Located in Easley, South Carolina
Contract for Buying A Puppy
Conditions of Sale:
Seller guarantees that at the time of delivery, the dog was checked by a licensed Vet and is in
good health. Should dog be found to be in poor health of a serious nature that is diagnosed as
permanently life altering by a veterinarian, Seller will provide Buyer a full refund of the
purchase price of dog only after dog is returned to Seller at Buyer’s expense. Marlee’s Doodles
puppies are sold as pet only with no breeding privileges. Any dog not spayed or neutered will
cancel guarantee. Any unauthorized breeding will result in confiscation of the dog, any puppies
and a $30,000 fine. All legal proceedings will be held in Pickens County SC, and all court costs
will be the responsibility of the buyer. I understand that my deposit is non-refundable but can be transferred to a future litter.
The Buyer has three (3) days from the time of receipt of dog to have dog examined by a
veterinarian. Any request to return the dog to the Seller for a full refund must be made within
this time period and may only be requested should the dog be found to have a health issue of
such serious nature that the quality of life of the dog will be shortened or seriously altered. Your
deposit will not be refunded.
“The breeder has taken all reasonable care to ensure that all pups produced are as healthy as
possible. Cancers, foreign body ingestion, behavioral issues, accidents, ear infections and UTIs
are considered normal costs and risks of pet ownership and purchaser is advised to discuss risk
reduction strategies with their Veterinarian and to acquire private pet insurance for such as the
breeder offers no warranty or guarantee of any kind for non-genetic issues not specifically listed,
Minor health ailments including, but not limited to, fleas, worms, or stress induced diarrhea due
to the puppy’s transition from the Sellers home are not reason for dog to be returned to Seller. A
puppy’s bit is also not covered as it changes over time. Proof of examination and diagnosis must be provided to Seller and Sellers vet, should Buyer wish to request returning dog for a refund. This must be done within three days. We do strive to produce a certain look, but we do not guarantee size, color, appearance, hypoallergenic quality, or non-shedding quality. This warranty will be terminated immediately if dog is not examined within the allotted time.
A warranty against all serious life altering genetic disease is provided for two years after the date
of sale. Should a genetic disease be discovered during this time that will greatly shorten the life
of, or greatly alter the quality of life of dog, Seller will reimburse Buyer the veterinary costs up
to the purchase price of the dog if dog is kept by Buyer. Two independent veterinary examinations and reviews must be provided to Seller documenting the genetic health issue. Reimbursement of veterinary fees is provided to Buyer once copies of the medical reports are received by Seller. Reports must state the treatments provided, and fees for the treatments. The Seller also reserves the right to obtain a 3rd opinion from her own vet. Both vets must agree that the problem is genetic. Hip dysplasia is also covered up to one year of age. This warranty will be terminated should dog be allowed to become overweight resulting in over stressed joints at any point during the warranty period. Veterinary medical records will be required showing the weight of dog and veterinarian’s assessment of the weight. Should dog be found to have HD within its first year, Buyer must provide Seller with proof in the form of documentation from PennHIP. This warranty does not cover bite, certain looks, coat type or temperament. Warranties shall apply only to original purchaser. Transfer of dog ownership shall void all such provisions of this agreement. Buyer agrees to contact Seller should it ever become necessary tore-home dog. Seller will re home the dog or give approval to a new home of a qualified family as determined by the seller. Buyer agrees never to turn the dog over to an animal shelter, humane society, rescue organization, or puppy mill. Upon execution of this contract all veterinary care and its associated costs are the sole and exclusive responsibility of the buyer.
Buyer agrees to spay or neuter their puppy within the first year of ownership unless he/she is
enrolled in the guardianship program and or has purchased breeding rights. Proof of spay/ neuter
must be mailed to Marlee’s Doodles. Breeding rights purchase will have a separate contract.
Buyer agrees to maintain this dog in good health, provide routine preventative health care
including, but not limited to, inoculations and internal and external parasite treatments for fleas,
tick & heart worms and dental. Veterinary records must be provided to breeder if requesting
refund or replacement. If any of the above preventative care has not been provided, health
warranty will be void. Buyer understands that all puppies exhibit certain undesirable behaviors (nipping, chewing, barking, marking, etc). Buyer is responsible for appropriate training of puppy to correctly teach
acceptable behaviors and is responsible for proper socialization of puppy. Should Buyer not be
successful at training these behaviors on their own, Buyer agrees to seek professional help from a
certified trainer should it become necessary. Marlee’s Doodles encourages buyer to consult them with questions of training or any other issues concerning a mdgd for the lifetime of the dog. The breeder has the right in the best interest of the health and well-being of the puppy, to terminate the purchase of a puppy at any time before a family takes possession of the puppy. If this decision is made, all monies paid for said puppy, including the deposit, will be returned.