Authorization Form

Payment Policy *

Payment made by cash, check or credit card at registration or at beginning of session (arrangement made in advance). By checking the box below, I have read, understand, agree to the above.

I agree

Cancellation and Refund Policy *

Refunds and cancellations are offered until 72 hours prior to the scheduled session start date. To offer individualized attention no refunds will be offered if cancellation is less than 72 hrs, or a no-show. By checking the box below, I fully I have read, understand and agree to the above.

I agree

Photography and Video Release Authorization Form *

From time to time, photos and videos may be taken of students/event participants and their dogs during private and group dog training classes, practice sessions, demos, presentations and events organized by Harmonious Handling Dog Training. Harmonious Handling reserves the right to use these photos and videos for educational and marketing purposes, its website, presentations, etc. By checking the box below, I hereby grant permission to Harmonious Handling to use photos and videos of myself, my family and my guests as well as my dog(s) for the publications listed above.

I agree

Liability Waiver *

Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally owner, 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, I recognize that Harmonious Handing, Melissa McNally, owner, is not responsible for any unintentional 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 Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, of any and all claims of injury, expense, costs, or damages caused by the actions of my dog while under Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, instruction or control and under my own care as a result of following training instructions. I have been told by Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, and understand the inherent risks of owning a dog, including but not limited to the risk of dog bites to myself or others. By checking the box below, I fully I have read, understand and agree to the above.

I agree

Safety Measures *

I understand use of equipment such as shock collars; prong collars, and choke chains can exacerbate aggression. I agree to follow safety measures discussed in my training program, such as the use of a muzzle. By checking the box below, I agree to follow recommended safety measures.

I agree

Owner Responsibility *

I the owner/handler am ultimately and always responsible for the dog’s safety and the public’s safety, and that as an owner/handler assume 100% responsibility for the dog and the dogs' actions at all times. I as owner/handler agree to compensate Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, any damages and costs of a claim, as well as attorney’s fees in the event of a third (3rd) party lawsuit. I as owner/handler warrant that I have disclosed to Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, that the dog may be fearful/reactive or aggressive to other dogs or to people, including but not limited to growling, forceful barking, snapping, raising of hackles, lowering head and staring, chasing, attempting to bite or biting. I as owner /handler understand that while Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, may be able to address some forms of fear, reactivity, aggression, many fearful/reactive/aggressive dogs require long-term treatment following a specific plan of action. I owner/handler understand that it is my responsibility to follow thru with training my dog. I as owner/handler understand that after the initial session if I do not make written contact or follow up training after 60 days this contract is null and void. I owner/handler further understand that some forms of fear/reactivity/aggression cannot be addressed with behavior modification and may require medication or euthanasia, both of which are outside the scope of this contract. Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, reserves the right to refuse or discontinue services for a fearful/reactive or aggressive dog, in which case Harmonious Handling, Melissa McNally, owner, will have no further obligation to owner/handler. By checking the box below, I fully I have read, understand and agree to the above.

I agree