Health Guarantee & Puppy Contract
1.The Breeder guarantees that this puppy is a purebred Labrador Retriever, registerable with the American Kennel Club [AKC]. We have made every effort to provide you with a healthy puppy, and we take pride in finding loving homes for each and every pup. The Breeder also guarantees that your puppy is current on necessary vaccinations and declared in good health prior to being released to the Buyer.
2.At the time of sale, this puppy is considered to be of “Pet Quality”. This pup has been bred as a companion animal.
3.It is the Buyer’s responsibility to have the puppy vet checked within 72 hours of Buyer receiving the puppy. The Breeder does not guarantee against any communicable diseases beyond the 72 hours of Buyer receiving the puppy. The Breeder guarantees the puppy for 1 year from the date of birth against any genetic defects that would be life threatening to the dog. This genetic health guarantee is for all internal organs and issues that were not visible on routine physical examinations.
4.The puppy is guaranteed against genetic hip dysplasia for a period of 1 year from the date of birth. Abbey’s Labradors does NOT guarantee your dog’s hips against any form of dysplasia which is attributed to non-genetic causes, such as injuries, obesity, malnutrition, neglect, etc.
5.This guarantee is non-transferable, and is valid only to the original purchaser stated in this contract. This guarantee is for a replacement puppy only, and holds no cash value.
6.The Buyer agrees that the dog will live with the Buyer and his/her family. The Buyer also agrees that he/she is not an agent for another person or business on this purchase. The Buyer fully understands that this puppy is being purchased with Limited AKC.
7.We have started your puppy on NuVet Vitamins and strongly recommend that your puppy stays on the Vitamins until they are at least 2 years of age. If you keep your puppy on NuVet Vitamins for 1 year, we will extend this guarantee for 1 more year. These Vitamins will give your puppy what they need as he/she grows into an adult.
8.It is also the Buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the Dog is kept current on all regular vet checkups and vaccinations. Also to provide the Dog with a well-balanced diet and vitamins.
9.The Breeder makes no other guarantees, verbal or implied, unless specifically stated in the written agreement, signed by both parties. Also the Breeder is not responsible for the temperament of the puppy as it is often a result of environment after the time of purchase.
At the time of purchase, both parties will be required to sign a copy of the health guarantee.
If you are interested in viewing a full copy of this health guarantee, please email us at:
We ship our pups through the United Airlines, out of Grand Rapids [GRR] or Detroit. [Will NOT ship from any other airline.] Shipping cost about $500 - $600 anywhere within the US. US shipping only!
Pups have to be 8 weeks old to be shipped and will include:
*Airline Approved Travel Crate
*Health Certificate issues by Vet
We are also willing to meet or deliver the puppy to you. This could cost as much as shipping the puppy.
If you have any other questions, please give us a call or email us from the contact page.
Puppy Pick up Information:
We allow our puppies to go to their new homes at 7-8 weeks old.
Each puppy will come with:
*Limited AKC registration papers
*2 year Health Guarantee
*3 Generation Litter Certificate
*Dew Claws removed [by the vet]
* Full Vet exam at 6 weeks old
*1st Vaccine shot - given by the vet
*De-wormed at 2, 4, & 6 weeks old
*Sample of Diamond Naturals Large Breed Puppy food
*3 day supply of NuVet Vitamins
*Puppy Starter Kit & Records.
Purebred Labrador Puppies
blanket color, toys and bag color will vary.
[remainder is due in full in cash on pick up or before puppy is shipped]
Deposit payment is accepted in the following:
*Square - 3% charge
Deposits are non-refundable, unless the litter doesn't produce the sex and/or color requested.
Abbey's Labradors reserves the right to 1st pick of any litter.