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Puppy Deposit Agreement

Puppy Deposit Agreement To Hold a Puppy until Puppy Reaches Age Ready for Pickup


Litter #:____________________ Type of Registration: ____________________ Breed: CHIHUAHUA
DOB:___________ SEX:__________Color:_________________ Price of Puppy:_____________
Deposit Price: $500.00 USD Balance Owed:_____________ Date Puppy should be paid in full:____________________
Tentative puppy pick up date:__________________


Deposit Price: $500.00 USD to hold puppy (described above) on Date:__________with the intent to purchase chosen puppy by the time the puppy reaches 12 weeks** of age (**PLEASE NOTE...chihuahua puppies are small and we only allow them to leave when we feel they are totally ready. Occasionally your puppy may need to stay an extra week or two for his/her wellbeing but 12 weeks is the typical age of pickup). If the puppy is not paid for in full (including the rest of the purchase Balance Due:__________owed) by the time puppy reaches __ __ weeks of age, deposit price will be forfeited and is NON REFUNDABLE if you should decide that you no longer wants the puppy chosen to put deposit on.

By placing a deposit you agree to pay the balance by the time the puppy reaches 12 weeks of age, regardless of when he/she is ready to leave. Please note that if a puppy has had ANY hypoglycemic issues, it needs to stay with us until it is 16 weeks of age.The only reason deposit price would be refunded to buyer, would be in the event that the puppy should become too sick to sale or should die, or if our veterinarian finds the puppy unfit for sale. Should this event happen, buyer would have the choice of a monetary refund or choosing another puppy, if one is available.

The Seller reserves the right to void this transaction and refund the deposit if we learn of any reason why Buyer might not be suitable for the puppy –( i.e. Buyer is found to be an animal abuser, violent person, representative of a Pet Store, representative of a pharmaceutical research laboratory etc.).

By signing below, Buyer states that he/she has read the aforementioned Deposit Contract AND has read our puppy sale contract and health guarantee and is in complete agreement. Buyer agrees that he/she understands this contract fully and understands that this contract is under the jurisdiction of the State of Colorado, in the County of La Plata. It is agreed that the place on venue shall be in La Plata County, Colorado.

Thank you for purchasing a puppy from us! We hope that you enjoy your new family member from Knockout Chihuahuas. We wish you many years of good health and happiness.

Seller’s Signature:__________________________________ Date:_______________________

Buyer’s Signature:__________________________________ Date: _______________________

Buyer’s Printed Name:_______________________________ Phone:______________________

Buyer’s Address:________________________________________________________________
Please include a copy of your driver's license with this deposit agreement.

If sending this contract through the mail, a copy signed by R Kristi Green will be provided when puppy is picked up and paid in full along with all other paperwork. Please sign this agreement and mail with your deposit money. Deposits are accepted in these forms: Personal Check, Certified Bank Check, US Postal Money Order, Wal-Mart Money Order or Cash. Please make payable to R Kristi Green.


Puppy Spay/Neuter Sales Contract & Health Guarantee


Knockout Chihuahuas


Breeder: Rachel K. Green, e-mail:



The word “Contract” will refer to this document in its entirety. The following contract is between Rachel K Green hereafter referred to as “breeder” and _____________________________________ hereafter referred to as “buyer” for one purebred AKC Chihuahua (described below). No verbal agreement shall be entered into.



CALL NAME AT TIME OF SALE: ___________________________

SEX: MALE FEMALE (circle one)

COLOR & MARKINGS: _______________________________________________________

SIRE: _____________________________________________________________________

DAM: _____________________________________________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH: _____/_____/______ This chihuahua’s AKC # (or litter #): ________________________

Registered name: _____________________________________________________________

Microchip# ___________________________

KNOWN FAULTS AT TIME OF PURCHASE: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ______(buyer initials) The above this chihuahua is being sold with limited AKC Registration. Limited Registration means that the dog is registered but no litters produced by that dog are eligible for registration. Buyer agrees to have this chihuahua spayed/neutered by the time this chihuahua reaches 18 months of age. This dog is NOT to be bred. A dog registered with an AKC Limited Registration shall be ineligible to be entered in conformation breed competition in a licensed or member dog show. It is eligible, however, to be entered in any other licensed or member event. These events include: Obedience, Tracking, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Herding, Lure Coursing, Agility and Earthdog. _____ (buyer initials)


PRICE: A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT of $_____________ has been made on______________________ (date) and this chihuahua will be held until ______________________(date). At this time the balance of the purchase price $_____________________ must be paid in full or the deposit is forfeited and alternative arrangements will be made for the placement of the this chihuahua. NOTE: FINAL PAYMENT AND ANY TRANSPORTATION COSTS MUST BE MADE IN CASH OR VIA BANK CHECK BEFORE OR AT THE TIME THE THIS CHIHUAHUA LEAVES OUR HOME. No exceptions. _____ (buyer initials)


TRANSPORTATION COSTS: All transportation costs will be paid by the buyer. Transportation costs (shipping container, airport delivery charges, and any other expenses involved in the shipping of the this chihuahua) must be pre-paid before the this chihuahua is shipped or delivered.


HEALTH GUARANTEE: To the best of Breeder's knowledge you have purchased a healthy this chihuahua. The this chihuahua is guaranteed to be in excellent health at time of pick-up, this includes vaccinations up to date, and has been de-wormed on a regular basis. The breeder’s vet has made a final vet check of the this chihuahua prior to pick-up. We recommend ensuring your this chihuahua is vaccinated at 10, 14 and 17-18 weeks of age for distemper, parvo and adenovirus. To keep this guarantee valid, Buyer must have the this chihuahua examined by a licensed veterinarian within three (3) business days of receipt of the this chihuahua _______________________ (date) excluding Sunday and holidays. During this initial exam, should your vet find this this chihuahua to be a poor health risk or detect any serious health problems that would require extensive vet care other than the required vaccinations and/or treatment for any type of parasite or bacteria, internal or external, you must contact Breeder within 24 hours. Breeder will replace your this chihuahua with the first available this chihuahua (original this chihuahua needs to be returned) of equal quality, OR you may return the this chihuahua for a full refund. If you exercise this option, this chihuahua must be returned to breeder within 72 hours at buyer’s expense. Buyer must provide Breeder with written documentation from his/her vet stating the health problem and the severity of it. Breeder will not be responsible for vet fees for the initial exam or for any other vet services or bills thereafter. Breeder reserves the right to ask that you acquire a second opinion (breeder will pay for the second opinion if requested). Breeder will not be responsible for any other fees incurred by the Buyer including, but not limited to, shipping expenses. ________(buyer initials)


Your chihuahua is guaranteed until two years of age against any life threatening genetic defects as long as the terms of this contract have been followed. A written statement from a licensed veterinarian will be required if a life threatening genetic defect is found. The seller is entitled to take the dog to a veterinarian of choice for a second opinion. Should the dog die in the care of the buyer before 2 years of age, an autopsy report from a licensed veterinarian determining the cause of death will be required in order to receive a replacement this chihuahua. If the this chihuahua's death is deemed due to injury or improper care, no replacement this chihuahua will be given. ________(buyer initials)


If this this chihuahua dies before 2 years of age, then the body must be autopsied at your state facility. If the cause of death was due to a genetic defect, Breeder will replace this chihuahua with one of equal quality as soon as one becomes available. Buyer must provide Breeder with written documentation stating the autopsy results and all relevant results and reports. ______(buyer initials)


This contract DOES NOT cover Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) - It is the responsibility of the buyer to make sure the this chihuahua is eating and drinking on a regular basis. Please see the last page of this contract for more information on Hypoglycemia. ________(buyer initials) (SEE LAST PAGE)


There is no guarantee of temperament, show quality, size, coat quality, hips, patellas, color, bite, ears, molera, testicles, hernias, calcium drops, hypoglycemia, allergies or skin problems. This this chihuahua is sold as companion quality. _______ (buyer initials)


CONDITIONS: It is agreed between the breeder and the buyer that the this chihuahua is being acquired as a family companion dog. Breeder has provided this this chihuahua with the best possible care, grooming, and socialization, so s/he is off to a good start as a family pet. Buyer agrees the dog will live inside as a member of the family. It will not be crated excessively (more than 10 hours in a 24 hour period). It will receive proper training, feeding, clean water and exercise. Breeder is always available to help with questions regarding training or proper keeping of your Chihuahua. ______(buyer initials)


If, for whatever reason the buyer cannot or does not wish to maintain custody of this Chihuahua (at any time during its lifetime) the breeder should be notified immediately. Buyer agrees that this Chihuahua IS NOT TO BE SOLD OR PLACED ANYWHERE WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT FROM THE BREEDER. Buyer will not trade, or give away the dog, or use it in any experiments, laboratory or otherwise. Under no circumstances is this dog to be surrendered to an animal shelter or rescue organization. The breeder will help assist in any placement of the this chihuahua/dog. THE BREEDER WILL ALWAYS ACCEPT THE THIS CHIHUAHUA/DOG BACK. The breeder wishes to make sure the this chihuahua/dog is well cared for and placed in a proper environment for its whole lifespan. _______ (buyer initials)


Buyer will not use this Chihuahua for breeding. No breeding rights are given/sold to the buyer. Females are not to be bred and males are not to be used at stud. Breeding this Chihuahua also entitles the breeder the right to repossess him/her if not spayed/neutered immediately and proof provided to breeder. Buyer agrees this Chihuahua is being acquired as a family companion. _______ (buyer initials)


Buyer agrees to have this chihuahua spayed/neutered by the time this chihuahua reaches 18 months of age. Spaying or neutering too early can lead to health/structural problems. It is recommended you spay your female approximately 1-2 months after her first heat cycle or neuter males around approximately 12 months of age. Adult dogs must be spayed/neutered within one month from date of purchase. Buyer agrees to supply breeder with a veterinarians letter, on company letterhead, as proof of spay/neuter. _____ (buyer initials)


Buyer understands Breeder will hold AKC papers until proof of spay/neuter has been provided on veterinarian letterhead. ______(buyer initials) LIMITATIONS OF CONTRACT: This contract applies to the original Chihuahua only and is non-transferable to a second party. No replacement this chihuahua will be given or discount given on a future this chihuahua if this contract is breeched in any way. Anything else pertaining to the this chihuahua/dog not stated or covered in this contract may only be done with the breeder’s written consent first. This pup will be with the buyer we originally placed it with or returned to us unless we consent otherwise in writing. ______(buyer initials)


Past the initial 3 day period, cash refunds are not given if a this chihuahua is returned. Buyer understands this is a commitment to this chihuahua. We always try to place our dogs in their forever homes but understand sometimes there are things outside of Buyer's control and we will always accept this chihuahua back if Buyer no longer can or wishes to care for him/her. Buyer understands they have made a commitment to this dog/this chihuahua. _______ (buyer initials)


UNDERSTANDING THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT: The buyer agrees that he/she has read and understands all terms/conditions of this contract. It is agreed that the place of venue shall be in La Plata County, Colorado, should any disagreement need to be settled in court. Any breech of this contract could be detrimental to the name/reputation of the breeder and the breeder shall be entitled to 5 times the original price of the this chihuahua/dog and included but not limited to attorneys fee, court cost and any (all) expenses acquired and the this chihuahua back. All other jurisdictions are asked to accept this contract as legally binding and enforceable. This contract is designed to protect this Chihuahua and the future of the breed, the breeder and the buyer of said Chihuahua. By signing, all parties agree to all clauses of this contract. (buyer initials) I have read and understand all the information stated in the Contract:

SIGNATURE (buyer): _______________________________________________________

BUYER (print): ____________________________________________________________

PHONE (buyer):___________________________________

ADDRESS (buyer): ________________________________________


Please attach copy of buyer’s driver’s license.


SIGNATURE (breeder):


BREEDER (print): ________________________________________________________

DATE: __________________________ TOTAL DUE BY: _______________________ METHOD OF PAYMENT: ______________________ DATE OF DELIVERY: ______________________ Paid in full on: _______________________


HYPOGLYCEMIA: Hypoglycemia is a condition in which the blood sugar level drops to an extremely low level, causing a "sugar attack." When levels of glucose in the blood drop rapidly, the dog's body and brain are deprived of essential nutrients. The results of hypoglycemia can be weakness, seizures, coma, and in severe cases, death. Because Chihuahuas are so small, they can be prone to hypoglycemia, especially when they are very young. Hypoglycemia is usually caused by stress, change of environment, illness, lack of food, or by using up stored energy without it being replenished. It is important to make sure that young puppies and very tiny Chihuahuas eat regularly throughout the day. Another preventative for hypoglycemia is regular feeding of a high-calorie supplement called Nutri-Cal, available at local pet stores or through your vet. Symptoms to look for include vomiting, diarrhea, listlessness, pale to white gums, staggering gait, and refusal to eat. If the dog does not receive treatment for this, the "sugar attack" can progress into the more serious stages of this condition. Behavior such as inability to hold down food and diarrhea can become progressively worse to the point of seizures, complete unresponsiveness, and even death. Preventing Hypoglycemia can be done by giving your this chihuahua Nutri-Cal three to four times daily. I find that giving the Nutri-Cal 10 minutes before offering a meal entices the puppies to eat. You may also add a small amount of Karo Syrup to his/her drinking water on a daily basis. Treating Hypoglycemia can be a little more difficult. The first thing recommended is rubbing some Karo Syrup on the gums and tongue of your this chihuahua. Once your this chihuahua begins to show interest in his/her food again, I would increase his/her meals to six small meals throughout the day. Hypoglycemia tends to fade off by the time your this chihuahua reaches six months of age. This information is not intended to replace the advice of your Veterinarian. If you suspect your this chihuahua has become Hypoglycemic, I always recommend to seek medical attention immediately. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us anytime at (603)244-8102. I have read and understand what to do in the case that my this chihuahua develops Hypoglycemia. I agree to provide Veterinary care for my this chihuahua if he/she shows any of the symptoms above. I will NOT hold Knockout Chihuahuas responsible in the case that my this chihuahua develops Hypoglycemia. Buyer’s Signature: __________________________ Date: ___________