One Golden Moment


The following draft agreement is an example and the final contract will be edited to be inclusive of agreed-upon terms between the buyer and One Golden Moment. 


Golden Retriever Purchase Contract

Seller Name: One Golden Moment

Address: 5503 327th St Stacy, MN 55079

Phone: 612-669-1733


Buyer Name: ______________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________

Phone: __________________________________


Date of Sale: ________________

Date of Delivery: _______________

Terms: (     )Outright Purchase   (     )Co-ownership

Registration: (     )Full   (     )Limited

Price: _________________

Deposit: _______________    Date:_________________

Balance paid: ____________ Date: ________________ (Balance due on delivery)



Description of the puppy or dog


Breed: ____________________

Gender preference: (     )Male   (     )Female

Color: ____________________

DOB: ____________________ (Puppies must be 8 weeks or older before delivery)

Litter/Registration Number: _________________________


Sire: ___________________________________

Call Name: ______________

AKC#: __________________

OFA#: __________________


Dam: __________________________________

Call Name: ______________

AKC#: __________________

OFA#: __________________

*** See pedigree attached.


Proposed use of the puppy or dog


(     ) Pet or family companion

(     ) Performance competitions

(     ) Conformation events or dog shows

(     ) Breeding


Seller Agreements


  1. This puppy/dog is a purebred Golden Retriever. This puppy/dog is of typical temperament and structure and embodies the basic standards of the Golden Retriever breed.
  2. The pedigree furnished is correct.
  3. The puppy/dog is: registered __________ registerable ____________ with the AKC.
  4. AKC Registration papers will be filled out after the sale is complete, and will be forwarded to the buyer once the AKC returns them.
  5. The registration is ______(full or limited). Puppies sold on limited registration may not be shown in AKC conformation shows or bred. The buyer’s understanding and acceptance of this condition are signified here by his/her initials: ________________ on _______(date).
  6. The purchase price of this puppy/dog will be refunded if the buyer furnishes the seller with a veterinary certificate indicating that the puppy/dog is unwell or unsound and returned within 72 hours from delivery. The Seller will reimburse no veterinary or shipping costs.
  7. If the buyer has paid by check, the purchase price will be refunded only if or when the buyer’s check has cleared and been credited to the seller’s account.
  8. The puppy/dog’s sire and dam are both OFA certified as free of hip dysplasia and comes from many generations of puppy/dogs who are also free of hip dysplasia. The puppy/dog is expected to be free of hereditary crippling hip dysplasia. However, no guarantee of such is or can be made, or intended herein.
  9. The puppy/dog is healthy at the time of sale and has had immunizations enumerated in the attached health record.
  10. If at any time the buyer is unable to keep or care for the puppy/dog, it must be returned to the seller. The puppy/dog may not be transferred or sold by the buyer. The buyer’s understanding and acceptance of this condition is signified here by his or her initials: ___________ on ____(date)_______.

The seller will endeavor to place any returned puppy/dog as advantageously as possible. If a purchase price is obtained for the puppy/dog, it will be refunded to the original buyer, less any costs of placement. If the puppy/dog is placed free of charge, no money will be returned to the original buyer. No veterinary or other costs of keeping the puppy/dog, or any other costs incurred by the buyer resulting from his/her ownership of the puppy/dog, will be paid by the seller to the original buyer of the puppy/dog under any circumstances.

  1. The seller in no way guarantees that this puppy/dog shall win in conformation and/or performance events.
  2. The seller agrees to provide advice and information on showing and grooming to the best of his/her ability, to help the buyer of a show or performance potential puppy/dog to present the canine to its best potential.

No other warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, are made under this contract except as stated above.

Signed by the seller: __________________________

Date: _________________


Buyer Agreements


  1. The buyer agrees that if at any time, and for any reason, he/she is unable to keep or properly care for the puppy/dog, it shall be returned to the seller and no one else. The buyer’s understanding and acceptance of this condition is signified here by his/her initials: ___________ on _______(date).
  2. The buyer agrees to maintain the puppy/dog’s health with yearly vaccinations as specified by their veterinarian.
  3. Should the puppy/dog become ill or unsound, any and all costs of treatment will be the responsibility of the buyer.
  4. The buyer agrees to keep the puppy/dog in an appropriate lean weight to maximize the puppy/dog’s soundness and longevity.
  5. The buyer agrees to feed only those puppy/dog foods appropriate for the golden retriever breed.
  6. The buyer agrees to socialize, train, and keep the puppy/dog in a manner appropriate to the breed.
  7. The buyer of any fully registered breeding puppies shall obtain OFA hip certification as soon as possible after the puppy/dog reaches 24 months of age. This will help us continue to provide the healthiest, happiest, and soundest pets possible.
  8. The buyer acknowledges that special coat care, conditioning, training, and feeding are necessary to produce a competitive golden retriever in conformation and performance events and that this care and training is his/her responsibility.
  9. The buyer agrees that any dog being bred to a fully registered One Golden Moment puppy has OFA hip certification of good or better, and any other appropriate health clearances typical for the breed.

Signed by the buyer: ______________________________ on _______(date)______.