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Terms and Conditions

Dog Walking

  • All dogs must be up to date with their vaccinations, flea and worming treatments.
  • All dogs must be spayed or neutered. please contact me if not.
  • All dogs must wear a collar and ID tag at all times as per The control of dogs order 1992.
  • Microchipping your dog will be compulsory from 2016 and this is a service I will be starting soon, please contact me if you have any queries.
  • You must agree that to your knowledge your dog is in good health.
  • If your pet becomes ill whilst with me, I will inform you immediately and consult your usual vet (where possible). You, the owner, must pay for any costs for veterinary treatment. Your dog will be treated under your name and address.
  • In the unlikely event that your dog passes away whilst in my care, I will contact you immediately and follow your wishes.
  • I accept no liability in the unlikely event that your dog becomes ill or passes away whilst in the care of "more 4 paws".
  • All dogs are left entirely at owners risk.
  • All dogs are walked on leads.
  • Your house keys can be kept by more 4 paws for your (and my own) convenience.
  • More 4 paws is insured to cover:
    Public Liability
    Care, Custody and Control of animals in more 4 paws care.
    Loss of Key Cover
  • Please leave all accessories (lead, muzzle, coat, balls etc) in a clear, specific area for collection. If your dog prefers a certain type of treat, please supply, or I will provide my own.
  • If the weather is bad and you wish your dog to be dried after the walk and before returning to your house please leave a towel with the above accessories..
  • Payment can be made by cash or direct bank transfer to the more 4 paws account.
  • Any cancellations should be made as soon as possible before the walk due date. Any cancellations made less than 24 hours before the walk time will incur a full charge at your normal dog walk rate. If I am unable to get access into a property to collect a dog, this will also be charged for in full.
  • In HOT weather conditions "More 4 paws" will not walk dogs between the hours of 11-3pm to avoid heatstroke/exhaustion.
  • Exercising your dog right after meals or drinking large amount of water after eating is considered a contributing factor to GDV (Gastric Dilation Volvolus). Please consier this when asking us to walk your dog.
  • It is up to the discretion of the dog walker to cease dog walking if they feel the dog or themselves are unsafe.
  • All clients will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (as laid out here) on signature of the contract.
  • More 4 Paws reserves the right to cancel the contract at any time & with immediate effect if the dog does not respond well to the walker.

Pet Sitting

  • You must agree that to you knowledge your cat/dog/other pet is in good health, unless otherwise stated in your contract.
  • If your pet becomes ill whilst with me, I will inform you immediately and consult your usual vet (where possible). You, the owner, must pay for any costs for veterinary treatment. Your pet will be treated under your name and address.
  • In the unlikely event that your pet passes away whilst in my care, I will contact you immediately and follow your wishes.
  • I accept no liability in the unlikely event that your pet becomes ill or passes away whilst in the care of more 4 paws.
  • All pets are left entirely at owners risk.
  • In the event of an emergency we would require contact detailsof a friend/relative if we are unable to get hold of you.
  • more 4 paws is fully insured to cover: Public Liability Care, Custody and Control of animals in more 4 paws care Loss of Key Cover.
  • Your pets usual food/litter etc will be provided by you, the owner and receipts will be kept for any additional food bought by me and is to be paid by you.
  • Payment can be made by cash usually left out for the first visit or direct bank transfer before you depart.
  • Any cancellations should be made as soon as possible BEFORE the holiday due date/date of absence, refunds will not be given to dates cancelled during the duration of the booking once visits have commenced.
  • Any vets visits will incur a £10 pet taxi charge.
  • A set of keys can be kept my more 4 paws with your permission.
  • It is against more 4 paws policy to visit any pets that have fleas. PLEASE NOTE: If your pets are found to have fleas once the visits have started (photographic evidence will be taken) then all visits are charged at time and a half and will be minimal time.
  • More 4 Paws will make adequate steps to ensure your home is safe and secure in your absence, however More 4 Paws cannot be held responsible for any burglaries or accidents caused by your pet(s).
  • It is up to the discretion of the pet sitter to cease the pet visits if they feel they are unsafe.
  • All clients will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (as laid out here) on signature of the contract.