Terms & Guarantee

Evenstar Hounds Terms & Guarantee

Your new puppy is guaranteed to be virus free for three business days from the date the puppy is received. Although we have done everything we can to prevent these things, parasites, worms, coccidia, giardia are all common problems in animals, especially young puppies. These can be treated; therefore these are excluded from this guarantee. A visit with your own vet within three business days is recommended to confirm the health of your new puppy. If any parasites are found, treatment is the purchaser’s responsibility. It is the buyer’s responsibility to inspect the puppy fully at pickup .For puppies that are shipped a Veterinarian issued Health Certificate will be provided. Puppies will not be refunded and vet bills will not be paid for things such as, mismarks, umbilical hernias or anything non health related. We recommend the buyer to maintain monthly heartworm and flea and tick preventative measures at the age indicated by his/her veterinarian. This puppy/dog is not to be surrendered to an animal shelter or to be sold or given to another party without breeder consent. In the event the buyer can no longer assume care for this puppy/dog, the buyer agrees to contact the breeder to assist in placing the puppy/dog or to arrange return to the breeder. This guarantee is ONLY valid for the seller listed below. It is NON transferable .This dog/puppy has a guarantee that the hips will not receive a grade of moderate or severe for Hip dysplasia or elbow dysplasia, or fails a CERF at 26 months of age from the OFA, or we will apply the full purchase price of your puppy toward the price of a replacement puppy of your choice from a future Evenstar Hounds litter. (Replacement puppy will be provided when available, or should you choose to wait, must be received within 12 months of notifying us.) If the replacement puppy has a higher adoption fee, you will be responsible for the difference. If replacement puppy has a lower adoption fee, no refund will be made. Evenstar Hounds will not be responsible for any travel/shipping expenses (returning or receiving replacement puppy.) Replacement puppy will be considered final; no guarantee will be given on a replacement puppy. OFA certification must be completed before 26 months of age. Only one replacement is allowed .To qualify for a replacement puppy with our 26 month guarantee, all of the following conditions must be met: You received a statement from the OFA stating that your dog received a grade of moderate or severe for hip dysplasia. Dog has never been bred, even if puppies were not born or were not registered if produced. Dog and AKC papers are returned to us. If you choose to keep your dog, he/she must be spayed or neutered. The original AKC papers must be returned to us, along with a signed statement from the vet with the date the spay/neuter was performed. There must be no signs of injury, abuse, neglect, dog was not overweight, under weight and has not been used in agility, running, jumping or over exercised during their growth period of 24 months. We will only honor digital x-rays to be submitted to the OFA for evaluation. Please ask your vet for a cd copy of the x-rays so that you can send the pictures of the x-ray to us via email. All the dogs vet records, x-rays, etc must be sent to my vet for her opinion before a replacement puppy will be considered. Any signs of abuse or failure to follow the above conditions will void this guarantee.. Claim for a replacement puppy shall be in writing and shall be accompanied by the following: A copy of this guarantee If the buyer is not retaining puppy/dog, he/she must submit original AKC registration certificate, showing name of the original owner and must sign ownership back to the breeder OFA certification of hip/elbow defect, as described above or written diagnosis by a qualified veterinarian. We do NOT PAY THE VET BILLS FOR YOUR DOG AT ANY POINT IN ITS LIFE. If your dog has hip or elbow dysplasia we cover the costs of a replacement puppy, NOT the vet bills. There are no other guarantees given, either stated verbally or implied with this dog/puppy. This guarantee will ONLY be honored to the ORIGINAL purchaser and is non transferable. If at any time during  your dogs life you are unable to keep him/her we will assist you in finding him/her a new home. If necessary, you may return him to us however no refund or replacement will be given. Evenstar Hounds  Is not responsible for any vet expenses, OFA or any other expenses incurred by you, the buyer. WE DO NOT COVER ANY SHIPPING COSTS OR EXPENSES AT ANY POINT IN TIME! THIS GUARANTEE HOLDS NO CASH VALUE- THIS GUARANTEE IS FOR A REPLACEMENT PUPPY FROM Evenstar Hounds ONLY THANK YOU!

*By purchasing a puppy you automatically agree to our terms and guarantee. At any time you may be asked to sign a copy of this agreement.

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