Pet care agreement contracts are essential for each pet care business. Pet care contracts areconvenient because you can have the client and pet information all in one place and is a great wayto set expectations and reduce risks during your appointments. It’s also beneficial for you sothat you don’t forget any client or pet information. Whether you’re creating a contract for petsitting, dog walking, or another pet care profession, we’ll cover what should be included in aservice agreement, client profile, a pet profile, and pet care contract templates found online.
1. Service Agreement
The service agreement is a general outline of all the terms and policies that you need yourclients to comply with. The service agreement is in place to protect you and your business. You’llwant to make sure that your service agreement is reviewed by an attorney before using it for yourbusiness.
Payment policy: when payments are due and what the late fee entails
Appointment policy: cancellation policy details
Vaccination requirements: any vaccines that the pet may need to receive before you will agree to work with them
Services provided: specifically states which services will be provided
Frequency of visits: how often, i.e. daily, weekly, or monthly appointments
2. Client Profile
The client profile is designed for the client to fill out and is all about the client, or petowner. This form should include:
Emergency contact information
Veterinarian contact details
All of the above information is essential for you to have as the business owner so you can contactyour client, especially in the case of an emergency or accident.
3. Pet Profile
The pet profile is full of all the information that you’d need to know about the pet that you’llbe taking care of. The pet profile should include:
4. Vet Release
The vet release section of your pet care contract essentially allows you, the pet sitter or petboarder, to take the pet to the vet if needed. The vet release allows your client to give youpermission to take their pet to the vet in case of emergency. Some forms have a set amount ofmoney that is allowed to be spent at the vent, and others say that the client, or the pet owner,assumes all vet costs. This is a very important section of your pet care contract.
Pet Care Insuranceprovides vet bill reimbursement so thatyou don’t end up having to pay the full bill out of your pocket. Regardless who is at fault, thispart of the policy provides coverage for medical expenses for a client’s pet in your care,control, or custody. For this reason, it’s important to have an insurance policy in place.
5. Payment Authorization Form
This form is for your client to know how to pay their invoices. You provide detailed instructionsso they can fill it out correctly and you can get paid. If you plan on keeping a credit card onfile, make sure that this is clearly explained to your client so that they can make sure it’sokay.
6. Home Rules
If you are a pet sitter or a pet boarder, you will want to leave a space in your contract for theclient to fill out any home rules they may have. This will protect you so that you can know whatthe homeowner allows or doesn’t allow, any keys or alarms codes you will need, off-limit areas inthe home, etc.
Pet Care Contract Templates
You are free to create your own pet care contract with the information listed above, or you canalso look online for pet care contracts.Legal Templatesasks for your state to create a free pet sitting contract, so you can make sure that it is inaccordance with all state guidelines. You can easily set up a pet care contract for your business.Here is anotherpet care contract templatethat you may find useful for your business.
Make Sure It’s Official
Overall, the pet care agreement contracts can include whatever information you may finduseful—just make sure that your client understands all of your business policies and expectations.The purpose is to make sure that you and the client are both on the same page, and to ensure thatappointments run smoothly. Once you have your pet care contract finalized, you’re one step closerto signing on new clients!
Pet care contracts and agreements are great, but they might not be enough, so you’ll want to makesure that your business is covered with the right insurance policy! Pet Care Insurance providesinsurance policies for pet sitters,dog walkers,pet groomers, and more. Learn moreabout Pet Care Insurance here andwhy more clients are requiring pet sitter insurance.
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Comparing Employee Dishonesty Coverage & Bonding
PCI’s employee dishonesty coverage is similar to a bond, but there may be some key differences to consider.
Employee dishonesty coverage:
Can be purchased in the same transaction
Doesn’t run credit checks
Provides $10,000 per occurrence and $25,000 aggregate coverage
Bonds may differ from our dishonesty coverage by:
Checking your credit during the application process
Having a “Conviction Claus;” Often bonds won’t pay on claims unless there is a conviction
Many require you to reimbursement the bonding company after a claim is paid