You the buyer will be given all health records and proper registration forms for your puppy. Your puppy has been provided with the best care possible. We give a 2 year guarantee against 4 hereditary conditions i.e., glaucoma, Von Willebrand’s disease, Thrombopathia and Heart disease. Your puppy has been raised for the first 8 to 10 weeks of life on Nuvet Plus supplements.
This guarantee is only valid if your puppy is on at least 2 years of daily Nuvet Plus vitamins starting the day he/she leaves our kennel and you purchase a Home Essentials Kit .
We believe so strongly in Nuvet Plus daily supplements and treating and preventing illness and lifes occassional health situations, i.e., ear infections, aches and sprains with non toxic, synthetic free choices, rather than antibiotics and harsh chemicals that have multiple side affects... that we have included it in our contract to insure the health and well being of your puppy. Please allow your first line of defense to be a natural solution.. I will teach you how! This can save you so much on vet costs... learning to treat you, your familys' and your animals health needs is very empowering.
Bellingham Bassets does not guarantee the following on any puppy sold:
A. future developement of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD), Elbow dysplasia
B. Entropian, Ectropian, Cataracts, or other eye conditions not listed above
C. Behavioral problems or personality traits not associated with temperament
D. The Breeder is not responsible for any type of parasite problem the puppy has from
the date the puppy leaves our property onwards.
Upon receiving your puppy you have 96 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) from that date to have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian. If the veterinarian finds that the puppy has a life threatening condition that makes it a health risk, you have the option of returning the dog immediately AT BUYERS EXPENSE, and there must be a written statement and the test results documentation from your veterinarian mailed to us as proof of the condition and we will replace the puppy with another one that is available. If no puppies are available in the current litter, you will be put on the list for the next planned litter and that pup will be shipped to you free of shipping costs. WE DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS IN THIS CASE. YOUR PUP WILL EITHER BE REPLACED WITH AN EXSISTING PUP OR YOU WILL BE PUT ON ANOTHER LIST OF YOUR CHOICE FOR ANOTHER PUP OUT OF THAT LITTER AND RECEIVE FREE SHIPPING IF SHIPPING IS NEEDED.
Bellingham Bassets is NOT responsible for any decisions made by your vet or for any vet bills which could occur during the 4 day period or ANYTIME after. We will NOT be responsible for any medical bills pertaining to your puppy once it leaves our kennel.
If at any time you decide you do not want your puppy even into adult hood, Bellingham Bassets will take your dog back, no questions asked. We do not want any of our dogs to end up in a shelter or basset rescue.
Your pup will have had regular wormings and regular treatments for parasites and its first set of vaccines before it leaves our kennel. After your pup leaves our kennel, we are not responsible for minor things such as parasites, worms, Giardia, Coccidia, cryptosporidium, diarrhea or other minor conditions such as bladder infections, ear infections which can easily be resolved with simple medication. Your pup is at risk for all canine diseases until it has had the remaining vaccines that you are responsible for giving. One week after the final vaccine at week 17, your puppy should be fully vaccinated and therefore safe to take out into the world, i.e., parks etc. We are not responsible for undesended testies, umbilical hernias or inguinal hernias, Pano, hip dysplasia or any other developed condition.
Again, Bellingham Bassets has provided your puppy with the proper medications to prevent all forms of parasites and illness, going above and beyond to meet nutritional demands and extra vitamin supplementation and probiotics, socialization and training to provide you with a premium healthy, stable puppy.