**Please print this page (right click and highlight the contract, then print selection)
sign and submit to breeder.
Upon pup pickup, you will receive completed copy signed by breeder.**
This contract is the full agreement between the buyer and the seller of the puppy.
Puppy's full price, including shipping if applicable, is to be paid in full by 6 weeks of the puppies life.
All puppies are sold with AKC papers, and will have full registration to approved homes.
Breeder/seller - guarantees the below described Shih Tzu, to the best of the sellers knowledge,
is in sound health and free of communicable diseases. We guarantee the below described puppy against
any genetic defects for a period of one year. If a problem is found, you must contact me first.
Then, providing a diagnosis from two licensed veterinarians, I agree to replace the puppy with another puppy of the same sex and same value. Any upgrade if you want any other puppy must be paid for by the buyer.
Any puppy which buyer receives MUST be seen within 48 hours by a vet of your choice or this contract is null and void. We, meaning Lawrence Shih Tzu are not responsible for vet charges of any kind once buyer has taken puppy. You agree to provide adequate food,water,housing,immunizations,and health and care and humane treatment for the dog. If a puppy has found to be not taken care of properly and not seen by a vet contract is null and void.
The puppy has been vet examined and has been appropiately. You will be given all applicable paperwork, including AKC which will reflect your registration status.
If full registration status has been given, breeder makes NO guarantee of size, color or the ability to
*Adult sizes and colors (a puppy's color can change drastically up until usually 18 months) are estimate only,
based on seller's experience and recognition. There are NO size/color guarantees made.
*Umbilical hernias, open fontanels (soft spots on the skull), and pinched nostrils are very common in the
Shih Tzu breed and are not a genetic hereditary or life threatening condition, and there fore not bound
by this contract. Shih Tzu puppies commonly snore, snort, sniffle, or bubble. These symptoms are
of no cause for concern if nasal discharge is clear and the pup seems happy. When a puppy is teething
these symptoms may increase. Slightly pinched nostrils are common in this breed and normally correct
themselves as the pup matures. This health guarantee does not include stress induced illnesses such
as hypoglycemia, coccidia, worms, and/or kennel cough.
Please choose a vet who is knowledgeable and experienced with this breed.
Replacement guarantee will be terminated if puppy was abused, does not have up to date records of
vaccinations and fecal records. Seller of this puppy is not responsible for any vet bills of any type or
any refunds of vet bills at any time. * Smaller sized shih tzus are not recommended to go to homes
where there are small children. This can be risky. Please use your descretion when buying a pup.
You also agree not to attempt any charge backs or refunds without the sellers knowledge. You agree
that if you cannot keep the dog for any reason, breeder shall be notified first. You agree that you
fully understand this contract, and the conditions within.
ANY LEGAL ISSUES BETWEEN BUYER AND SELLER ARE SUBJECT TO ILLINOIS STATE LAWS.
OUT OF STATE LAWS ARE NOT VALID PER THIS GUARANTEE. ALL LEGAL ISSUES WILL BE
DEALT WITH IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, PEORIA COUNTY, AND ALL LEGAL FEES WILL BE
THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER.
Spay/Neuter to be completed by :