WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
The undersigned hereby acknowledges and agrees to the following as an express condition of participating in the Dog Training and Behavior Consultation Services (the “Activity”) with Sound Dog Connection and Ann Waterbury:
That animal training is associated with certain risks, including but not limited to injuries to and from the animals, such as bits, scratches and falling. Accordingly, the undersigned hereby, for themselves, heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives, knowingly and voluntarily forever releases and discharges Sound Dog Connection and Ann Waterbury, their affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns from any liability, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of the undersigned’s participation in the Activity, including but not limited to property damage and for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to illness, paralysis, death, damages, economical or emotional loss that they may suffer as a direct result of the undersigned’s participation in the aforementioned Activity, including traveling to and from an event related to this Activity.
The undersigned further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sound Dog Connection and Ann Waterbury against any and all claims, suits and actions of any kind whatsoever brought by any third party in connection with the Activity, including but not limited to any injury to any person or damage to property, that occurs as a result of or stemming from the Activity. This duty of defense and indemnification shall include any attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by Sound Dog Connection and/or Ann Waterbury in responding to or defending any action brought by any third party in connection with the Activity.
This waiver and release of liability shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington and any claim relating in any way to the Activity or enforcement of this Waiver shall be heard in the appropriate courts of Kitsap County. In the event of a dispute concerning this Waiver the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover their reasonable attorney’s fees and costs incurred.
By signing below, you are acknowledging that you have read the foregoing in its entirety, that you understand the foregoing and you agree to its terms in full.