By signing up for these classes and practicing the games and exercises herein you are affirming that:
· I am aware that there are inherent risks and hazards involved in activities with and around dogs, and I am voluntarily participating in these activities with knowledge of potential dangers. I am aware that any dog, regardless of training, handling, or environmental circumstance, is capable of biting and I expressly acknowledge the risks therein.
· In order to participate in dog training classes or other activities, I, being fully informed of such risks and hazards, agree to assume all risks of such occurrences.
· I hereby waive any and all claims or actions that I or my guardians or representatives may have, from any and all personal injury to myself, my dog, children in my charge, or harm to property or person caused directly or indirectly, through action or inaction of self or others, by acts that might occur in dog training classes, any other format of training activities or secondary training without trainer present or engaged.
· I agree to indemnify Access To Service and its employees and affiliates from any and all claims by myself, member of family, or any agent while within training facilities, within my home property, as a result of attempting to follow verbal or written instructions or in the general public as a result of any action or inaction, of either my dog or any another.
· I also agree to assume sole responsibility for injury or damage caused by myself, children in my charge, or by the dog I own or handle and further agree to indemnify, defend and hold the instructors, trainers, assistants and property harmless from any damage, loss, liability or expense, including legal cost and attorney's fees, which result from damage caused by myself, children in my charge, or by the dog I own or handle.
· I expressly understand this to mean that I am relinquishing and releasing my right to sue others in either negligence of for strict liability based on either another person’s act or the actions of their animal.
· I recognize that the role I play in my dog’s learning process is integral to achieving desired results. I acknowledge and agree that there is no guarantee that my dog will achieve the desired level of training, despite the best efforts of the instructor or instructions. I understand that there are no refunds after payment has been made.
· I hereby declare that I am of legal age and competent to sign this agreement and that if not, that my parent or legal guardian is in complete understanding and concurrence with this agreement.
· I understand this agreement. I agree to be bound by it.