Brett's Painted Bostons

AKC Boston Terriers- Traditional Tuxedo Bostons!


The terms of this Contract have been agreed upon and accepted by both Buyer(s) and Breeder by their signatures at the end of this Contract.

Section 1. Buyer(s) Information:

Name(s): _____________________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________________________

Phone Number: _______________________________________________________________________

Email Address: ________________________________________________________________________

Section 2. Puppy Pick-Up:

  1. Buyer agrees to meet with the Breeder, Sherri Brett of Brett’s Painted Bostons, face-to-face to pick-up the puppy at the Breeder’s home, airport, or other agreed upon location. Buyer must notify the Breeder in advance if a friend or relative of the Buyer will be picking up the puppy on behalf of the Buyer.
  2. Puppy will be available for pick-up at eight (8) weeks of age. Buyer must be able to take possession of the puppy when it is old enough to leave or other charges will apply before it will be released. If no prior arrangements or contacts have been made when the puppy is ready to leave, but not taken/accepted, the puppy could go up for resale to someone else and all monies paid to the Breeder will be forfeited. The Breeder will make every effort to work with your schedule (and with hers) to make the transition a happy experience. Please know that your puppy has been well-loved by the Breeder and her family from its birth until when you take him/her home.
  3. If Buyer is too far away to pick-up the puppy at the Breeder’s home, Breeder will: (1) meet you at her airport for a travel fee (preferred), or (2) fly with the puppy, in cabin, to meet you at your closest airport. Please note, option (2) will include a travel fee and airline ticket costs for Breeder and puppy. The Breeder’s closest airport is Indianapolis, IN. If you are choosing one of these options, please initial here: ______ - ______ (Buyer[s] Initials) CURRENTLY NOT AN OPTION 
  • Buyer(s) is choosing option _______ (1 or 2)
  • Buyer(s) closest available, large airport is: ___________________________________________________________________________

Section 3. Puppy Deposit and Payments:

  1. All puppy deposits are nonrefundable. Puppy deposits must be made via personal check or bank check made payable to Sherri Brett.
  2. A second - final payment will be paid when the puppy is picked up. This final payment must be made in cash only, large bills. The Breeder will advise you of the amount.
  3. A check to cover AKC registration costs/microchip registration will need to be brought with you to pick-up the puppy as well. If the puppy is going to be registered in one owner’s name, the cost is $39.99 + $17 for registering the microchip ($56.99).      If the puppy is going to be registered in two owners’ names (this applies to married couples), the cost is $49.99 + $17 to register the microchip ($66.99). Please make the check payable to AKC.  Breeder will file the registration with AKC.
  4. AKC Registration: one owner’s name ____ or two owners’ names ____ (please check).
  5.  IF the litter is not going to be registered, please initial here _____-- **This is NOT an option- if the litter isn't going to be registered, the Breeder will let you know!**
  1. If the Breeder is driving to meet you at a different location (other than locally), a travel fee will be due upon pick-up as well. 
  2. Any and all veterinarian fees after leaving the Breeder will be the sole responsibility of the Buyer(s). The Breeder will not be responsible for any medical expenses incurred after the puppy goes home with the Buyer(s).

Section 4. Health Guarantee:

  1. All puppies from the Breeder are guaranteed for one year from their dates of birth, against fatal and life threatening, congenital disease. This includes severe hip dysplasia which hampers the movement of the dog and requires surgery to correct (unless caused by an injury), kidney, heart, pancreas, spine, and liver problems of a severe life-threatening or altering nature. If the puppy dies within this one-year time frame, the Buyer must pay to have it autopsied to determine the reason for its death. If the puppy’s death was congenital in nature, the Breeder will replace the puppy.
  2. This Health Guarantee will be VOIDED if the puppy is bred.
  3. The Health Guarantee will be VOIDED if the Buyer neglects to follow through with all of the required puppy vaccinations, de-worming schedule, etc. from a licensed veterinarian.
  4. The Health Guarantee will be VOIDED if the Buyer fails to purchase and have the NUVET VITAMIN present for puppy pick-up. To order the NUVET VITAMIN please call

1-800-474-7044, with code #18761. Breeder will receive a confirmation email once Buyer purchases the vitamin. (Tablets are hard, you'll need to leave some out to soften)

  1. The Health Guarantee will be VOIDED if Buyer does not have the puppy examined by a licensed veterinarian within seventy-two (72) hours after delivery. Breeder must be immediately informed of the examination results by email (
  2. Replacement of a puppy under the Health Guarantee will be as follows:
  • Puppy must show the defect by one year of age;
  • Breeder must be notified of the problem within two business days of the licensed veterinarian’s determination and have two reports from two un-associated veterinarians stating the same problem;
  • Breeder will provide a replacement puppy of equivalent value;
  • Buyer may elect to keep the puppy and this Contract will no longer apply;
  • No refund, in full or in part, will be given;
  • A returned puppy must be returned to the Breeder in good condition, other than the specified problem, at the expense of the Buyer and with all original paperwork. The buyer will then qualify for a replacement puppy;
  • Buyer is responsible for travel costs to and from the Breeder under this Health Guarantee;
  • The Health Guarantee applies to the original Buyer only and is non-transferable;
  • No replacement puppy will be given if the puppy has been euthanized without permission from the Breeder after a consulting with the treating veterinarian;
  • A replacement puppy will be of comparable quality and same sex based upon availability;
  • A replacement puppy may or may not be from the same parents of the original puppy;
  • There are certain disorders that may be caused by environmental factors including, but not limited to: allergies, thyroid dysfunction, demodectic mange, and other autoimmune disorders (sometimes caused by vaccinations) that are not covered by the Health Guarantee;
  • The Breeder does not guarantee against conditions that may or may not be stress related from the move to a new home. These stress related conditions that have previously remained dormant can be triggered by the above unfortunately cannot be diagnosed until an active case becomes evident. Some of these stress related conditions or illnesses are: coccidia, giardia, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), kennel cough, and any parasites/worms/mites that the puppy may have acquired after leaving the Breeder; and
  • Any physical problem which is or could be the result of injury from being overweight or underweight, or being over exercised, is not covered under the Health Guarantee.
  1. The Breeder has the right to ask you for your veterinarian records if needed for the one-year Health Guarantee. The Health Guarantee does not cover what in the bulldog breed is considered normal, including, but not limited to: cherry eye, entropion, luxating patella, teeth misalignment that does not hinder the normal eating/drinking function, skin allergies, elongated soft palate, and stenotic nares (pinched nostrils). The Health Guarantee does not cover illness resulting from improper feeding/de-worming or care after leaving the Breeder. All items covered under the Health Guarantee are by replacement only. The Breeder does not give refunds.
  2. When the puppy is picked up, the puppy will have received a veterinarian health check, proper vaccinations, and de-worming. The Buyer(s) will be informed of what veterinarian care the puppy has already received and what future vaccinations and de-worming are due.
  3. The Health Guarantee does not include Coccidia and Kennel Cough which is possible in puppies moved to new surroundings and usually caused by bacteria. Kennel Cough is self-limiting and like the common cold, it must run its course. Full recovery is expected and Kennel Cough on its own is not life threatening.
  4. Breeder is only guaranteeing the puppy under this Contract as a healthy companion/pet, whether he/she can reproduce to carry on the bloodlines cannot be determined as a puppy and that the puppy’s pedigree is correct to the best of the Breeder’s and Veterinarian’s knowledge. Adult size, weight, and the ability to reproduce cannot be guaranteed.
  5. In the case, the puppy is a Show Prospect, the Breeder does not guarantee the puppy will win in the ring as no one can tell how the puppy will look when he/she is older. All show/breeding puppies will be co-owned with the Breeder.

Section 5. Buyer(s) Responsibilities:

Buyer must provide the puppy with routine preventative care, such as, but not limited to:

  • Annual physical examinations by a licensed veterinarian;
  • Follow veterinarian guidelines for vaccinations, flea/tick/heartworm, and de-worming; and
  • Refraining from taking the puppy to public places around other pets until all vaccinations are given so the puppy will be fully immunized against any contagious diseases.

Section 6. Puppy Limitations:

  1. Do not allow your puppy to use stairs until he/she is at least one year of age.
  2. Keep your puppy off unknown surfaces until the puppy is at least 16 weeks old and has had all his/her puppy shots to prevent contracting diseases such as Parvo, Distemper, and other communicable diseases.

Section 7. Welcome Home Policy:

  1. If at any time during the life of the puppy/dog purchased under this Contract, Buyer is unable to be keep the puppy/dog, the Breeder must be notified and will accept the puppy/dog back to find it a suitable home. You cannot re-home or sell the puppy/dog. There is always a Welcome Home Policy on ALL of our puppies/dogs. No return of money or replacement puppy is offered in this circumstance.
  2. No Painted Puppy/Dog will be sent to a shelter: ______ - ______ (All Buyer[s] Initials)

Section 8. Applicable Law and Forum:

Buyer understands that this Contract is governed under the laws of the State of Indiana, County of Martin. Any legal issues arising under the terms are this Contract will be adjudicated in the State of Indiana, County of Martin, regardless of where the Buyer lives, even if out of state.

This Contract supersedes any and all previous agreements. This Contract is null and void if the terms listed above, are not fulfilled.

By signing this Contract, I am acknowledging that I have fully read, understand, and agree to this Contract.

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Buyer’s Signature Date

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Buyer’s Signature Date

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Breeder’s Signature Date

Buyer(s) Please Complete


AKC Registration name for puppy: _________________________________________________________

(25 characters max, including spaces)

PET AKC, Spay/Neuter: ______ - ______ (Buyer[s] Initials)

**Buyer must provide veterinarian document with scanned Microchip # and proof of spay/neuter within 12 months of age ( Females should be spayed before first heat and males at a year).


Breed: AKC Boston Terrier






Purchase Price:

Date Puppy Left:

Microchip #:

Please mail completed Contract to address personally provided after picking a puppy.

Sherri Brett




Veterinarian: Dr. John Royal, DM, MS. — 812-636-7341—Royal Vet Service