Sample Contract for a Pet Puppy

Current information is updated for each puppy/dog. Occasionally puppies will be adopted to approved homes with full AKC and no spay-neuter contract.  


Female/male, born:_______. Microchip:

Sire: _______________.  Dam: _________________
Dewormed pyrantel pamoate, or Panacure: __________
NeoPar, or DP: _______ Da22pv: _______. Bordetella ____________

Advantage multi recommended_______________. Sold date:_______

Puppy is sold as a pet. Puppy is to be spayed or neutered between 5 and 6 months of age. After seller acknowledges receiving proof of spay/neuter having been performed in the required time frame AKC application papers and microchip registration will be mailed to buyer within 45 days. “Laurel’s” is to be kept as first part of puppies registered name. The seller guarantees the puppy to be in good health at the time of purchase. Vaccination schedule: Da22Pv due every 3 weeks to 16 weeks, Rabies at 16 weeks, or older.

If upon examination by a licensed veterinarian within 2 working days of sale the puppy is found to have any health or hereditary problems seller agrees to replace the puppy as soon as one is available if the buyer wishes, or if a puppy will not be available in a reasonable amount of time the seller has the option of refunding the purchase price on the return of the puppy in the same condition as puppy was on leaving the premises. Puppy must be returned in good health. Should a hereditary based physical abnormality which hampers the this pups quality of life appear within 1 year of age the seller will replace the puppy with one of equal value. The seller is to be notified within the pups first year. The seller is not responsible for veterinarian bills, injuries that may occur to the puppy, transportation or any damages. If the puppy is not spayed or neutered between 5 and 6 months of age, the health guarantee is null and void and the seller has the right to reclaim possession and ownership of the puppy/dog at any time without notice.

It is agreed by contract to return puppy/dog to Laurel Grench and or Art Neal at anytime in the future should buyer not be able to keep and care for puppy/dog properly for any reason. Puppy/dog is never to be surrendered to an animal shelter, rescue, or shelter group for any reason.

Adopter agrees to supply puppy/dog with appropriate quality food for puppy/dogs age and condition, water, shelter and all basic care including vaccinations, parasite control, and heartworm preventative for the life of the dog.

Should Adopter breach any of the agreements contained in this Adoption Contract, Laurel Grench and or Art Neal shall have the right to rescind this Adoption Contract and demand return of this dog. Puppy/dog to be returned within 12 days. Should Adopter fail to return dog to Laurel Grench or partners may seek an Order from a Court of competent jurisdiction for the return of said dog and liquidated damages from Adopter in the amount of $1500.00 in addition to any sum paid for this dog pursuant to this Adoption Contract plus attorney's fees and court costs.

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.  Adopter consents to personal jurisdiction of the Circuit Court of Macoupin County, Illinois.  In the event that any term, provision, or paragraph of this agreement is, or is declared void, unenforceable, or illegal, this shall not affect or impair the balance of the terms of this agreement.

It is recommended to take the puppy to obedience puppy/dog classes as soon as possible. Book recommendations; Cesar Milan’s “Cesar’s Way” and Monks of New Skeet “The Art of Raising a Puppy” An excellent website and training facility is DarnFar Ranch in IL. They have many flyers on training tips, please check out their website.

Fortiflora, a probiotic, is recommended for first couple weeks. We have been feeding ______________________.Fromm grain free: Lamb and Lentil, or Surf and Turf. Earthborn: Coastal Catch and Meadow Feast kibble for all life stages is also recommended. A small bag of the puppy’s food has been supplied.

Seller: Laurel Grench and/or Art Neal, 4609 Hopkins Lane, Brighton IL 62012
Home: 618-372-7547 Cell (which is not reliable in our area) 618-980-0319

Adopter Signature and acceptance of terms listed above:___________________________________

Please print; Name, Address, and Phone:________________________________________________