Eclipse Golden Retrievers

Show Dog Purchase Agreement


The following sale and agreement is made and entered into by and between:


Seller: Alicia Maxey

Address: 1497 CR 2350E, Saint Joseph, Illinois. 61873

Telephone: 217.649.2048





Telephone: ________________________________


Effective the _________ day of _________________. Seller hereby releases to the Buyer a Golden Retriever puppy.


There is also a co-ownership contract with this puppy: Yes/No


This puppy is Male/Female, whelped on __________________.


The AKC litter registration number:_______________________.



Dam:_______________________ AKC#________________


The consideration for this sale shall be the sum of $ _______________plus the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.


The Seller Agrees:


The puppy is in good health at the time of sale. The buyer will have 7 business days in which to have the puppy examined by his or her own licensed veterinarian. If your veterinarian determines the puppy to be ill, or for any reason this puppy is unacceptable, Buyer may return the puppy for a full refund, provided it is in the same condition as at the time purchase. If the puppy is returned due to illness, a letter from your veterinarian is required. This includes death or illness from any health condition deemed present prior to removal from Seller’s premises. Buyer shall assume any expenses associated with returning this puppy to the Seller along with any veterinary costs after departure from the Breeder.



This puppy is represented as show/working quality but no guarantee is given that this puppy/dog will become a Champion or earn other titles. At that time of sale, said puppy shows no defects, which would disqualify it from the show ring according to the breed standard. Should a disqualifying defect (bite or size) occur by the time the dog is 24 months, Eclipse Goldens will refund $_______ within six months of notification and written verification of said defect by a veterinarian. This refund policy applies only to the original buyer. The dog must be spayed/neutered.



The puppy is guaranteed to be a functional, healthy dog. Every reasonable precaution has been taken to prevent this puppy from acquiring hereditary hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, cataracts, or Sub-Aortic Stenosis (SAS).  If the puppy develops a hereditary disease (by 26 months) that will not allow it to be a functional, healthy companion dog, the Seller will review with the Buyer options for the puppy and Buyer.


If puppy is allowed to be overweight and develops hip dysplasia by 26 months, the Buyer accepts all responsibilities associated with the condition.



The Buyer Agrees:


This puppy will be given adequate and proper shelter, and housed securely. This dog shall not be neglected, allowed to roam free, left outside unattended, or mistreated in any manner.


This puppy shall not be restrained routinely by chaining to a stationary object. (ie: tree, post etc.)


This puppy will primarily reside in the buyer’s house.


The puppy shall receive proper veterinary care throughout its lifetime, receiving appropriate vaccinations and placed on Heartworm preventative.


The puppy shall receive proper nutrition and care shall be taken to maintain its proper weight.


Every effort will be made to show this puppy and achieve his/her American Championship by the age of 3 years. This includes hiring a professional handler if needed.


The buyer is encouraged to train and test for any and all performance titles offered for which the animal shows aptitude.


Buyer agrees not to breed this dog or bitch without passing OFA hip/elbow evaluation, current CERF eye clearance, and heart clearance given by a certified cardiologist. If the buyer intentionally breeds dog/bitch without these clearances, a $5000.00 fee shall be paid to the seller and the seller has the right to reclaim ownership of the dog/bitch.



That the Buyer will notify the Seller first if for any reason the Buyer no longer wants or is able to care for the puppy. The Seller shall have first right of refusal and will purchase the puppy back at a price no less favorable than which is offered to anyone else and not to exceed the purchase price.


This is in effect for the lifetime of the dog. Buyer shall assume any expenses associated with returning this puppy to the Seller. If the Buyer does not wish to have the puppy /dog returned, the Seller will assist the Buyer in placing the puppy/dog if the buyer so chooses. If the Buyer places the puppy/dog (with the Sellers permission and proof of spay/neuter alteration prior to placement) they will be entitled to retain any profits from the sale and no additional money will be owed them by the Seller.


If the Buyer sells this puppy/dog without consulting the Seller and/or without spaying or neutering said dog prior to placement, the Buyer will be required to pay the Seller $3000.00.


That the Buyer will notify the Seller of any changes of address and will maintain contact with Seller throughout the lifetime of this dog.


That the Buyer agrees register the puppy within 1 yr. with the prefix Eclipse at the beginning of the dog’s registered name and agrees to use the theme _______________________ in the dog’s registered name.


The buyer will notify the seller of any AKC, CKC or GRCA titles earned by this dog.


That this dog shall not be used for purposes of vivisection and not be sold by or to a wholesale establishment, chain store, pet store or puppy mill or foreign country.


Buyer is responsible for any costs involved in shipping of a puppy/dog, including shipping costs involved if the puppy is returned for any reason. This includes but is not limited to air charges and crates. PROPER NOTICE must be given before returning any puppy for any reason to insure that the seller will be available to pick up the puppy at the airport. Failure to do so could endanger the safety of the puppy/dog.


That Buyer has read and understands the foregoing and agrees that all parts and portions thereof constitute a binding agreement. The co-breeder of this litter is in no way responsible for the commitment set for herein. If binding agreement is broken for any reason by the Buyer, all associated legal fees are the responsibility of the Buyer.




SELLER’S SIGNATURE:_____________________________ 


BUYER’S SIGNATURE:______________________________


Signed______________day of__________ year____________ 




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