1. Purpose of Agreement. The purpose of this agreement is to define the terms and conditions of a Guardianship Agreement between ________________ hereafter referred to as “Guardian(s)”, and Awesome Paws, hereafter referred to as “Breeder”.
2. Agreement Participants. This agreement pertains to a ________________________ (description of dog), Microchip No. # __________, born on _____________, and is entered into on ____________. It is between the Guardian(s) and the Breeder.
3. Ownership. Ownership shall remain with the Breeder for _____ years or such time that the Breeder shall, by WRITTEN evidence, transfer ownership of the dog to the Guardian(s). Likewise, any puppies born to a female dog or any semen from a male dog shall be the sole and separate property of the Breeder and the Guardian(s) shall have no ownership or possession rights to any use of the semen. Upon completion of this Agreement, Breeder shall transfer possession of the dog to Guardian(s).
4. Breeder Obligations
5. Guardian Obligations
6. Illness, Injury or Death of the dog while in Guardian's care:
7. Death of the Dog while in the Breeder's care. If the dog dies while in the Breeder’s care, the Breeder will provide a full refund in the amount of $_____ to the Guardian(s) and the Guardianship relationship is terminated.
8. Transfer of ownership of a proven breeding dog. At the end of the 5-year contract, or sooner if Breeder deems acceptable, said dog will be neutered at the Breeder’s expense. Legal ownership of the dog will be transferred from the Breeder to the Guardian at this time.
9. Return of the dog. The Guardian may return the dog to the Breeder at any time and for any reason and the Guardianship agreement will be terminated.
THIS CONTRACT IS MADE AND SIGNED BY BOTH PARTIES TO ENSURE THE WELL-BEING AND PROTECTION OF THIS DOG. THIS CONTRACT CONSTITUTES THE FULL AGREEMENT BETWEEN PURCHASER AND SELLER. NO OTHER WARRANTY, VERBAL OR WRITTEN, IS IMPLIED. THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS AND ANY LEGAL ACTION MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE COUNTY OF McHENRY, STATE OF ILLINOIS. ALL LEGAL FEES AND COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH SAID ACTION WILL BE PAID BY GUARDIAN(S).
READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO BETWEEN PURCHASER & SELLER.