Every individual using the Agapé Ranch Dog Sports (ARDS) facilities must agree to the following conditions and submit the below form. Once submitted, this waiver will be on file for the individual and span 2021.

Equipment Use - Please only use the equipment you are scheduled to use. If you are scheduled for the smaller field, don't use the large field or pool area. If you are scheduled for the large field, please stay out of the small field and pool areas. If you are using the pool, kindly stay off the fields. If something is damaged during your scheduled training session or event, please inform ARDS staff by phone 619-857-7669 or email lise@agaperanchdogsports.com.

Dog to Dog Interactions - Please keep your dog on-leash or crated when not actually competing or working with your dog. Only one dog at a time per group, unless working on group exercises as set forth by your sport or instructor. Use of Flexi Leads is not allowed.

Dog Waste - There are yards are provided for relieving your dog. You must pick up after your own dog. We have stationed scoopers at each pen for your use. Please dispose of dog waste in trash cans provided in the front of each pen. There will also be trash cans in both parking lots. Do not relieve your dogs on the training fields.

Facility Arrival and Departure - If you arrive early you may enter the facility but dogs must remain off the training fields or out of the pool area until your scheduled time starts, especially if other dogs are using the field. If other people are training, please show them and their dogs the respect you would like in the same situation. Please depart training fields and pool area immediately when your time is over without interfering with individuals or groups entering the fields or pool area.

Refund Policy - 24 hour notice must be given by students/competitors to receive a refund. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.  

Behavior - Please be aware that harsh treatment of people or dogs will NOT be tolerated.

Photos - Be aware that photos taken at ARDS are property of ARDS for use on the website, social media and facility advertising.


Liability and Release – All visitors and participants must sign this liability and release form before using the facility. Forms will be kept on file by Agapé Ranch Dog Sports and your privacy will be protected.


Consequences - Any violators of this policy will be asked to leave the premises immediately and may be denied future use of the training areas and pool.



I fully attest to the best of my knowledge that I do not have COVID-19 at the time of attending this event/practice. I also attest that I have NOT been in contact with or exposed to any known carrier of COVID-19 within the past 15 days. I agree that I am attending this NADD Sanctioned event or ARDS practice entirely at my own risk and take full responsibility for my own health and safety during this event/practice. I will follow all NADD and ARDS Facility event/practice rules and requirements to reduce any exposure and possibility of contracting or spreading the virus. I will also fully cooperate with any City, County or State guidelines that have jurisdiction in the area in which the event/practice is taking place. I fully submit that North America Diving Dogs, the American Kennel Club, the Canadian Kennel Club, AKC.TV, Agapé Ranch Dog Sports Facility, the venue, any workers, any volunteers, any sponsors, or any affiliated representation with a NADD event or ARDS practice, that I am attending are in no way liable for any present or future COVID-19 exposure incurred at any time by any person, in attendance or not in attendance, during or after this NADD event or ARDS practice.