House Rules - Paw Prints


  1. All animals are to be 4 months or over and be fully vaccinated.  Two consecutive vaccinations must be shown upon admission.
  2. All cats are to be de-sexed, over the age of 6 months.
  3. The Operator reserves the right to refuse entry of any animal without being required to give explanation.
  4. A non-refundable boarding fee, as set by the Operator, is payable by credit card at the time of booking for each animal.  Accounts for animal/s being delivered home or to an Agency, will be processed by credit card on departure.  Long term boarders will pay monthly payments which shall be  processed by credit card.
  5. The full period booked will be charged in school holiday periods.
  6. Boarding rates are charged on a calendar day basis, however if collected before 10am on the day of departure, there is no charge for that day.
  7. The owner agrees to pay the rate for boarding in effect on the date the animal is checked into the Operator’s premises (as advised in the price list).
  8. The owner agrees to pay all costs and charges for special services requested and any veterinary costs for the animal during the time the animal is in the Operator’s care.  In the event of the animal’s serious illness and where the owner cannot be readily contacted the veterinary surgeon’s decision in relation to treatment of the animal shall be final and conclusive.
  9. The owner agrees to be solely responsible for any and all acts or behaviour of the animal while it is in the Operator’s care and hereby indemnifies the Operator and shall keep the Operator indemnified  to the full extent permitted by law for any action of the animal which apart from this indemnity may have created any liability on  the Operator.
  10. The owner specifically represents that he or she is the sole owner of the animal, free and clear of all liens and encumbrances.
  11. All charges incurred by the owner pursuant to this agreement must be paid before the animal leaves the Operator’s premises.
  12. If all charges are not paid, the Operator has the right to offer the animal for public sale or otherwise dispose of the animal in any manner which the Operator may in its sole and absolute discretion deem appropriate.  If such sale/disposal does not secure a price adequate to cover the charges and the cost of sale/disposal, the owner is liable to the Operator for any shortfall.  The Operator may take this course of action as set out herein  if not advised of a pick up date within two (2) weeks of the advised date at which time the animal will be deemed to be abandoned.
  13. Under no circumstances will the Operator, or its employees or agents, be held responsible for Paralysis Tick, Canine Influenza, injury, death, loss or damage of any kind whatsoever that may occur to any animal while in the control of the Operator.
  14. Bedding and Belongings. PawPrints provides every pet with clean comfortable bedding and a variety of safe toys. If you wish to bring in items for your pet, please be aware that we accept no responsibility if your items are destroyed or lost.
  15. By signing these conditions the owner acknowledges their acceptance of the Conditions of Boarding Animal and certifies to the accuracy of all information given about the animal.  The owner acknowledges that the signing of this contract shall create a lien over the animal in favour of the Operator which lien shall continue to exist whilst ever monies are owing to the Operator pursuant to this agreement.

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