Fear and Force Free Doggy DayCare Serving South Portland and Surrounding Areas

Pet Care Waiver

  1. I further understand that The Bark Yard, LLC, has relied upon my representation that my dog is in good health and has not injured or shown aggression or threatening behavior to any person or dog in admitting my dog for services at their facility.
  2. I further understand that their owners, staff, partners and volunteers, will not be liable, financially or otherwise, for injuries to my dog, me or any property of mine while my dog is participating in services provided by The Bark Yard. I hereby release The Bark Yard, of any liability of any kind arising from my dogs participation in any and all services provided by The Bark Yard.
  3. I further understand and agree that any problems with my dog, behavioral, medical or otherwise will be treated as deemed best by staff of The Bark Yard, in their sole discretion, and in what they view as the best interest of the animal. I understand that I assume full financial responsibility and all liability for any and all expenses involved in regards to the behavior and health of my dog.
  4. I further understand that there are risks and benefits associated with group socialization of dogs. I agree that the benefits outweigh the risks and that I accept the risk. I desire a socialized environment for my dog while attending services provided by The Bark Yard, and while in their care. I understand that while the socialization and play is closely and carefully monitored by  team to prevent injury, it is still possible that during the course of normal play my dog may receive minor nicks and scratches from roughhousing with other dogs. Any injuries to my dog will be pointed out by staff upon pick-up.
  5. I understand by allowing my dog to participate in services offered by The Bark Yard I hereby agree to allow The Bark Yard to take photographs or use images of my pet in print form or otherwise for publication and/or promotion.
  6. I further understand that I am solely responsible, financially or otherwise, for any harm or damage caused by my dog while my dog is attending any services provided by The Bark Yard.
  7. I understand that if my dog is not picked up on time or by a date specified in a separate agreement I hereby authorize The Bark Yard to take whatever action is deemed necessary for the continuing care of my dog. I will pay The Bark Yard the cost of any such continuing care upon demand by The Bark Yard. I understand that if I do not pick up my animal, The Bark Yard will proceed according to the guidelines provided by (Maine’s Abandoned Animal Statute) Abandonment of animals by owner; procedure for handling. I also acknowledge that I will be fully responsible for all attorneys’ fees and associated costs if I abandon my dog.