Required information prior to purchase of dog
(1)As used in this section:
(a)“Dog” means a member of the subspecies Canis lupus familiaris or a hybrid of that subspecies.
(b)“Litter” means one or more dogs, sold individually or together, that are all or part of a group of dogs born to the same mother at the same time.
(c)“Retail pet store” means a retail establishment open to the public that sells or offers to sell dogs.
(d)“Retail pet store” does not mean a person that sells or offers to sell only dogs:
(A)That were bred or raised by the person; or
(B)That are kept primarily for the purpose of reproduction.
(2)A retail pet store that offers a dog for sale shall, prior to accepting an offer to purchase the dog, provide the person making the offer with the following information, in writing, regarding the dog:
(a)If known, the breed, age and date of birth for the dog.
(b)The sex and color of the dog.
(c)A list, and accompanying proof, of all inoculations that have been given to the dog by any person, and the date of those inoculations.
(d)A list of all medical treatment provided to the dog by any person, the date or treatment and the reasons for the treatment.
(e)The name and business address of the breeder and of the facility where the dog was born.
(f)If the breeder holds a license issued by the United States Department of Agriculture, the breeder’s federal identification number.
(g)The retail price of the dog.
(h)Any congenital disorder or hereditary diseases in the parents of the dog known to the pet dealer.
(i)If the dog is being sold with the representation that the dog qualifies for registration with a pedigree organization:
(A)The name and registration numbers of the parents of the dog; and
(B)The name and address of the pedigree organization with which the parents of the dog are registered.
(j)If the dog has previously been sold by the retail pet store and returned by the purchaser, the reason for the return.
(k)A statement in substantially the following form, with the applicable provision number circled:
[2009 c.297 §5]
Section 646A.075 — Required information prior to purchase of dog,