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Breeding contract

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by BarryTindall, Dec 29, 2020.

  1. BarryTindall

    BarryTindall New Member Registered

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    Hi I'm getting a male pup soon .I will be agreeing to keep it intact so it can be used as a stud dog but not on a commercial basis. What kind of contract will i need to sign from the breeder.
     
  2. JoanneF

    JoanneF Well-Known Member Registered

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    It depends. Does the breeder know you plan to breed from him? If I understand it correctly the breeder of your pup may not want him to be bred from, so can put an endorsement on his registration.

    But isn't it a little early for you to know if he is going to be suitable for breeding?
     
  3. Biker John

    Biker John Well-Known Member Registered

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    JoanneF, I'm not sure, but my reading of BarryTindall's post is that the breeder wants him to keep it intact to allow the breeder to be able to use it as a stud. if that's right I would be a bit concerned as although the breeder will obviously know its breeding they will not know if the pup will grow up into a good example and of course will not know about its health. Other than that I can not offer any advice.
     
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  4. Hemlock

    Hemlock Well-Known Member Registered

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    You need to speak with a proper solicitor, one who specialises in dog law. I would recommend Trevor Cooper, but there are others.

    Note that if you or the breeder do/don't do something that is in breach of the contract, the law will not force you/them to do otherwise. It is purely breach of contract and will be treated as such.
     
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