For health guarantee to be valid, you must activate your Trupanion Health Insurance. For Day 1 coverage you must activate your Free 30-day Trupanion Health Insurance. It must be activated within 24 hours of puppy arrival. You will have coverage for Diagnostic Tests, Medications, Surgeries, Hospital Stays, Prescription foods, Prosthetic Devices, Orthotic Devices, Carts, Supplements, Herbal Therapy. See attached information below to enroll.
HEALTH GUARANTEE: We guarantee the puppy to be free of all communicable diseases. To the best of our knowledge, this puppy is free from any health defects and is the best pet quality we have to offer. There is no guarantee as to adult size, temperament, ability to breed or show potential (if a puppy leaves here with descended testicles, and has testicles at your first vet visit, puppy will be considered to have descended testicles).
All puppies are examined by a licensed veterinarian and are issued a State of Missouri Health Certificate before they ship and are guaranteed to be in good health at the time of sale.
This guarantee does not include Coccidia, Kennel Cough, or Giardia, which are common in puppies that are shipped and usually flared up by stress.
We guarantee the puppy to be free of any poor health risk defects for 7 days, and congenital defects/hereditary disorders, for
1 (one) Year from the date of birth, which would be life threatening.
New pet owners are required to have pets examined by a licensed veterinarian within 3 days after puppy’s arrival (At buyers expense).
If, in the opinion of the pet owner’s veterinarian, the puppy has any health defects that make it a poor health risk, the new owner must notify and make arrangements to return the puppy within 7 days from the purchase date at the purchaser’s expense.
The puppy is not guaranteed against hypoglycemia, which is also called low blood sugar or sugar shock. Any existing conditions listed on puppies health certificate will not be covered by this guarantee. Guarantee does not cover what is to be considered normal of the breed purchased, such as but not limited to; Cherry eye, entropion, loose knees/hips, skin allergies, hip dysphasia, elongated soft palates, stenotic nares (collapsed nostrils).
There are certain disorders that may be caused by environmental factors, for example: Allergies, thyroid dysfunction, demodectic mange, and other autoimmune disorders that are similarly not covered by this guarantee. Likewise, certain ailments that are normal to most puppies or caused by seasonal conditions such as but not limited to, the common cold, are not covered by this guarantee and are considered normal puppy ailments.
Vet bills and or medications are not covered in this guarantee. All veterinary expenses will be the responsibility of the Buyer.
The breeder will honor the guarantee by replacing with a puppy of equal or greater value or by repairing the health defect, at the breeder’s discretion. Qualified Vet Bills or Repairs will not exceed the Puppy Purchase Price less shipping.
If returned, the puppy must be returned with all papers as well as a signed statement from the vet on the vet’s letterhead, stating the date of examination and the alleged health risks, before any action will be taken.
We must be notified immediately if your puppy is found to have any life threatening congenital defect. With the provision of 2 unassociated veterinary reports, the buyer will be given the option of a replacement puppy when one of the same or greater quality becomes available. All veterinary bills are the responsibility of the buyer.
In the event of death of the puppy, the buyer (at Buyer's expense) must provide the seller a letter stating cause of death from the attending veterinarian along with a copy of an autopsy report. If cause of death is found to be due to a congenital medical condition, a replacement puppy will be issued with no cash refund.
Contract is valid to the original buyer only.
Seller has done everything possible to produce a healthy, sound puppy in regards to diet, exercise, socialization and vet care. Puppies must be given follow-up shots in order to have full immunity and also dewormed regularly. The Seller will not be responsible for ailments resulting from obesity, second hand smoke, malnutrition, neglect, abuse, dehydration, starvation, stress or lack of proper vet care including regular vaccinations.
All deposits are nonrefundable.
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