Don and Linda Greeson
PO Box 609
Fruitland Park, FL 34731-0609

revised 1/21/2009

  The following agreement is between Linda Greeson, hereafter referred to as "Breeder" 

 hereafter referred to as "Buyer"
for the sale and purchase of one purebred dog of the Mastiff breed.

Mastiff puppy, Reg# ___________________________________,  Color: ____________  Sex: __________

AKC NAME: ___________________________________________________________________________
Microchip # _______________________________________________

whelped on    _________________________________    by 

Sire :   ___________________________________________________________________________________ 
Dam : 

    Will become the property of the Buyer in flesh as well as title upon the fulfillment of the following conditions:

A.      Purchase price of   $2500.00  (Two thousand five hundred)   paid by the Buyer to the Breeder
 A non-refundable deposit  of  $500    as been made on __________________________
Check# _____________________   or PayPal Date ______________________________
and the puppy will be held until   ______________. At that time the balance of  the  purchase price,
   $2000,    ( two thousand) must be paid in full ,  either in  a lump sum  or through payments received or the
  deposit is forfeited and alternate arrangements will be made for the placement of the puppy.

B.  Transportation costs, if any, will be paid by the Buyer.
Transportation costs must be prepaid before shipping. 
(Airline charges, travel to airport expenses, plus kennel - Approximately $350 at this time)

ItIIt  is further agreed by both parties that:

A.        Use of the Dog
It is agreed between Breeder and Buyer that this dog is being acquired as a family companion dog or 
for a working dog to be used for tasks appropriate to its breed such as therapy dog or for exhibition
 in AKC  conformation, obedience, or agility competition. Buyer agrees that the dog is not purchased
 for resale nor will it be used or trained for activities which are illegal or  for which it is not suited by
 reason of temperament or conformation.  Specifically it will not be used as an attack dog or
to  hunt or fight other animals.

The Buyer agrees that he/she will not sell, transfer ownership or possession of the puppy or any
of his/her progeny to any person or organization whose intent it is to resell (pet store), trade,  give 
away the dog, use it in any experiments, laboratory or otherwise, or to use it as breeding stock 
for a puppy mill.

           The Buyer agrees that the Mastiff will not be leased/loaned or reregistered into a co-ownership 
agreement/contract for purposes of breeding/showing unless authorized in writing by the Seller
in writing prior to breeding or transfer of registration.


       Medical conditions covered by warrantee:

  The Mastiff is warranteed, excluding conditions not covered below, to the age of twenty five
(25) months against bi-lateral hip dysplasia as diagnosed by the Orthopedic Foundation 
of America (O.F.A.)

   The Mastiff is warranteed, excluding conditions not covered below, to the age of twenty
 five (25) months against bi-lateral elbow dysplasia ,consisting of ununited anconeal
 process, or fragmented coronoid process as diagnosed by O.F.A.

   The Mastiff is warranteed to the age of 25 months to be free of genetic cardiac 
conditions such as subaortic stenosis that would  preclude it from receiving a passing 
cardiac certificate from OFA.

   The Mastiff is warranteed to the age of 25 months against any heredity defect which would preclude the mastiff from passing an Antech or Cornell laboratories VWD/ Von Willebrands
Disease test.

   The Mastiff is warranteed to the age of 24 months against developing cystinuria as 
diagnosed by Cystinuria research laboratory at University Of Pennsylvania.

   The Mastiff is warranteed to the age of 24 months against developing primary epilepsy as diagnosed  by a board certified neurologist.

   The Mastiff is warranteed for the life against any hereditary defect that would prevent the
mastiff from receiving a PRA homozygous normal rating from Optigen Labs via DNA testing.

  The Mastiff is warranteed for the life against any hereditary defect that would prevent the
 mastiff from receiving a CMR1 normal rating from Optigen Labs via DNA testing (non-affected).


C   Conditions not covered by warrantee:

     As sublaxation, OCD and HOD can be the results of poor nutrition, improper exercise and/or 
c          excessive crating no warrantee shall apply for these conditions. It is the Sellers opinion that           u          unilateral dysplasia is non-genetic and of injury or nutritional origin.

  As DJD Grade 1 type elbow dysplasia  or unilateral elbow dysplasia can be the results of
 poor nutrition,  improper exercise, injury from jumping or rough playing, no warrantee shall 
apply for this condition.

  As Thyroid disease is often the result of improper nutrition the seller reserves the right to not warrantee this condition.

  As heartworm related cardiac disease is brought on by neglect to properly care for the 
Mastiff no warrantee  shall apply for this condition.

  No warrantee is given for Entropian or Extropian.

  Since undescended testicles can be caused by injury or other trama no warrantee is given for
 retained testicles after the puppy is received by the buyer. Male puppies have been examined 
 and verified to have both testicles descended by my veterinarian at the time of health certification. 

   No warrantee is given for any condition if a male dog is neutered before the age of eighteen months. 

   Breeding the dog or bitch voids any warrantee. 
   Not supplementing the diet with NuVet Vitamins voids any warrantee. NuVet vitamins must 
   be purchased from the Mastiff Sweet Spot or directly from NuVet.com using 
   reference # 72793. 

      A final health check has been made by Breeders veterinarian and a health 
certificate is included in your new puppy packet.  

The Buyer agrees to have the Mastiff examined by a licensed veterinarian within five (5) 
working days from receipt of the Mastiff. If a problem is detected by the veterinarian, the
Buyer may return the Mastiff for a full refund of purchase price. The Buyer agrees to provide 
a signed statement from the examining veterinarian detailing the health problem. If the Buyer decides to keep the Mastiff, the Seller will not be responsible for any veterinary costs 
incurred. The Seller reserves the right to have the Mastiff examined by a veterinarian of 
the Seller's choice, at Seller's expense, for a second opinion of the condition. 

AKC registration papers will be sent to the Buyer after the veterinary exam
and acceptance of the Mastiff by the Buyer.

            If a puppy is thought to have a genetic defect regarding it’s hips or elbows, that is covered under the terms of
 my warrantee,  X-rays must be taken per  OFA recommendations and submitted to The Orthopedic Foundation 
for Animals (OFA). Puppy's   microchip number must be recorded on the xrays.  Copies of OFA findings must
  be submitted to  the seller/breeder.
 Defects must be proven to be genetic and not caused by environmental 
factors or mishandling by the buyer, or feeding an improper diet. The Breeder will present the veterinarian
reports  to her veterinarian for review to confirm  whether the defect is genetic in nature.

If a warranteed problem is found, Buyer must show proof  that puppy is spayed or neutered via a vet 
certificate  (Buyer keeps his/her dog) and may obtain a replacement puppy , when available, from 
seller/breeder at  50% off of the original selling price. The breeder has done everything possible to eliminate
 hereditary diseases and problems by testing, care, pedigree planning and selection.

         Breeding the dog or bitch, or not supplementing diet with NuVet Vitamins voids any warrrantee.
Buyer is responsible for transportation costs on any replacement puppy.   

C.  Registration:           
The Breeder certifies that the dog is eligible for registration under the Regulations of the American 
Kennel Club  as a purebred Mastiff and will provide the proper forms for such a registration.
Buyer agrees that the Breeders  kennel name prefix GREESONS will be at the beginning 
of the puppy’s registered name on the Registration certificate and understands that
 the puppy will be registered and named by the breeder. 
AKC registration papers will be sent to 
the Buyer after the veterinary exam and acceptance of the Mastiff by the Buyer.

Buyer agrees not to change the registered name at any time..

D. Ownership Responsibilities:
The Buyer agrees to maintain the dog in a humane environment and properly train and care for it.
 Specifically the dog will be properly licensed and Inoculated against rabies, distemper, parvovirus,
 and other communicable diseases as recommended by a qualified veterinarian. 
The dog will not be allowed to roam, will be socialized and obedience trained appropriately.

 The Breeders will microchip the puppy before it is released.

The Buyer agrees that this puppy will not be raised on slippery surfaces, or allowed to
 bound up and down stairs, rough-house with larger dogs, jump down from heights or out of 
cars, etc, as this type of activity contributes to the breakdown of joints and growing bones, 
dislocation of shoulders, hips and damaged elbows. 

             The Buyer further agrees that the puppy’s weight will be under strict supervision until the
 dog reaches his/her  second birthday. It is far better to have the dog slightly underweight then 
overweight, because excess weight contributes to structural breakdown of the dog. Buyer also
 agrees nothing will be given to the dog that would  encourage rapid growth; including steroids,
 anything that promotes rapid weight gain and nutritional supplements other than NuVet Vitamins,.
 A high quality, low protein formula dog food is recommended after this puppy has reached 2 years of age. .

            The breeder uses Eagle Pack Large and Giant Breed Puppy Food supplemented with NuVet Vitamins.
and strongly recommends that this puppy be raised on the same food.  
Proper, balanced nutrition is extremely important every single day to a growing mastiff puppy.

           The Buyer AGREES to feed NuVet Vitamins. 

           NuVet Vitamins create a powerful boost to the dog’s immune system. Nuvet Vitamins 
provide antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, and amino 
acids that cannot be added to a heat processed dog food. 
I feel it is an absolutely necessary ingredient in the diet of a growing puppy.
Please order Nuvet Vitamins directly from www.nuvet.com,  (or call 800-474-7044)
and use  reference number 72793. 
Please remember that you must feed NuVet Vitamins in order to 
have a valid warrantee on the health and proper structural development of your puppy.
 When using my reference number to order NuVet Vitamins, NuVet notifies me of purchases.  

           This is your puppy and you may feed it anything you want.
You do not “have” to feed this food and vitamin supplement,
I have 40 years of experience with nutrition in dogs and I have learned the hard way what works
  and what does not work. I do not feel obligated to guarantee any puppy that is not fed correctly

E. Spay & Neutering:
Females which are purchased as family pets (non-breeding) and males which are judged not to be 
of show and breeding quality may  be spayed or neutered when they are near maturity if the owner
 desires to do this
- Recommendations are 12 months for females and 18 months for male dogs.
Neutering male dogs earlier than 18 months negatively affects growth and development.
Male dogs need proper hormones  to develop body structure normally - without it they grow
tall and narrow and never develop the width and head type that they would grow if left intact. 
There also seems to be a higher incidence of bone  cancer in males that are neutered early.

F.  "Show Quality" and" Breeding Quality" Dogs:
The Breeders guarantee the health and the quality of the parents of this puppy.
The Breeders will use their best judgment and the advice of other fanciers 
and other Breeders in evaluating the puppies as to show or pet quality. 
There is no guarantee that a puppy evaluated as "Show Quality"
 will be successful in the show ring as an adult and  no warranties  are made to that effect.
The Breeder encourages owners to participate in the sport of purebred dogs and will assist 
Buyers with advise in preparing and showing dogs  which are evaluated to be of show quality. 
The breeder also has no controll over the breeding potential of any puppy as an adult and makes
no warrantee  as to the success of this animal as breeding stock

    Right of Recovery/Placement:
In the event that the Buyers are unable to keep the dog or provide an appropriate home in
 accordance with this agreement,  the dog with its title/registration will not be transferred to
 any person or organization other then the  Breeder, whether by sale, gift, loan or otherwise,
 unless agreed to by the Breeder in writing.  Buyers agree to notify the Breeder if any such
 contingency arises and will not abandon the dog to a shelter or sell or give the dog away. If dog is
 found to have been sold or given away without Breeders knowledge and said  breeder discovers this, 
Breeder will take legal action and original Buyer of the dog will be responsible for all legal expenses
 incurred. The Breeder wishes to ensure that this dog is always in a place where he/she will be
 properly cared for. The Breeder will always take back this dog , at no expense to the breeder, 
and keep and care for the dog until a suitable home is found. 

This contract is under the jurisdiction of the state of Florida, in the county of Lake. It is agreed 
the place of venue shall be in Lake County, Florida. Any breech of this contract could be detrimental 
to the name and reputation of the breeder/seller and the breeder/seller will be entitled to 5 times the 
purchase price of the puppy including but not limited to attorneys fees, court cost, any and all 
expenses acquired and (or)  the puppy back. All other states and counties are asked to
 please accept this contract as legally binding  and enforceable.

 In no event will Breeder be liable for any incidental or consequential damages including, without limitations,
loss of profit and claims of third parties, however caused. All questions concerning the validity, operation,
 interpretation and construction of this Agreement shall be governed by and determined in accordance
with the  laws of the State of Florida.  In the event that any one or more provisions contained in this Agreement
 should, for any reason, be held to be unenforceable in any respect under the laws of any state or of the
United States, unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions of this Agreement, but this Agreement
 shall be construed as if such unenforceable provisions had not been contained herein.

This contract is designed to protect the Mastiff and its future offspring, the Breeder 
and the Buyer of  said Mastiff. By signing, all parties agree to all clauses of this contract.

           Buyer agrees that he/she has read and understands the terms and conditions of this contract.

             BUYER:  (Sign here)_______________________________________________________DATE:  ______________

B                BUYER – Please print name - ____________________________________________________________________

C              CO-BUYER: (Sign here)____________________________________________________DATE:  ______________

C             CO-BUYER - Please print name -  ________________________________________________________________

A              ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________________________

C              CITY, STATE, ZIP : ___________________________________________________________________________ 

                  PHONE:  ___________________________________________  /  ______________________________________

 E             E- MAIL:     ____________________________________________________________________________________  


               BREEDER: __________________________________________________________DATE:  ______________
L              Linda Greeson, PO Box 609,  Fruitland Park, FL 34731-0609
H              Home-352-787-8549     Cell - 352-255-9017
          EMAIL; ACSLINDA@comcast.net


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