Liability and Operational Policies:
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees agree to provide all contracted services in a reliable and trustworthy manner. In consideration of these services and a condition thereof, the client waives any and all claims against Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. or its employees, unless arising from gross negligence on our part.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees shall not be held responsible for pets that cause damage to furniture, carpet, flooring/woodwork, walls, etc. while walker is not present.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees shall not be held responsible for pets that bite, suffer an accidental death, or escape from faulty harnesses or collars provided by the owner, fencing around the owner's home, or from inside the home due to faulty screens, doors, etc.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees shall not be held responsible for any complications pets may suffer or actions of pets while they are unattended.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees shall not be held responsible for the loss, injury, death, or actions of any pet that the client has let outside or has instructed the walker to leave outside while walker is not present. This includes pets with doggie doors and outdoor pets.
The client understands that all pets must have a veterinarian and must be up to date on the rabies and bordatella vaccinations. Client agrees to reimburse Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. for all costs (including, but not limited to, medical care and lost wages) associated with contracting any ailments while exposed to pet(s).
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. does not accept aggressive animals. Client agrees to be responsible for all costs (including, but not limited to, medical care, attorney fees, etc.) if client’s pet should bite another person or animal.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. will not walk unruly or untrained dogs or dogs that choke themselves on their leash. All pets must wear a collar with tags and be walked on a leash and harness, no exceptions.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. does not diagnose or make therapy decisions, nor offer veterinary services. Any medical concerns will be referred to a veterinarian.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. and its employees shall not be held responsible for any keys the client has asked to be mailed.
Client is responsible for snow removal. Visits may not be made in snow covered or icy driveways/walkways because of safety concerns.
Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. reserves the right to deny or terminate service due to safety concerns, financial concerns, or inappropriate or uncomfortable situations.
Business and visiting hours fall between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. and services are usually completed during this time unless we are behind schedule. Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. will not accept time specific requests, as we cannot guarantee specific times accurately; a two-hour window is acceptable.
Client agrees to authorize Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. to handle any emergencies that may arise. Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. will make every effort to contact client. In the event client cannot be contacted, client authorizes Seattle 4 Dogs Inc. to use their best judgment and to be available to oversee the circumstances.
Payments are due bi-weekly, invoices are sent out every other wenesday and payment is due the following Wednesday. Cards on file will be automatically debited, If there is no card on file payment is due before the automatic debit date. Any additional unforeseen visits or other costs (such as food, supplies, or vet fees) are due the next billing cycle.
Any services cancelled with in 24 hours notice will not be charged. If a walker shows up to a clients house and for whatever reason the Dog is not home, you will be charged for the full price of the walk.