German Shepherds Puppies has puppies purchasable in PA, also as from other states across the country. All puppies purchased through German Shepherds Puppies are covered with a minimum of a 30-day health guarantee by the Dog Breeder. If you’ve got questions on what’s covered, please view the PA Puppy Lemon Law or Law related to your state.
Within ten days of buying your new puppy, you want to take him/her to a licensed veterinarian for an examination. If the veterinarian determines, within ten days of purchase, that your dog is clinically ill or has died from an injury sustained or illness likely to possess been contracted on or before the date of sale and delivery, you’ve got the subsequent options:
- Return the dog for a complete refund
- Return the dog for a replacement dog of equal value
- Retain the dog and receive reimbursement for reasonable veterinary fees, not exceeding the purchase price
- These options do not apply where a seller, who has provided a health certificate issued by a veterinarian, discloses in writing at the time of sale the health problem for which the buyer later seeks to return the dog.
If within 30 days of purchase, a licensed veterinarian determines that your dog features a congenital or hereditary defect which adversely affects the animal’s health or that your dog died from a congenital or hereditary defect, you’ve got an equivalent option as outlined above.
You must notify the vendor of the examining veterinarian’s name, address & telephone number within two days of the vet’s certification of your dog’s illness. Failure to notify the vendor within two business days will end in forfeiture of rights. Each state has different laws associated with the sale of a puppy; please educate yourself on the laws within the state which you buy your puppy.
Puppies Purchased in other States
Each state within the U.S. has different guidelines with regard to guaranteed health for sold puppies. For states that don’t have a compulsory health guarantee in situ , any breeder advertising through our site is predicted to hide the health of their puppies for a minimum of 30 days. within the event that a state guideline is in situ offering a guarantee longer than 30 days, that law holds precedence.
*Some breeders offer extended guarantees on their puppies. it’s not legal for a breeder to supply a health guarantee that’s not a minimum of adequate to state law. For a more detailed description of extended genetic health guarantees, read below.
Extended Genetic Health Guarantees (when offered)
- An additional guarantee specifically covering any disease or illness that’s proven to be of a genetic origin through proper veterinary examination and testing.
- These guarantees don’t cover normal veterinary costs incurred while providing general look after the puppy.
- Proper documentation must be provided to the breeder before any compensation being paid.
- This guarantee doesn’t cover any costs incurred associated with injuries caused by owner negligence or injury .