This agreement is made
for the benefit and protection of BOTH
Jean Urban and the Individual(s) taking possession of the dog to guarantee that you receive a healthy
dog upon transfer. This guarantee is non-transferable and will not be
honored if this dog is sold or otherwise transferred unless transferred
by Jean Urban.
- For your Health Guarantee
to be in effect, you will need to take your dog to a licensed
veterinarian within 3 days of purchase for a wellness check-up.
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are not counted because veterinarian offices are
not usually open for business on these days. We realize that 3
days is a short time period, but we prefer that the dog be checked as soon as
possible before families develop a strong bond to their new
- If within 3 days your
dog is diagnosed with a life threatening health problem such as
heart, liver, or kidney, the dog can be returned for a full refund
(adoption cost of the dog) plus reimbursement for the actual cost of
the wellness check-up. If your dog was shipped to you, we
will also refund 100% of the actual cost of the airfare plus pay for
the cost of the dog’s return airfare.
within four years from the date of transfer, this dog is
diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian (second opinion may be requested)
genetic health defect that causes death or is life threatening,
will be replaced with another dog of equal value as soon as one is
In order to exercise such replacement option, Individual(s) taking possession of
the dog must meet the
conditions, transferee must submit from a licensed veterinarian within four
years from date of transfer;
- - A
report stating that a severe health problem
attributed to a genetic defect exists, or proof of death resulting from
- - Dog must
be either returned to Jean Urban along with all
registration papers or if Individual(s) desires to keep the dog, then
must be spayed or neutered at individual's own expense and must
proof of altering to Jean Urban.
guarantee is non transferable and will not be honored if this
dog is sold or otherwise transferred unless transferred by Jean Urban.
- Individual(s) taking possession of dog
understands that the following slight genetic defects are
not considered serious or life threatening and therefore are not
umbilical hernias, un-descended testicle, or underbite or overbite.
Also, due to
environmental factors beyond my control, variations of diet and
differences of veterinary opinions, Jean Urban will cover luxating patellaes
only upon the opionion of an agreed specialist and they make the
determination within two years of date of purchase.
- Physical injuries
to the dog occurring outside of Jean Urban's custody are not warranted under any condition.
- If the dog dies within
the first 3 days of purchase, Individual(s) possessing the dog must have an autopsy performed to
determine the cause of death. The purpose of the autopsy is to
verify that the dog did not die due to injury, accident, or an
illness that was caused by the possesor. A copy of the report must
be forwarded to the seller before determining if a refund will be
- Under no circumstance or
condition will Jean Urban assume liability for any surgery or medical procedure
unless said surgery or medical procedure is performed only after
consultation with my veterinarian and myself. Should surgery be
required and agreed to by the consulting veterinarians, Jean Urban will pay half of the surgery cost up to one half of the
of the Dog, excluding shipping.
your dog you must:
- Provide a signed
statement from your veterinarian showing the date, within the 3 day
period, on which he conducted his examination and the reason why he
believes the dog has a life threatening health problem that existed
prior to you receiving the dog.
- If Individual in possesion of the
dog chooses to keep
the dog, regardless of any health issue, Jean Urban will not issue a
refund for the adoption fee of the dog or for any other expense, including
airfare, or veterinarian expenses.
- If another dog is
available, the Individual(s) can choose a replacement dog. A
replacement dog is not a requirement; it is only an option
not covered by Health Guarantee:
- Worms &
Parasites: including Coccidia and Giardia, are common in young
dogs. All dogs are dewormed,
but additional treatment may be necessary. We recommend that your vet
checks the dog at he wellnes check-up.
- Hypoglycemia: Low blood
sugar is 100% preventable.
- Umbilical Hernias: These
They develop when the umbilical cord is cut too close to the abdomen.
- Non-life threatening
Homes Only Please***
Adopting a dog is a lifetime
commitment and I wish stable and permanent homes. I understand circumstances can change even for
well meaning people. PLEASE
contact Jean Urban and let me help you find
dog a good home. Jean Urban is always willing to take back the
refund and shipping cost, for the life of the dog!