Red Rock Goldens AGREES:

Breeder guarantees that puppy has had proper care to date and has been checked by a veterinarian.  Shot records will be furnished at time of purchase. If puppy is being shipped a copy of the shots & deworm records will be shipped to the buyer. If within 72 hours of receiving the puppy and he/she is examined by a reputable veterinarian and the health of the puppy is found to be at serious risk of euthanasia or death due to a congenital defect (existing at birth), owner shall notify breeder and provide a written statement from a licensed vet describing puppy’s condition and shall return the puppy and papers to the breeder within three days of the examination. Breeder will replace puppy or refund the full price of the puppy (minus shipping fees). This does not include worms, fleas, mites, coccidiosis, giardia, or any other parasites as they are common in dogs and puppies. Breeder assumes no responsibility for veterinarian or shipping fees.

Breeder is not responsible if puppy contracts a communicable disease after 72 hours leaving breeder’s possession.

Breeder guarantees puppy against any congenital defect causing death of or making necessary euthanasia until 24 months of age.  If this occurs then breeder will replace the puppy or refund the FULL price of the puppy (minus shipping fees). Breeder will not assume any veterinarian bills.

Breeder offers 24 month hip and elbow guarantee on any puppy found to have moderate or severely affected hip or elbow dysplasia. The following applies:  The puppy must have an x-ray by your veterinarian to confirm the diagnosis and it must be documented by an official OFA consultation. If this occurs then buyer can choose to return puppy for a full refund (minus shipping fees & veterinarian fees), get a replacement puppy or keep the puppy and get a 75% refund of purchase price.

Breeder offers 24 month heart guarantee on any puppy found to have a severe heart murmur (Grade 5/6 or 6/6). The following applies: The puppy must have a canine cardiologist perform an echogram to confirm the diagnosis. If this occurs then buyer can choose to return puppy for a full refund (minus shipping fees & veterinarian fees), get a replacement puppy or keep the puppy and get a 75% refund of purchase price.

We reserve the right to have a second opinion from our veterinarian.  We also reserve the right to acquire DNA to determine the dog or puppy as one of our lineages.

Breeder does not guarantee color, size, championship, or temperament of any puppy.


To have puppy examined within 72 hours of purchase by a licensed veterinarian to validate puppy is healthy.

The puppy is not being purchased for resale and will never be sold to a person, pet shop, puppy mill or agent of same. Buyer is not to register the puppy under any other Pet Registry, besides American Kennel Club (AKC).

To provide all annual vet exams, to continue all required vaccine shots as recommended by their vet and proper vet care.  It is important the puppy has all puppy shots, and their yearly boosters. 

The Buyer is to spay or neuter their dog within 6 months of age. No litters can be produced by their dog. A copy of your puppies AKC Limited Registration will be given upon pick-up of the puppy. The actual registration paper will not be given until a Red Rock Goldens is mailed a proof of spay/neuter.

To provide adequate housing away from the elements.  Buyer will have a fenced yard or kennel if the dog will be housed outside.  Your dog will NEVER be left on a chain.  The Buyer will groom, train, and care for this dog in the manner consistent with high quality animal husbandry.

That the Buyer will return their Golden to Red Rock Goldens if the Buyer is unable or unwilling for any reason to care for their Golden. Buyer agrees that they will never surrender their dog to a dog rescue, animal shelter or a friend/family member without permission from Red Rock Goldens.

This agreement shall be deemed consummated in the county of Marion, IA and shall be governed by the laws of the state of Iowa.  If for any reason litigations should occur, the venue shall lie in Iowa.  Breeder will not be responsible for any costs associated with this process.

To be covered by this guarantee, the following conditions need to apply:

  • Puppy must be owned by original owner named in this agreement.
  • In the case of sudden demise of puppy, breeder must receive a written notice of puppy’s death from owner’s vet, along with a necropsy report indicating cause of death.

This guarantee is non-transferable.  The puppy must be in good physical condition.  No replacement will be given if dog has been bred.  A licensed veterinarian must do all laboratory verifications.  The buyer/owner is responsible for all transportation costs to and from the breeder.  The breeder is not responsible for any and all veterinarian expenses accumulated on returned or replaced dog or puppy. 


  1. Allowing your dog to become obese or underfed at any time.
    • Underfed: Ribs are highly visible
    • Ideal Body Condition: Can feel and see outline of ribs. Dog has waist when viewed from above. Belly is tucked when viewed from the side.
    • Overfed: Dog has no waist when viewed from above. Belly is rounded when viewed from the side.
  2. Evidence of neglect or abuse.
  3. Previous related trauma (broken bones, related injuries, etc.)
  4. Dog has been bred.
  5. Feeding this dog anything other than a premium quality dog food.  No grocery store or discount store brands.
  6. Evidence of Strenuous Exercise–for example: No treadmill, no jogging, no extensive standing on back of legs or excessive tennis ball chasing and retrieving should be done–especially on slippery floors.

The purchase price of puppy will be $1800–2000 (dependent on the breeding combination) due at time of puppy pick-up.  All non-refundable deposit will be applied to purchase price and net amount will be due. The Seller upon receipt of the remaining balance acknowledges that the Buyer is purchasing the puppy effectively with limited AKC registration.