Guarantee

We at Sonoran Labrador Retrievers are so confident in the dogs that we raise and breed, we offer a 30 month guarantee!

30 Month Guarantee

Sonoran Labrador Retrievers (hereinafter “Sonoran Labrador Retrievers”) hereby guarantees purchaser (hereinafter “you”) that our dogs will be free from Hip Dysplasia, Genetic Defects and Hereditary Eye defects (hereinafter “defects”) during the first 30 months from the date of birth of the dog. If your dog is diagnosed with any of the above defects, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers will provide a replacement puppy with a comparable pedigree from a mutually agreed upon litter. In order to qualify for this guarantee, the following terms and conditions must be met:

  1. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers guarantees Hip Dysplasia, Hereditary Eye defects and Genetic defects only. This guarantee does NOT cover any other ailments.
  2. If you suspect your dog to have a one of the above defects, the following procedures must be followed in order to qualify for this guarantee:
  3. Hip Dysplasia:
    1. If you suspect Hip Dysplasia, immediately notify your Veterinarian and arrange to have the dogs hips x-rayed. Normally, you should have your dog’s hips x-rayed at 2 years of age as a precaution. This guarantee is void if Hip Dysplasia is found after the 30 months from the date to birth of the dog.
    2. If Hip Dysplasia is detected by your veterinarian, a copy of the x-rays must then be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers for our Veterinarian to review. In addition, a copy of the x-ray must be submitted to the OFA.
    3. Upon review by our Veterinarian, a determination will be made as to the severity of the Hip Dysplasia. In the event that our Veterinarian determines that the Hip Dysplasia is severe and will impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be euthanized. The cost of this shall be borne you.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been euthanized.
    4. In the event that our Veterinarian determines that the Hip Dysplasia is mild and will not impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be spayed/neutered.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been spayed/neutered.
      3. In addition, a copy of the x-ray must be submitted to the OFA.
      4. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers will provide you with an updated AKC “limited” registration stating that the dog has been spayed/neutered and that the dog cannot and will not be breed.
      5. Should you decide to transfer ownership of the dog to another party, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers must be notified by certified letter that the new owner is aware of the dog’s condition.
  4. Hereditary Eye Defects:
    1. If you suspect Hereditary Eye Defects, immediately notify your Veterinarian and arrange to have the dogs eyes inspected. Your dog must be diagnosed by a Veterinarian that is a licensed member of the American College of Veterinarian Ophthalmologists. This guarantee is void if Hereditary Eye Defects are found after the 30 months from the date to birth of the dog.
    2. If a Hereditary Eye Defect is detected by your veterinarian, a copy of the Veterinarian’s assessment must then be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers for our Veterinarian to review. In addition, a copy of the assessment must be submitted to the CERF.
    3. The assessment provided by your Veterinarian must state with certainty that the Eye Defect is indeed hereditary and not the result of an injury.
    4. Upon review by our Veterinarian, a determination will be made as to the severity of the Eye Defect. In the event that the our Veterinarian determines that the Eye Defect is severe and will impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be euthanized. The cost of this shall be borne you.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been euthanized.
    5. In the event that the our Veterinarian determines that the Eye Defect is mild and will not impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be spayed/neutered.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been spayed/neutered.
      3. In addition, a copy of the x-ray must be submitted to the CERF.
      4. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers will provide you with an updated AKC “limited” registration stating that the dog has been spayed/neutered and that the dog cannot and will not be breed.
      5. Should you decide to transfer ownership of the dog to another party, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers must be notified by certified letter that the new owner is aware of the dog’s condition.
  5. Genetic Defects:
    1. If you suspect a Genetic Defects, immediately notify your Veterinarian and arrange to have the dogs eyes inspected. This guarantee is void if Hereditary Eye Defects are found after the 30 months from the date to birth of the dog.
    2. If a Genetic Defect is detected by your veterinarian, a copy of the Veterinarian’s assessment must then be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers for our Veterinarian to review.
    3. Upon review by our Veterinarian, a determination will be made as to the severity of the Genetic Defect. In the event that the our Veterinarian determines that the Genetic Defect is severe and will impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be euthanized. The cost of this shall be borne you.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been euthanized.
    4. In the event that the our Veterinarian determines that the Genetic Defect is mild and will not impact the quality of life of the dog, the following instructions apply:
      1. The dog must be spayed/neutered.
      2. A certified letter from your Veterinarian must be submitted to Sonoran Labrador Retrievers stating that the dog has indeed been spayed/neutered.
      3. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers will provide you with an updated AKC “limited” registration stating that the dog has been spayed/neutered and that the dog cannot and will not be breed.
      4. Should you decide to transfer ownership of the dog to another party, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers must be notified by certified letter that the new owner is aware of the dog’s condition.
      5. You will be responsible for Veterinarian and Ophthalmologists fees.
      6. You will be responsible for all shipping costs associated with a replacement dog.
      7. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers does not take any responsibility for animals that may be injured or killed during the transportation process.
  6. This contract is “void” if the dog is bred, breed to another dog or is transferred except as defined above.
  7. In the event that you decide not to keep your dog, for any reason, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers must be contacted immediately. Sonoran Labrador Retrievers has first right of refusal to either purchase the dog back from you.
  8. From time to time, Sonoran Labrador Retrievers “rescues” animals that are not an integral part of our breeding program. This guarantee DOES NOT pertain to these dogs.
  9. This guarantee is “void” unless stamped, dated and signed in original ink by the owners of Sonoran Labrador Retrievers.