I am voluntarily participating in the activities associated with my visit with Paws and Claws, including but not limited to, socializing with, and handling animals (the “Activities”).
I hereby freely and voluntarily execute this Release and agree to the following terms:
1.Release and Waiver – I HEREBY FULLY AND FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE Paws and Claws from any, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities, including WITH RESPECT TO ANY BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, ILLNESS, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PROPERTY LOSS THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE ACTIVITIES, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF Paws and Claws OR OTHERWISE.
2.Assumption of Risk – I am aware and understand that the Activities include activities that may be inherently hazardous to myself [or any minor(s) that accompany me], and that participation in the Activities may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities.
3.Indemnification – I hereby agree to indemnity, defend and hold harmless, Paws and Claws from any and all liabilities, claims, losses, damages, judgments, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees, that it may incur or sustain as a result of my negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct in connection with my participation in the Activities, arising out of any third-party claim.
4.Medical Treatment – I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during the Activities, and authorize Paws and Claws to obtain such medical treatment. In such event, I agree that I am solely responsible for any associated costs.
5.Media Release – I understand that myself or my child may be photographed while participating in the Activities. I hereby knowingly grant and convey unto Paws and Claws a non-exclusive right, title and interest in any and all photographs, images, video and audio recordings made by Paws and Claws during my participation in the Activities. I further consent to Paws and Claws’ use and public display of such images, recordings and videos on its website and other media for advertising or other purposes associated with Paws and Claws, as Paws and Claws deems appropriate.
If any term or provision of this Release is declared void or unenforceable for any reason, such declaration shall not affect any other term or provision of this document.
BY CHECKING THE BOX BELOW, I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL OF ITS TERMS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND IF I SIGN, I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE PAWS AND CLAWS. I SIGN THIS DOCUMENT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.
I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor named above. I have the legal right to consent to and, by signing below, I hereby consent in all respects to the terms of this Release. I authorize Paws and Claws to obtain medical treatment for such minor and release it from liability in accordance with Section 4 of this Release.