that this agreement is signed under the jurisdiction of the Islands of Bermuda.
BUYER: ______________________ SELLER: ____________________________