Dog Walking Contract Template
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The individuals listed below are considered to be the parties entering into this dog walking contract as of [Contract.Date].
|[Sender.City], [Sender.State] [Sender.Zip]||[Sender.Phone]|
|City, State, Zip||Phone|
|[Client.City], [Client.State] [Client.Zip]||[Client.Phone]|
|City, State, Zip||Phone|
WHEREAS the Customer wishes to engage the Walker, and the Walker agrees to provide services pursuant to the full terms and conditions of this dog walking contract template.
The Customer shall retain the Walker as an independent contractor. No employer/employee relationship is implied or established with this contract. The Walker is solely responsible for procuring necessary insurance and complying with any applicable regulations.
The Walker agrees to carry out dog walking services in a professional, reliable manner, taking care to treat the pets listed with respect and care at all times.
The Customer agrees to provide any information necessary for the proper care of pets listed.
The Walker shall ensure that any feces are picked up and properly disposed of while carrying out dog walking duties.
The Customer recognizes the Walker’s right to walk pets for other clients in addition to the Customer’s pet. The Walker agrees to limit the number of pets walked at once to 3 pets per individual.
The Customer shall be responsible for providing collars, leashes, and muzzles for the pets listed as needed.
The Walker shall not be liable for duties not explicitly listed in this contract.
This dog walking contract shall commence as of [Contract.Date] and automatically cease as of [Contract.EndDate]. The contract may be cancelled at any time by the Customer with written notice, and may be extended with a written extension signed by the Customer and Walker.
The Customer may cancel this contract with written notice via certified mail or email. Customer agrees to provide a minimum of 24 hours’ notice of cancellation prior to scheduled dog walking services. If the Customer cancels services inside 24 hours prior to scheduled dog walking services, Customer agrees to pay 50% of the scheduled fee for those services to the Walker.
The Walker may cancel this contract in the same manner as the Customer. If the Walker cancels service inside the 24 hour window prior to a scheduled dog walking service, the Walker shall forfeit the entire fee for that service.
The Walker will maintain liability insurance at all times. Proof of such insurance shall be available for inspection by the Customer at all times.
The Walker shall not be held liable for damage or loss of Customer’s property if the Property is left unlocked by the Customer.
The Customer shall be fully liable for any damages, loss, or injury caused by the pets listed in this dog walking contract.
The Customer and Walker agree to indemnify and hold each other harmless from any and all claims or liabilities arising from their party’s willful or negligent actions.
In the event of an emergency, the Walker agrees to notify the Customer at the phone number listed on this dog walking contract as soon as reasonably possible. If the Customer cannot be reached, the Walker is authorized to take any action necessary to protect themselves, the pets listed in this contract, and other individuals, including requesting or arranging medical or veterinary treatment.
PandaTip: These terms are designed to be applicable in most scenarios. Before you use this template, you may want to have an attorney review it to ensure the terms adequately address your local laws.
|Pet Name||Pet Description|
PandaTip: Only the top row of this table is required. If your client only needs you to walk one pet, they can skip the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th lines.
Dog Walking Service Fees
Hours of 6am-12pm
Hours of 12pm-6pm
Hours of 6pm-9pm
Hours of 9pm-12am
PandaTip: Be sure to add your prices to this table. You can change the descriptions, add or delete lines, and add taxes or discounts as needed by clicking inside the table or using the menu to the right.
The table above details the dog walking fees based on the hours services are performed. Customer agrees to pay these fees via credit or debit card within 24 hours of services being rendered.
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Both parties agree to the terms of this dog walking contract by signing below.