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Health Guarantee

Congenital defects:  This hedgehog is guaranteed to be free of congenital defects for a period of 1 year. Health problems are to be deemed “genetic” by a veterinarian with adequate hedgehog experience and cannot be related to lack of veterinary care, improper diet/nutrition, inadequate housing or environment, abuse, or accidents. Should any genetic diseases be diagnosed, that jeopardizes the quality of life of this hedgehog, Breeder will offer a replacement hedgehog of equal value at no cost when one becomes available. ALL VET RECORDS MUST BE PROVIDED TO BREEDER. If this hedgehog dies from a congenital disease/defect, a necropsy report must be provided to breeder to receive a replacement animal. __________


Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome:  This hedgehog is guaranteed to never develop Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome (WHS) within its lifespan. WHS is to be diagnosed and deemed a definitive diagnosis through necropsy. Buyer assumes all financial responsibility of the necropsy and related expenses and shall be offered a replacement hedgehog of equal value at no cost if WHS is proven through necropsy. NECROPSY REPORT AND ALL VET RECORDS MUST BE PROVIDED TO BREEDER. Breeder will cover half of necropsy cost ONLY if necropsy is consistent with WHS.___________


Cancers/ tumors: Buyer understands that Breeder does not offer any warranty for any cancer or tumor related deaths/illnesses. Should this hedgehog develop or die of cancer or a tumor related illness, Buyer is to contact Breeder so that Breeder may use the information when evaluating breeding stock.________


Buyer protection guarantee:  Breeder assumes no financial responsibility for any veterinary costs associated with this hedgehog once this hedgehog has left the care of the Breeder and has been in the possession of the Buyer for 1 week. The animal MUST be seen by a vet, and all vet records must be provided to breeder if any health issues arise within the first week. Breeder will pay for the cost of medications if Breeder was proven to be at fault for the animal becoming sick (example: URI). Or a healthy replacement is offered in exchange, and Breeder will take back and treat the sick hedgehog. If the hedgehog dies within the first week, a necropsy report must be provided to breeder to determine cause of death in order to receive a replacement. Buyer assumes any costs associated with necropsy report. _________



We, the Breeder and the Buyer, do hereby acknowledge this to be a binding contract. We agree to fully abide by its terms and conditions.

Buyer: __________________________________________ Date:_________________

Breeder: ___________________________________________Date:_________________

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