Policies and Release of Liability


  • Payment is required up-front before the session begins
  • Payment accepted – Cash, Credit Card or Personal Check made out to Emily Christian-Michaels
  • I reserve the right to change pricing for future sessions at any time. Clients will be informed before their next session if pricing has changed.
  • No Refunds
  • Emily Christian Michaels will make no guarantees of the outcome of training as there is an expectation for the clients to follow through with all positive training techniques.



I do hereby waive and release, Emily Christian-Michaels, from any and all liabilities of any nature. I agree to take complete responsibility for the action of my dog, and myself and family members, before, after and during training. At no time will the Emily Christian-Michaels be liable or responsible for the actions of myself, my dog or any other person.

I understand that attendance and participation in any training program is not without risk to myself and/or guests who may attend. I further understand that my personal dog is also at risk, during training, or that I may bring home an illness due to working around other dogs.

I agree to allow Emily Christian-Michaels to discuss history, protocols, family dynamics, and any pertinent information with their veterinarian, appropriate animal professionals, family members, etc. as applicable.

I agree to take full and total responsibility for my dog at all times. I hereby waive and release Emily Christian-Michaels, the shelter, property or business the training is located at, all owners and other animals in attendance, and any of the above mentioned employees, owners, and agents from any and all liability of any nature for injury or damage which I or my dog may suffer, including specifically, but not without limitation, any injury or damage resulting from the action of any dog, and I expressly assume the risk of any such damage or injury while attending the training session, class or seminar, while supervising or interacting with a dog while on the grounds or surrounding area thereto. In consideration of my attendance and participation in training, I waive the right from any and all claims or claims by any member of my family or any other person accompanying me during training as a result of any action by any dog, including my own.