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All registration costs are due at the time of application approval subject to the terms set forth in the cancellation and refund policy below. Classes may fill without notice. Failure to pay registration fees in a timely manner may result in loss of a spot in class. Applications will not carry over to subsequent programs; if a student is not able to attend the original class for which he or she is admitted the application is forfeited and a new application must be submitted for future sessions.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
The school may retain an established registration fee equal to ten percent of the total tuition cost, or one hundred dollars, whichever is less, if the applicant cancels after the fifth business day after electronically signing the registration contract (submitting the registration form).  A “registration fee” is any fee charged by a school to process student applications and establish a student record system.
If training is terminated after the student enters classes, the school may retain the registration fee established under (3) of this subsection, plus a percentage of the total tuition as described here:

 If the student cancels in this period, he/she is entitled to this amount in refund:

 After the first day of class, 0%

Seven days or less prior to the first day of class, 25%

Eight to 15 days prior to the first day of class, 50%

Sixteen to 30 days prior to the first day of class, 75%

Thirty-one days or more to the first day of class, 100% minus registration fee of 10% as indicated above.

Cancellation of Classes:
The school reserves the right to cancel a starting class if the number of students enrolling is insufficient.  Such a cancellation will entitle the student to a full refund of all money paid.

Animal Welfare Workers & Volunteers:
A special discount is available for current animal welfare staff and volunteers (e.g. Seattle Animal Shelter, Humane Society, rescue organization, etc.) for the classroom portion only. Please check with the school before completing registration ( to determine if you are eligible.

Liability and Responsiblity:
Student acknowledges that training/behavior modification may be an activity in which damage or injury to dog(s) and/or persons may occur. Student will assume full financial/moral responsibility for the actions of his/her dog(s).  Client further acknowledges that dog(s) may be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions.

By enrolling in any/all programs offered by the Northwest Canine, LLC (herein referred to as NWC, LLC), student agrees that he/her heirs, assignees and legal representatives will not make claim against, sue, or attach the property of NWC, LLC, family, acquaintances, or any other person acting on  behalf (herein referred to as “ Agents”) of NWC, LLC, for injury or damage done to or by dog(s) resulting from action however caused, by staff, contractors, and Agents .  Further, by enrolling, students forever release NWC, LLC and Agents from any and all liability and demands which he/she, and his/her heirs, assignees and legal representatives may have or may hereafter have for injury or damage to or by dog(s), and assume all risks thereof.

Other: all materials presented are proprietary and are property of Northwest Canine, LLC. Videotaping and/or audio taping are not permitted and all materials may not be transferred, transmitted, copied, or distributed without written permission from Northwest Canine, LLC.

For those students who wish to retake the exam offered at the end of the usual session, a retake exam is offered two weeks after the initial exam date at a cost of $300.

Payment may be made via VISA/MasterCard, cash, personal check, or cashier’s check/money order.

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