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We are not a breeder but had a litter of german sheppards and

sold without papers. One...
We are not a breeder but had a litter of german sheppards and sold without papers. One purchaser is now stating that the puppy had parvo less than a week after purchase where she had the puppy put to sleep. Per the Florida Lemon Law, she should have brought the puppy back but did not. Are we responsible for anything at this point?
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Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

Under the FL Puppy Lemon Law, FS 828.29, it applies to sales by "pet dealers." A pet dealer is defined as any one who sells more than 2 litters or 20 dogs per year, whichever is greater.

If you do not qualify as a pet dealer, then you were still required to ensure:

* The dog or cat must be at least 8 weeks of age, and
* You must provide the completed Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
-- The Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must be signed by the USDA accredited veterinarXXXXX XXXXXcensed in Florida, who performed the examination.
-- The examination must have occurred no more than 30 days before the purchase.
-- The dog or cat must have been vaccinated, dewormed, and had certain tests prior to your purchase.

These must have been administered by or under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian no more than 21 days before the purchase, if your dog or cat is under 4 months and no more than one year if the pet is over 4 months.

If you did not comply with those minimum requirements, since the remainder of the statute applies only to pet dealers, then you owe the buyer a refund for their purchase or they could pursue you.



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If those services were met, then we do not owe? We provided everything you listed but she is still stating we owe her the vet bill. Do we?

If those services were met, if you are not a "pet dealer" as defined, then you do not owe her anything and you need to inform her that the demands she is making are claims she would have if you were a "pet dealer," but as you are not a pet dealer you are not liable under FL law.
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