If you are a new or renewing Pooch Park member, please complete the form below and review the waiver items. If you are a current Pooch Park member and you would like to order a replacement access card, please click here.
If you are looking for a Day Pass option, rather than trimester or annual membership, you may purchase a day pass to enter the park for $5.00. You can do so during the Whitman County Humane Society business hours. You will need to bring your rabies vaccination records and comply with all rules and regulations of the dog park (see below). Day Passes can only be purchased on site at WCHS, and are not available through our website.
As part of your application to the Dog Park, please read and check the box each point. By checking each point, you agree to the condition, rule, or regulation contained therein.
In consideration of the opportunity to use Pooch Park at Pullman (the WCHS Dog Park) and adjacent property, including but not limited to the parking lot and AnimalHaven shelter grounds, I/we execute this Assumption of Risk, Indemnification, and Waiver (the Agreement) for full, adequate, and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same.
I/We am/are fully aware of the usual and unusual risks involved and hazards connected with using the Dog Park and adjacent property, including but not limited to the existence of naturally-occurring and manmade hazards and the risk of loss and injury to property or my person. I/We hereby elect to use the Dog Park and adjacent property with full knowledge that doing so may be hazardous to me/us, my/our family, my/our invitees, my/our employees, my/our companions, and my/our property. I/We voluntarily assume all responsibility for any risk of loss, property damage, personal injury, including illness or death that may be sustained by me/us, my/our family, my/our invitees, my/our companions, or any loss or damage of property owned by me/us, my/our family, my/our invitees, or my/our companions, as a result of using the Dog Park and adjacent property. including but not limited to the parking lot and AnimalHaven shelter grounds.
Furthermore, I/we agree to assume all risks, whether known, unknown, anticipated, or unanticipated, and I/we agree to forever release WCHS and its employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers, and assignees, who through negligence and/or other actions or inactions might otherwise be liable to me, including any costs or expenses (particularly including but not limited to attorney fees and other professional fees).
I/We agree and covenant to hold and save WCHS and its employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers, and assignees harmless and to promptly indemnify the same from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, liability of every type and nature, including costs and legal expenses incurred by reason of any activity arising under or in connection with my/our use of the Dog Park and adjacent property, including loss of life, personal injury and/or damage to property arising from or out of any occurrence, omission, or activity relating to such use, including but not limited to travel to and from the Dog Park and adjacent property, including but not limited to the parking lot and AnimalHaven shelter grounds. If WCHS or its employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers, and assignees are made a party to any litigation commenced by or against me/us, then I/we shall proceed and hold WCHS or its employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers, and assignees harmless and shall pay all costs, expenses and reasonable attorney’s fees incurred or paid by WCHS and its designees in connection with such litigation.
If any portion of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect the validity, legality and enforceability of any other provision hereof. This Agreement shall be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Washington. Venue for any disputes or actions under or relating to this Agreement shall be in Whitman County, Washington, or at the choice of WCHS.
I/We understand that by affixing my/our signature(s) to this document I/we am/are expressing my/our intention to waive valuable legal rights that I/we, my/our family, my/our successors, companions, invitees, heirs, and assigns now possess or may possess in the future. It is my/our express intent that this Agreement shall bind me/us, my/our family, successors, invitees, assigns, heirs, companions, and personal representative, if I/we am/are deceased, and anyone else making a claim on my behalf or deriving or receiving their claim from me/us.
In signing this Agreement, I/we acknowledge and represent that I/we have read the foregoing Agreement, understand it, and sign it voluntarily as my/our own free act(s); no oral representation, statements, or inducements, apart from this Agreement, have been made. I/we represent that I/we have authority to enter into this Agreement on behalf of my/our family, invitees, successors, companions, assigns, heirs, and personal representative and that I/we am/are at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent.
Please type in your full name below, which acts as your electronic signature accepting the terms and conditions of the application and waiver.