Palmetto Ridgebacks

Palmetto Ridgeback Puppy Contract

Palmetto Ridgebacks

Puppy Sales Contract


Agreement made this day____ of __________, ______, between Dustin D. Phillips, hereinafter referred to as “Breeder”, and _______________________________________________ hereinafter referred to as “Buyer”.

Deposit to hold puppy is $200.  Which is Non-Refundable but is transferable to another Litter and must be used within 2 years of Placement of Deposit, which is applied towards purchase price of puppy.  

Whereas, Breeder offers for sale an AKC Registered Rhodesian Ridgeback, further described as:

Name:  ________________________

AKC No.    __________________    

Sex:  __________     Date Whelped:  _____________

Sire:  ____________________   AKC No.  __________

Dam:                                            AKC No.  __________

And in as much as Buyer wishes to purchase the above-described Rhodesian Ridgeback, hereinafter referred to as “Puppy” or “Dog”, for the sum of $ 3,000.00 (Full AKC Registration) or $2,000.00 (Limited AKC Registration).






It is hereby agreed by both the Breeder and the Buyer that the following conditions will be met and that no other warranties or conditions are expressed or implied:

Ø  As a working prospect puppy, Breeder guarantees this Puppy to be free from any physical faults rendering it incapable of performing as a working dog.

Ø  Breeder warrants that the above-described puppy is purebred dog, registerable with the AKC.  Breeder will provide Buyer at the time and date of this contract a true copy of said Puppy’s AKC registration slip or litter registration slip.

Ø  Breeder warrants that said puppy has been properly cared for up to and including the date of this contract and will provide Buyer with an individual health record for said Puppy.

Ø  Breeder agrees that the buyer may for any reason, return said Puppy at any time during its lifetime.  Transportation expenses are the responsibility of the Buyer.  Puppy/Dog must be up to date on vaccinations.  Any veterinarian cost are the responsibility of the Buyer.  Purchase price is not refundable unless the 1-year health guarantee is required.

Ø  Buyer agrees that this Puppy is being purchased as a personal dog and that the Buyer is not acting as a broker or purchasing for a second party.  Buyer further agrees that full purchase price of Puppy is due upon taking possession of the Puppy unless other arrangements are made in writing with the Breeder.

Ø  Buyer agrees to have the Puppy examined by a veterinarian within 7 business days of taking possession of the Puppy.  If for any reason the Puppy does not pass examination by a licensed veterinarian the Buyer may return the Puppy, along with all registration papers and medical record, and a replacement or full refund will be granted.  Note: A second opinion will be made by my veterinarian as well.  No refund will be given in the event of neglect or abuse.  Buyer will be responsible for any shipping cost returning the puppy.

Ø  Buyer agrees not to hold the Breeder responsible for any actions taken by the puppy off the premises of the breeding kennels.  The Breeder will not be responsible for any damage, acts of aggression or injury to another person or animal caused by the Dog.  The Buyer understands that upon taking possession of the Puppy, that the Buyer assumes all responsibility and liability for the Puppy.



Palmetto Ridgeback dogs are on NuVet Plus Canine, 1 wafer a day.  If you choose to do so you can contact NuVet Labs at: or call      1-800-474-7044 ex. 242 and give code #89505.  This does not affect the 1-year health guarantee. 



To take advantage of the 1-year health guarantee, puppy must be kept up to date on all Vaccinations and worming.  Health guarantee only covers congenital health defects that are not discovered at time of purchase.  Exam finding at time of purchase are as follows:

____________________________    ____________________________

____________________________    ____________________________

____________________________    ____________________________

This agreement is non-transferrable and applies only to the original buyer of the puppy.  All expenses to include but not limited to vet bills and shipping cost occurring after the date of purchase are the sole responsibility of the buyer.  If during a checkup within 1 year from birth, buyers licensed veterinarian positively diagnosis the puppy with such congenital defect, a statement signed by the examining veterinarian indicating the findings of the examination will be forwarded to the breeder, who retains the right to a second opinion by breeders own veterinarian and in case of the contradicting results, findings of the breeders veterinarian will prevail. 

If Buyer and Breeder agree that applying the 1-year health guarantee is necessary, Buyer agrees to return said puppy to breeder and choose either a full refund or receive a puppy from a future litter.  Transportation expenses are the responsibility of the Buyer.  Puppy/Dog must be up to date on vaccinations.  Any veterinarian cost are the responsibility of the Buyer. 

Violations of this contract will void any guarantees made by the Breeder.  The guarantees stated in this contract are not transferable.











This written agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Breeder and the Buyer.  Both parties agree that there are no other terms other than those set forth in this document, and changes cannot, and will not be made unless done in writing and executed by both parties.

Upon signing this contract the Buyer acknowledges that they have read and agree to the terms and conditions of this contract.

I have carefully read this contract and agree to abide by the terms.


Breeder:  __________________________________________     Date___/___/______


Buyer:  ____________________________________________     Date___/___/______


Puppy will be picked up by Owner on:_______________________


Total Purchase Price:         ________________________________


Deposit Amount:               ____________     Date:  _____________