For the purposes of this agreement, "we" or "I" or "myself" will refer to BOTH Laura Fleming and Denise
LeBlonc-Soderberg, and"Client" will refer to the owner of dog(s).
BOARDING FEES: There will be a standard fee of $_____ per dog per 24 hour period that
begins 1 hour after the dog(s) arrive on the premises. This fee includes all regular care needed for the dog(s) including
exercise, grooming, conditioning and standard food. Specialty diets and suppliments are extra and will be no more than the
actual cost of the items.
HANDLING RATES: The Client agrees to a handling rate of no more than the fees listed below. This
fee is to be paid 1) upon return of the dog(s) to the client IF the client has been with us for more
than 3 months or 2) Half at pick-up of the dog(s) and remainder upon delivery of dog(s) for Clients under
3 months service. The exception is RINGSIDE HANDLING which is due within 1 hour after Best in Show. BONUSES
are due within 36 hours of return of dog(s). ALL outstanding bills are subject to a 3% interest
rate starting 25 days after last show.
SPECIAL RATES are offered for dogs entered a complete weekend. These rates ONLY APPLY to those
dogs published in the official catalogue listing us as agents.
EXHIBITING: Enties to shows CAN be made by either ourselves or the client. HOWEVER
any dog(s) entered without our prior agreement CAN BE subect to regular fees and WILL NOT be
treated as a priority client. Any dog(s) that are withdrawn by the client without our knowledge or mutual consent will
be charged full handling fees. HOWEVER we WILL NOT charge handling fees for dogs that cannot
be shown for the following reasons: sudden illness of dog(s), failure to arrive due to accident or death, accident/failure
to arrive at show on our part, All dogs will be exhibited by us in a PROFESSIONAL mannor.
At no time will we purposely handle a dog to lose. In the case of a conflict, a QUALIFIED handler will substitue,
or if the client is able to show their own dog they will be asked to do so. In such a case there will be NO
handling fee charged. ALL cash awards are retained by us. ALL trophies will be given to
the client unless otherwise noted.
MISC.: ALL dogs MUST be up to date on all vaccines prior to
the first show. A copy of rabies certificate is required to be kept on file with us. In the case of medical attention the
client will be notified befor treatment. Routine medical needs such as worming and vaccines will not require notification.
Notification of all wins will be made via email or telephone call usually the same day the win happens. Unless prior
agreement, we will NOT contact the client in the case of not winning or later than 10pm showtime. In the case of telephone
calls, we prefer to use collect, toll free numbers or call-me cards. If we contact the client using our own calling card
the cost of the call WILL be billed to the client.
All ribbons, prizes and a copy of the marked catalogue will be presented to the client upon return of dog(s).
All wins will be documented by photographs which are extra to the handling fees. A copy of the photo will be given to
us and the owner of the dog agrees to allow us to use said photo for advertising our services.
We do not charge an extra fee for grooming unless said dog(s) arrives in beyond showable condition ie. matted, terriers
needing stripping, no visible pattern on poodles etc.
Airport pick up or drop off is a flat fee or $35.00 to Sault Ste Marie Airport or $50.00 to Kinross Airport. This is
to be paid in advance.
We will act as agents for you and your kennel at any show we exhibit your dogs at NO CHARGE. This includes
handing out business cards and promoting present and future litters to interested buyers.