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Terms and Conditions 

Informed Consent and Release of Liability

This form must be read in full, understood and agreed to by the owner or guardian of stated dog, and this from must be completed and sent to Urban K9. before stated dog can participate in any Urban K9 program.

In consideration of the services of Urban K9, their agents, owners, officers, shareholders,

volunteers, participants, employees, affiliated companies and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf, I hereby agree to release and discharge Urban K9. on behalf of myself, my spouse,my children, my parents, my heirs, my property, assigns, third parties, personal representative and estate as follows:

i.I acknowledge that my participation in dog training entails known and unknown risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, permanent trauma, death, or damage to myself, my family, my dog(s),property, or to third parties. I understand that dog training will expose me and/or any member of my family, my dog(s), my property and/or third parties to above normal risks. These risks include, among other things, and are not limited to, the hazards of walking/running on variations in terrain; steepness of slopes; slips and falls; the forces of nature, including lightning, rain, snow, ice, sleet, bare spots and changing weather conditions; falling off a rock, mountain, or any obstacle; the risks of exposure to insect bites, animal bites, frostbite, hypothermia,sunburn; normal city hazards, including traffic; being on and off trails with trees, tree stumps, creek rocks,boulders, forest deadfall, holes and depressions; possibility of encountering wildlife both in and out of the city.

ii. I agree that I am responsible for my own safety, as well as the safety of all family members, including my dog(s). I agree individually and on behalf of my family and dog(s) to assume and accept all the dangers that are associated with dog training. I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks. At any point, I may elect not to participate in any of the activities involved in dog training.

iii. I will inform and disclose to Urban K9 any physical or mental health issues, which might

compromise my ability, or my dog(s), to participate in moderate physical activity.

iv. In case of physical or emotional injury, paralysis, permanent trauma, death, or damage to myself, my family,my dog(s), property, or to third parties, I agree to cover 100% of all expenses, including both medical and veterinarian.

v. I understand that I am solely responsible for any harm or damage caused by my dog(s) to any persons (including myself), property, animals and/or third party.

vi. I agree to be responsible for all persons accompanying me to dog training classes, including, but not limited to, family, relatives, friends and acquaintances. I agree to keep my children safe and in control, well-mannered and respectful towards the class and all animals at all times.

vii. I accept that disrupting, rude, disrespectful and/or slanderous behavior from my family, dog(s), my

acquaintances, third parties or myself will not be tolerated. Urban K9. reserves the right to remove

any person or persons from the training program indefinitely without refund.

viii. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to use the required training equipment, and incur 100% of the cost of a six foot leash and any other training tools that are recommended that I want to use. A properly fitted martingale collar and a slip leash will be provided, and I understand that Urban K9. has the right to refuse my participation in training without the proper equipment. Urban K9. Reserves the right to require a muzzle for my dog at my expense.

ix. I accept that the only dog that is permitted to come to training and or classes is the dog that was enrolled, and I may not substitute another dog in their place.

x. I agree to ensure my dog(s) are in good health and are showing no signs of any illness.

xi. I understand that Urban K9. Reserves the right to cancel training/class at anytime, including but not

Limited to holidays, instructor illness, thunder-lightning storms and temperature below -12 with wind chill or weather above +28. In the case of a class which is cancelled, Urban K9. will offer one make up

class, it will be up to the participants to ensure they are able to attend this class.

xii. I acknowledge that it is not mandatory to attend every available training session/class during the period that I have signed up for, although it is highly recommended to do so in order to have the best possible chance of obtaining my desired outcome with my dog(s). Should I have to miss training/ class(es), it is not required by Urban K9 To allow for a make-up class and I will consider it time and information lost.

xiii. I understand the dog training sessions/class is intended for informational purposes only and I am responsible for achieving my own desired outcome. I accept that handouts and suggested reading material provided by Urban K9 are in addition to the training. Any information learned in training/class or any handouts are the property of Urban K9 and may not be used by me for any monetary gain without the explicit permission of Urban K9

xiv. Urban K9 can offer advice and suggestions on training, healthcare and the well being of my

dog(s), but should never take place over that of my veterinarian.

xv. I understand that participants for Urban K9 dog training programs are registered on a first come, first served basis. In order to secure my place in the program, the  deposit must be paid for in full at the time of drop off. Urban K9 cannot hold my place or start training without payment. If payment is not received by drop off date and other arrangements have not been made, Urban K9 reserves the right to

consider my training cancelled. 

xvi. I acknowledge that training programs are non-refundable and I will forfeit all payments made to Urban K9 should I cancel my enrolment for any reason or choose not to show up to classes during my assigned time period, or be asked to leave due to disrupting, rude, disrespectful and/or slanderous behavior from my family, dog(s), my acquaintances, third parties or myself.

xvii. I accept that Urban K9 is not responsible for any expenses I might incur, such as vehicle gas

and/or tickets or fines as a result of ignoring City of Vernon or Coldstream Bylaws.

xviii. I give Urban K9 Permission to use any photos taken of my dog and myself during training for

marketing purposes. I also agree to allow Urban K9 to publish any testimonials in either print or

electronic form. I, the undersigned, have carefully read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions stated herein and acknowledge that this agreement shall be effective and binding upon myself, my heirs, assigns, personal representative, estate and for all members of my family, including any minors accompanying me. I understand that this is a RELEASE OF LIABILITY, which will legally PREVENT me or any other person from filing suit or making any other legal claim for damages in the event of my death, my dog(s) death or any injury to me or my dog(s). I agree to assume any and all risks of injury or death to myself, family and dog(s) which might be associated with or result from my participation in this event. I further agree to RELEASE FROM LIABILITY and to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Urban K9 their agents, owners, officers, shareholders, volunteers, participants, employees, affiliated companies and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf, for any damage, injury or death to myself, my dog(s), or to any person or property, whether caused by their negligence or for any other reason, in any way connected with my participation in this activity