Contract of Sale
1. Deposit, payment and collection of purchased PUPPY.
1.01. To secure a PUPPY a non-refundable deposit of a minimum of $500.00 must be made, the DEPOSIT will only be accepted after the whelping and not before.
1.02. The remaining balance must be received by the SELLER and cleared prior to the BUYER collecting the PUPPY and will remain the property of the SELLER until such time.
1.03. Payment can be made by Direct Bank Deposit, Osko Payment (preferred option 1), Personal Cheques (1.04), PayPal (1.05), RightPaw, Dogzonline and/or cash (preferred option 2).
1.04. Payment made by Personal Cheque, requires clearing before the PUPPY is collected. Any fees incurred due to lack of funds will be reimbursed by the BUYER/S before the PUPPY is collected.
1.05. Payment made by PayPal transferred funds clear instantly. However, there will be a surcharge of 2.6% + $0.30. eg. If a puppy costs $3500 fee will be $91.30, transfer amount would be $3,591.30. This is a service charge from PayPal and is not reversible or refundable.
1.06. Payments made through RightPaw Pay offers buyers a secure payment method, flexible payment options including credit cards and dispute resolution. Rightpaw Pay releases paid funds 1-2 days before the puppies’ collection date, as funds take 48 hours to clear into the breeder’s bank account. However, there will be a surcharge of 2.0%. eg. If a puppy costs $3500 fee will be $70.00, transfer amount would be $3,570.00. This is a service charge from RightPaw Pay and the service fee is not reversible or refundable.
1.07. Payments made through Dogzonline – Dogz Pay offers buyers a secure payment method and flexible payment options including credit cards and dispute resolution. Dogz Pay confirms payment has been made instantly, and the funds are transferred to the breeder within 48 hours. However, there will be a surcharge of 3.5%. e.g. If a puppy costs $3500 fee will be $122.50, transfer amount would be $3,622.50. This is a service charge from Dogz Pay and the service fee is not reversible or refundable.
1.08. While in the care of the SELLER the CANCELLATION of this PUPPY CONTRACT the DEPOSIT will only be REFUNDED if:
A. The SELLER decides to keep the PUPPY.
B. A severe life-threatening injury, illness, or death takes place to the PUPPY.
C. At the PUPPYS 6 weeks vet examination if a condition is found that may or may not affect the PUPPYS long-term health. BUYER/S has 7 days to come to a decision if they will take the PUPPY with its condition or cancellation of this contract.
D. The deposit was made in the last 3 days starting from the date received.
1.09. Viewing of PUPPY, for health and safety reasons the PUPPY can only be viewed or visited after 6 weeks of age and/or two (2) days after their first vaccination/inoculation; for all visits, an appointment must be made.
1.10. Collection of PUPPY will NOT be before 8 weeks (56 days) old, or in SPECIAL INSTANCES due to delayed development when the PUPPY is weaned or deemed healthy enough by the SELLER. BUYER/S have two (2) weeks to arrange and collect the PUPPY from the time the PUPPY reaches 8 weeks (56 days) old, or in SPECIAL INSTANCES two (2) weeks from the time the SELLER advises the BUYER/S the PUPPY is fit for collection.
1.11. If BUYER/S is unable / fails to collect the PUPPY within the two (2) week time period, an additional boarding fee will be charged at $5.00 per day for each day past the (2) week collection period. Payable to the SELLER before the PUPPY is released to the BUYER/S for collection.
1.12. The remaining balance must be received by the SELLER before the PUPPY is ten (10) weeks (70 days) old. Including if applicable, freight and/or additional requested health screening charges. If the BUYER/S fails to make the FULL payment, this PUPPY CONTRACT will be CANCELLED and money (if) paid will be refunded minus the SELLERS costs as outlined below:
- $120.00 will be deducted from the money paid for the reversal of the PUPPY’S Registration Papers, if, DOGS NSW has processed the PUPPY’S Registration Papers into the BUYER name prior.
- Any additional screening or boarding charges requested by the BUYER for the SELLER to carry out will be deducted from the money paid.
- Freight costs are THIRD-PARTY and are not refundable. BUYER can discuss options directly with THIRD-PARTY suppliers.
SELLER will conduct reimbursement once BUYER has returned if any outstanding paperwork and belonging associated to the PUPPY are returned to the SELLER.
1.13. AIRFREIGHT – SELLER & BUYER will mutually arrange suitable freight for when the PUPPY is over twelve (12) weeks old (84 days). An authorised veterinarian is required to complete a FIT FOR FLIGHT CLEARANCE declaration sighting the PUPPY is in good health and verification of the age and breed. This declaration is at the BUYERS’ cost.
1.14. FREIGHT – SELLER is no longer responsible or liable for the PUPPY once placed in the care of FREIGHT provider.
1.15. FAILURE TO MAKE CONTACT BY BUYER/S. This PUPPY CONTRACT will be CANCELLED and PUPPY will be deemed unwanted by BUYER/S; PUPPY will remain the property of the SELLER; PUPPY will be RELISTED FOR SALE; All PAYMENTS (MONIES PAID) by BUYER/S will NOT be REFUNDED if:
A. SELLER has failed attempts to contact BUYER/S and BUYER/S fails to make any form of CONTACT with SELLER once the PUPPY is available for collection during two (2) week (14 day) collection period.
B. BUYER/S fails to turn up for COLLECTION of the PUPPY and the SELLER has failed attempts to contact BUYER/S and BUYER/S fails to make any form of CONTACT with SELLER for 2 weeks (14 days).
1.16. EXTENSIONS for COLLECTION. The SELLER may give an extension for BUYER/S to collect the PUPPY if:
A. ACTS OF GOD. There is a direct risk to the BUYER/S in traveling to collect the PUPPY. E.g. Possible flooding on direct roads; extreme weather warnings released by the BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY.
B. In the event, an airline flight booked is canceled or grounded.
C. The SELLER is not available when you wish to collect the PUPPY.
1.17. BREEDER / SELLER complies with DPI requirements outlined in ANIMAL WELFARE CODE OF PRACTICE: BREEDING DOGS AND CATS 9.11.7. “If within 3 days a dog or cat is not acceptable to the purchaser for any reason, the breeder is required to take the dog or cat back and refund 50% of the purchase price of the animal. This guarantee must be provided in writing to the purchaser at the point of sale.”
This page was last updated 31.01.2023