LACEY KENNELS
83 Mildred Avenue
mariaville, ME 04605
(207)537-3547
juli@laceykennels.com

STUD DOG CONTRACT

THIS CONTRACT CERTIFIES THAT:
Reg.Name of Bitch _________________________
AKC#____________________________________
OFA #____________________________________
Other_____________________________________
Sire:______________________________________
Dam:_____________________________________
Owner at time of mating_______________________
address___________________________________
Phone ____________________________________

WAS BRED TO:
Reg.Name of Dog____________________________
AKC#______________________________________
Sire:_______________________________________
Dam_______________________________________
Owner of dog________________________________
Dates of Mating______________________________
Whelping due date____________________________
                                                      GENERAL CONDITIONS:
1. Two puppies born alive or dead constitutes a litter.  Should a litter of one or less happen, a return service will be
offered with the balance of the stud fee to be paid before services are rendered.  If the bitch fails to conceive on
the return service, this contract is terminated.
2.  The Stud Dog and Brood Bitch must fulfill the following requirements:
•        Meet the conformation, soundness and temperament requirements outlined by the AKC breed Standards
•        Have never shown symptoms or been diagnosed with genetically related problem such as auto immune
mediated disease, epilepsy or other genetic diseases.
•        Be proven free of hip and elbow dysplasia at the minimum age of 18 months by a recognized registry such
as OFA or PennHip  
•        Proven free of genetic eye diseases as certified by CERF
3.  In the event that the bitch owner wants a natural breeding, she/he agrees to the following:
•        Ensure that the bitch is in pre-estrous and, if possible, not more than five (5) days from estrous.
•        Ship the bitch in an appropriate kennel via pre paid airfreight to <Name of closest airport> with all required
documents for shipping and entering the state.
•        Provide detailed, written information to stud owner relevant to the care, medical needs and breeding for bitch
during her stay with Stud Owner.
•        Arrange for the cost of the bitch’s return flight.
•        Reimburse stud owner for any additional expenses for said bitch including but not limited to veterinary fees,
special food purchases, and pick up and delivery from and to any airport other than the ones listed above.
•        Reimburse stud owner for boarding costs at the rate of <name amount>per day, for each day exceeding the
first ten (10) days after shipment.
4.  In the event that the bitch owner wants a breeding from shipped fresh chilled semen or frozen semen, she/he
agrees to the following:
•        Before fresh semen is shipped, make sure bitch is in estrous. This is best done with regular progesterone
assays done from the onset of heat until the tests show the bitch is in estrous.
•        Inform the stud dog owner or the stud owner’s vet by phone, email or fax when the bitch is to be inseminated so
as to allow for accurate, prompt collection and delivery of semen,
•        Arrange for payment or reimburse seller at the time of shipment for all expenses incurred by the collection and
next day air shipping of the fresh or frozen semen
5.  Bitch owner hereby agrees that his or her bitch is cared for and handled by stud dog owner without liability on
stud dog owner’s part for loss or damage to the bitch from accidents, injury, disease, theft, fire, or other
unavoidable causes or injury to persons, other animals or damage to property cause by the bitch when due
diligence and care have been exercised by stud dog owner.
6.  Bitch owner warrants that this bitch has not been exposed to any stud dog prior to her arrival (or insemination)
and further agrees to protect her upon her return home and for the completion of her heat cycle, from any other
stud dog(s).
7.  Bitch owner agrees to provide proper care for bitch while in whelp and proper care and socialization for the
resulting puppies until they are placed in permanent homes.
8.  Bitch owner agrees to sell all puppies with reasonable contracts and health guarantees thus protecting the
progeny from irresponsible breeding practices.
9.  Bitch owner agrees to sell all Non Breeding Companion (PET) quality puppies on LIMITED AKC registration, with a
spay/neuter requirement.
10 Bitch owner agrees to register all pups resulting from this breeding with the AKC.
11 Bitch owner agrees to provide stud dog owner with the name, address and phone number of the owners of all
pups resulting from this breeding.

                                            STUD DOG OWNER CONDITIONS
STUD OWNER AGREES TO:
1. Provide bitch owner with a complete 3 generation pedigree of the dog
2. Take normal adequate care of the bitch while in our charge
3. Have the stud dog in good physical condition.
4. Sign litter registration promptly and return to bitch owner after receipt of full stud fee.
5. Provide a return stud service of the same dog to the same bitch if no pregnancy results from the mating, at no
charge. To receive the return service, the bitch owner must notify the stud dog owner of failure to conceive, in
writing, not more than 70 days following the mating. If the stud is no longer available for whatever reason, for the
return service, the stud owner or agent reserves the right to offer a different stud to the bitch owner.
6. Provide the bitch owner with a written receipt for the stud service and a record of the breeding dates.

Dog owners/ agent initials.___________________________________


                                               
BITCH OWNER CONDITIONS
BITCH OWNER AGREES TO:
1. Pay the agreed stud service fee before the bitch is serviced.
2. Provide a 3 generation pedigree before servicing.
3. Provide veterinary certificate of current clear Brucellosis test.
4. Send bitch in good health and in season.
5. Notify stud dog owner/agent, in writing no later than 70 days after mating if no pregnancy results from the mating.
Failure to do so will result in no return service being provided.
6. Keep the bitch properly confined following the breeding to ensure no other dog could mate her accidentally,
before mating season is finished.
7. Agrees to not knowingly sell or transfer puppies whelped as a result of this mating to any person or firm connected
with the business of resale or wholesale of dogs; puppy mills or pet stores.  Further the bitch owner agrees to not
sell any of the puppies to China or other overseas countries without first speaking with the stud dog owner.

Bitch owners/ agent initials.___________________________________



                                                       
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
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SIGNATURE OF STUD OWNERS/AGENTS                                   SIGNATURE OF BITCH OWNERS/AGENT(S)
__________________________________                                  ________________________________________
__________________________________                                  ________________________________________
DATE_____________________________                                   DATE____________________________________




                                                        
RETURN STUD SERVICE

DATE OF SERVICE_____________________________________

SIGNATURES FOR RETURN SERVICE

STUD DOG OWNERS/AGENT                                                         BITCH OWNERS/AGENT(S)
_______________________________                                          _______________________________________

_______________________________                                          _______________________________________

DATE__________________________                                           DATE__________________________________
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