HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT/WAIVER
K9 Nose Work® Workshops, Sniff-Thrus and Off-Site Trainings with Gail McCarthy and Anne Steciw (instructors). It is understood that the undersigned relinquishes all claims against and agrees to hold harmless the instructors and all property owners for any loss or injury which may have been caused directly or indirectly to any person, dog, or property while participating in these K9 Nose Work® Workshops, Sniff-Thrus and Off-Site Trainings stated above, or related activities. The undersigned hereby assumes all responsibility and liability for all claims.
It is understood that every dog participating in these K9 Nose Work® Workshops, Sniff-Thrus and Off-Site Trainings will be in the care and control of the dog’s owner/handler at all times. All dogs must be confined to a crate or in a vehicle while not working with the instructor. No dog shall be tied out or left unattended in a vehicle without being carefully monitored by its owner/handler, especially when the hotter seasonal temperatures occur. It is further understood that the undersigned agrees to be fully responsible for the actions of his/her dog(s) while on the grounds on which these K9 Nose Work® Workshops, Sniff-Thrus and Off-Site Trainings are held. Consequently, if the undersigned fails to control his/her animal(s) to the satisfaction of the Instructor, including uncontrolled barking (especially in residential areas where the K9 Nose Work® Workshop, Sniff-Thrus or Off-Site Training may be held), he/she will be required to remove themselves and their dog(s) from the grounds without a refund. Furthermore, any participant who demonstrates unsafe, unkind, or belligerent behavior will be asked to leave the property without refund.
All dog owners/handlers are required to provide adequate care for their animals while present at these K9 Nose Work® Workshops, Sniff-Thrus and Off-Site Trainings, while also cleaning up after their dogs and themselves. Those who do not comply may face extra financial charges or be dismissed from the premises without refund.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Please note that this “Sniff-Thru” will go forward unless cancelled by the Instructors. No refunds will be made after Monday, November 14, 2022 and refunds will be made (less any PayPal fees) only if a written cancellation request was received by the Instructor prior to Monday, November 14, 2022. Cancellation requests made on or after Monday, November 14, 2022 will be honored only if there is a handler available to take the spot from a Wait List.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE RELEASE AND WAIVER AND AGREE WITH IT 100%. I UNDERSTAND THE PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE AND AGREE TO PARTICIPATE WITHIN THE PARAMETERS STATED IN THIS WAIVER.