Seward Dog Lodge
Dog Daycare & Boarding Service Agreement
This Dog Daycare and Boarding Service Agreement is entered into between SDL (Seward Dog Lodge) and the Pet Owner. The term “Pet” refers to all Pets owned by the Owner utilizing SDL daycare/or boarding services. Pet Owner accepts SDL services on the terms and under the conditions recited below. The parties, intending to be legally bound, hereby agree as follows:
By executing this Agreement and leaving Pet with SDL, Pet Owner certifies to the accurate disclosure of all information provided to SDL, either in writing or orally, about the Pet. Pet Owner specifically represents that he or she is the sole Owner of the Pet, free and clear of all liens and encumbrances. Pet Owner addresses to disclose to SDL all known medical conditions and/or behavior problems which may affect Pet’s care. Pet Owner represents that Pet is healthy, free of any kind of infectious diseases and meets all of SDL published vaccination standards. Pet Owner represents that Pet is also free of contagious parasitic problems, wheater internal of external including fleas and lice ), and is free of any contagious skin disorder.
SERVICE AND HEALTH - SDL reserves the right to refuse service to Pet for ANY reason, a anytime, including, but not limited to: lack of proof of vaccinations, Pet displays signs of untreated or potentially contagious conditions and/or Pet exhibiting aggressive or unacceptable behavior. Pet Owner agrees that if any fleas are discovered on the Pet during check-in or at any time during Pets time at SDL, Pet Owner authorizes SDL to administer a flea bath to the Pet at Pet Owner's expense. For additional information concerning SDL health care, please refer to SDL Policies and Procedures. Pet Owner represents that each time Pet is brought to SDL, Pet Owner is recertifying that the Pet is in good health and has not had any communicable illness of any kind for 30 days prior to check-in. Pet Owner further agrees to inform SDL of any change in the Pets conditions and/or behavior prior to subsequent check-ins.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK - Pet Owner acknowledges and is aware that the employees of SDL are not veterinarians and do not have backgrounds in animal medicine and are not expected to diagnose or detect illnesses in the animals at SDL. In addition, Pet Owner acknowledges and is aware that no amount of supervision, sanitation or personalized care can prevent a Pet from contracting an airborne virus or communicable disease. Pet Owner understands and assumes all risks and responsibility for any health issues or injuries to Pet while at SDL. Pet Owner understands and agrees that Pet Owner is solely responsible for any health issues or harm to Pet while at SDL. Pet Owner understands these risks are hereby releases SDL, its employees, officers or agents, from any and all losses, damages, cost and expenses ( including legal fees ) arising out of or in connection with any injury, communicable disease, airborne virus, or any other medical condition contracted by Pet Owners Pet at SDL. This also applies to any claims for injuries or damages related to such medical care or transport. Pet Owner by disappearance, escape, theft, death, or otherwise. Furthermore, Pet Owner agrees to be held solely responsible for any and all acts and behavior of said Pet while in the care of SDL, Including payment of costs of injury to staff, customers, other animals or damage to facilities caused by the Pet.
PERSONAL ITEMS AND BELONGINGS - Pet Owner understands that all personal items Pet Owner brings to SDL or on the Pet are at Pet Owners sole discretion and that SDL will not be held liable for any damages or losses to the items or injuries to Pet associated with these items.
MEDICAL ATTENTION - Pet Owner authorizes SDL to seek medical attention for Pet from any qualified veterinarians and to transport Pet to and from that veterinarian when SDL deems such medical care is necessary for the Pet’s health. Pet Owner grants SDL full authority and discretion regarding the medical treatment of Pet. Pet Owner agrees to pay for all costs associated with medical treatment in full at the time of check-out.
?PAYMENT - Pet Owner agrees to pay the applicable service rates effective when the Pet is checked into SDL and to pay for any additional services requested by Pet Owner. SDL represents the right to require credit card information and a deposit of up to half the cost of the total number of boarding days at the time of reservation or prior to check-in at SDL’s discretion ( i.e. holidays, peak reservations times, etc. ). Payments may be made by cash of credit card. Discounted packages must be paid for in advance.
.?Pet Owner agrees that pet shall not leave the SDL facility until all charges are paid in full by Pet Owner. In the event Pet is under veterinarian’s care and Pet Owner picks up Pet from veterinary clinic, Pet Owner agrees that all charges are due in full immediately to SDL and must be paid for prior to Pet being released from the clinic. SDL shall have, and is hereby granted, a lien on Pet and all unpaid charges resulting in form services provided by SDL. SDL may exercise its lien rights within ten days after SDL had given written notice to Pet Owner via certified mail.
MULTIPLE DOG FAMILIES - If Pet Owner requests to board Pet together with other “family members” in the same suite, Pet Owner acknowledges and understands that actions of Pet(s) may be unpredictable and such an arrangement may be significantly increase the chance of injury and aggression. Any applicable multiple family discounts may no longer apply. Pet Owner hereby holds SDL harmless from any such claim of action as a result of boarding Pet(s) together.
SOCIALIZATION - Pet owner authorizes SDL to allow Pet to engage in social play with other dogs. In doing so, Pet Owner understands that Pet may become injured by interacting with other dogs. Pet Owner also understands that SDL has evaluated Pet and other dogs attending the daycare and will use reasonable care to ensure that no injuries result. However, Pet Owner is responsible for any injuries to Pet, to any other animals, to any people and for damages that may occur while Pet is at SDL. Pet Owner agrees to hold SDL harmless from any such injuries and/or damaged while Pet is at SDL. Pet Owner agrees to be solely liable and to pay for all veterinary charges required to properly treat Pet and/or any other animals for any resulting injuries, all medical charges required to properly treat any person injured, and all
ABANDONMENT - If Pet is not picked up by Pet Owner ( or by authorized personnel ) within 7 calendar days after the day Pet is scheduled to depart, Pet Owner understands that Pet shall be deemed to be abandoned and SDL had the right to place Pet with a new owner, rescue center or shelter. Pet Owner shall remain liable for all fees due and, in addition, agrees to pay any and all cost in the prosecution of these statutes. Pet owner is to be notified of such action by receipted mail, and no further notice shall be deemed necessary.
TRANSPORTATION - Pet Owner authorizes SDL to transport Pet(s) in a motor vehicle for pick up and/or drop off services, veterinary visits, and for any other reason. Pet Owner understands the risks associated therewith and agrees to hold SDL harmless from any claims of actions.
?PREPAID PACKAGES -Pet Owner understands that prepaid service packages expire 30/60 days from date of purchase and are not refundable under any circumstances. Pet Owner further understands that after the sale, unforeseen circumstances may arise that are not within the control of SDL which may prevent Pet Owner from fully utilizing a prepaid package, including, but not limited to: the death of the Pet, the relocation of Pet Owner, behavioral changes in the Pet, and the decision to stop utilizing SDL services. SDL also reserves the right to refuse or terminate services to any Pet or CLient for any reason, at any time. In any case, any unused portion of the sale ( after deducting used services at regular standard rates ) shall be only transferable for use on other services from SDL within the year the package was purchased.
PICTURES/VIDEOS - Pet owner authorizes SDL to take images and/or videos of the pet while under the supervision of SDL, and understand that the rights of these images or videos taken of the Pet belong to SDL. The Pet Owner agrees that SDL may use such images of videos of the Pet with or without his/her name for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.
INDEMNITY AGREEMENT - PET OWNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS AND DEFEND SDL IN ANY MATTER FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES, ARISING OUT OF AND/OR RELATION TO THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY SDL, ANY INJURY TO PET OR ANY ILLNESS CONTRACTED BY PET WHILE IN SDL CARE.
CONTINUING OBLIGATIONS - Pet Owner understands and agrees that each and every provision in this agreement shall be in for and effect and shall apply to each and every occasion on which Pet Owner boards or deposits Pet(s) with SDL for daycare, extended boarding or other services, as the case may be. This agreement shall remain in full force and effect until it is cancelled or modified in writing by the parties. Pet Owner hereby certified that Pet Owner has read and understands the terms set forth above. By signing this document, Pet Owner agrees to abide by all of the terms, conditions and statement of this Agreement.