This is an Agreement between A to Z Dog Ranch and the pet owner whose signature appears below (hereinafter called “Owner”).
Owner agrees to pay the rate for pet care and any grooming services provided in effect on the date pet(s) is(are) checked into The A to Z Dog Ranch.
Owner further agrees to pay all costs and charges for special services requested, and all veterinary costs for the pet during the period said pet(s) is(are) in the care of The A to Z Dog Ranch.
Owner further agrees that the pet(s) shall not leave the facility until all charges due are paid by Owner or proper payment arrangements are agreed upon by both parties.
By signing this Agreement and leaving pet(s) with The A to Z Dog Ranch, Owner certifies to the accuracy of all information given about said pet(s). The A to Z Dog Ranch reserves the right to deny admittance to Owner’s pet(s) for any reason at any time.
The A to Z Dog Ranch shall exercise reasonable care for the pet(s) delivered by the Owner to The A to Z Dog Ranch. Owner recognizes and accepts potential risks involved in such activity. It is expressly agreed by Owner and pet care provider that The A to Z Dog Ranch’s liability shall in no event exceed the lesser of the current chattel value of a pet of the same species or the sum of $400.00 per animal admitted. Owner further agrees to be solely responsible for any and all acts or behavior of said pet while it is in the care of the pet care provider, to include payment of all costs for injury to staff or other animals or damage to facilities caused by the pet.
Owner specifically represents that he or she is the sole owner of the pet(s), free and clear of all liens and encumbrances.
Owner specifically represents to The A to Z Dog Ranch that, to Owner’s knowledge, the pet(s) has(have) not been exposed to any contagious diseases within a thirty-day period prior to check-in. During the period of this Agreement, Owner also agrees to notify The A to Z Dog Ranch of any known exposure of pet(s) to a communicable disease and hold pet(s) out of attending The A to Z Dog Ranch until pet(s) is(are) symptom-free for a minimum of 10 days or with written veterinary clearance. Owner further agrees to maintain currency of vaccinations as required by The A to Z Dog Ranch policy.
All Charges incurred by Owner shall be payable upon pick-up of pet(s), or when billed by The A to Z Dog Ranch at the address listed on the contract. The A to Z Dog Ranch shall have, and is hereby granted, a lien on the pet(s) for any and all unpaid charges resulting from services provided The A to Z Dog Ranch. The Owner hereby agrees that in the event the charges are not paid when due in accordance with this contract, The A to Z Dog Ranch may exercise its lien rights upon ten days written notice given by The A to Z Dog Ranch to Owner by certified mail to address shown on contract. The A to Z Dog Ranch may re-home the pet and Owner specifically waives all statutory or legal rights to the contrary. All monies realized by The A to Z Dog Ranch at such re- homing, over and above the charges due and costs of re-homing, shall be paid by to Owner.
If pet(s) become(s) ill or injured, or if the state of the animal’s health otherwise requires professional attention, The A to Z Dog Ranch in its sole discretion, may engage the services of a veterinarian or administer medicine or give other requisite attention to the animal, and the expenses thereof shall be paid by the Owner.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, or as the result of any claim or controversy involving the alleged negligence by any party to this Agreement, shall be settled in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the award rendered by an arbitrator may be entered in any Court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator shall, as part of the award, determine an award to the prevailing party of the costs of such arbitration and reasonable attorney’s fees of the prevailing party.
Any new pets added are automatically added, with Owners request. This contract will be automatically renewed annually on the anniversary date of this contract unless canceled in writing by either party.