Nosam Kennels reserves the right to refuse puppy sales to anyone at any time for any reason or refund the deposit at any point we no longer wish to place a puppy in a home.
Nosam Kennels, has the option of first pick(s) of the litter at any time of male or female.
Nosam Kennels, reserves the right to change the sire and dam on any planned breeding without notice.
We strive to place our puppies in serious hunting and working home therefore, we will place those earning AKC, NAVHDA titles, or those who plan to hunt as priority on our waiting lists as those homes are working to improve the value of our breeding program.
If there is not a puppy in the available litter you joined for initially your position will move into the next available slot on the list. If possible, the puppy Buyer will also be given the opportunity to move to the end of the deposit list on available puppies of the opposite sex.
Buyer understands that the wait time for a puppy is up to 24-months. When signing this contract, you understand that if there is not an available puppy for you at that time, we will continue to transfer the deposit to consecutive litters for up to 24-months until we are able to provide you with a puppy. If we are unable to produce a puppy that fits what you are looking for within 24-months we will then return your deposit.
Due to the inconvenience created for the breeder and other client or potential client families, you will lose your deposit if any of the following apply:
1. Changing your mind about the purchase after an amount of time spent occupying a spot on a list. Failure of the Buyer to complete this purchase would subject Seller to lost opportunities to sell the Puppy to some other Buyer and retention of the Deposit is meant to compensate Seller for his possible loss.
2. If you fail to confirm your intent of purchase after pups are born or you are non-responsive throughout the developing stages thereafter.
3. Failure to collect puppy on the scheduled availability dates for that given litter.
4. Failure to use your deposit within 24-months will result in forfeiture of the deposit.
If you choose to push your deposit back, you will no longer be locked into the original price format. If the price increases you will have to pay whatever the price is at the time you choose to get a puppy.
1.Notify buyer within a week after the of birth of the litter.
2.Register the litter with Limited AKC or NAVHDA registration
3.Dock the puppy’s tail and remove the puppy’s dew claws.
4.Administer first set of vaccinations and worming for the puppy.
5.Puppies are dewormed at 2,4,6 weeks of age and again right before leaving.
6.Provide the puppy with a microchip Provide a health record for the puppy
1.To keep your health, guarantee your puppy MUST See a vet within 3-days. If your puppy does not see the vet within 3-days of purchase then the whole guarantee will be voided.
2.It is understood that you will purchase SAFEGUARD dewormer in advance so that you may continue the deworming process once you bring your puppy home to ensure a healthy transition. It is understood that you must deworm your puppy within one week of their arrival home with SAFEGUARD for five-consecutive days. Puppies will need to be dewormed every 10-days until the puppy reaches 16-weeks of age to continue our deworming schedule.
3.Keep the puppy in the house as part of the family and provide the puppy with a hunting home or equivalent purpose that is suitable for their energy levels and stimulation needs. You agree to provide a safe and loving home for your puppy, provide fresh water and quality food appropriate veterinary care including, but not limited to, vaccines and heartworm preventative, a home with a yard, shelter and adequate room for daily exercise, companionship, and an active lifestyle. No chains, no kennels.
4.Buyer understands that overvaccination is not recommended for these breeds. The following vaccine protocol is offered where minimal vaccinations are advisable or desirable.
5. No spay or neuter until the puppy has reached 16 months of age.
Nosam reccomends the following:
Distemper + Parvovirus administered at 8, 10, 12, 16 weeks of age. 1x a year thereafter. 5-ways, lepto and lyme are not recommended for this breed due to vaccine related reactions.
Rabies-give 3-4 weeks apart from other vaccines.
Picking up your puppy:
Buyer understands that puppies must be picked up on the agreed upon date for that litter. Puppies leave by 8-weeks of age. There will be no other dates set to pick up puppies. Failure to pick up your pup or arrange transport by 8-weeks of age will result in forfeiture of the puppy and any monies paid. Seller has the right to sell the pup to another buyer if the person named in this contract fails to collect the puppy.
If an arrangement is made for a later pick up date there will be a $50 fee per day to board your puppy. This fee will be required to be paid before the puppy is picked up.
Buyer understands that puppies picked up in person must be paid for in CASH only. We do not accept electronic payments or checks for puppies that are picked up in person. If you fail to bring cash at pick up you will be charged a $250 service fee if we have to invoice you for electronic payments at pick up.
If puppies must be delivered payment is due by the time puppies turn Six (6) weeks of age. Failure to pay for your puppy by 6-weeks if you are having your puppy delivered will result in fioriture of your puppy and the deposit. There will be a 3% paypal fee & a 6% KY sales tax added to payments collected electronically.
Nosam Kennels is not responsible for any accidents that may occur on our property.
This puppy is guaranteed to be in good health, to the best of the seller’s knowledge. Puppy Buyer can return the puppy at Puppy Buyer’s expense for a full refund up to the cost of the puppy, if it develops an illness within three days of being picked up. If your veterinarian states that your puppy has any problem that makes it a poor health risk (this does not include the presence of external parasites such as fleas, ticks, lice, mites, mange, etc. or internal parasites such as roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, tapeworms, giardia, coccidia, poisoning, reproductive problems, accidents, vaccine or medicine-related reactions, umbilical hernias, undescended testicles, UTI's, lack of veterinary care, veterinary error, lack of training, or behavioral problems.), you may, within 3 days of purchase, return the puppy (along with the AKC registration papers and all materials) for a full refund.
A written, signed, and dated statement from your veterinarian is required detailing the description of symptoms supporting his/her opinion and an explanation as to why this puppy would be a poor health risk. This exam and all associated costs are the buyer’s responsibility. Please note that this is 3 days from when the pup leaves our premises. Should a puppy be returned for a refund it must be returned within 24-hours of notifying Nosam Kennels of the puppy's illness.
Nosam Kennels will not be responsible for any vet expense or diagnostic testing for any reason. We reserve the right to have a second option obtained from another veterinarian of our choosing. If a puppy should die before the extent of this guarantee a necropsy must be performed within 24 hours of the puppy’s’ passing to determine the cause. Findings must be forwarded to Nosam Kennels from the vet directly.
Hip Guarantee: 24-months
Hip dysplasia (CHD) and other joint problems can often be attributed to environmental conditions as well as heredity. Studies have shown that CHD is 50% genetic as well as 50% environmental. Therefore, we cannot guarantee this dogs hips against any form of dysplasia that is attributable to nongenetic causes, nor do we guarantee a dog will obtain any particular Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA or Pennhip) Rating.
Note: if only one hip is rated with mild dysplasia or worse but the other side is rated with a fair or better than this is not covered by our guarantee. True hereditary dysplasia is bilateral and affects both sides. Unilateral dysplasia is where there was trauma involved that caused one side to not grow or heal properly. Puppies are warranted against crippling hip dysplasia that is apparent by 24 months of age.
If a NK puppy is suspected of being severely dysplastic within 24 months, due to genetic cause, and is not functionally able to run or walk without extreme pain (Many times, even with diagnosed dysplasia, the puppy can still live a happy, full, and pain-free life), this is the procedure to follow for the terms of the warranty to remain in effect: We will apply the full purchase price of your puppy toward the price of a replacement puppy chosen by Nosam Kennels within 24 months. If you do not want a replacement puppy and would rather have cash payment then the original dog must be returned. We do not offer cash refunds if you choose to keep the dog.
A statement must be received from your veterinarian noting that he/she has no knowledge of any injuries to this dog which may have contributed to the dysplasia.
It is understood that hip problems can be caused by poor nutrition, early spay/neuter or injury and that the puppy is warranted to the extent of genetic hip problems only. In order to maintain the limited guarantee outlined herein, the buyer must
1. have all updated immunizations documented and administered by a licensed veterinarian.
2. Have the dog on a proper moderate exercise routine
3. Provide the dog with a proper diet; Nuvet vitamins given, and the dog must not be over or underweight.
4. The dog must not have been bred or sired a litter before 24 months of age.
5. The dog must not have been Spayed or Neutered before 18-24 months of age. (if a puppy is spayed/neutered before this recommendation the warranty is null and void)
6. A copy of the Pennhip rating must be sent to the Breeder by 24 months of age with recorded microchip reflecting the breeders’ records.
7. Breeder reserves right to 2nd opinion of their choosing, as mentioned above in our contract. This includes having the X-rays redone by our personal vet or one of our choosing.
8. All Medical records must be forwarded from the dog’s vet directly-not the owner.
9. Proof the dog had to be surgically altered to live a normal life must be provided to the breeder. Copy of vet bill for surgery, photos of the dog after surgery. Video of the dog limping/in visible pain prior to surgery.
We cannot warranty any other health issues not found within the 3-day warranty above!
The dog shall NOT be put to sleep due to genetic health or behavioral issues within this warranty without seller’s written consent.
Nosam is not responsible for any vet bills or diagnostic testing related to this guarantee and no cash refunds will be offered. Buyer is responsible for any costs related to return of a dog for any reason.
NON-BREEDING: Buyer understands that we do not sell puppies with breeding rights or furnishes puppies to homes for breeding. In order to protect our lines, we retain the right to place all puppies on non-breeding contracts.
Buyer agrees and understands that the dog will be registered on an AKC non-breeding Limited Registration that will not be reversed. Buyer understands the dog will NOT be permitted to produce ANY litter during its lifetime. Any other arrangements may only be made with the Seller’s written consent. Violation of this agreement is subject to a fine of $10,000 forfeiture of the dog, plus any monies spent to get the dog back and cost of each pup. Puppies are sold on limited registration and must meet the requirements for this to be released at the breeder's discretion. If a dog sold on limited registration is bred we will not consent to registration with ANY register including AKC (American kennel club) for the resulting litter(s).
Return of dog: If at any time you feel your dog no longer fits in with your family and lifestyle, please return he/she back to Nosam Kennels where we will provide proper placement. Under no circumstances should a puppy be sold, transferred, traded, or surrendered to an animal control facility, shelter, rescue or a cash refund given for the return. Failure to return the puppy to the seller will result in prosecution a $5,000 fine and any legal fee's or money spent to get the dog back or placed in an appropriate home.
Breeder hereby released from any and all future liability to Puppy Buyer with regard to the puppy. Puppy Buyer agrees that from the date they take possession of the puppy, Puppy Buyer accepts all liability for the actions of the puppy and holds Nosam Kennels harmless with regard to any and all third parties.
If for any reason the health gurantee is voided the rest of the contract will remain intact.
This contract contains the entire agreement between Buyer and the seller and no other statements, agreements or attachments, written or verbal, made by either party that is not contained in this written contract shall be valid or binding and is signed by both parties. If any part of this contract is not legal according to local laws, the rest of the contract shall remain unaffected. If any part of this contract is breached by the Buyer the Seller is released from all further obligations.
Buyer agrees not to attack and or criticize the Seller in private or public emails, phone calls, forums, blogs, social networks and any other type of online media at any time during or subsequent to contract period in a way which brings financial harm or bad name to the Seller. In the case of breach of this clause, the buyer agrees to pay five thousand dollars ($5,000) to the Seller as damages.
The contract & warranty only applies to the original buyer outlined in this contract. If the puppy or dog is sold or transferred to another home the guarantee will be null & void.
In the event of any litigation in connection with this health warranty/contract, by signing this contract, the purchaser agrees to be responsible for breeder’s attorney fees. Venue and jurisdiction for litigation arising out of or related to this contract shall be exclusively in breeder’s current county and state.
No other warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made under this contract except as stated herein.
When signing the contract all buyers guarantee that their sole purpose in coming to our property is to buy a puppy & that they are NOT working undercover for HSUS, PETA or any other animal rights extremist group, rescue or any groups affiliated with the sole purpose to end animal ownership & violate the rights of dog breeders. Also, that they will NOT give information about our property to any humane society or animal rights organization under penalty of prosecution. The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) is a United States federal law (Pub.L. 109–374; 18 U.S.C. § 43) that prohibits any person from engaging in certain conduct "for the purpose of damaging or interfering with the operations of an animal enterprise. “The statute covers any act that either "damages or causes the loss of any real or personal property" or "places a person in reasonable fear" of injury.