Bill of Sale for Dog

Use this form if you're buying or selling a dog to provide proof of purchase to the buyer.  It includes important details, including:

  • price
  • how and when the dog will be turned over to the buyer
  • who will pay shipping costs

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See below the form for a full product description.

Seller and Buyer

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one seller Seller: 
Address: 
two sellers

Seller 1: 
Address: 

Seller 2: 
Address: 

The term Seller refers to one or more Sellers.
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one buyer Buyer : 
Address: 
two buyers

Buyer 1: 
Address: 

Buyer 2: 
Address: 

The term Buyer refers to one or more Buyers.

Description of Dog

Seller sells to Buyer the dog described as follows:

Name: 
Breed: 
Sex: 
Birth date: 

Purchase Price and Payment

The full purchase price for the dog is $.

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single payment Buyer has paid Seller the full purchase price.
down payment with balance due Buyer has paid Seller $ as a down payment. The balance of the purchase price is due by .
other

Warranties  

Seller warrants that:

a.   Seller is the dog's legal owner.

b.   The dog has had the following vaccinations: 

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spayed or neutered c.   The dog has been spayed or neutered.
not spayed or neutered c.   The dog has not been spayed or neutered.
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bred by seller d.   The dog was bred by Seller.
bought from breeder d.   The dog was bought from a breeder, , on .
acquired from previous owner d.   The dog was acquired from a previous owner, .

e.   The dog has had the following special training: .

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purebred f.   The dog is purebred.
not purebred f.   The dog is not purebred.
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registered g.   The dog is registered with the . Seller will provide Buyer with the registration papers.
not registered, eligible g.   The dog is not registered with the American Kennel Club or another entity but is eligible to be registered with . Seller will provide Buyer with the necessary papers to process registration.
not registered, not eligible g.   The dog is not registered with the American Kennel Club or another entity and is not eligible to be registered.

Dog's Health

Seller believes that the dog is healthy and in good condition, except for the following problems: 

Delivery of Dog

Dog will be delivered to Buyer in the following manner:

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immediate possession Buyer will take immediate possession of the dog.
buyer pick up Buyer will pick up the dog from  by .
delivery Seller will deliver the dog by  to the following location: .
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Seller Costs of shipping and insurance will be paid by Seller.
Buyer Costs of shipping and insurance will be paid by Buyer.

Health Problem Present at Sale

If within 14 days after Buyer takes possession of the dog, a licensed veterinarian certifies, in writing, that the dog has a serious disease that was present when Buyer took possession of the dog; or, if within six months after Buyer takes possession of the dog, a licensed veterinarian certifies in writing that the dog has a serious congenital defect that was present when Buyer took possession of the dog, Buyer may exercise either of these two options:

a.   Return the dog to Seller within two weeks after the date of the veterinarian's certificate. In this case, Seller will refund the purchase price plus any sales tax and reimburse Buyer for the cost of reasonable veterinary services directly related to the examination that revealed the health issue, and any emergency treatment to relieve suffering.

b.   Keep the dog. In this case, Seller will promptly reimburse Buyer for the cost of reasonable veterinary services necessary to treat the health issue, and any emergency treatment to relieve suffering, up to the amount of the purchase price plus any sales tax.

If Buyer exercises either of these options, Buyer will provide Seller with copies of documents showing the amount spent for veterinary services.

Additional Terms  

Additional terms: .
 

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one seller

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

two sellers

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

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one buyer

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

two buyers

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

Signature: _______________________________________

Date: ___________________________________________

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include notarization

Certificate of Acknowledgment of Notary Public


State of _____________________________________________    )

                                                                                                            )           ss

County of ___________________________________________     )

 

On _______________ before me, _________________________________________ (here insert name and title of the officer) personally appeared _______________________________, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

I certify under PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of ___________ that the foregoing paragraph is true and correct.

                                                            WITNESS my hand and official seal.

                                                            _____________________________________

                                                            Notary Public for the State of ______________

                                                            My commission expires __________________

[NOTARY SEAL]

 

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