We highly encourage all to read over our contracts and understand that these are our terms and conditions for anyone getting one of our puppies. You will not only sign the contract possibly in more than one spot but also will initial EVERY clause, therefor stating you understand and agree to our terms. We enforce all clauses in the contracts and take them very seriously. There are different contracts for different circumstances. Please do not read over these contracts lightly. Understand as well these contracts are most importantly to cover the well being and safety of our puppies when going to a new family.


This is a Co-Ownership/Lease between Pryde Boxers, Jessica Berger, whom shall be referred as the (Seller) throughout the rest of this document, and the below named person or persons whom shall be referred to as the "Buyer/Co-Owner" in the rest of this document. This condition will be considered a lease until all contractual conditions are met by the Buyer/Co-Owner. Until all contractual obligations are met the Seller will remain as a Co-owner along with the Buyer/Co-Owner. Once ALL conditions are met, that will be considered final payment for said puppy and a sale completed between Seller and Buyer/Co-Owner. If all conditions are not met the Seller can have the option to repossess below mentioned puppy with no compensation to be made to the Buyer/Co-Owner. If Seller must repossess said below puppy the Buyer/Co-Owner will have no more than 15 days from notice from Seller to return all below detailed Puppy's papers and below detailed puppy to the Seller at the Buyer/Co-Owners expense.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Information:

***The puppy will be AKC registered using the information below with the Seller as Co-Owner***



Mailing Address:_________________________________________________________________________________

City:______________________________________________ State:______ Zip Code:_________________________

Phone Number:________________________________ Secondary Number:________________________________

Vet Reference:______________________________________ Vet's Number:________________________________

Email Address:__________________________________________________________________________________

1) The Seller guarantees that below detailed puppy is a purebred Boxer, and the offspring of the below detailed sire and dam, and registerable with the American Kennel Club (AKC). This puppy shall be registered with the seller’s prefix “Pryde’s”. The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees NOT to alter or change in any way the registered name of said puppy. Said Puppy will be registered to the above Buyer/Co-Owner's information along with the Seller's information. Should a theme be chosen for said puppy’s litter, Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to choose a name from the theme list chosen by the seller but may give the puppy a call name of their choosing. Theme for the following litter shall be as follows:__________________________________________________________

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:_________

2) Seller agrees to provide the Buyer/Co-Owner with AKC registration papers and an unofficial pedigree within the allowed amount of time that the Seller has to register the litter with the American Kennel club. The Seller has a period of 6 months to register the litter with the AKC and the Seller does reserve the right to register any litter at any point in time within the six month period that we as the Seller have with The American Kennel Club for any reasons that the Seller may find necessary to wait to register said litter. Should AKC registration papers not be available at the time of transfer or delivery of said puppy, AKC Registration papers will be mailed to the Buyer/Co-Owner upon the Seller receiving them provided all contractual agreements have been met between the Seller and Buyer/Co-Owner. NO puppy registration papers will be given before a signed contract is made between the Seller and Buyer/Co-Owner OR before all monitary obligations to the Seller/Co-Owner have been met. AKC registration papers given at the time of completion of sale: Yes________ No_______

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

3) Any and all financial liability incurred as a result of transporting the puppy to the buyer’s location will be the sole responsibility of the Buyer/Co-Owner, this is to include but not limited to airfreight and a suitable crate for shipping. Any special documentation that may be needed by a veterinarian. A final veternary well check. All travel arrangements are to be made by the Buyer/Co-Owner. The Seller uses Delta Airlines out of Charleston South Carolina. The ONLY way Seller will ship a puppy is in a climate controlled space. No puppy will ship before the age of nine weeks.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

4) The Seller guarantees, to the best of our knowledge, this puppy to be in good health and will have had at least one visit to a licensed vet at six weeks of age for a complete exam to include but not limited to deworming, first shots, fecal exam and general assessment of health of below detailed puppy. The Buyer/Co-Owner will not take said puppy and exposes said puppy to places of high communicable disease such as but not limited to a dog park or pet store until the puppy has had at least their third series of puppy shots at (12) weeks of age, this is for the well being of the puppy. The Buyer/Co-Owner has a health guarantee extending to the close of business 48 hours from the following date:________________________ of the sale in which to have a licensed veterinarian of the Buyer/Co-Owner's choice to examine below detailed puppy and is urged to do so. If the Buyer/Co-Owner does not take said puppy to a licensed veterinarian within the (48) business hours upon receiving said puppy any and all health warranties will be null and void. Any and ALL examination will be done at the Buyer/Co-owner's expense. No refund will be made for any medical bills incurred once the puppy has left the Seller's Property with the Buyer/Co-Owner. The Seller can not, nor will not guarantee the below detailed puppy against cancer or heart conditions such as Cardiomyopathy or SAS that are known to affect the Boxer Breed in general. The Buyer/Co-Owner needs to be aware that these diseases are diseases known to be associated with the breed in general. This DOES NOT mean that your puppy will develop these ailments simply I can not guarantee against them. At the Buyer/Co-Owner's first visit to a licensed veterinarian within their (48) hour period find any life threatening conditions with the puppy in this guarantee period, the Seller will then have the right to have a second opinion formed by a veterinarian of their choice before any refund or exchange will be made. Should it be determined that the puppy has a life threatening condition the Buyer/Co-Owner will then have two options. (1) Return the puppy in question to the Seller accompanied with documentation from the examining veterinarian stating as to what they found life threatening with said puppy and exchange for another puppy of the same sex and of the same monitory value, any puppy chosen for exchange with a monitory value greater than the original purchase, the difference will be paid to the Seller by the Buyer/Co-Owner. (2) Should there be no puppy available the Seller will have One Year to provide an equal replacement or at the end of the One Year refund the cash value of the returned puppy. Should the Buyer/Co-Owner not have the puppy checked by a licensed veterinarian in this guarantee period the Buyer/Co-Owner is agreeing to this puppy AS IS with No Guarantee! The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to provide proper medical attention as needed and adhere to yearly vaccinations; rabies shots, monthly heartworm prevention, injectable kennel cough prevention ONLY & any other veterinarian care that may be needed.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

5) The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to provide the proper warm or cool, safe and sanitary living quarters. The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to prevent theft or running away of said puppy, however the puppy should not be tied for any length of time, crated for lengthy periods of time, or kept in a kennel permanently. The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to feed the dog PROPER diet sufficient to maintain its health. The Seller retains the right to reclaim the dog and all rights to the dog at NO cost, obligation or compensation to the Buyer/Co-Owner should it be deemed that the Buyer/Co-Owner is remiss in providing proper care for the puppy at any time and is to include but not limited to mental and or physical cruelty, being left in a car, being left tied up, being left outside during extreme weather conditions or being able to run loose. There conditions are not limited to for reclaiming of the dog should it be deemed necessary to ensure and maintain the health and well being of this puppy.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

6) The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees NOT to dispose or destroy said dog before first contacting the Seller except in the case of dire emergency. An example of dire emergency would be a dog hit by a car not expected to survive. This does not limit the dire situations but should the Buyer/Co-Owner have sufficient amount of time to contact the Seller they must before putting any puppy or dog to sleep.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

7) The Buyer/Co-Owner hereby certifies that he or she is not acting as an agent for any other individual and will not resell/give away or trade said puppy to a third party for any reason. If for any reason the Buyer/Co-Owner cannot retain ownership for any reason it will be returned to the Seller at no cost or obligation to the Seller. Should the puppy have to be returned all Registration papers would accompany this puppy and be transferred back to the Seller.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

8) The Buyer/Co-Owner will notify seller of any address and or phone number changes within two months of moving or changing personal contact information.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials________

9) The Buyer further agrees to provide the seller with updated pictures of said puppy at least twice yearly. Understand that this is to see how our pups develop as we like to keep up with our puppies. Note that these pictures may or may not be posted on our website on our pupdate page for other puppy owners who have purchased littermates and other puppies may see how everyone else is growing as well.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

10) The Seller cannot and will not guarantee size, color or future breedability. A 'Show Prospect' is a dog that goes beyond the definition of a pet/companion dog, although there is no guarantee the dog will become a Champion of Record recognized by AKC, but with proper care and training on the part of the Buyer/Co-Owner and/or a Handler of the Buyer/Co-Owner and Sellers choice, this dog should be a reasonable contender and competitive in the show ring.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

11) The Buyer/Co-Owner understands that this puppy is being placed as a Show Prospect/Companion. The Buyer agrees to exhibit the dog with a professional handler, approved by the Seller between the ages of 6-9 months at least one full weekend, 9-12 months at least three full weekends and again 13-18 months at least five full weekends. After the age of eighteen (18) months the puppy must be shown in a minimum of Twenty (20) AKC sanctioned shows within a thirteen (13) month period after the puppy turns the age of eighteen (18) months at the Buyer/Co-Owner's expense. The Buyer/Co-Owner is aware that the estimated cost of each of these shows could be $200-600 per show, depending on the selected show's entry fees and handler’s fees and other associated fees involved with training, transportation, and daily care of the dog while with the handler. The Buyer/Co-Owner understands that the cost for showing a puppy until it's Championship title is obtained could be approximately $5000.00 Any and all fees associated with exhibition of this dog are the sole responsibility of the Buyer/Co-Owner. After said puppy has turned (18) months of age and been exhibited with a professional handler at least the (20) times in AKC sanctioned shows, Buyer/Co-Owner and Seller will then re-evaluate said dog to see if they should continue competing for a Championship title IF Title has not been obtained. This condition does not apply if the dog has completed the requirements for and obtained its AKC championship title prior to the age of eighteen (18) months. Buyer/Co-Owner will only exhibit said dog with a handler approved by the Seller.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

12) The Buyer/Co-Owner understands the importance to work with the puppy in order for it to be "Ring Ready". The puppy must interact with new people and dogs outside of their own household. The Buyer/Co-Owner will make every attempt to take said puppy to either fun matches and or confirmation handling classes at least once a month provided one is offered in their area. The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees they will practice stacking the puppy on a daily basis. The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees to take said puppy to handling classes and proper training starting BEFORE said puppy turns six months of age. This is to ensure that every opportunity has been given to the puppy to get a good start in training for the ring. The Seller agrees to make themselves available via either internet, phone or in person provided the Buyer/Co-Owner is in a near proximity of the Seller for help with training said puppy.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

13) The Buyer/Co-Owner releases the Seller and their estate from any and all liabilities, and or damages by fault of this dog after the date of purchase. These liabilities and/or damages include but are not limited to the destruction of property and/or physical injury to any person or group of people or property.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

14) A deposit in the amount of One Half the total price of the puppy is required to hold the puppy until it is ready to be delivered or picked up by the Buyer/Co-Owner. Price of the puppy does not include ear cropping. The deposit is non-refundable to the Buyer once it has been left with the Seller unless the puppy dies or has a serious condition to prevent delivery before the Buyer/Co-Owner takes the puppy into their possession. The balance is to be paid in full by the time the puppy reaches Seven weeks of age, and NO puppy will be released to the new Buyer/Co-Owner until the pup reaches the age of 8 weeks old or if the said puppy is being transported by air then no puppy will be released until it turns the age of nine weeks. The puppy will be picked up on the following agreed upon date:_______________________________. Any party who has reserved a puppy by leaving a deposit must contact Seller within five (5) days of this date to make arrangements to pick this puppy up or the deposit will be forfeited and the Seller will then have the right to re-advertise this puppy for sale to another party. The Seller will accept NO Personal Checks or money orders as final payment for this puppy. A check may be left for the deposit should there be sufficient amount of time for the check to clear Seller’s bank. Sufficient time is 22 days prior to said puppy being picked up or shipped. Should the Buyer/Co-Owner leave a Check for the deposit amount and the check does not clear, an additional charge of One Hundred Dollars will be applied to the deposit amount to cover any fees the Seller may incur. The Buyer/Co-Owner will have three purchase options when getting a male show prospect.

The following lists the 3 options:
A) The purchase price of Two Thousand Dollars and no future breedings to be serviced to a bitch owned or co-owned by the Seller.

Buyer/Co-Owner Signature IF agreed upon :_______________________________

B) The purchase price of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and (2) Two Successful breedings to any bitch the Seller chooses that the Seller Owns OR Co-owns at NO fee. A successful breeding constitutes Two live puppies of color with white markings not exceeding more than 1/3 of their body. If one of the breedings does not produces successfully the Buyer/Co-Owner will repeat the breeding to the same bitch. If a repeat breeding is needed, the first breeding that was unsuccessful in producing 2 or more live colored puppies will NOT count as one of the two successful breedings agreed upon. The Buyer/Co-Owner will not receive  any monitary fee or puppy/puppies back from these Two breedings. The Buyer/Co-Owner must make said stud available once the Seller gives notification as to when Seller would need to bring a bitch to said stud. Bringing the bitch to said dog will be the at the Seller's expense.  Buyer/Co-Owner will sign a litter registration at the time of the first mating for each of the bitches chosen. If the Buyer Co-Owner denies the Seller one or both breedings, the Seller will find the Buyer/Cowner did not fullfill contactual obligations and the Seller will execute their right to reclaim said dog.

Buyer/Co-Owner Signature IF agreed upon :_______________________________

C)The Purchase Price of One Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and (5) FIVE Successful breedings to any bitch the Seller chooses that the Seller Owns OR Co-owns at NO fee. A successful breeding constitutes Two live puppies of color with white markings not exceeding more than 1/3 of their body. If any of the breedings do not produces successfully the Buyer/Co-Owner will repeat the breeding to the same bitch. If a repeat breeding is needed, the first breeding that was unsuccessful in producing 2 or more live colored puppies will NOT count as one of the Five successful breedings agreed upon. The Buyer/Co-Owner will not receive  any monetary fee or puppy/puppies back from these Five breedings. The Buyer/Co-Owner must make said stud available once the Seller gives notification as to when Seller would need to bring a bitch to said stud. Bringing the bitch to said dog will be the at the Seller's expense.  Buyer/Co-Owner will sign a litter registration at the time of the first mating for each of the bitches chosen. If the Buyer Co-Owner denies the Seller one or both breedings, the Seller will find the Buyer/Cowner did not fullfill contactual obligations and the Seller will execute their right to reclaim said dog.

Buyer/Co-Owner Signature IF agreed upon :_______________________________

The Buyer/Co-Owner has selected Option ____________ and has signed below the option they have chosen.

The Buyer/Co-Owner has given a deposit in the amount of $___________________________. The remaining balance of $________________________ is to be paid to the Seller by the time the puppy reaches seven weeks of age on the following date:________________________.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

15) The Buyer/Co-Owner agrees they will Holter said puppy at 1 year of age to test for Cardiomyopathy and then every 1-2 years following the first holter. In addition the Buyer/Co-Owner Agrees they will have a color flow Doppler performed by a licensed board certified cardiologist no earlier than (1) year and no later than (27) months of age. Buyer Co-Owner will also have a full thyroid panel performed by (2) years of age. All these tests will be performed before said puppy is bred. Once tests have been performed and provided said puppy has passed all health screening and reached at least the age of eighteen months, said puppy will then be allowed to be bred to a stud dog that must have a negative Brucellosis test within 15 days of the first mating. All testing will be done at the Buyer/Co-Owner’s expense.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

16) Any puppy placed as a show prospect will be cropped, NO EXCEPTIONS. The fee for cropping the puppy's ears is Three Hundred Dollars. The Buyer/Co-Owner understands this is a non-refundable fee. Arrangements will be made with the vet to have said puppy's ears cropped prior to puppy leaving the Seller’s property and in order to receive a discounted price on cropping the fees are paid to the vet in advance. This fee must be paid to the Seller by the Buyer/Co-Owner by the time said puppy reaches 5 weeks of age in order for the Seller to pay the vet in advance. If the Buyer/Co-Owner wishes to have their vet crop the ears pictures of 5 or more crops performed by the Buyer/Co-Owner’s Vet must be provided to ensure that a PROPER cropping is done for the show ring. If The Buyer/Co-Owner elects to have the Seller crop the ears, they will be cropped and posted before leaving our property. The Buyer/Co-Owner further understands that posting said puppy's ears to ensure they stand properly is a long process because of the longer show crop. Posting may take as long as a year or more and must be done without fail.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

17) Seller will remain Co-Owner of said puppy until any and all obligations of this contract are met.

Buyer/Co-Owner's Initials:________

18) This contract is governed by the laws of South Carolina and is fully enforceable in the State of purchase where the Seller resides and the State of residence of the Buyer/Co-Owner. Any action or proceeding brought by any party concerning a dispute arising hereafter shall be brought to court of competent jurisdiction located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. Buyer/Co-Owner agrees if there is such dispute the buyer will pay any and all court and legal fees for both the seller and the buyer no matter the outcome.

Buyer/Co-Owner’s Initials:________

19) The following is a detailed description of the puppy to be sold:

Registered Name Chosen:    Pryde's                                                                                                                              

Sex:     Male     Color Description:___________________________________________________ Breed:    Boxer   

Registration Number:    To Be Determined     Date of Birth:_____________________________________________

Sire:______________________________________________________ Registration Number:__________________

Dam:______________________________________________________ Registration Number:__________________

We the undersigned have read and agree to all the above conditions in full. By signing this contract we agree to fulfill all requirements of this contract. Both Seller and Buyer/Co-Owner will receive a signed copy for each of their personal records of this sale/lease. It is further understood that NO other warranties or conditions are otherwise expressed or implied. Each party hereby acknowledge that they had an opportunity to review this agreement. Including the opportunity to consult with an attorney if they choose and that this agreement is entered in knowingly, voluntarily, and an understanding of the terms hereof. No party has relied on any representation other than the terms of this agreement. Buyers signature below certifies he/she accepts the terms of this contract and that it is a Valid Legal Binding Contract.

Seller’s Signature:__________________________________________________ Date:________________________

Buyer/Co-Owner Signature:__________________________________________ Date:________________________