|CONTRACT OF SALE
HNR WORKING KELPIES
AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOGS
1139 LCR 454
Groesbeck, Texas 76642
TERMS OF SALE:
Date of Sale:
Date pick-up or ship:
Price of Puppy: Shipping Price:
Balance: Balance due: on delivery before shipping
Paid in full? Yes No
This contractual agreement is between HNR Working Kelpies/Ida Parmer, hereafter referred to as "Breeder"
and hereafter referred to as “BUYER", for the
sale and purchase of a Working Kelpie or Australian Cattle Dog (circle one).
In consideration of a purchase price of: , of which One Hundred-fifty Dollars ($150.00) is a non-refundable
deposit, the breeder transfers in fee simple all rights, privileges and responsibilities associated with the ownership of
a (circle one) MALE - FEMALE puppy/dog to Buyer as of the date and time specified above. This contract
represents the entire agreement between Breeder and Buyer in an (circle one) Outright ---- Co-owner ---- sale.
Puppy/dog's name: _______________________________________________________
Registration number: ______________________________________________________
Sex: M or F
Color and markings:
The Buyer agrees that they are responsible for all shipping and transportation costs, if applicable, to be remitted to
the Breeder prior to the shipping of the dog. Personal checks will not be accepted. Please pay by cashiers check or
money order. The remaining balance must be paid before puppy is picked up or shipped.
Use of the Dog:
It is agreed between Seller and Buyer that this dog is being acquired as: CIRCLE ONE: a livestock working dog or a
family companion dog, to be used for tasks appropriate to its breed. These tasks include primarily herding, other
uses include, search and rescue, therapy, obedience, frisbee, fly-ball, tracking, agility competition, or family
The dog is not being 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 a guard or attack dog, to
hunt or fight other animals, or used in scientific experimental research.
The breeder warrants the dog to be in good health as of the time of sale. In the event of emergence of any genetic
disorder which is sufficiently serious to prevent the animal from fulfilling its represented role to the Buyer, the Buyer
***** Return the puppy or dog in its original condition and receive a replacement of equal quality at the
Sellers discretion from the next available litter. Registration paper (with signed transfer back to breeder) must
accompany the dog. Buyer must provide veterinarian records showing the dog is up to date on all vaccinations and
must be heart-worm free (heart worm test within the past ten (10) days from a licensed Veterinarian).
The Buyer agrees that all shipping and transportation costs of the replacement pup are their responsibility and no
puppy/dog will be shipped without these costs being remitted to the shipper (airline or ground transporter) or to the
Trial/Working/Pet Quality Dogs:
The Breeder will use her best judgment in evaluating the working or pet quality status of the represented dog. Due
to the numerous circumstances involved, and since the Breeder can not guarantee how the Buyer will handle, raise,
manage, maintain a puppy/dog, the Breeder will not guarantee that a "Trial or Herding Prospect" dog or puppy will
be successful in the trial ring or herding livestock as an adult and no warranties are made to that effect. The
Breeder encourages the Buyer to seek and participate in training or clinics for the purpose of herding dogs on
livestock or trial clinics to assist and mentor Buyers in preparing and exhibiting dogs which are evaluated to be of
Working Kelpies: If the dog does not show any desire to herd livestock by the time he/she is 24 months old, and
providing the dog has not been abused, neglected, and has been given the chance to herd livestock > the buyer
may return the dog to the breeder and after evaluation by the breeder > if it is then determined that the dog has no
desire to herd livestock, then the breeder (when there is a suitable dog or puppy available) will offer that dog or
puppy to the buyer. There will be no refund of the purchase price at any time.
Registration paper (with signed transfer back to breeder) must accompany the dog that is being returned. Buyer
must provide veterinarian records showing the dog is up to date on all vaccinations and must be heart-worm free
(heart worm test within the past ten (10) days from a licensed Veterinarian).
IF THE PUPPY/DOG IS PICKED UP DIRECTLY FROM THE BREEDER:
The Breeder strongly encourages the Buyer to have the puppy/dog seen by a Licensed Veterinarian, of the Buyer's
choice, within 48 hours of picking up the dog. Said dog may be returned to the Breeder for any reason within the 48
hours following purchase. No refund will be offered. When available, a comparable puppy will be exchanged. The
buyer assumes all responsibility for any veterinarian bills.
IF THE PUPPY/DOG IS SHIPPED TO BUYER:
The Breeder can not be held responsible for something that is out of their control, as with placing the care and
control of the puppy/dog with an airline or ground shipper. The Buyer understands that once the puppy/dog has
been delivered to the departing airport or ground hauler, the Breeder is no longer responsible for it's safety, health
or well-being. The Buyer understands that it is the Buyer’s choice to have the puppy/dog shipped and that he/she
are solely responsible for any problems incurred during shipping or after as a result of shipping. The Breeder
strongly encourages the Buyer to check the puppy/dog at the airport. If any injuries or health problems are noted,
contact the proper airline or ground transportation authority for concerns, immediately. The Breeder strongly
encourages the Buyer to have the dog seen by a Veterinarian, of the Buyer's choice, within 24 hours of picking up
the dog from the airport or ground transportation. The buyer assumes all responsibility for any veterinarian bills.
Spay & Neutering:
Dogs which are purchased solely as family companions, or for any other use other than a primary livestock working
dog, must be spayed/neutered before six months of age. The Buyer agrees to forward a copy of the spay/neuter
patient information paperwork, signed by the Licensed Veterinarian that conducted the procedure/operation, to the
Breeder. If both parties agree to this option in lieu of a temporary co-ownership or other arrangements, Buyer sign
If the dog has been bred under any circumstances, the guarantee will be considered fulfilled and the Breeder will be
held to no further obligations to the Buyer and the dog will not be registered, nor any of the puppies be eligible for
All Working Kelpies will be registered with the North American Australian Kelpie Registry (NAAKR) or the Working
Kelpie Council (WKC). The owner of the dam at the time of whelping is responsible for naming the puppies and
registering the litter. The Breeder reserves the right to affix the kennel name(s): HNR before a registry name for the
dog. No other kennel name shall be affixed to this dogs registry name. If the dog is purchased as a companion (pet
only) or for any other use other than a primary livestock working dog, registration papers will only be given after
proof of neutering/spaying has been provided by the Buyer. ** Buyer agrees NOT to register any HNR bred
Working Kelpie with any other registry other than those stated above. Initial _____________________________.
All Australian Cattle Dogs (ACDs) will be either registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC), Working Cow Dog
Registry (WCDR), United Kennel Club (UKC), Canadian Kennel Club or the Animal Research Foundation (ARF) ---
registration of the ACD's are at the discretion of the breeder. The owner of the dam at the time of whelping is
responsible for naming the puppies and registering the litter. The Breeder reserves the right to affix the kennel
name(s): HNR before the name for the dog. No other kennel name shall be affixed to this dogs registry name. If the
dog is purchased as a companion (pet only) or for any other use other than a primary livestock working dog,
registration papers will only be given after proof of neutering/spaying has been provided by the Buyer. ** Buyer
agrees NOT to register any HNR bred ACD with any other registry other than those stated above. Initial
Right of Recovery/Placement:
In the event that the Buyer('s) are unable or unwilling to keep the dog or provide an appropriate home in
accordance with this agreement due to any reason, including the death of the Buyer, the dog will be offered to the
Breeder first - in writing. Buyer agrees he/she will not dump, give away, abandon the dog to a shelter, rescue, or
anyplace else, but shall contact the Breeder to assist in acting as agent to re-home the dog in an approved
Upon the event the dog is returned, the Breeder is under no obligation to refund any part of the purchase price.
Registration papers (if applicable) will be supplied and signed over to the Breeder upon surrender of the animal, as
well as all medical, trial and show (if applicable) records. The dog must be up to date on all vaccinations and must
have had a negative heartworm test within ten (10) days of return.
Agreed to this day of , 20 .
Breeder: Ida Parmer