In the world of breeders, a Health Guarantee – also called Puppy Guarantee, or Puppy Health Guarantee – means that should your Doberman pass away (or suffer from a deadly condition) within a pre-agreed time period, due to a genetic, hereditary or congenital health condition, a replacement puppy of equivalent pedigree will be homed with you. This is just a general blanket explanation; the granting of, length, coverage and conditions of each breeder’s guarantee will differ.
Remember that the breeder’s health guarantee is not a pet insurance policy. It will not cover accidents, ingestion of foreign objects, miscellaneous life injuries, and illnesses due to parasites and/or viruses, among many others. Some key elements to keep in mind, with regards to the health guarantee: