Board and Train Contract

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Dates for board and train cannot be scheduled online and must be coordinated directly with Kate, since we only take one dog at a time for board and train and want to ensure your dog gets the most dedicated time as possible.

Board and Train Contract

Client Information

First & Last

Emergency & Health Information

Secondary Emergency Contact's Address

Description of Services

Board and train, minimum 6 days and includes 1 hour transfer session at pickup.

Rate:$425/day. Additional fee may be charged for special needs dogs or special circumstances (holidays, for instance) but will be disclosed prior to invoicing. Additional transfer sessions are at current session rate.

Your dog will receive a minimum of 60 minutes of dedicated training per day, passive training (the "living with the dog trainer effect" throughout the day, mental enrichment, playtime, socialization outings/field trips, age appropriate exercise and lots of cuddles.

Payment Information and Agreement

Payment Policy: Payment due to secure days for board and train. 50% deposit given at booking and balance due at least 14 days prior to drop-off date. Full balance due at booking if drop off date is within 14 days. All cancellations are subject to a 4% processing fee.

Liability Waiver & Policies

Rescued By Training will endeavor to create as safe an environment as possible for the training of my dog and will offer only sound, safe, and responsible training and training instructions. However, to the extent that Rescued By Training is insured for any unintentional or negligent errors, omissions, or incorrect assertions, Rescued By Training will be responsible for any such acts or omissions, but only to the extent of such insurance. I have been told by Rescued By Training and understand the inherent risks of owning a dog, including but not limited to the risk of dog bites to myself or others, and consequently I am and will remain responsible for the actions of my dog at all times, and I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Rescued By Training of any and all claims of injury, expense, costs, or damages caused by my dog. I understand that the recommendation of any other product or service is not a guarantee of my satisfaction with that product or service. If a dispute arises under this Agreement, the parties agree to first try to resolve the dispute with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in Pender County, North Carolina. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation shall be shared equally by the parties. If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, the parties agree to submit the dispute to a mutually agreed upon arbitrator in Pender County, North Carolina. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction to do so. Costs of arbitration, including attorney fees, will be allocated by the arbitrator.

I authorize Rescued By Training to take my dog into public spaces during his/her stay for the purpose of training my dog. This includes transporting the dog in a car to public spaces like a park, downtown or store.

I authorize emergency medical care to be provided for my dog(s) by the above-named veterinarian, or an appropriate alternate to be determined by Rescued By Training in the event the my regular veterinarian is not available or that closer care is required. I will reimburse Rescued By Training for any charges related to emergency care, including office visits, procedures, medications, surgeries, etc.

I authorize Rescued By Training to administer or seek 1st aid and resuscitative care for my dog(s) as determined appropriate by Rescued By Training and I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Rescued By Training for all and any results thereof.

Abandonment clause: Dogs abandoned more than 48 hours past pickup date without prior communication, may be turned over to local animal control and subject to local ordinances for abandoned dogs or be boarded at an external private facility. If turned over to boarding or kept on site, any additional costs must be paid to Rescued By Training before dog will be released.

Cancellation Policy: We only take one board and train client at a time and as such cancellations made outside of 21 days of start day will be refunded in full. Cancellations made within 21 days of start date will be refunded at 50% unless a replacement client is secured. I understand that I am responsible for payment in full regardless of whether I choose to complete the training program.

Photography Policy: I understand photographs/videos of my dog will be taken for documentation and daily progress reports to owner. These may be used in social media or for educational purposes with other clients to show progress and examples of training. No personal information other than the dog's name will be listed on social media.


This contract is validated by the signatures below in total and as approval for future services without additional written authorization. This board and train contract is an addendum and supersedes any previous contracts if there is a discrepancy.

Dog's Routine

Training Goals

If your dog requires a food not listed here, an additional charge may apply.

Fear or Aggression Toward Humans

Bite levels as defined by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Type "NA" if not applicable.

Fear or Aggression Toward Dogs

Separation Anxiety