This is a contract between CAREFREE KENNELS and
the pet owner who has made a reservation with Carefree Kennels
agrees to pay the rate for boarding in effect on the date pet is checked
into the Kennel.
further agrees to pay all costs and charges for special services
requested, and all veterinary costs for the pet during the time said pet
is in the care of the Kennel.
further agrees that the pet shall not leave the kennel until all charges
are paid to Kennel by Owner.
signing this contract and leaving this pet with Kennel, Owner certifies
to the accuracy of all information given about said pet.
shall exercise reasonable care for the pet delivered by the Owner to
Kennel for boarding. It is expressly agreed by Owner and Kennel that
Kennel’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 $200.00 per
animal boarded. The 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
specifically represents that he or she is the sole owner of the pet,
free and clear of all liens and encumbrances.
specifically represents to Kennel that the pet has not been exposed to
rabies or distemper within a thirty day period prior to boarding.
Charges incurred by Owner shall be payable upon pick-up, or when billed
by Kennel. The Kennel shall have, and is hereby granted, a lien on the
pet for any and all unpaid charges resulting from boarding pet at the
Kennel. The Owner hereby agrees that in the event the boarding charges
are not paid when due in accordance with this contract, the Kennel may
exercise its lien rights upon ten days written notice given by Kennel to
Owner by certified mail. Kennel may dispose of pet for any and all
unpaid charges, at private or public sale, in the sole discretion of the
Kennel, and Owner specifically waives all statutory or legal rights to
the contrary. If such sale shall not secure a price adequate to pay
such costs of board or other charges delinquent, plus costs of sale,
then Owner shall be liable to Kennel for the difference. All monies
realized by Kennel at such sale, over and above the charges due and
costs of sale, shall be paid by Kennel to Owner.
9. If pet
becomes ill or if the state of the animal’s health otherwise require
professional attention, the Kennel, 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.
Contract contains the entire agreement between the parties. All terms
and conditions of this Contract shall be binding on the heirs,
administrators, personal representatives and assigns of the Owner and
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
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 his
award, determine an award to the prevailing party of the costs of such
arbitration and reasonable attorney’s fees of the prevailing party.