Labyrinth Great Danes

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Co-own Contract (Female

  Labyrinth Great Danes 

 Keela lavers

   54211 HWY 43 Lac Ste Anne County, AB

(780) 221-6314    

  Labyrinthgreatdanes.webs.com

    CO-OWNERSHIP CONTRACT


This document will serve as a legal and binding contract between Keela Lavers/Labyrinth Great Danes, hereinafter called the “breeder”, and ________________________________,

Hereinafter called the “Co-owner.” This contract will remain in effect until such time as it has been fulfilled or terminated by written agreement from both parties.


Bitch Name:_________________________________      D.O.B:_______________________________________

Color:________________________________________      Temperament:_____________________________

Microchip Number:_____________________________________________

Bitch was Sold/Fostered as a: _____ Puppy  ______ Unproven Bitch  _______ Proven Bitch

Full Value Of Bitch is: $_____________________

The Co-owner has paid: $_______________________ for said Bitch.

Co-owner(s) Name:__________________________________________________________________________

Co-owner(s) Address:_______________________________________________________________________

Co-owner(s) Home Phone:__________________________________________________________________

Co-owner(s) Cell Phone:____________________________________________________________________

Co-owner(s) Email:__________________________________________________________________________

The above-described Great Dane Female has been transferred, and will reside with the Co-owner.  All registration and additional paperwork will carry the Breeders name until Co-ownership contract has been fulfilled.

Breeder:________________________________________  Witness:___________________________________

Co-owner:_______________________________________ Witness:___________________________________


Co-owner Responsibilities:

  • The Co-Owner will be responsible for all shots (except first puppy shots) as per breeder’s recommendations, and day-to-day expenses for food and care.
  • The Co-owner will bring the dog to the Breeder for monthly visits until 6 months of age, and then by-monthly visits until her first heat…this allows the Breeder to assess the dog as well as keeping a bond with the dog in order for the dog to feel comfortable in the Breeders home while breeding and having puppies.
  • The Co-owner will notify Breeder on first signs of every heat this female has.
  • The Co-owner will be responsible for all vet expenses, except expenses related to breeding.
  • The Co-owner agrees to give the bitch proper socialization for mental health and stability.
  • The Co-owner will be solely responsible for the actions of the bitch while in their day-to-day care.
  • The Co-owner will allow breeder access to this bitch for showing, special training and breeding.
  • The Co-owner will take this dog to training classes or otherwise be responsible for the bitch’s training.
  • The Co-owner will have the first option to Co-own any puppy produced by this bitch with the same contract as long as the breeder is looking for a Co-own home for one of the puppies produced by that bitch.
  • The Co-owner will bring the bitch for breeding at any reasonable time and co-operate fully with all actions related to breeding of said bitch throughout her lifetime.
  • This female is never allowed to run at large and must be confined away from all male dogs capable of breeding.
  • This bitch is to be confined to the house when in heat except to be taken out side under strict supervision.
  • This bitch is a house pet, and not to spend its life as an outside dog.
  • The Co-owner will update breeder regularly/on request for bitches weight, temperament, pictures, vet records and ect.

Breeder Responsibilities:

  • The breeder of this bitch will retain full breeding rights and full registered ownership of this bitch until the terms of this agreement have been fulfilled.
  • It is the Breeders choice to breed or not to breed this bitch for the length of this contract.
  • The Breeder will be responsible for all expenses related to breeding of this dog.
  • The Breeder will have all pups and profits and expenses from these litters.
  • If Co-owner chooses to spay the female after her fourth litter the Breeder will have her spayed at the Breeder expense and after completion of spaying, the Breeder will sign the dogs registration papers over to Co-owner and the Breeder will have no more legal right to the dog from the day or spaying forward, {except for the abuse and neglect clause of this contract} and the {right to know and placement clause}.

Additional Ease of Agreement Bonus:

The breeder agrees to pay 3% (of the profits only) from the dogs 1st litter up to 500$, 4% (of the profits only) up to 650$ for the 2nd litter, 5% (of the profits only) up to 800$ from the 3rd litter and 6% (of the profits only) up to 1000$ from the 4th litter ONLY if the CO-OWNER full-fills this contract and is available, co-operative to all of the breeders requests and meet-ups throughout this contract and is easy to work with, will the breeder award this additional bonus to the co-owner.


Legalities:

  • Co-owner shall not spay this dog with out permission of Breeder until after her Fourth litter. If this is done Co-owner will pay Breeder $3000 {the cost of a breeding Dane} and return said dog if Breeder sees fit.
  • Breeder gets first pick of any and all offspring produced by this bitch.
  • Breeder will have the right to choose the stud dog(s) for any and all litters this bitch produces.
  • Should Co-owner allow an accidental breeding, they must terminate the breeding at his/her expense. If breeding cannot be terminated with out interfering with the future breeding health of female being compromised, Breeder will take custody and sole ownership of this litter as well at the dog (if she decides so) and place pups as she sees fit. This will not be counted as one of the Breeder’s four litters.
  • In the event the Bitch is lost, stolen, killed, or injured seriously, so as to render her unable to be bred, in consequence of any Co-owner negligence, or that of his/her agents or employees, the sum of $3,000.00 is to be paid promptly to the Breeder as liquidated damages. Further, the Breeder shall have the right to repossess said Bitch if breeder sees fit.
  • Should the Co-owner be found unable or unwilling to fully comply with the terms of this contract, with respect to care, breeding, etc., the Bitch must be returned to Labyrinth Great Danes forthwith. Failure to return the Bitch under these circumstances, the Co-owner hereby gives the Breeder the following options: 1. The Breeder or an agent may take possession of the Bitch from the Co-owner’s property, by any means the breeder /agent sees fit, therefore making this contract null and void; or 2. The Breeder can subject the Co-owner to liquidated damages in the amount of $5,000.00, attorney’s fees in the amount of $3000.00, and the legal cost of bringing this action to enforce the terms of the contract.
  • Co-owner agrees to never give away, sell or transfer said Bitch while in his/her care, if Co-owner has been found to have not fully complied to the terms stated, Co-owner agrees to pay the breeder a sum of $3,000.00 and return said Bitch to Labyrinth Great Danes, if breeder sees fit.

I have read and understand the terms and conditions for this contract and agree to abide by them until such time as the contract is fulfilled, and I fully understand that this is a legal and binding contract.


Co-owners Signature:_______________________________________ Witness signature:________________________________________

Breeders Signature:___________________________________­­­_____ Witness signature:________________________________________

Date:___________________________________________________________