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Health Guarantee Choco 2-001

Limited 7 Day Warranty

Terms, Conditions, and Exclusions

The puppy you have selected is warranted by Gan Haven to the original purchaser to be healthy at the time of purchase and free from parvo virus, canine distemper, hepatitis, corona virus, kennel cough for a full seven (7) days from the date of purchase. It is the condition of this warranty contract that within seven (7) days from the date of purchase, the purchaser must take the puppy to a licensed veterinarian for a complete examination and have the treating veterinarian complete and sign the attached initial exam form. Return a copy of the exam form along with a copy of this signed warranty contract to Gan Haven where it will be kept on file for future reference. Failure to do so will render this warranty void and release Gan Haven from any responsibility regarding the health of your puppy.

Your puppy must be examined by_____________________. Inform Gan Haven within 24 hours if puppy is found "not fit for purchase" by the treating veterinarian. If your puppy is found "not fit for purchase" your options are:

  1. Return puppy in exchange for another puppy when a new puppy becomes available.
  2. After discussing the health of the puppy and a written diagnosis is provided to Gan Haven, you may return the puppy to a licensed veterinarian for treatment.

Limited 1 Year Warranty

Gan Haven warrants this puppy for one (1) year from the date of purchase against congenital and hereditary disorders (see exclusions) that may interfere with your puppies ability to lead a normal life. Should your veterinarian detect such a disorder within the warranty period, have the treating veterinarian prepare and sign a written diagnosis of the disorder and present said document to Gan Haven within 48 hours of diagnosis.

Do not incur any further medical expenses until the condition of the puppy has been discussed with Gan Haven. In the event that work is completed, all veterinarian fees will be paid in full by the purchaser. Gan Haven must be contacted within seven (7) days of the completion of the vet services and provided with a written diagnosis of the illness and an itemized statement of the veterinarians bill. Gan Haven will then reimburse the purchaser for all necessary procedures relating to the diagnosis up to a maximum of the purchase price of your puppy. Shipping charges if any, is not included in the purchase price. The purchaser assumes all liability for non covered expenses.

Purchaser agrees that Gan Haven does not provide coverage for the following:

  1. Routine care, travel expenses, and physical examinations, including initial exam to validate this warranty.
  2. Preventative vaccinations or preventative treatment for external and internal parasites.
  3. Illness caused by gross negligence.
  4. Elective surgeries such as spaying/neutering or cosmetic surgery.
  5. Cost or expense incurred after the death of a pet, including the cost of examination (autopsy), removal and burial.
  6. Illness not attributed to the breeder prior to purchase.
  7. Dental work and allergies regardless of origin.
  8. Injury or any illness resulting from injury.
  9. Diagnostic testing that yields negative or inconclusive results.
  10. Psychological conditions and behavioral problems which result in therapy and training.

Purchaser understands and accepts the following:

  1. Gan Haven is providing your pet solely for the purpose of a companion pet, and does not sell puppies for showing or breeding purposes. Gan Haven does not guarantee that this pet will be able to be shown or bred. Breeding is a big responsibility and along with it could be unexpected veterinary bills and possibly the loss of your mom or the puppies. Please have your pet spayed or neutered. This puppy IS NOT being sold so you can have one litter and then have them spayed/neutered. Please be forthright if this is your intention.
  2. No coverage is provided for existing pets in the household that may come in contact with the new puppy. A 5-7 day isolation period is recommended for all new puppies entering your home.
  3. This warranty is non-transferable and pertains only to the original purchaser.
  4. In order to execute any portions of this warranty, you must supply this warranty along with the original receipt that you received at the time of purchase.
  5. Altering of this document in any way immediately voids all warranties.
  6. This contract supersedes all verbal information given.

I have completely read this document and I am aware and understand all of the conditions, limitations, and exclusions of this warranty.

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boneborder                  Spay Neuter Contract Choco-001

This agreement is made and entered into this ____day of ________, 20____ by and between________Stacey Lawrence of Gan Haven________ (Seller) and_____________________________________________________(Buyer) for the purpose of setting forth the terms and conditions of purchase by the Buyer of:
Breed___________________Sex______Microchip #___________________
Registered with________________________________________________

Buyer understands and enters into this agreement that said puppy of the above specified description, is being adopted soley as a companion pet and there are no guarantees expressed or implied as to adult size, show potential, temperament, or breeding soundness.

Buyer agrees that this puppy is not to bred at any time, under any circumstances, either accidentaly or intentially, If in the event your dog does become pregnant or sires a litter, the offspring are not eligible for registration.

Buyer acknowledges and agrees that this puppy will be spayed or neutered by one (1) year of age. If said puppy is elegible to be registered, any and all registration documents pertaining to said puppy will be held until proof of spay/neuter has been provided. Proof can be submitted by options set out at the end of this contract. In the event that the buyer does not have said puppy spayed/neutered, registration documents if available, will be forfeited and retained by Gan Haven.

Why should this puppy/dog be spayed/neutered? Any puppy/dog sold as a pet should not be bred. This is simply for the improvement and maintenance of the breeding line. Breeding is not to be done casually nor is it a money making venture. Due to the small stature of toy breeds and problems that can arise with whelping (potential c-section), vet costs can be outrageous, not to mention the risk to the dam. By demanding that this puppy/dog be spayed/neutered it avoids mass production of pets being raised by back yard breeders, controls the dog population and helps keep unwanted puppies/dogs out of Humane Societies and shelters.

IF BUYER IS UNABLE TO KEEP THIS DOG...Buyer must agree not to discard puppy at any shelter, Humane Society, or rescue group and will make every attempt to place puppy/dog in a suitable loving home. Puppy may also be returned to Gan Haven in order to assist in finding said puppy a new forever home but no refund will be issued. However, in the event that the dog is re-sold, the Seller will forward any monies received to the Buyer minus reasonable care and vet expenses incurred between the time of receipt from the Buyer and re-sale such as getting vaccinations up to date, any vet expenses and advertising to re-home. If return of the dog to the Seller requires shipping, those expenses are the responsibility of the Buyer.


This contract is implemented to ensure the well being and protection of said puppy. I the buyer understand and agree to all of the said conditions thereto stated above and have had these conditions explained to me by the Seller. Acceptance of puppy is acceptance of this agreement.


A copy of proof of spay/neuter can be mailed to Stacey Lawrence Box 1103 Estevan, SK S4A 2H7, or a photo can be taken with your phone and texted to 306-421-7391, or scanned and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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boneborder              Tiny Puppy Care Choco-001

If you have purchased a tiny chihuahua puppy that is going to weigh less than 3 lbs as an adult, please understand that this puppy will require a lot more care and time than a regular size puppy. There is not much room for error in the care of a tiny chihuahua puppy. Small dogs under 6lbs should have the same consideration, especially if they are chihuahua, yorkies, or pomeranians, as these breeds are more susceptible to stress. These tiny puppies use up a lot of energy and usually require 4-5 meals a day compared to the 2-3 times a day that normal size puppies require. I always recommend leaving food out at all times, that way puppy can eat whenever he feels the need. A chilly night and an empty belly means the puppy will spend the night shivering to stay warm using up any energy reserve it may have, which could result in a serious health crisis in the morning. To keep puppy warm and snugly, we recommend feeding puppy jut before he goes to bed and using a heating pad on low covered with a blanket in puppies bed, covering only half of the bed surface so puppy can move away from the heat is he so desires. After your puppy is fully vaccinated you should begin socializing your puppy by exposing him to different people and other pets under your supervision. *Be sure* to protect him at all times. These puppies can be easily frightened, and will often resort to biting to protect themselves. They are tiny and have a fragile stature and can be easily injured by rough housing or being bumped or stepped on unintentionally.

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 Hypoglycemia Banner Choco-001

Hypoglycemia is a very serious health crisis with new puppies up until they are 16-20 weeks old. There are warning signs that your puppy may be becoming hypoglycemic which are: Lethargy (lack of energy), weakness, head tilting, laying on his side in a swimming motion with his head tipped up and backwards,unbalance or wobbly walking, shivering or uncontrollable trembling, disorientation, convulsions, seizures, coma (which usually results in death). With special care and monitoring your new puppies food intake and allowing adequate rest periods for the puppy, you can prevent this condition. If you find puppy displaying any of the above signs, you should assume it is hypoglycemia and rub small amounts of syrup on your puppies gums. *Do Not *put a lot of liquid in the puppies mouth as this could cause the unconscious puppy to choke! Call your vet immediately and get additional instructions, as whenever a puppy has a moderate to severe hypoglycemic reaction, there is possibility of a repeat episode. If your puppy was *not* hypoglycemic, then your treatment will have just raised his blood sugar causing no harm to the puppy. If your puppy *was* hypoglycemic then you probably just saved his life!! If you have any questions or concerns you should contact your local vet. If you are purchasing a tiny puppy you should always have corn syrup, pancake syrup, or even honey on hand in case of this emergency. Nutrical is the ideal product to supplement your puppy until he is 16-20 weeks of age.

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 Breeding Facts Banner Choco-001

First of all, and this must be said, female dogs do not have to have a litter of puppies to be fulfilled and male dogs won't miss what they have never had. Here are a few questions to ask your self before deciding to breed your dog:

  1. Have I researched breeding and do I understand what that entails?
  2. Do I have the time and commitment to raise and care for puppies for the 8-12 weeks required with their mother?
  3. If something should happen to mom, do I have it in me to feed those puppies every 3-4 hours until they are old enough to eat on their own? Usually 4-5 weeks?
  4. Is there a market for the breed I want to raise or is the market already flooded with that breed?
  5. What do I do with the puppies I can't find a home for? Am I willing to keep these puppies for the time it takes to find them a proper loving home?
  6. Can I afford the vet bills that may arise whether it be caesarean section, puppy or mom takes ill , or vet checks and vaccinations which are essential to the health and well being of your puppies?
  7. Am I willing to guarantee the health of my puppies should a congenital or hereditary health issue arise once these puppies are placed in their new home? You raised these puppies! It's your responsibility!

If you answered "NO" to any of these questions please reconsider your decision to breed. Dogs and puppies love you unconditionally with no strings attached and they deserve the same consideration from you.

Breeding can be very rewarding and exciting when those new puppies arrive but there is also a downside to breeding as well. It is the unexpected that could arise if you are not educated and prepared. Toy breed moms are small themselves and are more likely to require a caesarean section which could result in a vet bill of $600 or more providing she doesn't whelp in the middle of the night or have whelping difficulties which cause damage to the uterus and end up needing to be spayed. Each additional procedure your vet has to perform increases your vet expense. Keep in mind that if mom whelps in the middle of the night when you are not watching and whelping difficulties arise, without a caesarean section, the outcome could be possible death to the mother and her puppies as well.

If puppies are whelped naturally without incident, there are other situations that could arise such as:

  1. Puppy dies shortly after being born no matter how hard you tried to get it to breath and respond to life.
  2. The heartbreak of loosing a puppy in later weeks of life for unforeseen reasons.
  3. Toy breeds such as chihuahuas, pomeranians, papillons, and yorkies can become hypoglycemic very quickly because of their small stature. They must be monitored closely to be sure they are eating well and often enough to maintain their glucose levels. They can stress very easily and most times require to be with their mother longer than bigger breeds. Most breeders will keep their toy breeds with their mother for at least 10-12 weeks especially if the puppies weight is under 2lbs at 8 weeks of age.
  4. At some point your mother has come in contact with parvo virus even though she has been vaccinated and has now infected her babies with the virus as well. If you are uneducated and don't know the symptoms of this virus and nothing is done quickly, the mother and these puppies will die.

Again to reiterate, please be sure you are educated and prepared to become a breeder. There are way too many breeders out there who are in it just for the money and not for the puppies they are carelessly bringing into this world. There are too many puppy mills and an overabundance of unwanted puppies in Humane Societies across the country that people have purchased on impulse. Puppies born due to negligence on the part of the owner to have their pet spayed or neutered. Some people will allow their dog to be bred and find it is too much maintenance to care for these puppies so they drop them off at local Humane Societies if the puppies are lucky.

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Parvo Virus Facts Choco-001

Parvo is a virus that attacks the lining of the digestive system. It causes dogs and puppies to not be able to absorb nutrients or liquids. Puppies are especially prone to it because they have an immature immune system. When dogs and puppies contract parvo, they often have diarrhea, vomiting, and are lethargic. Usually they stop eating and develop bloody, foul smelling, liquid stool.

Symptoms usually begin with a high fever, lethargy, depression, and loss of appetite. Secondary symptoms appear as severe, gastrointestinal distress, such as vomiting and bloody diarrhea. In many cases, dehydration, shock, and death follow. Without intense treatment, the victims of parvo die of dehydration. Treatment usually consists of IV or sub-cutaneous fluids and antibiotics. As there are no cures, symptoms can only be treated by trying to keep the dog alive by preventing dehydration and loss of proteins. Puppies who survive parvo infection usually remain somewhat unhealthy and weak for life and may get it again.

Generally it takes 7-10 days from the time of exposure for dogs and puppies to start showing the symptoms and to test positive for parvo. Parvo is highly contagious to unprotected dogs and the virus can remain infectious in ground contaminated with fecal matter for 6 months or longer if conditions are favorable. Extremely hardy, most disinfectants cannot kill the virus, however chlorine bleach is the most effective and inexpensive agent that works and is commonly used by veterinarians.

Dogs and puppies can contract parvo even if they never leave their yard. Parvo can be brought home to your dog on shoes, hands, and clothing, and even car tires. It can live for many months outside of the animal. Any areas that are thought to be contaminated with parvo should be thoroughly washed with chlorine bleach diluted 1oz to 1 liter of water.

The surest way to avoid parvo infection is to adhere to the recommended vaccination schedule which begins when puppies are 6-8 weeks of age. Puppies should not be allowed to socialize with other dogs or frequent areas where other dogs have been until 2 weeks after they have had their last vaccination.

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