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1.) To continue all inoculations and proper vet care. It's important Puppy has puppy shots through 16 weeks, then once a year. Rabies vaccination. Continue to treat for worms, parasites, heartworm, mosquitoes and fleas.

2.) Puppy is never to be tied or chained.

3.) That the puppy is not being purchased for resale and will never to sold to a pet shop, puppy mill or agent of same.


1.) That buyer is purchasing a purebred puppy.

2.) Breeder guarantees that puppy has had proper care to date and has been checked by a veterinarian at 8 weeks.   Puppy has received it’s first shots and has been dewormed 4 times.  Medical record will be furnished at time of purchase.  If puppy is being shipped medical records will be with the puppy and crate and the extensive copy emailed to you.  The puppy is to be examined by a reputable veterinarian within the first 24 hours after received.  If at that time, the health of the puppy is found to be at risk due to a congenital defect (existing at birth), owner shall notify breeder and provide a written statement from a licensed vet describing puppy’s condition and shall return the puppy to the breeder three days of the examination.  Breeder will replace puppy or refund money provided puppy is in the same condition mentally and physically as when originally purchased.

3.) Buyer will continue to give puppy 1 NuVet Plus wafer each day which is a powerful antioxidant that gives a tremendous boost to the immune system to prevent skin and coat problems and creates a defense against over fifty major diseases INCLUDING HIP AND ELBOW DISPLASIA, and extending the life span of your dog.  This can on be ordered by calling 1-800-474-7044, order code-17378  

*A sample and brochure on the NuVet Plus will be  provided, for less than 63 cents a day you can insure your puppies health!
There's also a link on our website.

*Breeder is not responsible if puppy contracts a
communicable disease after leaving breeder’s possession, the puppy is
now in your care.

*Breeder is never responsible at any time for any vet bills.

 *Breeder guarantees puppy against any congenital
defect causing death of or making
necessary euthanasia until
one year of age.

Upon receipt of a letter to breeder from a reputable veterinarian
stating that in his/her opinion this condition is congenital, puppy will
be replaced by a puppy of equal value at breeder’s convenience.

To be covered by this guarantee, the following conditions need to

1) Puppy must be owned by original owner named in this agreement.

2) In the case of sudden demise of puppy, breeder must receive a
written notice of
puppy’s death from owner’s vet along with a
necropsy report indicating cause
of death.


In the event of severe crippling hip or elbow dysplasia, the following
procedure must be followed:

1) Notify breeder by phone

2) Submit x-rays to breeder for evaluation by breeder’s vet.

3) If puppy must be euthanized, a written notice from the owner’s
vet stating puppy’s condition must be received prior to euthanasia. 
Euthanasia shall be performed at the owners expense.  Breeder
reserves the right to have puppy examined by a vet of breeder’s
choice to determine if euthanasia is unavoidable.

4) The cost of x-rays and examination by owner’s vet shall be paid
by owner.
The cost of x-rays and examination by breeder’s vet
shall be paid by breeder.

5) A replacement puppy will be provided, but the replacement puppy

    concludes the guarantee arrangements on the original puppy.


*If buyer chooses not to continue with the NuVet Plus 

      this health guarantee is not valid.

*Breeder makes no guarantee as to the ability of this puppy to 


*Once the dog is bred, any guarantee becomes null and void.

*If for some reason you are no longer able to care for your dog from

The Hitching Post Farm we request that you return the dog to the breeder

 at no expense to the breeder along with all original papers as well.



                        Dr. Brewer and assistant Lisa


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