Moon Valley Cane Corso puppies are raised in our home with our family. Our main goal here at Moon Valley Cane Corso is placing the perfect puppy with their perfect forever home based on type and temperament. We stand behind each and every one of our puppies with a full Health & Temperament guarantee, and every member of our extended Moon Valley family is provided with a lifetime breeder support. Our puppies are sent home with tails dock, dew claws removed, ears cropped (additional charge), wormed, up to date on age appropriate vaccinations, beginning of basic commands, beginning of potty training and beginning crate training.
These are Moon Valley Cane Corso sales policy guidelines, and are subject to update or change at any time. By filling out an application you are acknowledging Moon Valley's Sales Policy. Once you have signed our contract and accepted a Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy you are contractually obligated to adhearing to Moon Valley Cane Corso Sales Policy.
health & temperament GUARANTEE
Moon Valley Cane Corso puppies are guaranteed to be free of any infectious diseases at the time of sale. Seller accepts no responsibility of any infectious disease after the puppy has been in the Buyers possession after 72 hours.
Moon Valley Cane Corso guarentees this puppy to be free of genetic abnormalities up to two years (i.e. hip and shoulder dysplasia, epilepsy). This does not include Cherry eye, ectropion, entropion, or teeth abnormalities. If a life altering genetic abnormality were to occur the said puppy will be replaced at the discretion of the Seller, with another puppy from an available litter. The litter, timing, and puppy discretion is up to the Seller. A life altering genetic abnormality proof must be provided by Seller and Buyer veterinarian.
Moon Valley guarantees temperament of this puppy for eight weeks after the puppy is in possession of Buyer. If irregular temperament arises then puppy is to be returned to Moon Valley (at Buyer's expense) for further temperament analysis. If Seller determines that Buyer was unable or refused to follow Seller's advice for socialization and training, ownership of puppy will immediately transfer back to Moon Valley and no replacement puppy will be given.
It is an understanding of the Buyer and Moon Valley Cane Corso that the placed Cane Corso puppy shall live its natural life as a companion to the Buyer that has signed Moon Valley Cane Corso's contract. This puppy can never be sold or given away by the Buyer. If for any reason this puppy is no longer wanted by the Buyer, or for unforeseen circumstances (i.e. death or divorce) were to occur, the puppy/dog will be accepted back to Moon Valley Cane Corso at any point of the puppy/dog's life. Buyer agrees to transport the puppy/dog back to Moon Valley and pay for transportation expenses.
Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is never to be placed in a shelter, rescue, or any source for selling pets without expressed written permission from Moon Valley Cane Corso. If this were to occur Buyer will be liable for damages and court costs.
Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is to NEVER be climbed on, stood on, jumped on or ridden by an infant, child, or adult. Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog will ALWAYS be supervised when said puppy/dog is around children. Buyer agrees to teach children proper behavior around the dog. Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that they have read required reading under Moon Valley Cane Corso Resource tab located on their website regarding warning signs and how to teach children proper behavior towards dogs.
Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is to never have medicated flea, tick, medications that include but not limited to collars, serums, pills, sprays, soaps and/or lotions. These products can cause severe illness, seizures and/or death. Buyer agrees to only use essential oils, Raw Apple Cider Vinegar or Wondercide (link in the resource page) products to rid of ticks and fleas.
Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog are to never go to any dog parks. Dogs can contract many dangerous deadly diseases at dog parks. Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is to never be walked or placed on a retractable leash unless it used as a tool for recalls with a trainer.
Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is to not be used for dog fights, guard buildings/property or live on a chain.
Food plays a valuable role in development of a Cane Corso. Moon Valley puppy/dog are to only be fed premium food outlined annually by the Whole Dog Journal in its Approved Dry Dog Food list. A copy of the most recent list has been included in your puppy packets. Below are the highly recommended dog kibble brands.
Taste of the Wild
All foods can be purchased at local specialty stores or online at www.chewy.com. Moon Valley Cane Corso does not allow any other kibble to be feed unless otherwise discussed and approved. Purina, Blue Buffalo, Iams, or Science Diet are forbidden (not even with vet approval) to be fed to Moon Valley puppy/dog.
Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is never to fed or treated with any products containing rawhide (see video under Breed Info & Resources), artificial flavors or colors, unspecified animal, wheat flour, propylene glycol, and high fructose corn syrup. All of these products can either cause cancer and/or be determent to your pets health.
Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog may be fed a PROPER raw diet. Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog may never be fed a vegan or vegetarian diet. Dogs are carnivores and must be fed accordingly.
Moon Valley Cane Corso puppy/dog is never be feed fast food, processed "human" food or microwave dinners. If Moon Valley Cane Coros puppy/dog is not fed consistently on premium kibble or raw diet will void all health guarantees. Please review "What is in your dog food?" under Breed Info & Resource tab.
COMPANION PUPPY TERMS
Puppies sold as companions are required to be spayed/neutered between 18-24 months of age (females are to have their first heat and be between 18-24 months old before they are spayed), and can not be bred. Buyer will receive AKC paperwork after Moon Valley Cane Corso has received proof of spay/neuter from veterinarian. Occasionally a companion family becomes interested in showing their pup. We can evaluate the pup, assess and discuss that possibility as the pup matures.
SHOW PROSPECT TERMS
All show prospect puppies from Moon Valley Cane Corso are sold with a co-own contract. Buyers of show prospects are obligated to title the dog with a minimum of an AKC Champion title. We only choose serious show homes for these pups. I do not sell breed rights outright.
Communication with Buyer & Seller
Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees to remain in touch via e-mail, social media and/or phone and provide updated pictures of Moon Valley Corso puppy every two months (at the minimum) for one years time. After one year, Buyer acknowledges, understands, and agrees to update Seller via e-mail, social media and/or phone with photos of dog every six months for the remaining of the dog's life. It is vital for Moon Valley Cane Corso to continuously see development of the dog to insure the betterment of the Cane Corso breed. Also, these puppies are our hearts and we like to insure they are happy and healthy.
Buyer agrees to allow Seller to use all pictures that are sent to breeder on Moon Valley Cane Corso website, social media platforms and/or magazines to help showcase Moon Valley Cane Corso.
If at any point the Buyer becomes unreachable, blocks Seller, suspected to be abusive and/or neglectful to the puppy/dog, Moon Valley may come or send someone in representation to preform a home/well check on the puppy/dog. Law enforcement may accompany if need be. If dog is found neglected, hurt, bred, or ill of health, Moon Valley will immediately regain possession of the puppy/dog and/or any puppies produced.
At Moon Valley we fully understand that this may not be practical for every potential buyer, in this case, we will be glad to help search for another breeder that maybe a better fit for you. If you wish to have a breeder that stands more on the sidelines and have minimal to no communication, please let us know. That is not our desired business method, BUT we would love to find the perfect breeder for you. Not all breeders are right for all buyers.
Ear cropping is highly recommended at Moon Valley Cane Corso. Ear cropping will only be performed at the Seller's vet and it will be an additional charge. Buyer acknowledges, understands and agrees that ear cropping is an elective medical procedure, in which risks are involved. Seller will not be held liable should accident and/or death should occur. It is at the discretion of the Seller to give Buyer a replacement puppy if accident, illness or death should occur during ear cropping procedure.
Please see the FAQ for why we recommend ear cropping over "natural" ears.
RESERVATION & DEPOSIT
Our Puppy Application must be completed for Pre–Approval before any deposit will be accepted. After application is completed, we will speak on the phone about what your ultimate companion is. Approved homes may confirm a reservation with a deposit in the amount of $500. With deposit and a signed contract received, will confirm your reservation for a puppy. Deposits are non-refundable. Deposit will be applied toward the total purchase price of the puppy, and balance is due when puppies are 6 weeks old and puppies are chosen. If balance is not paid to complete purchase of puppy once it has been chosen, deposit, and any monies paid, will be forfeited. If sex or quality of pup reserved is not available, deposit will be transferred to a future litter. WE DO NOT BREED FOR COLOR. At Moon Valley, we will consider color preference when matching clients with the ideal pup to join their family, but we do not guarantee color.
By clicking on the application link posted below, you are acknowledging, understanding and agreeing to all terms listed above. Moon Valley Cane Corso puppies are our hearts. They were loved well before their first breath on this earth. These terms that are listed above are to help ensure our puppies have the best possible life.
If you feel your household can and will abide by all the terms listed above and provide a phenomenal home for one of Moon Valley Cane Corso puppies, then please fill out an application. We would love to hear from you! :)