Puppy Contract
(Breeder/seller) and (Puppy Buyer(s) agree to described puppy:
 

My Responsibility as Your Breeder: Your puppy will come to you healthy, fed high-quality nutrition, well socialized to many
different sounds, textures, positions, car rides, people, and other
pets! We begin crate training your puppy, it is normal for your
puppy to have accidents when arriving at a new home. Your puppy
will begin early neurological Stimulation at 3-16 days old. Your
Puppy will leave me with a vet exam, medical record, and
deworming.

 

   By request, an as a courtesy we can ship puppies to
the airport of your choice for an additional cost that includes a
crate and bowls, Health Certificate, fuel, and flight cost or by a
puppy nanny who flies with your puppy. This breed is generally
very healthy with a wonderful disposition! We make every effort to
provide accurate up-to-date information about the dog's size,
gender, date of birth, color, height, temperament, health,
registration details.                      

 

   A.) Planned Litters are subject to change, (we try very hard to
make sure litters arrive as planned, but many factors can hinder
these plans.) Since deposits are non-refundable seller may offer a
switch to another available litter. B.) We cannot guarantee gender,
coat type, or color preferences. You may switch to any other
available litters from Minigoldens Small Paws Big Hearts kennels
as long you have not chosen your puppy. Once you have chosen
your puppy the deposit will no longer be able to switch to another
puppy, unless your puppy has a health defect as determined by
breeders vet. If you want to switch to another puppy for any
reason you will forfeit your deposit and you will need to submit a
new deposit to reserve a different puppy than was previously
chosen. The puppy price is subject to the timeframe of the new
deposit. C.) Prices are Subject to change. D.)Seller reserves 1st pick
of every litter and the right to keep any puppy, for any reason.  D.) 1st pick Sells at a premium price of 500.00 U.S.D. in addition to your payment. Breeder has the right to choose who will have 1st pick. This will be done by an interview process, to see if  potential families meet the requirements and needs to care for one of our pups.  E.) Breeder has the right to not sell at anytime or to cancel the sale of 1st pick!
Health Guarantee: Your Obligations
 

YOU MUST FULFILL THESE OBLIGATIONS, AS EXPLAINED
HEREIN, OR THIS HEALTH GUARANTEE WILL TERMINATE
AND BECOME NULL AND VOID

 

You must keep your puppy on Life’s Abundance holistic food
Golden Retrievers are prone to hip dysplasia, do not over-feed or
over-exercise your dog and, regardless of breed, do not over-
exercise your dog during his or her growth period.
These dogs are intended to be companion dogs; do not breed your
dog.

 

Parasites: Seller takes preventative measures against parasites
and does not cover parasites in the health guarantee.  Parasites
are very common and can be contracted anywhere, or live in the
puppies gut, it is the buyers responsibility to continue treatment of
parasites at buyers expense, WE DO NOT COVER VETERINARY
COSTS OR BILLS after your puppy leaves our kennel, we highly
recommend buyers sign up for a Pet Insurance if there are
concerns about paying for veterinary costs. 
If your Veterinarian determines you did not received your puppy in
a healthy condition, at the breeders discretion the puppy will be
returned and replaced with another available puppy of similar sex
and type OR the puppy will be returned and a refund will be given
for the original purchase price of the puppy. Buyer must notify
breeder within 48 hours that the puppy did not arrive healthy.
Costs of shipping a returned puppy home is negotiable between
breeder and buyer.

 

Two-year Health Guarantee: Nutrition is such a key factor to the
health of your dog, this guarantee is available for the puppy
buyer who keeps their dog on Life’s Abundance Nutritional System
without a lapse in feeding schedule. 
a.) The owner must use my website
(www.lifesabundance.com/Smallpawsbighearts) for the 2year
guarantee. Life’s Abundance sends your breeder a copy of your
order and allows a record to be held to show that the buyer kept
dog on a healthy diet. You can also use my name Monica Jaramillo
when ordering. Your dog must be kept on Life’s Abundance food
or 2-year health guarantee will be voided. b.) If within two (2)
years of the dog’s birthdate, the dog is found to have a genetic
life-threatening/shortening defect.  The puppy will be replaced
with another puppy, when available at breeder’s discretion, for the
original purchase price, same sex, and type of dog, not including
shipping costs, taxes, and health certificate, veterinarian costs,

shipping crate or any additional costs or expenses incurred or
asserted by Purchaser in connection with the puppy. c.)  Genetic
Defect must be proved by a veterinarian, with a 2nd opinion by a
veterinarian of breeders choice at owner’s expense. d.)  Unknown
causes of death will not be guaranteed even with a vet suspicion
of the cause, the cause must be proven. e.) Guarantee does not
cover Parvo, vet bills, parasites, Accidental death, life-threatening
Injuries, neglect or abuse. f.) Since breeder has no control of
puppy’s environment or lifestyle once it leaves the kennel, all
health issues will be the responsibility of the puppy owner. g.) We
do not cover Hip Dysplasia. Hip dysplasia can be caused by other
factors including vaccines. We do not cover fixable defects that do
not shorten life such as but not limited to under bites, umbilical
hernias, cherry eye, undescended testicles. We do not guarantee
any physical problem that is known to the buyer before you
purchase the puppy.) Breeder cannot guarantee size on your
puppy. Breeder does chart growth and best estimate on size, but
these are only best guesses. i.) These puppies are sold as pets only
and not as breeding dogs. j.) We do not cover injury by vaccines.
Vaccines are known to have risk and buyer assumes all risk caused
by vaccines after the puppy is in buyer’s care, consider having
your veterinarian titer test your puppy for immunity before
vaccinating. We do not cover side effects or reactions to
medication. k.) Breeder will be held harmless for any punitive
damages caused by the dog after the dog has been transferred to
the buyer, such as but not limited to aggression, loss, or health
issues pertaining to the dog, these issues are the sole responsibility
of the buyer. 
3. Veterinary Costs: veterinary costs are not covered by
Breeder/seller.
4. Deposits: $500 non-refundable deposit will hold your puppy;
this is included in your purchase price. Deposits are non-
transferable.
5. Payment: Payment in FULL is required BEFORE your puppy
goes home. 
To avoid stomach upset in your puppy during the stress of moving
to a new home, you must also purchase your puppy’s food 7 days
BEFORE he goes home.  We use Life’s Abundance All Life Stage
Premium food, to purchase visit:   

              www.lifesabundance.com/SmallPawBigHeart 
6. Buyer Acknowledgements:  Buyer is to provide proper medical
care and proper feeding, (do not overfeed your puppy, always
follow feeding guidelines and weigh your puppy regularly to
ensure the proper amount of food is being fed). Do not allow
extreme jumping, run long distances on a leash, or bike with your
puppy before 2 years old, this could cause health problems for
your puppy including injury or. Do provide fresh water for your
puppy at all times. Purchaser is aware that owning a puppy can be
a large financial responsibility and that he/she will be responsible
for all costs associated with all veterinarian visits, such as but not
limited to any veterinarian costs associated with illness, worming,
parasites, spaying or neutering, including descended testes. We
recommend waiting until the puppy is 1 year of age before spaying
or neutering because studies show less risk of cancer and hip
dysplasia. Failure of the Purchaser to provide puppy with regular
veterinary care will void this Health Guarantee. Purchasers should
follow a recommended nutritional program, including feeding only
premium dog foods and vitamin supplements. All dogs should not
be over exercised during their growth period. Breeder sells pets for
companion purposes only. If your dog is bred, this Health
Guarantee shall terminate and become null and void.
Temperament issues are not covered under this Health Guarantee
as they can be caused by a number of factors outside control of
Seller or the breeder including, without limitation, lack of training,
discipline or proper dog socialization. The owner/buyer is
responsible for all transportation costs to and from the Seller.
*Seller reserves the right to refuse purchase of a puppy for any
reason. 
7. Puppy Value: The value of the puppy for purposes of this Health
Guarantee is limited to the Purchase Price of the puppy, and does
not include taxes, shipping, health certificate and veterinarian
costs, shipping crate or any additional costs or expenses incurred
or asserted by the Purchaser/buyer. 
8. Photo Rights: We love to receive pictures and testimonials of
your puppy! If you send us pictures, you hereby authorize
copyrights to breeder and they can be used on our website and
social media outlets. We truly appreciate your correspondence! 

9. No Monetary Returns: Breeder will not accept any returns of the
puppy for monetary refund for any reason including, without
limitation, allergies, landlord/tenant restrictions, marital issues,
puppy adjustment problems or any other reason. If buyer must
return the puppy for any reason, it will be on a surrender basis
only with no refund or credit. Buyer will be responsible for all costs
associated with transport back to the breeder. Upon any such
surrender, breeder shall use commercially reasonable efforts to
find a new home for the puppy through Breeder’s re-homing
program. 
10. Puppy Surrender: Breeder will always allow a puppy from our
kennel to be returned without judgement or criticism. We realize
that life has unexpected things come up and we would never want
a puppy from us to be in an Animal Shelter. We will lovingly
accept a surrendered puppy and appreciate our buyer for the
time, expense, sadness, and sacrifice it takes to make a decision to
return their fur baby.   
11. Cancellation by Buyer: Until such time as Buyer has received
confirmation from breeder about the date upon which the puppy
will be delivered, buyer may cancel purchase of the puppy by
notifying Breeder. In the event buyer cancels the purchase, buyer
understands and agrees that the deposit of $500 will be retained
by breeder. 
12. Shipping: As soon as the puppy is ready for travel, the puppy
will typically ship after 8 weeks of age, but occasionally a puppy
may need additional time with its breeder before shipping. The
final determination of the shipping date for the puppy is made by
the puppies breeder and the breeders veterinarian, with the health of the puppy being the primary determining factor. Occasionally
there may be delays for numerous reasons including, but not
limited to, weather, temperature restrictions, logistics, mechanical
failure or other unforeseen events. Breeder shall not be liable,
directly or indirectly, for any delays including, without limitation,
those that may cause Purchaser inconvenience or financial loss,
nor shall any delay be a valid cause for cancellation of Buyer’s
purchase of the puppy. Buyer understands and agrees that no
refund shall be provided by Breeder due to any airline/airport
delays or cancellations of the puppies flight, whether such travel is
domestic or international. Buyer is responsible for any and all
costs associated with travel of puppy and is solely responsible for
any required documentation, health reports, or vaccinations that

may be necessary to transport the puppy into any country other
than the United States or Canada. 
13. Agreement to Mandatory Individual Arbitration. PLEASE READ
THIS CAREFULLY AS IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS. INSTEAD OF
SUING IN COURT, BUYER AND SELLER AGREE THAT ANY
DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF, OR
RELATING TO, THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE RESOLVED
ONLY BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ON AN
INDIVIDUAL BASIS. THERE IS NO JUDGE OR JURY IN
ARBITRATION, AND COURT REVIEW OF AN ARBITRATION
AWARD IS LIMITED. PURCHASER AGREES THAT, BY
ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, PURCHASER AND
SELLER ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY
AND THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLASS OR
REPRESENTATIVE ACTION. THE PURCHASER AND SELLER
FURTHER AGREE AS FOLLOWS:  
14. This agreement to arbitrate is intended to be broadly
interpreted, and includes, but is not limited to: (1) disputes and
claims arising out of or relating to any aspect of the relationship
between Buyer and Seller, whether based in breach of contract,
breach of any guarantees or warranties, tort, statute, fraud,
misrepresentation or any other legal theory; (2) claims that arose
before this Agreement or any prior agreement (including, but not
limited to, claims relating to advertising); (3) claims that may
arise after the termination of Buyers relationship with Seller; and
(4) claims that are currently the subject of purported class action
litigation in which Purchaser is not a member of a certified class.
14. Purchaser and Seller hereby agree that the Federal Arbitration
Act applies to any arbitration, and governs all questions
of whether a dispute is subject to arbitration. Unless Buyer and
Seller agree otherwise in writing, arbitration shall be: (i)
administered by the American Arbitration Association,
pursuant to the Consumer Arbitration Rules then in effect (the
; and (ii) conducted by a single arbitrator who is
licensed to practice law. The AAAs Rules can be found at
www.adr.org. 15. THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT ALLOW CLASS
ARBITRATIONS EVEN IF THE PROCEDURES OR RULES OF
THE AAA WOULD. RATHER, BUYER AND SELLER ONLY ARE
ENTITLED TO PURSUE ARBITRATION ONLY ON AN
INDIVIDUAL BASIS. FURTHER, AND UNLESS BUYER AND
SELLER AGREE OTHERWISE IN WRITING, THE ARBITRATOR

MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE INDIVIDUAL
PARTIES CLAIMS WITH ANY OTHER PARTIES CLAIMS, AND
MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A
REPRESENTATIVE OR COLLECTIVE PROCEEDING.
16. Buyer and Seller each are responsible for their respective costs
relating to counsel, experts, and witnesses.
17. If Buyer or Seller fails to comply with this arbitration provision,
said breaching party shall be liable for the costs and attorneys
fees incurred by the other party in enforcing compliance with the
arbitration agreement.
18. Unless the AAA arbitrator rules otherwise, all claims or
counterclaims shall be resolved by the submission of documents
only / desk arbitration (see R-29 of the AAAs Rules). Any party,
however, may ask for a hearing. The arbitrator also may decide
that a face-to-face hearing is necessary. Any hearing, however,
that is not held by telephone, shall take place in San Bernardino
County, California or Los Angeles County, California.
19. Choice of Law: The Agreement, and any claim, controversy or
dispute arising under or related to the Agreement, the relationship
of the parties, and/or the interpretation and enforcement of the
rights and duties of the parties, shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California,
without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions that would
cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction.
20. Severability. If any provision or provisions of this Agreement is
held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under applicable law
by a court of competent jurisdiction, the validity, legality and
enforceability of the remaining provisions shall continue in full
force and effect and shall not in any way be affected or impaired
thereby.
21. Entire Agreement. This Agreement represents the entire
agreement between the Parties and no other terms or conditions
shall be applicable to this sale. A deposit put on a puppy conveys
that all parties, seller, and buyer, agree to the above terms and
conditions.