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BORDER COLLIE PUPPY CONTRACT
Possum Hollow Enterprises
Vicki P. Hughes w 371 CC Lovelace Road w Rutherfordton NC 28139 w 828-429-6388

This contract is between the seller, Possum Hollow Enterprises and the Buyer:
(name) ________________________________________________(phone)(_____)_____-__________ .
(address)____________________________________________________________________________ 

Puppy's sire
: ________________________________ Puppy's dam: ________________________________
DOB: ___________________
  Sex of Puppy: ___Male   ___ Female         Color: ___________________________ 
Payment: A deposit of $_________ has been received for the puppy described above.  The balance of $________ will be due when the puppy is picked up.  Deposits are nonrefundable but may be transferred to another litter.   Deposits are nonrefundable and nontransferable on any puppy older than 6 weeks.   Once you have selected a puppy your deposit will no longer be transferable.  This deposit will hold the selected puppy until 8 weeks of age. If the puppy is not picked up or can't be shipped because of weather, an additional fee of $5 per day will be charged to cover board and early training. 
Health Guarantee
: The puppy is guaranteed to have regular deworming, all shots recommended to age of puppy when picked up, and flea, tick and heartworm preventive (through the dam's milk up to weaning and then Revolution). The puppy will be started on premium quality dry food, dietary supplements and/or glucosamine supplements for strong joints and optimum growth. The puppy is guaranteed to be free of genetic hip and eye defects until the age of 26 months.   The dog must be tested by a certified Veterinary Optometrist and CERF tested for the eye guarantee to be valid. The puppy must be fed a low protein diet (23% or less) from the age of 3-4 months to the age of 26 months and restricted from excessive stress on joints as a result of strenuous exercise for the Hip guarantee to be valid.  The dog must be PennHip'ed for certification and rating for the hip guarantee to be valid. The buyer is responsible for paying all costs associated with testing.  If the dog is diagnosed with PRA, CEA or CHD, no refund will be provided however the dog will be replaced with a puppy or dog of comparable value as soon as one becomes available.  The defective dog must be returned to the breeder.   If the breeder allows the buyer to keep the dog proof of neutering/spaying must be provided prior to replacement.  Delivery costs for shipping a replacement puppy and/or returning the defective puppy/dog will be paid by the buyer. The breeder is not responsible for any expenses related to the raising or training of the dog prior to hip and eye testing or for any veterinary costs.
Feeding Requirements
:  Because of the close relationship between diet and CHD, the buyer agrees to feed their puppy 1/2 Flint River Ranch dogfood (mixed with 1/2 dry food of their choice) and provide NuVet Plus supplements to their puppy on a daily basis until the puppy is two years old in order for the Health Guarantee to be valid.  

PHF Stockdog Guarantee
:  The puppy is guaranteed to show interest in working livestock by the age of 12 months.  If it does not show interest in working livestock,  it will be replaced with a new puppy when available. The original dog purchased must be returned. 
Registration
: All PHF Border Collie litters will be registered with ABCA.  The buyer agrees that when they transfer the registration to their name, they will maintain the registered name of the dog with the prefix PHF within the Registered name of the dog. (Example: PHF Bob). 
Return Guarantee
If at any time during the life of any dog purchased at PHF you no longer want your dog, we will take your dog back with the following terms:  PHF will not provide financial compensation for the dog and we must have space available.  The dog must not have developed any dysfunctional behaviors (such as biting people, climbing fences, excessive barking, etc.).  The buyer must pay for all costs associated with return of the dog to PHF.  The dog must be current on all shots and tested negative for Bordatella (kennel cough) prior to being brought to PHF
.  If PHF is unable to take your dog back, we will do everything possible  to help you sell or re-home your dog.   PHF will not reimburse the buyer for the cost of the puppy, training or other expenses incurred prior to the return of the puppy.  Delivery costs for shipping puppies back are the responsibility of the buyer.  
Shipping Agreement:   Click this link to go read the Shipping Agreement.  I understand and agree to all information included in the shipping agreement.  I understand that once my dog has been delivered to the departing airport, PHF is no longer responsible for it's safety, health or well-being.  I understand that it is my choice to have my dog shipped and that I am solely responsible for any problems incurred during shipping or after as a result of shipping.

I, the undersigned, understand and agree to all of the terms specified in the above contract.

Breeder Signature __________________________ Date ____________  
Buyer Signature ___________________________ Date _____________

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