LIABILITY RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT
The undersigned on behalf of any and all participants authorized or permitted to attend any lessons or activities, agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless your dog trainer (GENTLE BETH, BETH DEITCHMAN & agents hereafter referred to as TRAINER) from all liability and damages for any claim, loss or injury which may occur or may be alleged to have occurred to any person, animals, or property arising from or related to the training, consultations or lessons and related activities. The trainer reserves the right to refuse training any dog that is obviously sick, abused, neglected, or overtly aggressive. The dog owners agree that non-compliance with the recommendations of the TRAINER constitutes non-liability to the trainer. Trainer cannot guarantee any individual dog’s ability to learn and/or understand training cues or signals or to desensitize to fear or aggression triggers. The dog owners understand that there are inherent risks to training, boarding, socializing, walking, running, hiking, and working with dogs.
The Client agrees that TRAINER, its owners, officers, employees and agents, hereafter referred to as the “RELEASED PARTIES” will not be liable for any injury, death or property damage resulting from training, counseling, or advice supplied to the Client.
Acknowledgement of Risk: Client is aware of the present and continuing risks of injury death and property damage to Client Dog and persons and dogs of some third party that are involved, and those not involved in the activity of training, boarding, socializing, walking, running, hiking, and otherwise working with dogs, including without limitation risks due to dog bite or infectious disease. Client acknowledges that the dog’s behavior now and in the future is solely the Client’s responsibility. Client is voluntarily engaged in training as an activity with knowledge of the known risks and other risks that may result from dogs participation in training, including but not limited to injury, death, or property damage from disease, stray dogs, running away, other dogs in training, other animals, or injury, death or property damage caused by dog to other dogs, animals or persons.
Assumption of Risk: If dog causes property damage or bites or injures any dog animal or person including but not limited to the RELEASED PARTIES during or after the term of this Agreement, Client agrees to assume full responsibility and liability for any injury, death, or property damage. Client agrees to pay all resulting losses and damages suffered or incurred and to defend indemnify and hold harmless RELEASED PARTIES from any and all resulting claims, demands, lawsuits, losses, costs or expenses, including attorney’s fees.
Release of Liability: Client releases RELEASED PARTIES from all liability to the Client and Clients representatives, guardians, successors, assignees, heirs, children, and next of kin for all liability claims damage or demands for personal injury death or property damage to the Client of to the Clients dog or dogs arising from or related to their Agreement or to participation in dog activities, whether injury death or property damage occurs on or off the training site.
Knowing and Voluntary Execution: Client acknowledges that he or she has carefully read this Agreement and understands its contents and understands that this Agreement includes an assumption of the risk of the Client’s Dog and a release of the RELEASED PARTIES are materially relying on this Agreement in allowing the Client to participate in the activity of training, boarding, socialization, walking, running, hiking and working with dogs. Client acknowledges that the Trainer has not represented, promised, guaranteed or warranted that Dog will never bite, that Dog will not be dangerous or vicious in the future, that Dog will not exhibit any other behavioral problems, or that the results of the training will last for any particular amount of time. This Agreement may only be amended by a written instrument signed by both Client and Trainer.
Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will incur a full charge for services for that visit. Payable immediately.
I acknowledge that I fully understand the terms and provisions of the Waiver Assumption of Risk and Agreement to Hold Harmless and that I am setting my hand here to deliver the same freely and voluntarily and unconditionally. The statements contained in the Intake Form are true to the best of my knowledge.
Your electronic signature and submission of this form constitutes your agreement to the above clause of non-liability.