In-Board Training Contract (Boarding School)

Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC agrees to exercise due and reasonable care, and to keep the kennel premises sanitary and properly enclosed. The pet(s) is (are) to be fed properly and regularly, and to be housed in clean, safe quarters.

Owner specifically represents that the pet has not contracted, nor been exposed to, any contagious disease, including rabies, distemper, parvovirus, or bordatella within a thirty day period prior to boarding.

All pets are boarded or otherwise handled or cared for by Top Dogs staff without liability on Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC’s part for loss or damage from disease, natural disaster, theft, fire, death, escape, injury or harm to person’s, other pets or property by said pets, or for other unavoidable causes, due diligence and care having been exercised.

Obedience training will cover on-leash commands to sit, down, stay, leave it, drop it, place, heel with an automatic sit when the handler stops moving, and come when called. Problem behaviors such as dog aggression, jumping up, mouthing, and greeting people under control will also be addressed. Owner understands that his/her participation in the follow-up lessons, included in the training fee, is essential to guarantee the successful maintenance of the obedience training and behavior problem management. Owner also understands that Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC will provide these follow-up lessons as needed at the mutual convenience of Top Dogs and Owner indefinitely.

Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC agrees to the following satisfaction guarantee: “Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC values its clients, and prides itself on their satisfaction. Top Dog Training promises to provide the obedience training as set forth in this contract. If, after the in-board training phase is concluded, and the Owner has attended at least (2) private follow-up lessons at Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC, Hillsborough facility, the owner is still not satisfied, Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC agrees to provide one week of remedial in-board training at no charge and will conduct (2) private follow-up sessions at the Owner’s house at no charge. If, at the conclusion of the remedial in-board period and the two in-home private sessions the Owner is still not satisfied, Top Dog Training & Resort will refund in full the training fee enumerated below.”

Owner agrees to pay Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC ________ per pet for such training. A portion of the fee will be collected upon drop off and of the pet(s), and the balance will be collected upon the pick-up of the pet(s). Any miscellaneous charges for services desired by owner will be due upon pick-up as well. Owner further agrees that pet(s) shall not leave the facility until all charges are paid to Top Dog Training & Resort, LLC by owner. Top Dog Training and Resort, LLC shall have, and is hereby granted a lien on the pet(s) for any and all unpaid charges resulting from training pet(s) at the facility.

If, in the opinion of Top Dogs Staff, the pet(s) must stay beyond the agreed pick-up date to complete all training requirements to the satisfaction of the Master Trainer, Staff agrees to provide all necessary additional training and boarding at no additional charge.

If the pet(s) become ill, or if the state of the pet’s health otherwise requires professional attention, the Staff, in its sole discretion, may engage the services of a veterinarian of its choosing, or administer medicine, or give other requisite attention to the animal, and the expenses thereof shall be paid by Owner.

It is understood by Staff and Owner that all provisions of this Contract shall be binding upon both parties thereunto for this visit and for all subsequent visits. This contract contains the entire agreement between two parties.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or the breach thereof, or as the result of any claim or controversy involving the alleged negligence by any party to this contract, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the reward rendered by an arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator shall, as part of his award, determine an award to the prevailing party of the costs of such arbitration and reasonable attorney’s fees of the prevailing party.

Top Dog is not responsible for lost or misplaced dog leashes, harnesses, collars and other personal belongings.


In-Board Training Contract