Skip to main content

    Hierarchy Farm LLC “Cane Corso”
    Dionne Johnson
    Show/Breeding Sales Contract

    This Sales Contract is made for puppy Hierarchy ,between Dionne Johnson (Breeder) and _Cassie Aaron_ Puppy buyer. The BREEDER AGREES to sell pup identified in contract for the purchase price of $ USD, (Transportation) $ USD for shipping and crate. Puppy Training Basic Obedience 101/Boarding $_0_USD. Breeder certifies that said puppy is sound body and good health, free from the balance of $ must be paid in FULL by 7 weeks of age (Unpaid Puppy Balance Buyer forfeits puppy and any future puppy.) All Processing fees are Buyers responsibility and will be added to purchase price of the puppy. Hierarchy Puppies Are Only Registered under AKC.

    Breed: Cane Corso
    Breeder: Dionne Johnson
    Address: Winston, GA. 30187
    Phone: 404-216-5777


    Co-Owned (Show/Working/Breed) Breeder retains 51% The Dog cannot reproduce without Health clearance/maturity age/CGC or TT, AKC CH, and/or Recognized Working Title.
    Show Prospect: AKC CH, Obedience or Rally Novice title
    Working Prospect: Agility, PSA1, IPO1, APPDA, French ring/Mondioring
    Breeder (has opportunity to) take one first pick pup back off One breeding of their choosing (Pup will carry Hierarchy Name), Owner is responsible for Breeding cost, stud fee. Hierarchy “Dionne Johnson” will remain as Primary on AKC Registration.

    Limited Co-Ownership (Breeder signs off) Breeder retains 51% Ownership Dog cannot produce without Breeders approval before contract has been met. EXPERIENCE BREEDER OF MERITS ONLY!!!
    Prospect must obtain AKC CH, CGC, or TT, Health testing, and/or Recognized Working Title.
    Show Prospect: AKC CH, Obedience or Rally Novice title
    Working Prospect: Agility, PSA1, IPO1, APPDA, French ring/Mondioring
    Breeder (has opportunity to) take one first pick pup back off One breeding of their choosing (Pup will carry Hierarchy Name), Owner is responsible for Breeding cost, stud fee. Hierarchy “Dionne Johnson” will remain as Primary on AKC Registration until signed off.


    • BREEDER will have puppy Vet checked to ensure the puppy is sound without illness.

    • The breeder will register puppy under the American Kennel Club

    • BREEDER agrees to provide advice and information on raising the puppy/dog, and his/her showing and grooming to the best of their ability, to help the BUYER of a potential puppy/dog to present the puppy/dog to its best potential.

    • The kennel prefix Hierarchy must be used as the first word of the registered name. BREEDER must approve all registered names. Registered name must follow the litter.

    • BREEDER in no way guarantees that this puppy/dog will win in conformation and/or performance events. “Puppy sold as a Prospect” If Puppy has two or more faults or DQ by two separate judges Breeder will replace Prospect after Original Puppy is Altered.

    • Breeder will not replace nor guarantee show prospect for any DQ faults “if Buyers” Decline Breeders recommendation and chooses pup on their own.


    • The BUYER must agree to perform health testing as noted in HEALTH section to qualify for this guarantee by 26 months of age.

    • Breeder Guarantees Puppy Against Idiopathic epilepsy (IE), (Buyers Must run proper testing to diagnosis/Neurological Specialist, all medical reports, testing, treatment must be given to Breeder.) If Proper testing has not been performed Guarantee is Void (Testing/Requirements; Compatible age, normal physical examination, normal neurologic examination, and normal bloodwork are the minimum requirements for a presumptive diagnosis of IE. Ideally, a complete blood count (CBC), full chemistry panel with electrolytes, bile acid profile, and a urine test (urinalysis), MRI of the brain, EEG, collection of spinal cord fluid).

    • Puppy is guaranteed to be free of any communicable disease at the time of sale. Buyer must have the puppy examined by a licensed Veterinarian within 72 hours from the date of delivery/pick up. Failure of Buyer to vet check puppy within the 72 hours’ time period health guarantee is null/ void. Breeder accepts no responsibility for any communicable diseases after Puppy Leaves Hierarchy.

    • If a serious health problem is noted during the above examination the puppy is to be returned to Breeder at the Buyer’s expense within 14 days from the time when proof is received by the Breeder, all registration paperwork, vet records will be returned with the puppy. When available the Breeder will provide the Buyer with another puppy of the same sex and quality/value. BUYER may keep the original puppy if they choose so under stipulation spayed/neutered is done prior to new puppy.

    • Buyer agrees to send Breeder verification of vaccination/deworming/heartworm medication throughout the first 28 weeks of age.

    • Buyer Agrees Puppy to be placed on APPROVED Heartworm and Flea and Tick medication for life of Puppy

    • The guarantees are null and void if the puppy/dog has been given calcium or other vitamin supplements (excluding Ester-C, Preventive plus, Phyto-flex, Phycox Max, PawLab’s G-Max Joint Support, Vetriscience GlycoFlex, Fish oil)


    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin D
    • Selenium
    • Manganese
    • Extracts

    • Green-lipped Mussel
    • Fish Oil
    • Glucosamine HCI
    • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
    • L-Glutathione

    • All our pups are guaranteed against CRIPPLING genetic diseases detected up to Twenty-six Months. The BREEDER must be notified immediately and provided with a licensed veterinarian’s report, copies of x-rays. Any claims must be made within this time period.

    • Upon knowledge of such a birth defect, genetic defect or crippling hip dysplasia, the buyer agrees to have his/her veterinarian provide proof to the BREEDER.
      Heritable Defects are stated as “Whole” Hip Dysplasia (OFA rating with severe DJD) X-ray need to have Dog name, date, microchip number listed on film.

    Per OFA Breed Specific for Cane Corso (Abnormal Rating Covered by Health Guarantee) Elbows 17.8%, Hips 38.4%, Degenerative Myelopathy 20%, Patella 1%, Shoulder 3.3%, Thyroid 7.3%
    a) These guarantees not applicable if problems occur(ed) from the below conditions: Altering pup under 20 months of age, Agility/Jumping before 18 months of age, Diet, Hormonal additives, Drug treatments, Environment, over exercise, overweight, jumping in and out of vehicles, excessive stairs climbing, pushing off on gravel, working pup at young age, Accident, or BUYER(s) inexperience or mistreatment, large amounts of time in crates, calcium supplements, underage breeding will cancel health guarantee. “Buyer declines to perform health testing from OFA, PennHip (Hip, Elbow, Patella, Cardio, Thyroid, Eyes) by 28 months Health guarantee is void.”
    b) Buyer Agrees; Puppy to Stay on Prevention Plus Hip/Joint Vitamin and Mineral Food Supplement, Fish Oil for Life of Puppy or Health Guarantee for Hip and Joint will be null and void. (Prevention Plus P.O. Box 427 Wildwood, FL. 34785)
    c) Puppy is bred under age (>18 months) Health Guarantee is null/ void.

    • The BREEDER reserves the right to a second veterinarian’s opinion. All relevant veterinary records must be supplied to the BREEDER upon request. THE BUYER MUST REQUEST THE XRAYS BACK FROM OFA, or his/her veterinarian - the BREEDER may require a copy of the x-rays. If the puppy’s OFA report comes back with the result of subluxation, the BUYER must repeat the x-rays later at his/her own expense (at least 6 months after the date of original x-ray) before determining that the puppy will not pass OFA. No refunds will be given for a report of Panosteitis (growing pains), as proper feeding/exercise can control this, and the puppy should outgrow it.
    >Down Pasture flatten feet are not covered under Health contract due to proper nutrition/exercise/limited crate time can control or prevent issues from happening IF PUP continues with Down Pastures Our Health Guarantee will not Cover dysplasia due to Owner not taking proper guidance to fix issue.
    • If the puppy dies and a cause of death is unknown, a necropsy is required to be performed. The BUYER assumes responsibility for all costs. If a necropsy result reveals that the pup died from any genetic health condition, the BREEDER will provide a replacement puppy free of charge when one becomes available.
    • Cherry Eye, Ectropion and Entropion are considered considered breed related, Bloat is not covered by the health guarantee.
    • The puppy with the alleged condition must be altered prior to replacement, proof needs to be received by the BREEDER at the BUYER’s expense. “No guarantee is made as to time frame for replacement. Buyer is responsible for all transportation charges.”


    • Buyer agrees to comply with all local ordinances regarding the keeping of dogs, in addition to providing adequate food, water, housing, flea/tick medication, vaccination, heartworm preventive, healthcare and humane treatment for the puppy. The puppy/dog is sold with the understanding that he/she will become a member of the family. Puppy is not properly vetted booster with vx, heartworm or flea and tick prevention Health Guarantee is Void…
    • Buyer agrees to send photos and or videos of the pup once a month until he or she is 36 months of age, Buyer can open an Instagram page dedicated to the puppy to abide by this requirement. All photos and videos of the pup can be used by Breeder. (Important for Breeder to follow how Litter progress to determine how Bloodlines are paired in Future)
    • Buyer understands any issues, training, nutrition, health, etc. assistance/help is addressed to the breeder, not Google, or a Nonqualified Facebook training/breeder/or owner. If Buyer goes against Breeders Recommendation Temperament, and Health guarantee is null and void.
    • Buyer is responsible abiding by Apartment, condo, or homeowner association by-laws and to send all by-laws to provide Breeder with the breed, and weight restriction, if Buyer Is leasing residents Buyer is responsible to provide Breeder with written or typed letter of acceptance of puppy with breed name on said paper.
    • The BUYER agrees to inform BREEDER, within 60 days of moving/change, any time they move or change phone numbers during the ownership of the dog.
    • Buyer understands that extensive exercise before the dog is 18 months and mature is strictly prohibited. This includes but not limited to: competition jumps; jumping in and out of vehicles; prolonged jogging and any other activities that may cause undue stress to undeveloped joints.
    • If the Buyer should decide at any time during the life of the puppy, that they no longer want nor care for the said Dog/Bitch for whatever reason, it shall be transferred to the BREEDER without compensation at the Buyers expense. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THIS DOG/BITCH BE PLACED IN AN ANY HOME OUTSIDE OF THE BUYER RESIDENCE, DOG SHELTER, HUMANE SOCIETY, OR OTHER SUCH FACILITY OR ORGANIZATION. THE BREEDER RETAINS THE FIRST RIGHT OF REFUSAL!
    • The Dog/Bitch cannot be resold or placed without the expressed written consent and approval of the BREEDER.
    • Buyer agrees that if said Dog/Bitch is “Not” properly cared for, the Breeder has the right to demand that said Dog/Bitch be returned, along with all paperwork, immediately without compensation to the Buyer. Any resulting medical care and/or behavior correction training will be at the expense of the Buyer.
    • It is stipulated by and between the undersigned that failure of the Buyer to comply with the conditions and responsibilities as set forth in this contract and that Cane Corso “Hierarchy” Sales policies, may subject Buyer forfeit ownership Dog/Bitch to the Breeder without compensation and shall sign over all registry and medical paperwork pertaining to the said Dog/Bitch to the Breeder immediately (48 hours).
    • The BREEDER retains the right to seize above described dog at any time in dog's life if BUYER is found to be intentionally or unintentionally mistreating, neglecting or abusing either physically, emotionally, medically or nutritionally said dog in any way, shape or form. BREEDER shall not compensate BUYER in any way shape or form. In all seizure situations BUYER, shall sign said dog over to BREEDER in all registries dog is eligible for. BUYER will pay ALL shipping, transportation, legal and veterinary costs incurred from investigating and seizing said dog if BUYER is found negligent in BREEDER’S opinion. Any resulting medical care and/or behavior correction training will be at the expense of the Buyer.
    • It is understood that the dog will not be allowed to roam free; and will either be confined to its fenced yard, be on a leash or under total voice control and direct supervision of the owner always. Underground fencing is not considered a reliable means of confinement and therefore not considered a fenced yard.
    • Buyer agree all on Registration Paperwork Breeder name will be placed as co-owner, including address, email listed on paperwork ( Breeder Co-Ownership can only be taken off by Breeder signature.
    Buyer agrees there is no invasive procedure/or/cosmetic unless approved by Breeder. (Cosmetic procedures that are approved is Ear cropping, tail docking, and dew claw removal).
    • The BUYER agrees to continue with nail trimming every two-three weeks, if necessary. It is important to keep the puppy/dog’s nails at the correct length to prevent pain and pressure. The correct length is when the claws do not protrude over the pad and should not touch the ground when standing. (You do not want to hear them “clack” when walking on hard surfaces).


    1. The BUYER understands and agrees that the Cane Corso is a dominant, guardian breed and that it must be extensively socialized with other people, animals and different situations to be a trustworthy member of their families and community. It is the Buyers responsibility to properly socialize and train this dog.
    2. Buyer agrees to take Show Prospect puppies to conformation classes no later than 4 months of age and continue classes until the puppy is one year of age by an AKC All Breed club, participate/show in 4-6-month conformation events if applicable in their perspective areas. Owner agrees to send monthly video and photos of puppy (stacked, head profile, and lead training).
    3. BUYER is responsible to continue socializing and training the puppy/dog. It is required that this includes training or obedience classes and that the training methods be modeled after the “AKC Good Citizen” standards. Basic Obedience classes must be from accredited training facilities/trainers, breed clubs unless otherwise agreed to in writing.
    4. BUYER agrees to enroll the puppy in a puppy kindergarten class by the age of 3-4 months in a class setting. BUYER also agrees to supply proof of completion, a letter from the trainer or copy of the certificate, to the BREEDER.
    5. BUYER agrees to enroll the puppy in a basic obedience class by the age of 5 months, intermediate class to be entered by 10 months of age, advanced obedience class must be entered and completed by 14 months of age.
    6. In the event the puppy/dog requires rehabilitation or training due to neglect by the BUYER, BUYER agrees to reimburse the BREEDER for all related rehabilitation/training expenses necessary for the puppy/dog to be rehomed.
    7. The BUYER agrees to obtain Canine Good Citizenship certificate or similar title (approved by the breeder in writing) on the puppy/dog at the BUYER’s expense no sooner than 8 months of age and no later than 2 years.
    8. Buyer agrees if Puppy is not entered into an All-Breed AKC conformation class by 12 months, the puppy is to be return to the breeder for training or to a professional handler at the Owners expense (Boarding, Food, Training, Class fees).
    a. Puppies Sold as Show Prospect has to be shown minimum of one time in the 4-6-month AKC event for socialization, training for future career.
    9. Working prospects are to start imprint training within one week of rehoming, Buyer understands they must join Working club (PSA, IPO) by puppies 6-month birthdate.
    10. Buyer agrees to send video and photos of training session once a month…
    11. We Do Not Guarantee Temperament if Buyer does not put in training, socialization, care and effort to raising their puppy.


    • A show/breeding quality puppy is a dog that meets AKC/FCI breed standards of coloration, type and free of disqualifying faults deemed by us at the time of sale to successfully compete in the conformation show ring. This is NOT a guarantee said dog/puppy will finish any or all applicable titles. “If Owner decided to pick against Breeders show/working recommendation Breeder will not guarantee Puppy as a show/working prospect, structure, temperament, ability or function.”
    • Buyer must make available copies of win photos, at Breeders expense, pictures taken by non-professional photographer Buyer will provide pictures to breeder at no expense…
    • Show/Breeding Prospect Breeder retains 51% Ownership until contract is met (Breeder must be listed first on registration; Breeders email must be listed on AKC registration.
    • Buyer Agrees and Understands if Contract has not been followed, Lack of Proper Socialization/Training with Certificates, Update pictures/video per contract, lack of or no communication, or Buyer miss represents themselves Breeder has a Right to keep their name listed on Registration Papers for life of said Dog and/or take puppy back with no compensation paid to Buyer.
    • Buyer is required before breeding is approved Show Prospect must obtain AKC CH., CGC or TT, Obedience title or BH, Health tested (Chic number). Prospect must be 20 + months of age. Working Prospects Breeder retains 51% ownership, Buyer is required before breeding is approved Prospect must earn PSA 1 with BH, IPO1 title, CGC, Health Testing (CHIC number) And/or Working titles per Breeder discretion.
    • All Puppies sold on Breed/Show/Working contract must be shown/or competing on a field/ring by two years of age, any Puppy sold on this contract that is not Championed within AKC licensed event, or Titled in an Licensed IPO/PSA/French Ring event by 28 months of age Buyer must do one of the following:
    (1) Buyer must send Dog/Bitch to Prefer handler of Breeder for titling All Boarding/Training/Entries/Handling, shipping fees will be the responsibility of the Buyer. If Buyer decides to show under Owner Handler they can do so, if Dog does not title by 28 months, Buyer will hire Professional handler will take over showing the dog at Buyer expense.
    (2) Relinquished Dog/Bitch back to breeder with no compensation, shipping will be Buyers responsibility transfer must take place within 7 days with all Paperwork (registration, vet records, health certificates).
    (3) Buyer agrees not to Use Banned Handlers, Buyer must use Approved Handler by Breeder.
    • This puppy is NEVER to produce a litter without written permission from the BREEDER while under co-ownership. If the buyer breeds, attempts to breed or accidentally breeds, the dog/bitch, the Breeder has the right of immediate repossession of the dog/bitch, including all papers, without any reimbursement, buyer will also owe the Breeder liquidated damages of $2,500 per puppy born for breach of this contract, without reduction or set off in any amount. Every puppy that resulted from such a breeding would become the sole property of the Breeder and must be delivered by puppies 6-week birthdate to the Breeder at the buyer’s expense with the dog/bitch. Breeder/Co-Owner Has the Right to refuse litter registration, and or any individual registration if contract is broken or stipulation are not honored.
    ***All Male Puppies sold on Show/Working/Breeding contract, Breeder will have opportunity throughout Dog Lifetime to use/collect/store semen free of charge for Breeders owned or co-owned females. Buyer agrees Breeder has authorization to sign for all breeding owned or co-owned by Breeder, Buyer must allow access to Stud male at all times (If Buyer Refuses Dog becomes the property of Breeder and surrender within 24 hours, with all documentation, vet records, AKC titles, signed off registration with no compensation to the Buyer). All Stud services outside owned/co-owned females 100% funds go directly to Buyer; All Stud services must be approved by Breeder before mating occurs.
    • Stud Males that have not earned passing health scores or had health testing performed, and has not earned Championship title, under Co-Ownership contract shall not breed without Breeders Approval, No litter registration is to be signed without Breeders signature. If Stud is bred without Breeders approval Compensatory damages will be paid in the amount of $1,800 per puppy, Stud will be surrendered back to Breeder for breach of contract with no compensation “all paperwork, medical records will be returned along with dog within 48 hours. Any unauthorized litter will not be allowed to register, nor puppies of puppies.
    ***Show/Working/Breed Puppy cannot be Altered without Permission from the Breeder, Collection/delivery/AI cost responsibility of Breeder*** Buyer cannot sign for litter registration without consent from Breeder/Co-owner in writing.
    • Buyer agrees not to breed Bitch after 6 years of age… Bitch 6th birthday Bitch shall be spayed Buyers expense.


    Buyer agrees AKC Show Handler has to be in good standing with AKC, as well Hierarchy to show and or train Hierarchy dogs.
    Banned Handler: Ashley Cuzzolino (Will not handle Hierarchy Dogs)
    Recommended Handler’s
    • Kathy & Dave Musto (OH) 631-921-9905
    • Jamie Clute (GA) 770-300-5933 | (
    • Bryn Taylor/Ryan Towler (OH)
    • Dylan Kipp (TX) 262-902-0336
    • Sarah Tighe
    • Vickie Venzen (MD) 410-322-1670


    • First Breeding; Breeder will select Stud for mating and retain one first pick puppy back free of charge, Breeder will be responsible for transport & ear cropping. Retained Puppy will have Hierarchy kennel name; Breeder Dionne Johnson will be listed as a Co-Breeder on first litter. The owner is responsible for Breeding cost, stud fee.

    Buyer agrees not to sell offspring to high volume breeders/BYB/Puppy Mill, sell on Craigslist (Similar Sales pages), Bandog Breeder, or Breeder that is not in good standing with AKC, Department of Agriculture or has a history or record of animal abuse. Buyer Agrees any offspring sold with breeding rights are placed on co-ownership contract with requirements of AKC Championship, Health testing (hips, elbows, cardiac)
    • All offspring will be raised on Puppy Culture (, all Puppies will be tested Volhard at 7 weeks of age to help place puppies in correct homes, Buyer agrees and understands no offspring will be sold based on color, and all Pet will be sold on family companion (Spay/Neuter Contract). All breeding/Show prospect must be sold on Co-Ownership contract similar to breeders’ contract.
    • If Buyer does not comply to above-named conditions Breeder/Co-Owner has the right to refuse to sign AKC/UKC litter registration and or individual puppy registration if stipulations listed therein are not met (AKC Ch. 3, Section 6 of the Rules Applying to registration and discipline), Any Puppies produced off Puppy will be sold on limited registration, All Buyers information has to be supplied to breeder.


    1. The BUYER will notify the BREEDER immediately if BUYER cannot keep the above-described dog with them for any reason. The BREEDER will have right of first refusal before the dog is to be sold or given away (including to family and friends). The BREEDER will have right of immediate repossession and full legal ownership reverts to the BREEDER of the said dog if BUYER attempts (intentionally or unintentionally) to sell or give away said dog without the BREEDER’s written consent. The BREEDER shall not compensate BUYER in any monetary way. If the dog is sold, BREEDER will retain co-ownership unless prior agreements are made in writing. The BREEDER shall approve all potential homes and sale agreements. In all situations where the dog is returned to BREEDER, BUYER shall sign said dog over to BREEDER in all registries dog is eligible for. If there should be a tragedy of the BUYER such as death or physical inability to care for this puppy/dog, then this puppy/dog is to be immediately surrendered to the BREEDER (unless other suitable arrangements are made in writing with the Breeder). Under no circumstances may this dog be disposed of or surrendered to a Dog Pound, Humane Society, Animal Shelter, and Rescue Organizations, Pet Store, other BREEDER's, or to individuals associated with a suspected or proven puppy mill. The BUYER agrees to pay $2,500 penalty for abandoning the puppy for damages, surrendering it to the Humane Society, Animal Shelter, and Rescue Organizations, or Pet Stores. Buyer agrees if the dog is repossessed by Breeder all Paperwork (Registration, Vet records, Microchip), and the dog will be surrender within 7 days if Buyer does not comply within the seven-day period a $500.00 a day penalty will occur until possession has been met.
    2. BUYER agrees that in areas where Breed Specific Legislation is effective or becomes effective where the dog resides, the breeder has the right of immediate repossession at the owner’s expense if the legislation would endanger the life of the dog or diminish the dog’s quality of life.
    3. The Buyer agrees Dog will reside with Buyer unless training, handler, or in a short-term boarding facility.


    BUYER agrees to release and hold harmless BREEDER for all liability, damages, or injuries caused either directly or indirectly by the dog to any person, whether actual or legal or to any property, whether real or personal. Furthermore, BUYER assumes full liability for any damages or injuries, whether physical, mental, emotional or economic, caused by the dog, to any person, whether actual or legal or to any property, whether real or personal, after receiving and acknowledging delivery and repossession of the dog. Buyer(s) further agrees to indemnify or reimburse BREEDER because of any costs or expenses incurred by BREEDER because of any act of BUYER causing liability, damages, or injuries as set forth herein No other claims other than the provisions mentioned above shall be made.
    All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the Magistrate Court located in Fulton County, Georgia. If Breeder is forced to travel to another county, or state court Buyer agrees to pay all expense for travel, hotel accommodation, car rental, court fees, time off work/farm $30.00 an hour. The arbitration shall be conducted on a confidential basis pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any decision or award because of any such arbitration proceeding shall be in writing and shall provide an explanation for all conclusions of law and fact and shall include the assessment of costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees. Any such arbitration shall be conducted by an arbitrator experienced in the animal breeding/conformation industry or legal experience required for arbitrator and shall include a written record of the arbitration. The non-prevailing party in any dispute under this agreement shall pay all costs and expenses, including expert witness fees and attorneys' fees, incurred by the prevailing party in resolving such dispute.
    hearing. The parties reserve the right to object to any individual who shall be employed by or affiliated with a competing organization or entity. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.
    Defamation Clause
    • Buyer(s) agrees not to attack/criticize/make negative comments regarding Hierarchy Kennel and or its dogs, offspring, pedigree, owners, associate or partner publicly (on public forums, blogs, social networks etc.), as well orally or in writing at any time or any reason after this contract is dated and initial/signed. Similarly, buyer agrees not to seek any outside advice from any individual person, forums, blogs, community groups or any social media in a way which brings bad name to Hierarchy Kennel, dogs, offspring, pedigrees, owners or any of its associate or partner. In case of breach of this clause, buyer agrees to pay US $10,000.00 to Hierarchy Kennel as damages per incident.
    The existence, nature, terms and conditions of this Agreement are strictly confidential and shall not be disclosed by Buyer in any manner or form, directly or indirectly, to any person or entity under any circumstances.
    Further, Buyer shall not discuss, comment upon, disparage, or disclose any information, in any manner or form, directly or indirectly, to any person or entity, about:
    (1) The Breeder;
    (2) Hierarchy Kennel, Bloodlines, Dog's, Offspring, Affiliate, Puppy Buyers
    (3) Any aspect of Breeder business or operations; and
    (4) any aspect of transaction, show/working prospect purchase with Breeder.
    Buyer shall not assist, or cooperate with, any other person or entity in committing any act which, if committed by Buyer, would constitute a violation of this section.
    Any violation of this section shall be deemed a material breach of this Agreement by Buyer which will make contract null and void as well heath guarantee, puppy replacement, etc.


    Violation of this contract damages the goodwill and reputation of Breeder and the Cane Corso breed in general. Breach of any portion of this contract, in the opinion, of the Breeder will result in repossession of this Cane Corso without reimbursement. Such repossession may be made by the Breeder or his/her agent, at the cost of the Buyer and is done with the full permission of the Buyer regardless of the Cane Corso’s location at the time of repossession. Buyer agrees to be responsible for and compensate Breeder for any damages or liabilities incurred while repossessing this Cane Corso. Under no circumstances can dog be altered in anyway. Further any damages to Breeder or to the Cane Corso protected under this contract could result in both civil damages and criminal liability for the Buyer.
    Breeder and Buyer hereby agree that any disputes that may arise because of this agreement/sale/purchase shall be resolved by mandatory binding arbitration. Buyer and Breeder may mutually agree upon the selection of an arbitrator. If such an agreement is not possible, the dispute shall be resolved pursuant to the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association. The location of any such arbitration or legal proceedings shall be held; Magistrate Court located in Fulton County, Georgia. If any term or provision of this agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining terms and provisions shall continue in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired or invalidated. It is agreed that should any legal action result from breech of this contract, the party so breaking the agreement shall bear all legal costs, attorney's fees and expert’s fees incurred by the prevailing party.
    Further, regarding any breech or anticipated breach of this Sales Contract, Breeder/Breeder shall, in addition to any other rights granted hereunder, have the right to seek an injunction from the court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of any paragraph herein. It is further agreed that any puppies produced because of any breeding conducted in violation of this sales contract, whether such breeding is described as planned, intentional, or accidental, conducted by natural or artificial means, shall NOT be registered by AKC or any other dog or animal registry. If the legal residence of the Buyer is not the State of Georgia, this contract must be signed and notarized by the Buyer in the state of the Buyer’s legal residence unless the Buyer take delivery of the dog in Georgia and signs this contract in front of Breeder/Breeder or a designee. The laws of the State of Georgia venue in Fulton County will govern all legal questions or disputes regarding this contract. Buyer(s) expressly waive all objections to jurisdiction and venue. In case of breach of contract, the buyer is to compensate the Breeder for liquidated damages, expenses, legal fees, a $2,500 (two thousand hundred dollars) per section breached. Breeder’s maximum responsibility is limited to the purchase price of the dog. Any subsequent expenditure is the sole responsibility of the Buyer. The BREEDER neither makes nor implies any warranties or guarantees, express or implied, other than those written in the agreement including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness. This document constitutes the entire agreement between the Breeder and Buyer with respect to this sale.


    1. The BUYER agrees not to sell, trade, lease out, co-own with third party, euthanize (except under emergency conditions to end suffering), or give away the dog without written permission from the BREEDER.

    2. BUYER agrees that this Cane Corso will not be involved in dog fighting, hog catching, or any animal baiting sports. BUYER also agrees to pay and understands that a Five-thousand-dollar ($5,000.00) fee or the maximum damages the state will allow will be due and payable immediately to BREEDER if this Cane Corso is identified as participating in dog fighting, any animal baiting sports. In addition, Buyer agrees to immediately surrender this Cane Corso to Breeder upon demand and at the sole cost of the BUYER.

    3. BUYER agrees if Contract has not Been followed Limited Co-Ownership will resort into Life Time Co-Ownership contract. (Breeder will “NOT” sign off Contract if Buyers miss represents themselves, stops communication, does not perform proper training & socialization per contract, does not keep Breeder updated on Puppy progress (pictures/videos/training certificates)).

    4. Buyer agrees all funds are non-refundable, Any fund reversal made by Buyer will result in legal actions under theft by deception if puppy is not returned within 24 hours which will resort in Felony charges “Under Georgia law, O.C.G.A. 16-8-3”
    • Buyer will pay for any legal fees, transportation of Puppy, travel, lodging expense for Breeder, Breeders hourly wage $20.00 hour (hourly is recorded for any time needed to resolve funding issues, and court appearance).
    • Compensatory damages of $2500.00 will be added to total expense for Breach of Sales Contract, Return of Puppy with full ownership rights will return to Breeder, all Paperwork, registration, medical records returned with Puppy in good health. If Puppy is Spayed or Neutered without Breeder consent Buyer will Pay additional damages of $2500.00
    5. Unauthorized Neuter / Spay will resort in a Compensatory damage in the amount of $5000.00 paid to breeder for loss of future litters.
    6. Buyer Understands Hard Copy Registration paperwork will not be given to Buyer until contract is fulfilled (health tested, AKC CH/Working title, CGC), Buyer will receive copy version. Buyer understands no paperwork can be altered in anyway without Breeder permission.

    Breeder: __Dionne P. Johnson________

    Electric Signature: Dionne Perry-Johnson

    Signing this Contract Buyer is agreeing they have read and understand contract entirely and agrees to all clauses and stipulations of said Sales contract.

    Buyer is required to send signed contract via email (email copies , Buyer will retain email copy from Breeder.