Empire City Paws, LLC Service Agreement
Liability Waiver & Policies
Empire City Paws LLC will create the safest environment possible for the training and care of my dog, while offering only sound, safe, and responsible training, training instructions, and animal care services. However, I recognize that Empire City Paws LLC is not responsible for any unintended errors, omissions, or incorrect assertions. I understand that the recommendation of any other product or service is not a guarantee of my satisfaction with that product or service. Further, I am and will remain responsible for the actions of my dog at all times and I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Empire City Paws LLC and its employees, owners, directors, representatives, subcontractors, agents, animal owners, customers and potential customers of any and all claims of injury, expense, cost, or damages caused by the actions of my dog while under Empire City Paws LLC instruction or control, as consequence of my association with Empire City Paws LLC, and under my own care as a result of following training instructions. I have been told by Empire City Paws LLC and understand the inherent risks of owning a dog, including but not limited to the risk of dog bites to others or myself. I agree to assume all liabilities and responsibilities, financial and otherwise, for the behavior and health of my dog.
In consideration of the services rendered by Empire City Paws LLC, I hereby waive any and all claims, actions or demands of any nature foreseen or unforeseen, including without limitation any claims relating to the care, control, health, and/or safety of my dog, claims arising during training, pick-up or drop-off of my dog, and/or any boarding services for my dog, relating to, resulting from or arising out of my involvement with or participation in any activity of Empire City Paws LLC that I may have against Empire City Paws LLC, its employees, owners, directors, representatives, subcontractors, agents (collectively, the "Releasees").
I hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all claims, damages, injuries, losses, liabilities, expenses, or injuries arising directly or indirectly as a result of any action by my dog or any other dog including any claims by myself, my family members or any other person accompanying me to or present with me at any function, program, event or activity of Empire City Paws LLC.
I authorize Empire City Paws LLC to do whatever they deem necessary for the safety, health, and well-being of my dog while under the care of Empire City Paws LLC, including seeking professional veterinary treatment for my dog as deemed reasonably necessary by Empire City Paws LLC in its sole and absolute discretion.
THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND IN NO EVENT SHALL EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC OR ANY OF THE RELEASEES BE LIABLE, JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY, TO ME OR ANY OTHER PERSON AS A RESULT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES OFFERED TO MY BY EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, AND LOST REVENUES, OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "EXCLUDED DAMAGES"), WHETHER OR NOT CHARACTERIZED IN NEGLIGENCE, TORT, CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC OR THE RELEASEES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN ANY OF THE EXCLUDED DAMAGES, AND IRRESPECTIVE OF ANY FAILURE OF AN ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF A LIMITED REMEDY. IF ANY APPLICABLE AUTHORITY HOLDS ANY PORTION OF THIS SECTION TO BE UNENFORCEABLE, THEN THE LIABILITY OF EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, COST, EXPENSE, OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER TO ME OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE SUM ACTUALLY PAID BY ME TO EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC DURING THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE ON WHICH EMPIRE CITY PAWS LLC IS NOTIFIED OF SUCH CLAIM IN WRITING.
Due to the many outstanding benefits of dog socialization and Empire City Paws LLC commitment to the safety and well-being of my dog, I agree that that the benefits of dog socialization outweigh the risks.
I understand that Empire City Paws LLC has the right to refuse service to me and/or my dog at any time for any reason. I understand that if my dog has a history of or repeatedly demonstrates aggression or biting of humans or animals, Empire City Paws LLC reserves the right to refuse service. I understand that all bites may be reported to the local authorities to the extent required by law.
I hereby declare to Empire City Paws LLC that I am the legal owner of my dog; that my dog has not been exposed to distemper, rabies or parvovirus within the past thirty (30) days, that my dog has been inoculated as indicated by records presented.