Health Warranty and Contract


NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT 

ALL deposits are non-refundable unless the puppy is found to have a medical issue that will keep the Cockapoo Puppy from being a quality lifelong companion.  SELLER reserves the right to return a deposit if the home is found to not be in the best interests of the Cockapoo Puppy. 

PICK-UP 

Puppy is to be picked up before it is nine weeks of age.  That if, and in the event the cockapoo puppy is not picked up by the time the puppy is 9 weeks old, then and in that event, the deposit will be forfeited.  ALL deposits are non-refundable unless the puppy is found to have a medical issue that will keep the puppy from being a quality lifelong companion.  M & K Cockapoo, LLC reserves the right to return a deposit if the home is found to not be in the best interests of the puppy. PayPal invoices can be sent for deposits; however, a $15 surcharge will be added to cover fees charged by PayPal.  All payments are to be made only in cash, money order, certified bank check, PayPal ($15 surcharge fee applies to balance due), Venmo ($10 Venmo fee will apply to balance due), or cash (only accepted form of payment at pick-up).   ALL forms of payment to be made payable to M & K Cockapoos of MS.  If fees are not collected at deposit for puppy, they will be added to the final balance to be paid at pick-up.  If a puppy is being picked up by ground transport, final payment and payment for the transport and required health certificate must be paid prior to pick-up.  The final payment options will be limited to Venmo and Apple pay.  If, and in the event the buyer isn't at the delivery location when the transporter arrives, the seller reserves the right to have the puppy returned at the buyer's expense, final payment less expenses refunded, buyer deposit forfeited, and relist the puppy for sale.  Ground transportation option must be chosen in written form no later than 2 weeks prior to pick-up.  Electing this option will require a notarized contract mailed to us prior to pick-up.

VETERINARIAN EXAM 

BUYER agrees to have the Cockapoo Puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within 5 days of arrival.  SELLER will provide the original health record of the animal to BUYER upon delivery.   SELLER represents that at the time of delivery the Cockapoo Puppy will be current on vaccinations and will be free of parasites.  

CONTAGIOUS/INFECTIOUS HEREDITARY DISEASE GUARANTEE   

BUYER will present the original contract to SELLER in order to obtain refunds on any portion of this guarantee.   If at any time within 5 days following the sale and delivery of a companion dog to the purchaser, a licensed veterinarian certifies the Cockapoo Puppy to be unfit for purchase due to a non-congenital cause or condition, or within 12 months certifies the Cockapoo Puppy to be unfit for purchase due to a genetic or hereditary cause or condition, BUYER has the right to elect one of the following remedies:      

  • Return the Cockapoo Puppy and receive a refund of the purchase price; or              
  • Retain the Cockapoo Puppy and to receive reimbursement for veterinary fees incurred before the BUYER’s receipt of the veterinary certification and the future cost of veterinary fees to be incurred in curing or attempting to cure the Cockapoo Puppy, such reimbursement not to exceed 50% of the purchase price including sales tax; or               
  • Return  the Cockapoo Puppy to SELLER and  receive in exchange a Cockapoo Puppy of BUYER’s choice, of equivalent value if a Cockapoo puppy is available; or      
  • If the Cockapoo Puppy dies within 5days of delivery to BUYER, BUYER may receive a full refund of the purchase price, including sales tax, for the Cockapoo Puppy.  Alternatively, BUYER may obtain a new Cockapoo Puppy of BUYER’s choice of equivalent value if available.  In either instance, BUYER will be reimbursed for veterinary fees incurred before the death of the Cockapoo Puppy if the death occurs within 5 days of delivery to BUYER, except where death occurs by accident or injury sustained during that period.  The seller’s liability for veterinary fees under this option must not exceed 50% of the purchase price, including sales tax, of the Cockapoo Puppy.  

SELLER shall accept the veterinary certification of unfitness delivered by BUYER within 7 days following delivery of the Cockapoo Puppy. The certification must contain:      

  • Name of the owner;      
  • the date/dates of examination;                  
  • the breed, color, sex and age of the Cockapoo Puppy           
  • a statement of the veterinarian findings;                   
  • a statement that the veterinarian certifies the Cockapoo Puppy to be unfit for purchase;
  • an itemized statement of veterinary fees incurred as of the date of the certification;      
  • all x-rays, documentation and veterinarian findings relating to the health defect             
  • where the Cockapoo Puppy is curable, the estimated fee to cure the Cockapoo Puppy;      
  • where the Cockapoo Puppy has died, a statement setting forth the probable cause of death; and            
  • the name and address of the certifying veterinarian and the date of the certification. 

When BUYER presents a veterinary certification of unfitness to SELLER, SELLER must confirm BUYER’s election or remedy in writing.  Where the Cockapoo Puppy has died, the veterinarian shall hold the carcass until SELLER is reached to make arrangements for autopsy.  No refunds will be given at any time for travel to/from veterinarians, shipping puppy/dog, x-rays, laboratory fees, any treatments, medications or any veterinarian fees/care  unless outlined above. SELLER guarantees for a period of one (1) year from the puppy’s date of birth that the puppy shall be free from *permanently debilitating or life-threatening hereditary and congenital disorders.  (*Permanently debilitating is defined here as blindness or inability to walk or a heart or lung defect.)  This guarantee does not cover non-life threatening or temporary disorders including, but not limited to umbilical hernia, cherry eye or uneven bite.  If within this period BUYER seeks a refund due to a hereditary or congenital condition affecting the Cockapoo Puppy, SELLER must be notified immediately of the Cockapoo Puppy’s condition by being provided with a printed and signed copy of the Cockapoo Puppy’s complete medical history and prognosis from the licensed veterinarian who examined the Cockapoo Puppy and diagnosed its condition.  SELLER retains the right to have the Puppy’s condition validated by a veterinarian of SELLER’s choosing.  Such validation will occur within 60 days of delivery of the Cockapoo Puppy’s medical history to SELLER.  Upon validation of the Cockapoo Puppy’s condition, SELLER shall refund the original purchase price of the Puppy to the Buyer within 60 days.  Proof of neuter/spay (performed at the expense of BUYER) must be provided to SELLER before said refund can be honored. This portion of the guarantee is null/void if puppy is not neutered/spayed on or before the Cockapoo puppy’s 8 month birth date as agreed in the Spay/Neuter clause below.   Proof from the veterinarian of spay/neuter as well as the original contract will be required should BUYER need to utilize the hereditary/congenital defect guarantee portion of the contract.  Original contract must also be presented at time of incident.  If any of this contract/guarantee is utilized at any time during the contract period, a non-disclosure agreement must be signed, notarized, and mailed before any funds are refunded.  PLEASE NOTE: at no time, in any part of this guarantee, do we guarantee against conditions brought on by environmental changes, stress or exposure to adverse conditions that we cannot control once the puppy leaves our care.  If the puppy shows no signs or symptoms of a problem we do not and cannot treat them.  Therefore, we do not guarantee against Hypoglycemia, Coccidiosis, Giardia, Parasites (Internal or External), Viral, Bacterial or Fungal Infections or Ear Mites.     

BUYER AGREEMENTS BUYER will maintain the puppy in good condition according to veterinarian recommendations, including but not limited to adherence to a regular immunization schedule, heartworm preventative, spay/neuter, proper nutrition/weight for age and structure, annual worming, and flea prevention.  Dog should be tested for internal parasites every three months until one year of age and twice yearly thereafter. BUYER agrees to keep the puppy/dog as an indoor family member, never leaving the puppy/dog outside unsupervised in a yard unfenced or tied outside. The Cockapoo Puppy is not to be kept in a small crate or cage except for crate training or house training. BUYER agrees to keep the puppy in a safe, clean environment.     

MISCELLANEOUS If BUYER is no longer able to care for the Cockapoo Puppy at any time during the dog’s lifetime, the BUYER agrees to find a loving home for the Cockapoo Puppy or return the Cockapoo Puppy to SELLER.  It is not implied any monies will be refunded when the Cockapoo Puppy is surrendered to SELLER.  SELLER will take into consideration the following when considering a refund 1) overall health of dog, 2) veterinarian records provided, 3) age of the dog, 4) temperament of the dog. SELLER makes no guarantees regarding the size or color of the Cockapoo Puppy.  It is understood and agreed to by the parties to this agreement that this agreement and the purchase and sale of the Cockapoo Puppy shall fall under the jurisdiction of the laws of the city of Kosciusko in the state of Mississippi and that any matters with respect to this Agreement shall be dealt with as per the laws governing this location.  This agreement is non-transferable. It is only in effect for the original BUYER whose name appears on this contract.  By signing this agreement, I acknowledge that I have read, understand and agree to abide by the terms listed above.
Seller: ______________________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________
Purchaser: ___________________________________________________________________ Date: ____________________ _________By initialing BUYER grants SELLER permission to use any photos sent via email/USPS on future websites.