Screening for Breeding Stock
While Salukis are not plagued by many health issues, keeping it that way requires the diligence of all breeders to use only the most temperamentally sound and healthiest of stock to breed from. As we don't want anyone to experience the heartbreak of a defective puppy, we screen our breeding stock for the following conditions:
Every Timaru puppy comes with certain guarantees and certain requirements. These include:
1. The health
is guaranteed against communicable disease for 48 hours.
2. Should this dog be diagnosed with hip displaysia, elbow displaysia,
PRA, epilepsy, von
Disease or congenital deafness before the age of 8 years of age, the Buyer has
recourse to one of the following options upon receiving written proof from a
a) To return the dog to the Breeders who will replace it with a dog of similar quality as one
b) To return the dog for a full refund of the purchase price.
If this dog is a male and was purchased as
a show prospect and does not have two
normally descended testicles by the age of 10 months, as long as the condition is
not due to injury, the Buyer has recourse to one of the following options:
2. The breeders reserve the right to
select the registered name for this dog, which can be done in
cooperation with the Buyers.
3. If this dog is a male, it is agreed that the Breeders reserve the right to use the dog at stud for bitches owned, co-owned or leased by them without incurring a stud fee. It is further agreed that use of this dog on outside bitches will be by the mutual consent of the Breeders and Buyer and that any stud fees or stud fee puppies collected for use of this dog on outside bitches shall belong to the Buyer.
4. It is agreed that this dog shall not be resold, in whole or in part, or given to a third party without the prior knowledge and consent of the Breeders.