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Please print out 2 copies of this contract and mail to ACC Ranch.

1) Purchasing A Puppy:

a. Buyer agrees to deposit $________, to reserve the right to purchase a specific puppy prior to its eligibility for purchase.

b. This is only a deposit towards the purchase price of $_______.

c. The puppy and registration papers for that specific puppy will remain the property of the ACC Ranch until full payment is made.

d. The balance of $__________must to be paid seven days prior to the shipping date or puppy availability date below.

e. Puppy availability date or shipping date is _____________________.

f. In the event that the puppy becomes ill or dies after a deposit has been made, ACC Ranch will allow Buyer first choice of a puppy from the next available litter.

g. Buyer's reservation expires on the above availability date or seven days prior to the shipping date if the balance is not paid in full on or before the applicable date; releasing that specific puppy to be available for purchase by others.

h. All deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE, but can be transferred to a future puppy.

i. Shipping costs are additional and the sole responsibility of Buyer.

j. A kenneling fee of $7.00 per day will be charged if puppy is not picked up or shipped on the availability date.

2) Wait List:

a. Buyer agrees to deposit $________, to be placed on a wait list.

b. Once a puppy is identified the deposit will be treated as in Section 1 above.

c. What type of puppy should you be contacted for?


The deposit is good for exactly 18 months from the signature. IF ACC Ranch does not have a litter of the puppy specified above for 18 months after the deposit is received, ACC Ranch will refund your deposit. IF you CHOOSE not to pick a puppy the deposit will NOT be refunded.

3) Family Member -- Your puppy is a family member whom you agree:

a. shall be provided an ample supply of clean water and a premium dog food diet;

b. will be provided all necessary and appropriate veterinary services, at Buyer's sole expense;

c. will be protected from injury and will not be allowed to roam free in the community;

d. shall be maintained in a fenced in area with adequate shelter or inside the home with regular exercise; and who

e. may be removed from your home if severe neglect or abuse is discovered.

4) Mandatory Medical Exam:

a. The Buyer must have their puppy examined by a licensed Veterinarian no later than three (3) business days from the date of receipt at Buyers sole expense. We recommend bringing a fecal sample to this examination.

b. Failure to have the puppy examined as directed above within three days of receipt, results in voiding of all guarantees set out is Section 5 below.

c. Should your veterinarian determine that the puppy is in poor health or detect any physical issues that require further veterinary care other than required immunizations and/or treatment for any type of parasite or bacteria whether internal or external YOU MUST CONTACT US WITHIN 48 HOURS.

d. Failure to contact ACC Ranch within 48 hours is deemed a waiver of the Guarantee set forth in Section 5 below.

5) The Guarantee:

a. Every effort has been made to ensure that your puppy is healthy at the time of purchase.

b. ACC Ranch guarantees this animal to be the breed specified at sale and registered or registerable to that breed association, unless otherwise specified herein.

c. ACC Ranch guarantees the puppy to be free of any liens or encumbrances resulting from terms of the stud contract, veterinary fees, leases or co-ownerships.

d. ACC Ranch guarantees that all shots are current and deworming has been completed as noted on puppy's health record.

e. ACC Ranch guarantees the puppy to live at least one year. If the puppy dies before one year of age the body must be autopsied by a licensed veterinarian and the resulted certified by an ACC Ranch designated veterinarian. If the cause of death is linked to a genetic birth defect the puppy will be replaced within the terms set forth in Section 7 below.

f. ACC Ranch guarantees for five days from the date of possession against Parvovirus, Distemper, and Hepatitis. If the puppy is diagnosed with Parvovirus, an IGG and IGM Blood Antibody Titer Test must be performed by a licensed veterinarian at Buyer's expense and the results furnished to ACC Ranch within two weeks of date of possession.

g. The puppy is guaranteed for one year against eye retina displacement, thyroid, heart disease, and patellae requiring surgery.

h. The puppy is further guaranteed against severe genetic hip dysplasia and to be free of life threatening congenital defects until the date of its second birthdate.

i. Should the puppy be diagnosed with one of the conditions noted above the abnormality must be identified by a licensed veterinarian and confirmed by ACC Ranch's designated veterinarian.

j. Upon confirmation, the puppy may be returned to ACC Ranch after receipt of the afflicted dog ACC Ranch will replace the animal as soon as practicable and within the terms set forth in Section 7 below.

k. Under no circumstances is Buyer entitled to a refund of the purchase price or veterinarian bills.

6) Conditions NOT Guaranteed Against:

a. A diagnosis of Coccidiosis, Giardia, parasites, or any other bacterial infection that does not render the puppy unhealthy.

b. Hip and joint problems caused by overfeeding, not maintaining proper weight, not feeding quality food, over exercising, and other factors that are out of the control of ACC Ranch.

c. The following are faults known at time of purchase and are accordingly not guaranteed against: _________________________________________________.

7) Replacement/Return -- In the event that Buyer becomes eligible for a replacement puppy, it shall be given on the following terms:

a. At no time will a puppy be replaced without the original puppy being returned to ACC Ranch.

b. The puppy must be returned to ACC Ranch along with, if not already supplied, all health records or other veterinarian related materials must also be supplied to ACC Ranch. This includes but is not limited to a written, legible, and signed veterinary report, complete history, lab report(s), and or pathology report, from a licensed laboratory.

c. If ACC Ranch, in its sole subjective decision, determines that Buyer cannot be provided with a suitable replacement, Buyer will be refunded the original purchase price.

8) Registration and Breeding -- Puppies shall not be used for breeding purposes and are sold with American Kennel Club Limited Registration status.

a. Limited Registration allows a dog to be entered in AKC competition events, but does not allow for the registration of offspring. For more information, consult the AKC directly.

b. Prior to providing registration papers to Buyer all puppies must be spayed/neutered. Buyer should consult with their veterinarian to determine the appropriate spay/neuter age for their particular animal.

c. To obtain registration papers, Buyer must provide proof of spay/neuter, along with a copy of this contract, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to ACC Ranch. ACC Ranch will then provide registration papers to Buyer.

d. Not all puppies are registered. Buyer should inquire with ACC Ranch regarding their specific animal.

9) Ownership:

a. Buyer agrees that ACC Ranch retains through this contract a first right of refusal. Thus, should Buyer ever decide to part with their dog, they will contact ACC Ranch prior to selling, abandoning, or otherwise dispossession themselves of their dog and allow ACC Ranch the opportunity to retake possession.

i. Buyer agrees that this dog will never be surrendered to a shelter or humane society.

ii. Should Buyer no longer be able to care for the dog, Buyer must notify ACC Ranch immediately.

iii. ACC Ranch may choose to take the dog back or to assist in finding a suitable home for the dog.

b. From date of possession Buyer accepts complete and total responsibility for the health and wellbeing of the animal.

c. Puppies are not sold on a trial basis. If the puppy does not work out at Buyer's home, within the first five days, ACC Ranch will take the puppy back and may assess a service charge of 40% to cover the costs associated with retaking, kenneling, and obtaining a new home for the puppy.

d. Should Buyer fail to meet any and all terms of this agreement, ACC Ranch may retake possession of the animal. Any costs associated with such retaking such as but not limited to attorney fees, court costs, traveling, and shipping expenses shall be the cost of Buyer and Buyer agrees to refund such costs to ACC Ranch within thirty days of invoice.

10) No Other Warranties -- this is the entire agreement there are no other warranties or guarantees written or implied.

11) Attorney fees -- In the event that ACC Ranch must obtain legal assistance to enforce or defend itself for any action based on this agreement any other reason arising out of this agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney's fees and costs.

12) Forum and Venue -- This agreement shall be construed under and in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, Buyer consents to resolve any legal action in the State Courts of Minnesota .

13) Legal Construction -- In case any one or more of the provisions contained in this agreement shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, the invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions and this agreement shall be construed as if the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never been contained in it.

14) Non-Disparagement -- Each party agrees to take no action, make no public statement, or publish no written remarks which are intended, or would reasonably be expected, to harm the other's reputation or which would reasonably be expected to lead to unwanted or unfavorable publicity.

I have read and understand the terms, conditions, and guarantees of this contract and I agree to be place on a wait list, place a deposit, or purchase based on those terms, conditions, and guarantees.

I specifically wish to contract for:

Type of Puppy: _________________ Preferred Sex: _________ Collar Color: ______________

Litter Damn Name: _____________________ Litter Sire Name: _________________________

Buyer’s Name: _________________________________________________________________

Buyer address: _________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________________

Buyer Phone: _______________________ E-Mail: ____________________________________

1st Choice Airport ship to: __________________ 2nd Choice Airport: ______________________

Names to be put on website: ______________________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________ Date:___________

Seller: ACC Ranch

Seller address: _________________________________________________________________

Seller E-Mail: accranch@hughes.net Seller Phone: 320-573-3553_________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________ Date:___________

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