staff will privately bring this to their attention and politely ask that the practice ceases.  We will also advise

on a more appropriate method and/or equipment.  Should it continue Dogcuation & Guiding Paws reserve

the right to ask owners to leave and take their dogs’ home.   No refunds will be given in these circumstances.

4.  Health & Safety – all attendees agree to abide by the health & safety instructions given by the organisers.  

In particular, evacuation procedures in the event of a fire.

5. Parking – Dogucation & Guiding Paws can take no responsibility for damage/loss to cars parked on their

premises.  Guidance will be given on arrival on where to park.  Please park considerately as space is limited.

6.  Course Cancellation – in the event that the organisers need to cancel the course due to unforeseen

circumstances, a full refund will be made to all delegates within 14 days of the cancellation date. Notification

of cancellation will be made to all delegates by email. Refunds can and will only be made by the same method

the original payment was received.  Should this occur on the actual date of the course we will attempt to make

contact by telephone wherever possible.  We will also post a cancellation notice on Facebook

“Dogucation” and the website www.dogucation.co.uk providing that internet access is available.

7. Vaccination - Please bring your vaccination card to the first session or send a photocopy / email a copy prior

to the course start. Failure to do this will result in you not being able to start the course. This policy is to protect

the health of dogs and puppies visiting the site.

8. Definitions - of equipment /handling not permitted: electric or spray collars, slip leads, check or

half check chains, prong collars, illusion collars, pet correctors, rattle cans, water sprays. Nor do we allow

any physical corrections, alpha rolls or verbal abuse towards dogs in our classes. Head collars and harnesses

may be used if the make and fit are checked with your trainer in advance.



Terms

Terms and Conditions of Booking


1.  Fees - payment of the course fees will secure a place on a course.  We are sorry but we are unable

to hold places open without payment.

2. If you need to cancel - cancellation of a booking may be made up to 14 days prior to the start date of the

course.  In such circumstances an email must be received by Dogucation within the timeframe

and a full refund minus a £20 administration fee will be made.  Cancellations received less than 14 days before

the event will not be entitled to a refund unless the place can be re-sold.  Refunds can and will only be made

by the same method the original payment was received.   


3.   Dogs – You are responsible for the conduct of your own dog at all times. Please be aware and do not allow

your dog to approach others without asking the handlers; some dogs may be uncomfortable around other dogs

or people and handlers may be working through these problems by closely monitoring their dog’s proximity to

others.

DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON A LEAD at all times unless staff give permission to the contrary.  

DOGS IN CARS - The paddock has no shade and cars MUST be covered appropriately to keep cars cool in warm

weather.  Water and adequate ventilation are essential.  Dogcuation reserve the right to ask

owners to leave and take their dogs’ home should the dog’s welfare be compromised.

HARSH HANDLING - Dogucation & Guiding Paws adhere to the APDT code of practice .  Should any handler or

their family or friends be seen using harsh handling or aversive equipment (please refer to  para 8. Definitions)

staff will privately bring this to their attention and politely ask that the practice ceases.  We will also advise

on a more appropriate method and/or equipment.  Should it continue Dogcuation & Guiding Paws reserve

the right to ask owners to leave and take their dogs’ home.   No refunds will be given in these circumstances.