We here at Westie Whispers take pride in raising healthy dogs and puppies; in fact, less than 1% of our puppies develop health issues. This percentage is far below the national average for breeders, and we remain committed to raising such healthy Westies in the years to come.
Health Guarantee/Purchase Agreement
This is our Purchase Agreement that explains the health guarantee and all terms of sale. Our Purchase Agreement is a legal document that is signed by both the "seller" and our client the "buyer". It has been written to protect the animal, the buyer and the seller. Should an unforeseen health issue arise, it explains the procedure for exercising the guarantee.
AKC REGISTRATION GUARANTEED: YOUR AKC PAPERS ARE FOR LIMITED REGISTRATION MEANING THE PUPPY CANNOT BE USED FOR BREEDING. YOU MAY STILL COMPETE IN AKC OBEDIENCE AND UTILITY CLASS SHOWS.
HEALTH GUARANTEE: THIS ANIMAL TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE IS COMPLETELY HEALTHY. IF THE ANIMAL REQUIRES VETERINARIAN TREATMENT FOR AN ILLNESS DURING THE FIRST 72 HOURS AFTER PURCHASE IT MAY BE RETURNED FOR A REFUND OR EXCHANGE. A WRITTEN AND DETAILED REPORT FROM THE ATTENDING VETERINARIAN MUST BE PROVIDED THAT PROVES CONCLUSIVELY A PRE-EXISTING ILLNESS IS PRESENT IN THE ANIMAL. THIS GUARANTEE IS VOID IN THE EVENT OF AN INDETERMINABLE OR INCONCLUSIVE DIAGNOSIS. THE SELLER MUST BE NOTIFIED BY THE BUYER OF INTENT TOWARDS REFUND OR EXCHANGE DURING THE 72 HOUR GUARANTEE. THE VETERINARIAN REPORT MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SELLER BEFORE A REFUND OR EXCHANGE WILL BE MADE. ALL VETERINARIAN FEES WILL BE PAID BY THE BUYER. THIS GUARANTEE DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY ILLNESS DUE TO THE INGESTION OF FOREIGN OBJECTS, IMPROPER FOOD, CHEMICALS OR PHYSICAL INJURY. THIS GUARANTEE DOES NOT EXTEND BEYOND THE 72 HOURS FOR ANY REASON OR CONDITION. IN THE EVENT THAT THIS ANIMAL IS DIAGNOSED WITH A LIFE THREATENING CONGENITAL DEFECT DURING ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE THE REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY MENTIONED ABOVE WILL APPLY. ADEQUATE DOCUMENTATION FROM THE ATTENDING VETERINARIAN MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SELLER WITHIN EIGHT DAYS FROM THE DIAGNOSIS. THE HEALTH GUARANTEE DOES NOT COVER COSMETIC OR DENTAL PROCEDURES.
PAYMENT GUARANTEE: IN THE EVENT THE SELLER AGREES TO ACCEPT A PERSONAL CHECK THE PAPERS WILL BE HELD BY THE SELLER UNTIL THE CHECK CLEARS THE BANK. AT THAT POINT THE PAPERS WILL BE PROMPTLY MAILED TO THE BUYER’S ABOVE ADDRESS.
LEGAL ACTION: IN THE EVENT ANY LEGAL ACTION NEEDS TO BE TAKEN EITHER AGAINST THE BUYER OR THE SELLER THE ACTION WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OF THE SELLER.
NON-BREEDING CLAUSE: THIS ANIMAL IS NOT FOR BREEDING. IF BUYER BREEDS THIS ANIMAL, BUYER AGREES TO PAY SELLER A REIMBURSEMENT FEE OF $10,000 USD. ALL LEGAL AND COLLECTION FEES TO BE PAID FOR BY BUYER. THIS PAYMENT IS DELINQUENT AFTER 30 DAYS FROM TIME OF BREEDING.
This purchase agreement is part of Westie Whispers' Bill of Sale and must be signed by both the seller and buyer before a puppy can be taken home. A copy of this agreement will belong to the buyer as proof of purchase and ownership of the guarantee. A second copy will belong to Westie Whispers for archive purposes.