CONTRACT -- SAMPLE ONLY 
The following is a contract sample for an In-House Companion hound. The Non-Refundable Reservation Fee is
deducted from the Purchase Price at time of final payment. The purchase price includes SUNSTAG (Reg.)
mentorship, guidance, time and experience throughout the life of the hound.
(Revised 11/2016. Rates as of November 2016)

CONTRACT OF SALE

ARTICLE I. AGREEMENT made this ___ th day of __________ , 20 __ , in Silverado, CA, by the laws of the County of Orange, State of California, between Dixie Hirsch of SUNSTAG(Reg.) IRISH WOLFHOUNDS (Breeder) and _________________ (Buyer) whereby title to a Male/Female Irish Wolfhound (known as: Sunstag __________________________) , whelped on the ___ th day of ____________ , 20____, by Multi-CH Sunstag ____________________, SC/FCh out of Multi-CH Sunstag _________________________, SC/FCh and now owned by the Breeder, will vest in the Buyer and the Breeder will deliver to the Buyer the duly completed AKC registration form, health records and Breeder's three-generation pedigree on this hound.
1) Purchase Value $ 2,750.00   which includes $750.00 non-refundable, transferable reservation fee; TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY.
2) ALL TRANSPORT COSTS PAID BY THE BUYER (including crate and document fees).
3) NO LIABILITIES WILL ACCRUE TO SUNSTAG (Reg.) AFTER DOG LEAVES BREEDER.

ARTICLE II. BREEDER ATTESTS THAT:
1) Hound is certified sound at time of sale.
2) If this hound manifests a hereditary defect affecting said soundness by age 14 months, Breeder will allow up to 50 percent discount on replacement hound provided hound in question is neutered.  If hound in question is returned to Breeder intact, there is a full replacement at earliest availability. ONLY those defects certified by two (2) veterinarians (one veterinarian of Breeder's choice) as hereditary are covered under this Article.
3) THERE ARE NO CASH REFUNDS.

ARTICLE III. BUYER WILL:
1) Pay $ 2,750.00 for this hound, which includes the Non-Refundable Reservation Fee of $ 750.00, any balance due, plus, if required: transportation (air-$300 to $600)/ground courier-$400 to $800), crate costs ($100-$250), Health Certificate ($65), and comply with other Terms and Conditions as listed herein.
2) Have this hound checked by a veterinarian of Buyer's choice within 72 hours. Hound should be Microchipped by your Vet during this visit. A record of that visit should be made available to the Breeder. No shot combinations or other medications shall be given in conjunction with the Rabies inoculation..
3) Understand the importance of continued communication with Breeder and that discussions of the terms and arrangements pertaining to this contract with any outside individual or group without consent of Breeder will constitute a Breach of Contract (see Section 8 below); and, will endeavor to keep Breeder informed regularly of progress and condition of this hound: health, growth, temperament, anecdotes, photos and just chit-chat.
4) Understand that this hound is represented to be a COMPANION and as such may not be shown in conformation or bred. Hound may participate in Obedience, Lure Coursing Trials, and/or other AKC performance events, and will be an in-house family member.
5) NEUTER this hound no sooner than age 14 months (unless for a life threatening condition) nor over 25 months of age. At that time, hound should have either Preliminary (before age 2) or Full Hip X-rays taken for evaluation. Verification of Neuter to be sent to SUNSTAG(Reg.). Also,
that to spay/neuter before or after the timeframe indicated will constitute Breach of Contract; as such Article 8 Indemnity shall apply.
6) Not transfer full or co-ownership of this hound to any other party either for sale, gift, will, as loan payment or otherwise, except to the Breeder who has first rights to the return of this hound. (See Article II, Section 3.)
7) Consider membership in one (or more) of the Irish Wolfhound breed clubs in Buyer's area for the purpose of continuing the breed education process begun by Breeder. Active participation in the club is not required.
8) Understand that in the event of Buyer's inability or unwillingness to maintain said hound, Buyer's death or catastrophic illness, or obvious abuse of hound by Buyer, Buyer's family or Buyer's Agent, this contract becomes the instrument by which the Breeder may reclaim this hound and related documents and to institute proceedings for damages in the amount of $5,000.00 plus reasonable attorney fees, transportation costs, etc., due to harm done to this hound, the name of Breeder, the Kennel, and/or the Irish Wolfhound breed, in general; this article includes Accidental Breeding as a Breach of Contract.

NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES APPLY.

Dated:................................................................
Signed:...................................................................................... . 
Buyer:................................................................ ......................... 
Address:..................................................................................... 
City/State/Zip:............................................................................ 
E-Mail .............................................. ..... Cell: (....) ..................................... .......
Phone: (....)............................................. FAX: (....) ............................... .............
Breeder:......................................................................................... 
                 Dixie Hirsch, SUNSTAG(Reg.) Irish Wolfhounds 


Res. Fee Paid On:.................................. Bal. Due: ........................
Payments? [  ] Yes of ................./Mo. ~ [  ] No

 

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SUNSTAG (Reg.) IRISH WOLFHOUNDS
Dixie Hirsch ... P.O. Box 777 ... Silverado, CA 92676-0777
Phone/FAX: (714) 649-2770
E-Mail: sunstag@home.com ||| URL: www.sunstag.org