Dogkind's Online Dog Training Policies & Waiver of Liability

For One-on-One, Group, and Self-Paced Online Dog Training, Online Communities, Subscriptions, and Memberships, and Instructional Webinars



By registering for paid or free services, communities, memberships, subscriptions, and educational materials provided by Dogkind LLC and agreeing to Dogkind LLC's terms and conditions, you acknowledge that your are voluntarily participating in dog-related services or education (including private training, group training, lectures, written and video training materials, and webinars) provided by Dogkind LLC, with knowledge of the potential dangers.  You represent that you are the owner or guardian of the dog(s) you will be implementing training exercises or other recommended actions with.  You acknowledge that dogs are unpredictable animals with their own will and drives, and therefore, regardless of training, handling, or environmental circumstance, Dogkind LLC cannot protect against every potential injury, risk or accident to you, to members of the public, to other persons participating in the training or in the area where the training is taking place, or to dogs.  These may include dog attacks, dog bites and the responsive actions and complications that arise from them, and you understand and acknowledge that such risks are inherent and cannot be eliminated.  This Agreement is intended to shift the risk of you and/or your dog participating in dog-related services, education, and implementation of any dog-related activities to you.  Do not indicate that you accept these terms and conditions unless you are willing to assume the risk to yourself, your dog, and others who might come into contact with your dog during the course of services provided by Dogkind LLC, or when taking actions with dogs based on advice or educational materials you received in Dogkind LLC courses, products, webinars, memberships, trainings, or online communities, including the associated risks of bodily injury, death or property damage while you or your dog is participating in dog-related services and related activities in any location in your own home, or in a public space.



You agree that in consideration for being permitted to participate in dog-related services, communities, memberships, or granted access to dog-related educational materials provided by Dogkind LLC, you, and your heirs, next of kin, executors, and personal representatives (collectively, “Releasors”), assume the entire risk associated with participating in such an activity and waive, release, discharge and covenant not to sue Dogkind LLC, its directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents, sponsors, organizers, volunteers or other representatives, their successors and/or assigns (collectively, “Releasees”), from any and all liability to Releasors for any loss, harm, damage, claim, injury (including death) or accident to the person or property of you, your dog, any other persons accompanying you during dog training or dog-related activities, including any minor children, or members of the public, arising out of or related to participating in dog-related services or educational materials and information,  even if caused by any negligent act or omission of Releasees.  Nothing herein is intended to release Releasees from any harm, injury, claim or damage caused by intentional, wanton or reckless misconduct.



You agree that you are and will be responsible for your conduct and the conduct of your dog and others accompanying you (including minor children) at all times.  You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Dogkind LLC, its directors, officers, members, managers, employees, agents, sponsors, organizers, volunteers and other representatives (“Dogkind LLC Personnel”), from any and all claims of injury (including death), loss, cost, expenses, or damage to persons, dogs, or property caused by the acts or omissions of you, your dog, and any other persons accompanying you, including any minor children, during the course of training or other dog-related services or activities, as well as by the conduct of your dog under your own care as a result of following training instructions.  This provision applies whether the claims are made by you, members of your family, your accompanying guests, Dogkind LLC Personnel, or third parties. 



You recognize that the role you play in your dog’s learning process is integral to achieving desired results.  You acknowledge and agree that there is no guaranty that your dog will achieve the desired level of training, despite the best efforts of Dogkind LLC.  You further understand that the recommendation of any other product or service by Dogkind LLC is not a guaranty of satisfaction with that product or service. 



By signing below, you give Dogkind LLC permission to publish in print, electronic, or video format the likeness or image of you and/or your dog recorded during training activities.  You release all claims against Dogkind LLC with respect to privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright ownership and publication, including any claim for compensation related to use of the materials.



You expressly agree that the foregoing assumption of risk, release, waiver, and indemnity provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by applicable law, and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, you agree that the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.



By indicating that you accept Dogkind LLC's terms and conditions at the time of registration or purchase, you declare that you are at least 18 years of age and competent to sign this Agreement.  You acknowledge that you have carefully read this Agreement, understand its contents, and agree to be bound by its terms.  You specifically understand that this Agreement includes an assumption of the risk of Dogkind LLC’s negligence and a release of Dogkind LLC’s liability.