ah ok , we were also discussing professional dog walkers who walk large packs of uncontrolled dogs , of which I am seeing more and more , vans packed full of dogs.
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Most professional dog walkers will have terms and conditions . these have been taken from a dog walkers site .
Our Terms of Service are as follows
TERMS OF AGREEMENT
1 xxxxxx will walk the Dog described below for the time and
on the days mentioned below from the Client’s address,
unless some other address is shown below.
xxxxx reserves the right to walk other dogs at the same time,
but the total number of dogs walked with one person at one time will not exceed . Our Dog numbers policy is a maximum of 4 however we retain the
right to walk more in the event of a last minute call from one of our clients or
an emergency.( no more than 5)
2 xxxxx will walk the Dog on other occasions by arrangement.
3 xxxxx will provide this service either personally by xxxx & xxx
4 The Client will either ensure that access is given to the xxxxxx to collect
the Dog from the agreed address at the agreed times or provide xxxxxxx with
a key to the place where the Dog is kept. xxxxx will use the key to
collect and return the Dog and for no other purpose and will keep it safe,
(only a reference to the address will be the dogs name with the key not the actual address)
for security purposes we not let anyone else have it, not copy it and will return
it to the Client on demand, at a reasonable time.
5 The Client will supply suitable collars or harnesses and leads [and when
necessary muzzles] for the Dog and any coats or other accessories which the
Client wishes to be used. xxxxx will be entitled to refuse to walk the Dog if
a suitable collar or harness and lead [and muzzle] is not provided and to be
paid in full as though that walk had taken place.
6 xxxxx charges are at the rates and are payable at the times set out
7 xxxxxx operate within a one hour window of the designated time for pick-up.
8 The Client will inform xxxxx fully of any characteristics of the Dog
which needs to be known for handling and care of the Dog.
9 xxxxx holds insurance in respect of the death, loss or injury of dogs in
xxxxx care and shall have no liability to the Client for any claim in respect
of the Dog, except such claim if any as covered by the insurance and admitted
by the insurer.
10 xxxxx will inform the Customer of any incident or anything which
xxxxx notices about the Dog, which as Dog owners the Client ought to know.
11 xxxxx will keep the Dog on a lead whenever out of the house, will take care so far as is practicable both that the Dog is not a nuisance or danger to anyone, or any other animals and that no harm comes to it. Off lead permission for woodlands and parks are required
xxxxx will supply a plastic bag and small shovel and use them on all walks to remove
the Dog’s faeces and ensure that Dog does not foul any public or private place.
12 The Client will provide the xxxxx with details of the Dog’s inoculations
and contact details of its vet. In case of need xxxxx are authorized to refer the Dog to the named (or in emergency any other) vet for advice or treatment at the Clients expense. The Client undertakes to reimburse to the Vetinary all expenses incurred under this clause.
13 xxxx is not required to feed or water the Dog. However we are happy make sure your dog is always left with water after a walk..
14 Either party may terminate this notice by not less than one week’s notice to the
other at the address given in this agreement.