BRANDYWINE CREEK BOYKIN, LLC
Purchase Agreement and Guarantee
An Agreement between Brandywine Creek
Boykins, LLC (Breeder) and the Buyer:
Breeder agrees to sell to Buyer, a Boykin Spaniel, referred
to as ‘Puppy’, for $__________ plus any shipping/transportation expenses include
the airfare, crate, and veterinarian's health certificate. A deposit of
$___________ has been received to reserve puppy leaving a balance of
$_________. Please make all payments paid to the order of: Brandywine Creek
Boykins, LLC. In the event of a returned check, the buyer agrees to pay any
and all bank fees associated with that returned check.
If, for whatever reason, the Buyer cannot or does not wish
to maintain custody of this puppy/dog, the buyer will contact Brandywine Creek
Boykins, LLC and the Puppy/dog will be returned with all paperwork and
transferred back to them. Under no circumstances will the puppy be placed
in a shelter. If the dog is found in a shelter, Humane Society, rescue program
or the like, the buyer agrees that all rights of ownership reverts to the
Breeder and thereby Breeder becomes the legal owner of the dog with all rights
reserved and entitled to.
Breeder warrants that the Puppy is a healthy, sound, quality
Puppy that is current on all vaccinations. Breeder has provided this puppy with
the best possible health care, grooming, and socialization, so she/he is off to
a great start as a hunting companion and family pet.
Responsibilities of the Buyer
The Buyer agrees to provide the highest quality of care for said Puppy,
including quality food, water, shelter from heat or cold; active companionship,
appropriate exercise, socialization and professional veterinary care whenever
necessary. Appropriate professional veterinary care includes, but is not limited
to, annual exams, regular parasite checks and worming if necessary, vaccinations
as recommended by local protocol, and regular heartworm preventative.
Buyer agrees to maintain preventive care of pup in regards to
Hip Dysplasia and other skeletal diseases, such as proper nutrition
(including avoiding excessive nutrition), proper exercise and preventing stress
injuries. We very strongly encourage giving your pup an Ester-C supplement for
the first 2 years.
By signing below, the Buyer signifies they have been
instructed by the Breeder that socialization is extremely important in the
proper rearing of a Boykin Spaniel Puppy in order for it to become a stable
adult dog. Buyer makes absolute promise that this Puppy shall receive
socialization with people and other dogs. Buyer agrees to provide the Breeder
with reports on the Puppy made by telephone, e-mail or letter.
The buyer agrees to register the puppy
with the Boykin Spaniel Society (BSS) within 3 months of obtaining the
This puppy is registered with a limited registration, which will prohibit
breeding and registering offspring.
Buyer agrees to use part of our Kennel name (Brandywines) as the first name
when registering the puppy.
This Puppy is sold as a Hunting Dog with a Limited Registration, which will
prohibit breeding and registering offspring. Limited Registration may be lifted
when/if both of the following conditions have been met:
1. Puppy has received a passing OFA Hip, Heart evaluation, Patella and CERF
certification, AND is at least 24 months old.
2. The puppy receives a title in HRC in at least the ‘Seasoned’ level or ‘AKC’
If Buyer decides to Spay/Neuter the
puppy before it reaches the age of maturity – Females - 12 months and Males –
18 months then the guarantee on the Hips is VOID.
Brandywine Creek Boykin Spaniels goes
to great lengths to produce healthy and sound puppies. This Guarantee covers any
genetic problem which prevents the dog from being certified by the Orthopedic
Foundation for Animals (OFA) for Hips, Heart, Patella or Eyes.
The general health of all puppies purchased from Brandywine
Creek Boykins. LLC is guaranteed for a period of 5 days after receipt of the dog
from our kennel. This does not include any accidents or negligence on the part
of the Buyer. Within the first 5 days of receipt of the puppy the Buyer shall
have the puppy undergo a thorough exam by a veterinarian at the expense of the
The maximum refund on a pup is one half the original purchase
price unless the Buyer decides to return the dog in the case of severely
HIPS - Brandywine Creek Boykins, LLC will
guarantee to the age of 26 months against Hip Dysplasia. In the event the pup
is unable to receive a number by OFA the following steps must be taken to obtain
If determined to be mildly or moderately dysplastic by the
OFA, the buyer of the pup is entitled to a refund of half the original purchase
price by furnishing the Breeder documents from the OFA stating such condition
along with veterinarian certificate that the pup has been spayed/neutered. The
maximum refund on the dog will be one half the original purchase price.
If the dog is determined by OFA to be
severely dysplastic then the buyer may choose to return the dog to the Breeder
with all BSS registration paperwork signing ownership back to Breeder for a full
refund. The cost and related expenses of returning the dog to the Breeder shall
be the sole responsibility of the Buyer. If the buyer decides to keep the dog
then the maximum refund will be one half the original purchase price.
It is the Buyer’s sole obligation to
have the x-rays taken and submitted. The Breeder reserves the right to have the
dog x-rayed and re-evaluated. If the pup undergoes surgery or treatment prior to
the evaluation of the x-rays, and before the Breeder has the opportunity to
relinquish the right for re-evaluation, this contract will be void.
EYES, PATELLA and HEART- Brandywine Creek
Boykins, LLC will guarantee to the age of 26 months against Congenital Cardiac
Diseases, abnormal Patella, and Hereditary Eye Disease that would not enable the
pup to receive an OFA or CERF number. In the event the pup is unable to receive
a number by OFA or CERF, the buyer of the pup is entitled to a refund of half
the original purchase price by furnishing the Breeder documents from the
veterinarian certifying that the pup has the condition and that the pup has been
spayed/neutered. The maximum refund on the dog will be one half the original
There are no other guarantees or
warranties implied or intended unless otherwise agreed upon in writing by both
Brandywine Creek Boykins,LLC and the buyer.
The above guarantees are not transferable to a new owner.
Any puppy that is returned to the breeder for any reason will
be done so at the owner’s expense.
This guarantee expires when puppy (Litter Reg # _BSL
_______) reaches 26 months of age. Date whelped: __
1. The dog must not be older than 26 months of age when the
defect is discovered.
2. The dog must not have produced any offspring.
3. You must be the "original" and only owner/s.
4. Claims must be in writing before the dog reaches 27 months
of age and shall be accompanied by the following:
a. A signed copy of this guarantee.
b. Veterinary certification (Including OFA or
CERF documentation) for hip or eye defect as described above which include the
dogs microchip number, tattoo number or other permanent ID.
c. Veterinary certification that animal has been
spay/neutered if applicable.
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