ASSUMPTION OF RISK.
The undersigned (“you” or “Participant”) acknowledges that he/she is voluntarily participating in dog training provided by Authentic Canine Training with knowledge of the potential dangers.Participant represents that he/she is the owner or guardian of the dog(s) identified in this Agreement.
You acknowledge that dogs are unpredictable animals with their own will and drives, and therefore, regardless of training, handling, or environmental circumstance, Authentic Canine cannot protect against every potential injury, risk or accident to you, to other persons participating in the training or on the property where the training is taking place, or to dogs.These may include dog attacks, dog bites and the responsive actions and complications that arise from them, and you understand and acknowledge that such risks are inherent and cannot be eliminated.
This Agreement is intended to shift the risk of participating in dog training to you.Do not sign it unless you are willing to assume the risk to yourself, your dog, and others accompanying you of your participation in dog training, including the associated risks of bodily injury, death or property damage while participating in the dog training and related activities on the property of K9HQ where Authentic Canine sessions are held, in your own home, or in a public space.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY.
Participant agrees that in consideration for being permitted to participate in dog training provided by Authentic Canine, and/or to use any of K9HQ’s facilities in connection with Authentic Canine dog training, Participant, for himself/herself, and his/her heirs, next of kin, executors, and personal representatives (collectively, “Releasors”), assumes the entire risk associated with participating such an activity and waives, releases, discharges and covenants not to sue K9HQ or Authentic Canine, its directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents, sponsors, organizers, volunteers or other representatives, their successors and/or assigns (collectively, “Releasees”), from any and all liability to Releasors for any loss, harm, damage, claim, injury (including death) or accident to the person or property of Participant, Participant’s dog, and any other persons accompanying Participant at the dog training, including any minor children, arising out of or related to participating in dog training or using any facilities or equipment of K9HQ or Authentic Canine, even if caused by any negligent act or omission of Releasees.
Nothing herein is intended to release Releasees from any harm, injury, claim or damage caused by intentional, wanton or reckless misconduct.
You agree that you are and will be responsible for your conduct and the conduct of your dog and others accompanying you (including minor children) at all times.You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Authentic Canine Training, its directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents, sponsors, organizers, volunteers and other representatives (“Authentic Canine Personnel”), from any and all claims of injury (including death), loss, cost, expenses, or damage to persons, dogs, or property caused by the acts or omissions of you, your dog, and any other persons accompanying you, including any minor children, during the course of training or related activities, as well as by the conduct of your dog under your own care as a result of following training instructions.
This provision applies whether the claims are made by you, members of your family, your accompanying guests, Authentic Canine Personnel, or third parties.
USE OF PREMISES:
In consideration for being permitted to participate in dog training and related events at K9HQ at 102-721 Station Ave(the “Premises”), you agree that your release and indemnification obligations set forth above will be extended to cover the owner of the Premises and his/her/its directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents (collectively, “Owner Parties”).In addition, the Releasors (as defined above) waive, release and discharge any and all claims for damages for personal injury, death, or property damage, including injuries (including death) to you or your dog(s) or damage to your vehicle which you may incur, against the Owner Parties as a result of any activities while on the Premises, before arriving on the Premises, and after departing the Premises, whether or not as a result of any condition on the Premises.GROUP CLASSES
You understand that your dog is your responsibility to keep in control at all times in group classes, quiet, crated or on lead when not training.You understand that you are responsible for watering, feeding, and picking up after your dog.You have been advised and understand that no vet or doctor will be present on the Premises, and time could be of the essence in getting you, others accompanying you, or your dog to a vet or doctor for an injury, illness, or bite and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Owner Parties and K9HQ and Authentic Canine Personnel for any first-aid should qualified medical attention not be given timely.
SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATIONS FOR PRIVATE & DAY TRAINING
You specifically authorize the following actions by Authentic Canine Training:
a. Your assigned Authentic Canine trainer is authorized to enter your home during agreed upon days and hours for the purpose of training your dog.
b. Your assigned Authentic Canine trainer is authorized to train your dog on the premises of K9HQ during agreed upon days and hours without you, the owner, being present.
c. Your assigned Authentic Canine trainer is authorized to take your dog off your property or off K9HQ's property during the agreed upon days and hours for the purpose of training your dog.
d. You authorize emergency medical care to be provided for your dog by the veterinarian identified on your dog's file with Authentic Canine, or an appropriate alternate to be determined by Authentic Canine in the event that your regular veterinarian is not available or that closer care is required.
e. You will reimburse Authentic Canine for any charges related to emergency care, including office visits, procedures, medications, surgeries, etc.
f. You authorize Authentic Canine to administer or seek first aid and resuscitative care for your dog as determined appropriate by Authentic Canine and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Authentic Canine for all and any results thereof.
NO GUARANTEE OF RESULTS.
You recognize that the role you play in your dog’s learning process is integral to achieving desired results.You acknowledge and agree that there is no guarantee that your dog will achieve the desired level of training, despite the best efforts of Authentic Canine Training. You further understand that the recommendation of any other product or service by Authentic Canine Training is not a guarantee of satisfaction with that product or service.
All training sessions are transferrable but regrettably, non-refundable (except as detailed below). Private & day training appointments may be rescheduled up to 24 hours prior to the booked time, and group class registration may be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to the start date. Credits will only be issued for group class cancellations if we are able to fill the vacant spot. No shows or last minute cancellations may result in forfeiting the session. Exceptions will be made for client emergencies
Whilst we shall make every effort to deliver training services to you, certain events may arise which are outside of our control and which may affect our ability to deliver our services. Such events may include an Act of God, War, Fire, Flood, Accident, Delays in Transit, or any other circumstances beyond our control (“Events’). Should an Event occur then the delivery of the training services shall be rescheduled until a reasonable time after the Event, and under no circumstances shall we be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result.
In the event we are unable to deliver our services as a result of an Event occurring,
you will be entitled to a fair and reasonable pro-rated refund for all pre-paid unused services minus a 10% non-refundable processing fee.
By signing below, you give Authentic Canine Training permission to publish in print, electronic, or video format the likeness or image of you and/or your dog.You release all claims against Authentic Canine Training with respect to privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright ownership and publication, including any claim for compensation related to use of the materials.
TESTIMONIALS & REVIEWS
We are grateful to receive testimonials, comments, reviews, images or similar
information (“Reviews”). As part of this Agreement you consent for us to exhibit,
copy, publish, distribute, use on or in any of our website, pages, other social media
sites, advertising, marketing campaigns or email communications any of these
Reviews as we reasonably require to lawfully promote our business. You can
withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us.
You expressly agree that the foregoing assumption of risk, release, waiver, and indemnity provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by applicable law, and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, you agree that the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY EXECUTION.
By signing below, you declare that you are at least 18 years of age and competent to sign this Agreement.You acknowledge that you have carefully read this Agreement, understand its contents, and agree to be bound by its terms.You specifically understand that this Agreement includes an assumption of the risk of Authentic Canine Training's negligence and a release of Authentic Canine Training's liability.