3. We RARELY provide stud service for “pick of the litter”, as we keep a full complement of
dogs in our own kennel. However, if we choose pick of the litter, the following outlines
a. Stud Owner has choice of litter any time before puppies are 8 weeks of age. At
least two puppies alive is to constitute a litter. In the event of the birth of only
one puppy, the pick of the litter option may be refused by owner of the bitch
and cash fee paid instead.
b. IMPORTANT- If pick of the litter option is taken by Stud Owner and bitch
changes ownership, the new owner must be notified of this contract and must
sign contract also.
4. The Bitch Owner assumes all costs incurred for any veterinary procedures and/or
reproductive services or medical treatment required for the female while she is in the
care the Stud Owner’s Kennel.
5. No stud service will be provided without a written and signed stud contract.
G. After Litter has been Born
1. Definition of a litter
a. The female owner must notify the Stud Owner when the litter is born
b. A litter consists of two puppies that live at least 48 hours
c. If only one puppy is born and lives past 48 hours, the Stud Owner will sign the
AKC/UKC litter papers for that one puppy with a total Stud Fee of $_________
due to Stud Owner.
2. Puppy with defects
a. Any puppy born with genetic or congenital defects must be humanely
euthanized by a licensed veterinarian or must be sold with limited registration
as well as written guarantee of being spayed or neutered.
3. No pregnancy
a. If the female is not pregnant, this should be confirmed by x-rays immediately
prior to the due date for the litter.
a. All puppies must be sold with limited AKC registration and on spay/neuter
H. Stud Fee
1. The Stud Fee is $__________ on natural breedings and artificial breedings. On artificial
insemination breeding, Bitch Owner shall pay a $200.00 nonrefundable service before
the mating takes place with the balance of $_________ due before litter registration is
signed by the Stud Owner.
2. There is no free return mating if the female is not in whelp.
IT IS SPECIFICALLY AGREED HEREBY THAT STUD OWNER IS NOT OBLIGATED TO SIGN APPLICATION FOR
REGISTRATION OF THIS LITTER UNLESS THE STUD FEE HAS BEEN PAID IN FULL OR, IN CASE OF PICK OF
THE LITTER, STUD OWNER HAS GOTTEN POSSESSION OF PUPPY.
The owner of the bitch hereby releases from responsibility Stud Owner from any liabilities and/or
damages to said bitch while she is in the care or affiliates for breeding and assumes any and all financial
responsibility of damage done by bitch to Stud owner’s kennel/house.