Your Genovese pup's health is guaranteed for 14 days from the time of possession, during this time you should
have your pup examined by a vet to confirm its sound health. If your pup is found not healthy by your
veterinarian, we will, at our option, either refund the purchase price of your pup or give you another pup of the
same quality from the next available litter. You must give us a veterinarian's certificate setting forth the health
problem within 10 days of the veterinarian’s exam, this guarantee does not apply to injury, illness, or parasites
sustained subsequent to you taking possession of your pup.
1 YEAR REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE AGAINST CONGENITAL MALFORMATION OR FATAL
Your Genovese pup is guaranteed against fatal congenital malformation or fatal hereditary disease which occurs
or is discovered AND which has or would result in death or crippling, before the pup reaches 12 month of age. If
your pup has such condition, you must surrender your pup, and we will, at our option, either refund the
purchase price of your pup or replace your pup with another pup of the same quality or better quality from the
next available litter. Surrender or keeping the pup is at our option. The Buyer cannot keep the pup and also
request a refund of the purchase price. The AKC papers must be returned to us when the pup is returned.
Existing requests with deposits will be honored first. You must provide us with a veterinarian's certificate, vet
reports and lab tests within 10 days of the determination of fatal congenital malformation or fatal hereditary
disease which specifies the health problem. If your puppy dies or is crippled by distemper, hepatitis,
leptospirosis, or parvovirus within 12 months of birth, the SELLER must prove that all shot schedules you were
given at purchase time was followed and completed. You must either send proof that you have neutered or
humanely destroyed your pup. Cost of veterinary services shall be the responsibility of the buyer. A second
opinion will be obtained and if it is found to be a congenital condition your puppy will be replaced at no charge
with a puppy as soon as one is available. If you receive a replacement pup under the Genovese Guarantee, there
will be no charge for tail docking, dewclaw removal, worming, and vaccinations up to the date of pick-up of the
replacement pup. You will be charged the expense of ear cropping.
2 YEAR REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE AGAINST HIP DYSPLASIA
Your Genovese pup is guaranteed until two years of age to be free from crippling hip dysplasia. If within this
period your Genovese pup has crippling hip dysplasia ( it must be OFA certified ), and you wish a replacement
pup you must deliver that certification within ten ( 10 ) days of certification from OFA and vet documentation of
the crippling status of the hips and return your Genovese pups papers to us. A second OFA may be done by the
SELLER if the puppy passes the second OFA, the owner will pay for the second test. If the puppy fails the
second OFA and is found to have crippling hip displasia it will be replaced. All dogs must be OFA tested at 2
years of age to keep this quarantine intact, if not OFA tested at 2 years of age this part of the contract is null and
void. Penn-hip evaluations may be used in place of OFA. You must either send proof that you have neutered or
humanely destroyed your pup. We will replace your Genovese pup with another pup of the same quality from
the next available litter.
If you receive a replacement pup under the Genovese Guarantee, there will be no charge for tail docking,
dewclaw removal, worming, and vaccinations up to the date of pick-up of the replacement pup. You will be
charged the expense of ear cropping.
LIMITATIONS OF GUARANTEE
The guarantee applies to the original puppy only and is non-transferable. No replacement will be given if the
male or female has been bred, or registration application form has expired. The cost of transportation of any
pups to and from Genovese Kennels and the cost of veterinary services shall be the responsibility of the buyer.
Within the 14 days that the said dog is returned or surrendered, any and all veterinary fees due to sickness that
are incurred in that time frame will be the responsibility of the BUYER and must be paid to the SELLER in full
to cover the veterinary bill. Guarantees in this contact are for replacement puppies only, and do not refer to
cash money. This guarantee is null and void if ears are cropped and do not stand, or the dog is found to have
been abused or mistreated, vaccination schedule has not been maintained and proof of all vaccinations must
accompany any requests for replacement puppies. No warranty is made with respect to Cancer.