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Pretty Prairie Kennel
​Versatile bred German Shorthaired Pointers dual registered with American Kenel Club
and the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association. 
We are located in Helena, Montana.
We can be reached at [email protected]  or 406-594-3257 and  406-431-9065

Big Sky Versatile Gun Dog, LLC
dba Pretty Prairie Kennel
Puppy/Dog Purchase Agreement

This agreement is for the purchase of a German Shorthaired Pointer Puppy and/or Dog (hereinafter referred to as dog).  Seller is referred to as Stephan L and Venus Rae Brown, owners of Big Sky Versatile Gun Dog, LLC, doing business as "Pretty Prairie Kennel." 

1. For a total amount of $XXXX.XX,(please check with us regarding price) the Seller agrees to sell to Buyer one purebred German Shorthaired Pointer, Microchip # ______, registered with the American Kennel Club, AKC.   The Buyer shall pay a nonrefundable deposit, which shall be applied to the purchase price. The litter information for the dog is as follows: (Sire/Dam, information shall be inserted by Seller.)

2.  Shipping:  Buyer shall pay all shipping expenses, which includes but is not limited to, an airline approved shipping crate, airfare, veterinary exam and health certificate.  All shipping costs shall be calculated from the point of origin, Helena, MT.

3. The Seller guarantees the dog is in good health at the time Buyer assumes ownership. The Seller shall provide a veterinary health exam at 8 weeks of age. The Buyer agrees to have the dog examined by a licensed veterinarian within 5 days of the receipt of the dog. If, as the result of the examination, the veterinarian determines the dog is not in good health, the Buyer shall return the dog to the Seller within 5 days of receipt of the dog. The Buyer shall provide the Seller with, upon return of dog, a written veterinarian certificate stating the dog had unsatisfactory health when examined. Seller shall refund the purchase price upon return of the dog. All transportation costs will be paid by the Buyer. Upon return of the dog and refund of the purchase price, this agreement is cancelled. 

4. Buyer agrees that he or she will be the owner of the dog and is not acting as agent in the purchase of the dog for a person who is not a party to this contract.   Buyer agrees they are not representing or acting as a "dog broker," for the purpose of reselling dog.

5. In the event the Buyer decides to sell, transfer, give away the dog the Seller shall have the first right of refusal.  However, the Seller is not obligated to take ownership of the dog and there are NO monies refunded.

6. Buyer agrees the dog shall reside at the Buyers home, have a fenced yard, kennel, or boundary collar containment system. The Buyer promises the dog will not be chained or tethered, and will be provided with proper housing, a good quality diet, annuals shots and appropriate medical care and exercise.

7.  Health Guarantee is limited to paragraph 3.  

8. Buyer agrees the Seller is not responsible for the development of disqualifying faults, diseases, or disorders, however caused.

9. Seller agrees to register dog with AKC Registration.  AKC registration is Limited or Breeding Restricted.​​

10.  If the Buyer wants to pursue breeding their dog the following must be completed prior to the registration status being changed to Open which allows for breeding.  1. The Buyer agress to test their dog on or before 16 months of age in the "North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) Natural Ability test."  2.  The Buyer agrees to complete the following health screens that are required for the German Shorthaired Pointer, Canine Health Information Center's (CHIC) program and the health screens must be of breeding quality prior to change in registration status:  Penn Hip, OFA cardiac at 1 and 2 years of age, OFA elbows at the age of 2 years, OFA eye exam, Cone degeneration, and Lupoid Dermatosis, .  Buyer shall provide Seller proof health screens are completed and health screens shall be registered with OFA.  ***The breeding eligibility status shall not change to "open," until paragraph 9 is completed. (Please note, if you do not plan to breed your dog this paragraph does not apply to you). 

11. Upon proof of Natural Ability Test Record and health screens that are of breeding quality status, Seller agrees to sign all necessary paperwork to change Limited or Breeding Restricted, status for AKC to open thus allowing any litters produced from the dog/bitch eligible for registration. All fees associated with cost for change of registration status will be paid for by the Buyer. 

12.  The Seller is hereby released from any and all further liability to the Buyer with regard to the dog and it is understood that no other conditions, guarantees, or obligations except for those provided in paragraph 3, 7, 10, and 11 concerning the sale of the dog shall ever apply; and furthermore, it is here by expressly understood and agreed that from the date of this agreement Buyer accepts all liability for the actions of the dog and holds Seller harmless.  Any disputes in regards to the dog shall be handled in Lewis and Clark County, Helena, Montana.  The laws of the State of Montana shall apply.

By placing a $300.00 deposit or remaining balance for the purchase of a German Shorthaired Pointer, I, the buyer, hereby agree to the terms and conditions of the above stated sales agreement.

Questions?  Please contact us by email at [email protected] or telephone at