Emerald Creek American Staffordshire Terriers
(This is a generic contract - it may be slightly different depending each individual sale)
guarantees pup to be delivered in good health, current on vaccinations,
and free of Distemper, Parvo, Parainfluenza, and any life
threatening genetic defect.
- Puppies are
first dewormed at 2 weeks, and then every 2 weeks until they leave for
their new home. Any pup that develops an illness related to lack
of shots or dewormings will NOT be replaced. It is the
responsibility of the new owner to keep up with all vaccinations and
proper veterinary care.
- The breeder has
done everything possible to produce healthy sound puppies both by
breeding only dogs (parents) that are free of genetic issues, and by
raising the puppies in the best way possible in regards to diet,
exercise, socialization and veterinary care.
agrees to prove a safe home for their new pup and will not use the pup
for any illegal activity. If at any time, the purchaser is found to be
using the pup for illegal activity, the breeder reserves the right to
regain possession of the pup. We do not tolerate dog fighting, and WILL
pursue legal action to regain rights to the pup.
at any time the purchaser can no longer provide for the pup, we will
gladly accept the pup back. By signing our agreement, you
understand the breeder has first right of refusal, and no puppy/adult
can be sold, given away, or euthanized without permission from Emerald
- “Emerald Creek”, or
an approved variation, MUST be used as the prefix on any and all
registration papers. Registration papers will be filled out after the
sale is complete, and will be given to the Buyer.
Buyer agrees to allow the Seller access to the puppy/dog, and to the
premises where it is kept, to evaluate the condition therein. If at any
time the Seller finds that the puppy/dog is being fought, used as bait,
kept in an unsanitary manor, treated or allowed to behave in a manner
not acceptable to him/her, the Buyer agrees to surrender the puppy/dog,
(and all of its registration documents, with ownership transfer
properly signed), to the Seller. Under such circumstances, all
warranties are then VOID.
- If said
puppy/adult is used for breeding, it will never be bred to anything
other than another AKC registered American Staffordshire Terrier.
note any expense incurred shipping, crate, health certificate, vet
bills etc. for the replacement puppy will be the responsibility of the
are void if problem is due to improper nutrition and care, improper
exercise, fighting or improper treatment of the dog, lack of
socialization, or a non-life threatening defect.
- Puppy must have been examined by the Buyers local veterinarian within one week of purchase, or all guarantees are void.
- Have NOT bred the first puppy/adult.
returned the first puppy/dog to the Seller along with it's AKC (and UKC
registration papers if provided) signed over to Lauren Toole (this
puppy must not have been spayed or neutered).
kept this puppy in show condition, socialized this puppy, followed
recommended vaccination and care per a licensed veterinarian, and if
ears have been cropped they must be cropped in a proper manner for
- Dog aggression can be a trait of
the breed, but human aggression is never tolerated. If your
puppy/adult has gone through a obedience/training class (written proof
must be provided), and still shows aggression towards humans at any
point in their life, the seller/breeder will replace the dog.
agrees to replace the said puppy (with one of equal value) if it
has a major genetic default from birth up until the age of 2 years of
age, provided that the pup/dog is alive and returned in good condition
to the seller with a statement from a licensed veterinarian stating the
Stipulations of Co-own: (if co-own agreement is made - this may change depending on each individual sale and gender)
other warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made
under this contract except as stated above. Buyer's understanding
and acceptance of this contract to it's entirety is signified here by
his or her signature.
breeder/seller is entitled to one breeding to said dog before any and
all registration papers are signed over (at least two live puppies must
be obtained). The buyer/co-owner will not incur any additional
expenses with this breeding.
- You are
required to show the said puppy at least 3 times per year. All
accomplishments and pictures will be provided to Seller for use on the
Emerald Creek Kennel website. Pictures will be given on a monthly basis
to the Seller.
- You are required to attain
the said puppy's AKC Championship, and complete a minimum of cardiac
testing (cardiologist preferred) and hip testing (OFA and/or PennHip)
before this puppy is bred. These expenses are up to the
- This dog or bitch shall
not be neutered under any circumstance (unless requested by a licensed
veterinarian for an illness that may cause the loss of the said
- Once these stipulations are fulfilled, Emerald Creek will sign off on any and all registration papers.
- Co-ownership of a bitch may have more stipulations - they will be agreed upon by Buyer and Seller.