Ravenwood Retriever Kennels
Call me, Suzanne Hill,
787 6694 Office
HIP DYSPLASIA & HEALTH GUARANTEE
Upon receiving this pup, new owner must have pup examined by a veterinarian within seven (7) days. If pup is not determined to be healthy by examining vet at this time, it shall be our option to pay for treatment of pup, pay at our expense to have pup returned to us or have pup put to sleep. An exchange pup will be provided, with air fare and /or transport being the responsibility of the new owner if original pup is put to sleep. Under no circumstances will money be refunded. Failure to have pup examined within seven (7) days or not returning signed health certificate to Ravenwood within fourteen (14) days will result in a void of this guarantee.
The dog must be no younger than 24 months of age and no older than 26 months of age at the time of the OFA hip dysplasia x-ray or this agreement becomes void.
If at any time you suspect your dog of being dysplastic, notify Ravenwood as soon as possible. We will require a copy of an official x-ray to be sent to our veterinarian for reading, and we will then send it on to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals in Missouri.
In the event that the dog is found to be MILD, MODERATE or SEVERELY DYSPLASTIC, the dog must be put to sleep or spayed/neutered, and a letter of verification from the attending vet sent to us at Ravenwood. FAIR or BORDERLINE HIP JOINT CONFORMATION does not apply under this guarantee, unless it goes on to become MILD, MODERATE or SEVERE dysplasia by 26 months of age. If dog is dysplastic an exchange pup will be provided, with air fare and /or transport being the responsibility of the new owner . Under no circumstances will money be refunded. No puppies shall have been whelped or sired from this dog before hip x-ray is completed at 24 to 26 months of age or this guarantee becomes void. The dog also must be owned by the original owner who bought the pup from us.
Ravenwood further guarantees the pup is free from CONGENITAL CATARACTS and PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy), both of which are inherited diseases of the eye and can cause blindness. We guarantee your new pup to be free of the above two eye diseases until 48 month of age. The above pup replacement guarantee for dysplasia also applies to the eye guarantee. A Veterinary Ophthalmologist is required to make a determination of Congenital Cataracts or PRA.