Copy of Contract Agreements 

 
 
 

THE REFINED K9, LLC.   PROGRAM AGREEMENT

The undersigned (hereinafter known as “Owner”) do hereby agree to pay to The Refined K9, LLC. (hereinafter known as “Trainer”) for dog training performed by Trainer for Owner.  Further, Owner and Trainer do mutually agree to all terms and conditions set forth hereinafter. -Trainer agrees to provide professional and precise dog training, with efficient and effective teaching techniques for both Owner and dog, with safe and humane methods.  Trainer agrees to train any dog who is of sound health and whose owner/handler follows instructions, practices regularly, and completes the prescribed course. Trainer, its’ agent(s), owner(s), trainer(s) and/or anyone acting on behalf, assumes no responsibility of any unwanted chance in demeanor or nature of the dogs behavior during or after the course of training. It is also expressly understood that due to the environment the dog is kept in, or the manner in which the dog is treated or used, the dog may not retain the training it received during The Refined K9, LLC course. Please sign in agreement of the following:-I recognize that I must practice with my dog at least one hour a day or apply obedience to real life situations after program completion to continue results. -I understand that I may be dropped from the training course, for reasonable cause, at the sole discretion of the Trainer. I agree that Trainer has the right to retain any or all monies advanced by the owner, if Trainer deems these causes inappropriate.  Causes may be defined as, but are not limited to: A. Failure to pay program fees on time.  B. Frequent lesson cancellations (please refer to cancellation policy). C. Lack of proper practice with dog for training. D. Evidence that the dog is being mistreated or in an environment not conducive to learning.  E. Misconduct of the Owner (i.e. sexual harassment, words/actions of disrespect for Trainer, unreasonable expectations, refusal to change them). -I understand that if I drop the course for personal reasons, I am responsible for the full amount of the program and no part of the fee with be refunded, effective on the starting date of the training program. -I, understand that the progress my dog achieves during the training period is dependent upon the dogs’ temperament, as well as the consistency of my practicing and implementing Trainer concepts’. -I understand that refusal to utilize a certain training method or training tool recommended by Trainer will diminish or slow training results.  - I acknowledge that I have received and reviewed documentation provided to me by Trainer, making me aware of the possible training tools and techniques utilized by Trainer. -I understand that there are inherent risks associated with training, boarding, socializing, walking and working with dogs in general. I assume any and all responsibility for myself and my dog(s) during training, boarding, walking and any other work with The Refined K9 ©, LLC. I will not hold The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners responsible for any injuries or misfortunes (to or by me or my dog) while training, boarding, walking or any other work, should they occur. I further understand that due to the way that dogs interact with one another, cuts or scratches can occur to me or my dog, even though the dogs are carefully supervised. I also understand that my participation in any of these activities is not without risks such as tripping, falling, getting knocked down and jumped on, bitten, scratched, etc. -I also understand that in enrolling my dog(s) into any of The Refined K9® LLC programs, including private lessons that The Refined K9 ® LLC, has relied upon my representation that my dog(s) are in good health and have received the necessary vaccinations (or equivalent alternatives) as agreed upon by my veterinarian, and the dog(s) are currently treated and maintained with flea and tick prevention and are clear of flea infestation.-I hereby release and agree to save and hold harmless, The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners from any and all liability, claims, suits, actions, loss, injury or damage of any nature or kind, or for any liability, claims, suits, actions, loss, injury or damage which I or my dog(s) may sustain or which may be caused in any way by my dog(s). -I specifically, without limitation, agree to fully indemnify The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners for any and all such liability, claims, suits, actions, losses, injury or damage. I understand that I am solely financially responsible for any damage or harm caused by my dog during training, boarding, socializing, walking or working or engaging with any activity with the dog(s).-I hereby release and agree to save and hold harmless The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, or any representative of The Refined K9 ® LLC for any injuries or damage my dog(s) my cause after my dog has been discharged or released from any training program of The Refined K9 ® LLC. I understand it is my responsibility to supervise, manage and control my dog(s) actions at all times, and solely accept the responsibility for any damage or injury my dog my cause.-I take it upon myself to ask questions and use my own common sense. I understand that I do not have to do anything or allow anything to be done that I do not feel comfortable with.-I agree that my dog(s) may be videotaped or photographed. The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, will be the exclusive owner of the resulting media. The owner also agrees that their dog(s) image may be used on the The Refined K9 ® website or on published material promoting, publicizing, or advertising the services of The Refined K9 ® LLC, Including Social Media Sites.-Some programs are not appropriate for all dogs. The Refined K9 ® LLC, reserves the right to remove or refuse a dog from any of The Refined K9 ® LLC programs, including private lessons for any reason by the trainer. Owners shall have the right to discontinue private lessons at any time for any reason. I agree to give a 24 hour cancellation notice for any private lesson, if owner I fails to cancel appointment within 24 hours, I understand I will remain responsible for cost of the private lesson ($150.00).

TRAINING AGREEMENT

 A.    The Refined K9 © LLC (RFK9) shall exercise reasonable care to maintain a clean, safe, and secure environment for the while in RFK9’s care.  The dog shall be fed properly and regularly; shall be housed in its own quarters; shall be cleaned and groomed as is reasonably necessary; and shall not be allowed off of RFK9’s premises without the consent of the owner.  B.    The dog and the owner will receive the training indicated in the training program section above.  The dog will be trained to perform as shown by demonstration at the conclusion of the residency program.  Included in the training program shall be training session with the owner following the dog’s residency training.  The owner understands and agrees that, should owner fail to cooperate fully in completing the owner training sessions, RFK9 cannot and does not assume or accept responsibility for the behavior or performance of the dog after it has been returned to the owner.  If the owner cooperates fully in training sessions, RFk9 will provide, without additional costs, such follow-up sessions with the dog and owner or handler as may be reasonably necessary.  C.    If the dog shows evidence of a medical problem while under the care and control of RFK9, RFK9 shall have the right to take such measures as it deems necessary for the health and safety of the dog, without being liable for the cost of the same or to the owner in relation to the results thereof, including the right to administer medication or obtain an evaluation and treatment by a veterinarian of RFK9’s choice.  If, in the opinion of RFK9 or the veterinarian selected by RFK9, the cost of treatment will exceed the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00), reasonable attempts will be made to contact the owner, and/or veterinarian designated by the owner, above, for further instructions.  In the event that the owner or designated veterinarian cannot be contacted, RFK9 or the veterinarian selected by RFk9 may provide such emergency medical treatment as is deemed necessary to preserve the life and health of the dog.  Owner shall pay the cost of all treatment provided for in this paragraph, in addition to the contract price, prior to the dog’s being picked up by the owner and the delivery of the dog by RFK9, to the owner.  D.    If, during training of the dog, the training is interrupted for any reason not the fault of RFK9, including illness of the dog, the owner may pay any balance due of the contract price and remove the dog from RFK9 premises, in which case the dog may be returned to RFK9 at a later time for completion of the uncompleted program at no additional cost. However, if the owner chooses not to pay the balance of the contract price, they will only be responsible for the amount of the daily price for the amount of days the dog was in training at RFK9. If owner returns dog to RFK9 at a later date to complete training, additional payment and cost will be required for the completion of the training. If any delay or interruption in training is the fault of, or at the request of RFK9, including delays related to stress of the dog, which may manifest itself during training, which are based on the determination of RFK9, owner shall not be charged for any such delay or interruption.  E.     RFK9 agrees that, while the dog is on its premises and under its control for training, RFK9 will exercise due and appropriate diligence and care to protect the health and safety of the dog.  However, owner agrees that RFK9 has no liability for the loss of or damage to the dog or owner’s other property resulting from fire, disease, illness, virus, escape, theft, death or other causes which are unavoidable in spite of due care.  After the dog has been returned to the owner by RFK9, and is off of RFK9’s premises, RFK9 cannot and does not accept any responsibility for the illness, injury, or death of the dog or of any person or animal, or damage to any property, caused by the dog or resulting from its activity.  F.     If, at completion of the agrees training time, the dog is not picked up by the owner and payment of all charges, including, but not limited to, applicable medical, veterinarian charged as provided herein, are not paid in full, RFK9 shall notify owner by certified main at the address shown above that the dog will be held for an additional ten (10) days following the date of mailing notice.  At the end of the 10 day period, if there is no response from the owner, the dog may be sold at public or private sale at such as RFK9 deems appropriate.  The proceeds of such as sale shall be first applied to the charges of RFK9, and the balance, if any, shall be returned to owner at the address shown above. Owner shall be charged RFK9’s daily rate ( $200.00) as shown above.  G.    Owner represents that the owner is the sole legal owner of the dog; that the dog is free and clear of any mortgage, claim, or other encumbrance; that the dog has not been exposed to distemper, rabies, or parvo within the last thirty (30 days; and that the dog has been inoculated as shown above; that the dog is currently and properly licensed.  H.    Payment can be made in form of cash, check, or credit card.  Payment in full is required of the purchased obedience training program the first day of training or drop off of the dog.  All payments are non-refundable. 

Boarding Liability Waiver

 

I understand that there are inherent risks associated with training, boarding, socializing, walking and working with dogs in general. I assume any and all responsibility for myself and my dog(s) during training, boarding, walking and any other work with The Refined K9 ©, LLC. I will not hold The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners responsible for any injuries or misfortunes (to or by me or my dog) while training, boarding, walking or any other work, should they occur. I further understand that due to the way that dogs interact with one another, cuts or scratches can occur to me or my dog, even though the dogs are carefully supervised. I also understand that my participation in any of these activities is not without risks such as tripping, falling, getting knocked down and jumped on, bitten, scratched, etc. I also understand that in enrolling my dog(s) into any of The Refined K9® LLC programs, including private lessons that The Refined K9 ® LLC, has relied upon my representation that my dog(s) are in good health and have received the necessary vaccinations (or equivalent alternatives) as agreed upon by my veterinarian, and the dog(s) are currently treated and maintained with flea and tick prevention and are clear of flea infestation. I hereby release and agree to save and hold harmless, The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners from any and all liability, claims, suits, actions, loss, injury or damage of any nature or kind, or for any liability, claims, suits, actions, loss, injury or damage which I or my dog(s) may sustain or which may be caused in any way by my dog(s). I specifically, without limitation, agree to fully indemnify The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, any affiliates or property owners for any and all such liability, claims, suits, actions, losses, injury or damage. I understand that I am solely financially responsible for any damage or harm caused by my dog during training, boarding, socializing, walking or working or engaging with any activity with the dog(s). I hereby release and agree to save and hold harmless The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, or any representative of The Refined K9 ® LLC for any injuries or damage my dog(s) my cause after my dog has been discharged or released from any training program of The Refined K9 ® LLC. I understand it is my responsibility to supervise, manage and control my dog(s) actions at all times, and solely accept the responsibility for any damage or injury my dog my cause. I take it upon myself to ask questions and use my own common sense. I understand that I do not have to do anything or allow anything to be done that I do not feel comfortable with. I agree that my dog(s) may be videotaped or photographed. The Refined K9 ® LLC, Alicia Scholet, will be the exclusive owner of the resulting media. The owner also agrees that their dog(s) image may be used on the The Refined K9 ® website or on published material promoting, publicizing, or advertising the services of The Refined K9 ® LLC, Including Social Media Sites. Some programs are not appropriate for all dogs. The Refined K9 ® LLC, reserves the right to remove or refuse a dog from any of The Refined K9 ® LLC programs, including private lessons for any reason by the trainer. Owners shall have the right to discontinue private lessons at any time for any reason. I agree to give a 24 hour cancellation notice for any private lesson, if owner I fails to cancel appointment within 24 hours, I understand I will remain responsible for cost of the private lesson ($150.00).

 

 

Non-Refundable Deposit Agreement
The following is a legal binding contract for a Non-Refundable Deposit for Future training services to be provided by The Refined K9 LLC and agreed upon by the potential Client.
Date: _______________________________
Owners Name: __________________________________________
Owners Phone #:________________________________________
Owners Address: _________________________________________________________________________
Deposit payment  Form (circle one):   PayPal     Credit Card     Cash     Check
Dogs Name: _________________________________________
Dogs Breed, Gender, & Age: ____________________________________________________________
Intended Training Program: ____________________________________________________________
Intended Training Program Start Date: ____________________________________
Intended Training Program End Date: _______________________________________
Deposit Amount Required: _________________________
Deposit amount Paid and Date Tendered: ______________________________
 
I, _____________________________ Potential Client of The Refined K9 LLC acknowledge that I am placing a Non-Refundable Deposit in the amount of: $____________________ to put towards a future training program. I, ____________________________Potential Client of The Refined K9 LLC understand that this Deposit cannot be disputed on Paypal, Squarespace, or any other monetary business platform. Initialed, _______If I, the Potential client choose to cancel the program that I am placing this deposit down on; I am not responsible for the balance of the program if cancelled within 14 days of program start date located on the Training Contract agreements, but I cannot receive a refund of this deposit amount.The potential Client, and The Refined K9 agree to mediate all disputes. Please Sign below in Acknowledgement of this contract agreement: (Signed Document).