Terms of Business for Services Effective
1st May 2016
Client is solely responsible for any and all harm or damage caused by their dog while it is under the care of Paws4Walks, or is using any other services provided by Paws4Walks, and agrees to
indemnify Paws4Walks in full against any liability arising from such harm or damage to third parties.
Client agrees that, in admitting their dog, Paws4Walks has relied on the Client’s representation that their dog is in good health and has not harmed or shown aggression or threatening behaviour
toward any person or any other dog.
3. All dogs
will be subject to an initial assessment by Paws4Walks staff prior to using Paws4Walks. Paws4Walks reserves the right to refuse admission to any dog deemed in their absolute discretion to be, or have
the potential to be, dangerous or disruptive.
Client agrees to notify Paws4Walks immediately of any unwelcome, aggressive, procreative, or dangerous behaviour of their dog that has potential to cause harm to any other dog or
Paws4Walks offer services where dogs co-mingle in groups and the Client accepts that during the course of normal dog play their dog may sustain injuries. All dog play is carefully monitored to avoid
injury, but scratches, punctures, torn ligaments, or other injuries may occur despite the best supervision.
Paws4Walks will only let dogs off the lead once an ‘off the lead consent form’ has been signed, and will remain at the discretion of Paws4Walks staff.
Client is responsible for the full cost of treatment of any injuries or illness that their dog receives while under the care of Paws4Walks, together with any associated costs e.g. call-out charges.
The Client authorises the staff of Paws4Walks to seek such veterinary advice and/or treatment as they deem necessary; where possible this will be carried out by the Client’s usual/preferred Vet, but
this cannot be guaranteed (e.g. in an emergency) and the Client accepts that the staff of Paws4Walks may at their discretion use any registered Vet. The Client agrees to pay all such costs
immediately upon pick-up of their dog, or by agreement with the proprietor.
Paws4Walks reserves the right to refuse admission if the Client fails to provide adequate proof of vaccinations (including bordetella), or the vaccinations are found to be expired or otherwise
may not attend Paws4Walks while in season or pregnant. Paws4Walks reserves the right to refuse admission if these criteria are not met.
Client accepts that even though their dog is vaccinated against Bordetella (Kennel Cough) there is a chance that their dog can still contract Kennel Cough. The Client agrees that they will not hold
Paws4Walks responsible if their dog contracts Kennel Cough while attending.
Client agrees to take any necessary measures or precautions to ensure that their dog is continuously free of contagious, infectious, or otherwise communicable diseases. The Client further agrees to
notify Paws4Walks immediately of any infectious and/or contagious disease or conditions their dog has been exposed to or is affected by. Such diseases and conditions include, but are not limited to:
Distemper, Hepatitis, Kennel Cough (Bordetella), Parvovirus, Corona virus, worms, Lyme disease, Fleas, Pregnancy, Infectious Skin Diseases and Intestinal Parasites. Paws4Walks reserves the right to
refuse admission until satisfied that the condition is resolved.
Client consents to their dog being photographed, videotaped, and/or used in any media or advertising by Paws4Walks without prior approval. All such media remain the property of
Client agrees that Paws4Walks is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged leads, collars, tags, clothing or any other item left with their dog.
Client agrees to ensure their dog has not eaten in the hour before pick up by Paws4Walks to ensure sufficient time to digest food before any exercise or play. Failure to do so may result in the
potentially life-threatening condition Bloat (Gastric Torsion).
Client agrees to provide keys/arrange access to the dog for the agreed appointment; failure to do so will result in a cancellation for that day’s service and will be paid in full by the
Client agrees that, by signing the key holder waiver form this will indemnify Paws4Walks in full against any liability arising from loss or damage to the property or its contents, in present and
variation of these Terms and Conditions will have effect unless confirmed by Paws4Walks in writing.