Puppy Guarantee- It is agreed between Seller and Buyer as follows:  

(Seller)                                                                            (Buyer)  
Address:                                                                         Address:
Phone:                                                                             Phone:   
1.DESCRIPTION OF DOG:                                                                               MC #  
Breed: German Shepherd Dog       DOB:                                           
Sex:                          Color:
                           Sire:                                               Dam:  

2. SELLER'S REPRESENTATIONS The following representations and conditions apply to the sale of the aforementioned dog.
A. As of the date of this agreement, Puppy is free from communicable disease.
B. Buyer is completely satisfied with and waives any and all claims regarding the dog's conformation, and outward appearance
(meaning the dog meets the breed standard at this age).                                                                      

This dog, identified in Section 1, is being sold for the sum of $________ and will be placed on limited registration. Full registration
will be granted only if hips are certified by OFA to be fair or better and a minimum of an AKC CGC is obtained.               
B. The puppy will be registered as ___________________ von Hartwin  with AKC. (but may give any call name he wishes). This
contract is null and void if at any time the registration name is changed with AKC.
C. If sellers life situation changes and cannot keep pup for any reason, at any age, seller and or breeder will have first right of refusal.
D. Never under any circumstances will buyer transfer ownership or surrender him/her to another party without first contacting seller.
E. Seller requests Buyer to furnish photos, copies of awards, and other achievements to use on our website. I also request periodic
updates on how he or she is doing as we love to watch them grow. To better our breeding program and maintain our standards,
please notify me with any health problems as well.

This contract applies to the original puppy only and is non transferable to a second party.
B. No replacement puppy will be given if the male or female has been bred.
C. Buyer is responsible for transportation costs to and from Von Hartwin Kennel of any said puppy.

X-ray films of the pups hips, showing proper positioning, and meeting OFA standards, must be submitted to OFA for evaluation at the
owners expense, by 26 months. If in OFA' s evaluation, the pup shows evidence of Hip/Elbow dysplasia, the buyer can choose from
one of the following options. All shipping costs will be the responsibility of the buyer.
A. Return the pup, and receive a replacement pup from the next available litter, not necessarily of the same breeding.
B. Keep the pup, and receive 1/2 off the purchase price of a replacement pup. Proof of neuter before honoring.
By signing this contract, the buyer acknowledges they have been informed young bones do not properly calcify until 12 months of age.
Buyer acknowledges we will guarantee the hips and elbows until 26 months of age, providing the buyer agrees they will not allow
environmental conditions to adversely affect the development of the hip and elbow structure. Buyer will provide a certified nutritionally
complete food that will not promote excessive growth or obesity. Buyer will provide regular moderate exercise. The buyer is aware if
they allow the dog to engage in activities that would stress the hips before the age of 10 months the hip and elbow guarantee
becomes null and void. Activities include, but not exclusively, exercise on hard unyielding surfaces, continuous running, repetitive
jumping, training in competitive dog sports, or any activity that may cause injury.
The hip guarantee is null and void if the dog or bitch has been breed.

6. TESTICLE GUARANTEE for show or breeding prospects.
If the male pup does not have both testicles down by the age of 6 months, the buyer can choose from the following options:
A. Return the pup, and receive a replacement pup from the next available litter, not necessarily of the same breeding.
B. Keep the pup, and receive 1/2 off the purchase price of a replacement pup. Proof of neuter before honoring.

B. Buyer agrees to maintain this dog in good health, provide routine preventative health care including, but not limited to, inoculation,
internal and external parasites, and - where indicated - heart worm preventative.
C. Buyer further agrees to provide proper exercise in order to maintain this dog or bitch in proper weight and physical condition.
D. Buyer agrees to provide proper housing from the elements at all times and will never put this dog on a chain or allow it to ride
unsecured in the back of a pickup truck.
E. Buyer agrees to not breed this dog until till the hips have been OFA certified fair or better and a minimum of a CGC is obtained.
G. And finally...Buyer agrees that he/she understands this contract fully, and that this contract is under the jurisdiction of the State of
Kansas, in the county of Jackson.

Seller_____________________________ Date_________          Buyer_________________________________ Date________