This warranty covers puppy up
until 26 months of age. The warranty only covers hereditary
defects for which dam and sire have been tested, i.e. hips,
elbows, eyes, heart, and thyroid and hereditary problems precluding
it to be nonfunctional or not breedable. It does not cover accidental
If buyer decides for any reason
that he/she cannot keep their Thunderstruck dog, we MUST be
notified and given first right to buy back the said dog. If
buyer is not happy with his new puppy it can be returned to
Thunderstruck within one week for a replacement of equal value
or the full refund of purchase price minus the deposit. Buyer
is responsible for all costs associated with the pup's return.
Puppies are sold on a Limited
Registration which means that litters produced by the dog may
not be registered with the AKC.If you decide you would like
Full registration, you must submit the following health clearances
to Thunderstruck Retrievers: OFA hips, elbows, and thyroid;
OFA eye clearances from a certified ophthalmologist; and cardiac
clearance from a canine cardiologist.
Thunderstruck puppies may
not be bred to other breeds to produce popular crosses like
Goldendoodles. Full registration will not be granted. By signing
this contract you are agreeing to these terms and that cross
breeds will not be produced.
In the event that a Thunderstruck
dog is suspected of having a hereditary defect, this is the
procedure to follow:
1. Notify us by telephone, letter, text, or email.
2. Submit hip x-rays to OFA (We do NOT honor or support Penn
Hip readings-AKC only recognizes the OFA as a registry)
We also require that you send
us a copy of the x-ray, or send us a copy of the ophthalmologist
eye exam, or other test results that confirm the defect. If
an unexpected death occurs and is suspected to be hereditary,
an autopsy must be performed in order for warranty to be valid.
If the dog cannot obtain a normal
hip,elbow, heart, thyroid, or eye certification, or has a hereditary
problem precluding it to be nonfunctional or not breedable,
then to qualify for a replacement:
The dog must be returned to
us in good health within 10 days of identifying the genetic
condition, or if the problem warrants the dog must be put to
sleep by your veterinarian, and a letter from him stating that
he has done so must be sent to us.
The entire purchase price of
any dog covered by this warranty may be applied to a puppy from
the next available Thunderstruck litter of your choice if the
said dog/puppy is returned to us. If you decide to keep the
dog, see below.
To be covered by our Warranty:
1 The dog must have THUNDERSTRUCK as the Prefix of its AKC
Registered name before it turns 24 months old.
2. The dog must be owned by the original buyer as stated on
the Puppy Adoption Application and not have changed owners.
3. The dog must not have whelped or sired a litter.
4. The dog must be under 26 months of age.
If you opt to keep the dog, we require a Veterinarian's written
proof of neutering. Following this procedures, you are entitled
to another Thunderstruck puppy for one-half the current purchase
price. Seller does NOT pay veterinary fees, or any other associated
costs such as shipping, OFA fees etc.
I have read and understand the above and agree to abide by
Seller: Todd and Benita Otterness