Boarding Agreement

Boarding Contract

BOARDING CONTRACT – Dog Wash/Groom/PlayCare

  1. Corn Dawgs reserves the right to immediately change your pet’s type of boarding or daycare if we believe it is necessary to protect the health and well-being of your pet, other pets, or our staff, and the owner agrees to pay any additional costs associated with the change.
  2. Owner agrees to pay all costs and charges for special services requested and further agrees that the pet shall not leave the kennel until all charges are paid in full to Corn Dawgs.
  3. Owner agrees to be solely responsible for any and all acts or behavior of Owner’s pet while it is in the care of Corn Dawgs.
  4. Owner specifically represents that they are the lawful and valid owner of the pet, free and clear of all liens and encumbrances.
  5. Owner specifically represents that the pet has not been exposed to rabies or distemper within 30 days prior to boarding, and further agrees to provide updated vaccination records from your vet before starting daycare or boarding.
  6. Owner agrees that in the event the boarding charges are not paid when due in accordance with this agreement, Corn Dawgs may exercise its lawful rights upon ten (10) days written notice by delivering such notice via first-class mail to Owner’s Address. A pet that is unclaimed at Corn Dawgs for ten (10) days beyond its scheduled discharge date is considered abandoned and will become the property of Corn Dawgs. Every effort will be made to contact Owner if abandonment becomes an issue. If for any reason the pet is not going to be picked up on the scheduled dismissal date, Owner shall contact Corn Dawgs to make arrangements to extend the animal's stay and will pay the additional charges based upon the aforesaid daily rate.
  7. If the pet becomes ill or if the state of the animal's health otherwise requires attention, Corn Dawgs, at its sole discretion, is authorized to engage the services of a veterinarian or arrange for other requisite attention to the animal up to and including $500.00 or reasonable charges. If a veterinarian determines that emergency treatment, which exceeds the authorized amount that is needed to save the animal’s life or quality of life, and we cannot reach you or the Emergency Contact, we may authorize the veterinarian to perform the emergency treatment. Owner agrees to be responsible for all veterinary costs provided to your animal.
  8. It is expressly agreed by Owner and Corn Dawgs that Corn Dawgs liability in no event exceeds the lesser of the current chattel value of a pet of the same species or the sum of $200.00, whichever is less.
  9. Owner agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Corn Dawgs from any and all manner of damages, claims, loss, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees and related costs, arising out of or related to Corn Dawgs services, which may arise from the gross negligence or intentional and willful misconduct of Corn Dawgs including, without limitation, (i) any inaccuracy in any statement made by yourself or information provided by you to Corn Dawgs (ii) your dog, including but not limited to destruction of property, dog bites, injury, and transmission of disease, and (iii) any action by yourself which is in breach of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
  10. Owner warrants and represents that Owner’s pet is not a “show dog” or “show cat” and does not participate in dog shows or cat shows. Owner further represents that Owner generates no revenue or income from the pet’s performance. Owner does not intend, plan or anticipate that its pet will generate revenue or income in the future.
  11. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Iowa. Each party consents to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Iowa. Owner and Corn Dawgs must negotiate and mediate in good faith prior to either party filing a cause of action.
  12. Force Majeure. Neither Owner nor Corn Dawgs shall be responsible for failure or delay in performing its duties under this Agreement if such failure or delay is due to tornados, thunderstorms, fire, floods, drought, riot, war or other acts of nature.
  13. Words “you” and “your” refers to the Owner. Conversely, “We” and “our” refers to Corn Dawgs. Owner and Corn Dawgs may collectively be referred to as “the parties”, and singularly as a “party”.
  14. Entire Agreement. This agreement, and any addendums attached, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. All terms and conditions of this agreement shall be binding on the heirs, agents and assigns of Owner and Corn Dawgs.
  15. Corn Dawgs does not assume and shall not be held responsible for any liability with respect to any animal(s) listed in the agreement, of any kind, character or nature whatsoever, including loss by fire, theft, running away, death, injury to a person, animals or property or death or injury to any other animal/s caused by the above-named animal/s during the term of the boarding.


OWNER ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:  By my signature, I acknowledge that I have read, I understand, I agree to, and I will comply with all of the policies and procedures outlined above, in their entirety.

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