This is a contract between The Barker Lounge and pet owner whose name appears below (hereinafter called "Owner").
Owner acknowledges and agrees that, despite all the dogs appearing healthy and being handled with care and foresight, participation in an open play environment, daycare, boarding, grooming, bathing and other related services at The Barker Lounge is not without some risk. Exposure to our open play environment as well as daycare, grooming, bathing and other related services may result in injuries including but not limited to: cuts, bites, scratches, abrasions, puncture wounds, injuries to paw pads, contraction of contagious diseases and/or parasites, tracheobronchitis (kennel cough), stress, loss of appetite, behavioral issues, diarrhea, sprains, fractures, broken bones, insect bites, allergic reactions, weight loss, eye injuries, hot spots, bloat, and death. Owner acknowledges that Owner is aware of the risks and hereby confirms Owner's acceptance of the same.
Owner hereby waives, releases, forever discharges and agrees not to sue The Barker Lounge, its employees, owners, agents, related entities and/or The Barker Lounge Franchising LLC (collectively "The Barker Lounge") for any and all claims, damages, liabilities, suits or losses of any nature that arise or occur while Owner or his/her dog are on the grounds or the surrounding area or under the supervision of The Barker Lounge, or resulting from participation in The Barker Lounge activities or programs, including specifically, but not limited to, any injury or damage resulting from the action of any dog(s), injuries suffered during open play, daycare, boarding, grooming, bathing or other related services. Owner acknowledges and agrees that Owner shall be fully responsible, financially and otherwise, for any harm, damage, claim, liability or loss caused by Owner's dog(s) while Owner's dog(s) is/are participating in open play, daycare, boarding, grooming, bathing or other related services at The Barker Lounge, including but not limited to paying any medical/veterinary expense incurred as a result of injury occurring on the grounds or surrounding area of The Barker Lounge or caused by any confrontation among dogs while in the supervision of The Barker Lounge. Owner further agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Barker Lounge as herein defined arising out of the provision of services by The Barker Lounge and/or the presence of Owner or his/her dog in facilities or programs operated by The Barker Lounge. The duty to indemnity shall arise at time of claim and includes the costs of defense. Where controlling law limits the scope of permitted indemnification, this Agreement is amended to the maximum promise of indemnity allowed by law.
Owner gives The Barker Lounge permission to obtain all vaccination and medical information from any veterinarian who possesses such information. Owner further gives The Barker Lounge permission to seek veterinary care for Owner's dog(s), at Owner's sole expense, at the veterinarian of its choice, as The Barker Lounge deems necessary, in its sole discretion.
Owner agrees that his/her dog(s) is/are in good health, and will not bring any animals to The Barker Lounge if they have been ill with any communicable diseases or parasites in the last 30 days. Owner further represents that the dog presented for care or supervision by The Barker Lounge has not previously bitten or attacked any person. Any dogs found with fleas or any other parasites will be treated, as deemed appropriate by The Barker Lounge, in its sole discretion, at the expense of the Owner.
Owner agrees that photographs, recordings, or any other images, may be made of Owner and/or his/her dog(s) by The Barker Lounge Franchising LLC, its affiliates and its franchisees and that such may be used for any purpose without compensation, including but not limited to advertising, marketing and/or promotional activities. Owner hereby releases, assigns and transfers to The Barker Lounge Franchising LLC and its affiliates all rights that he/she may possess or claim to such images, recordings, etc.
Terms: Payment is required when services are rendered. A 50% deposit may be requested to hold overnight boarding reservations. By confirming requests for boarding reservations, Owner agrees that the deposit may be charged to the credit card on file. If Owner must cancel for any reason, The Barker Lounge must receive notice 48 hours prior to the day of the reservation in order for Owner's deposit to be refunded. No-Shows and cancellations after this time are NON-REFUNDABLE. The Barker Lounge accepts cash and all major credit cards.
Agreement to Pay: Owner agrees to make prompt and complete payment upon discharge of the animal. Owner accepts and understands that if there is a failure to pick up the dog left in the care of the Barker Lounge within six days of notification to the Owner's address listed below, said animal will be considered abandoned, and subject to re-location or other measures allowed by law. Owner acknowledged that abandonment of any dog in the care of The Barker Lounge does not relieve Owner from financial obligation both with regard to fees and payments due to The Barker Lounge and the costs for animal re-location or other disposition. Owner further understands and accepts that in case of nonpayment, Owner will be subject to all billing, finance and or reasonable collection charges (including attorney's fees )incurred in the collection process.