Contract with Independent Contractor to Perform Pet Grooming Services
Contract made on the ________________ (date), between _________________ (Name
of Owner) of _________________________________________________________________
_____________ (street address, city, county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Owner,
and _________________ (Name of Contractor), of __________________________________
_____________________________________ (street address, city, county, state, zip code),
referred to herein as Contractor.
Whereas, Owner owns and operates a pet grooming business at the address set forth
above, and Owner desires to have the following services performed at Owner's place of
business and at the homes of the clients of Owner;
Whereas, Contractor is an experienced pet groomer and agrees to perform these
services for Owner under the terms and conditions set forth in this Contract.
Now, therefore, for and in consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this
Contract, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is
hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:
Description of Work
The work to be performed by Contractor includes all services generally performed by
Contractor in Contractor's business of pet grooming, including, but not limited to, the following:
Dog grooming which requires nail clipping ,ear cleaning, pulling hair from the
ears, anal gland expressing, baths, haircuts, brushing double coated dogs, teeth
brushing, and nail filing.
Cat grooming which requires shaving and brushing, baths, nail clipping and ear
Term of Agreement
The term of this Agreement shall be from month to month. Either party may terminate
this Agreement with or without cause on giving the other party _____ day’s written notice.
Owner will pay Contractor as follows: (state amount, times of payment, and methods
of payment) _________________________________________________________________
Professional Liability Insurance
Contractor shall be responsible for acquiring her own liability insurance and providing
satisfactory proof of same to Owner.
Relationship of the Parties
Contractor is an independent contractor and is not an employee, servant, partner or joint
venturer of Owner. Owner shall determine the services to be provided by Contractor, but
Contractor shall determine the legal means by which it accomplishes the services in accordance
with this Contract. Owner is not responsible for withholding, and shall not withhold or deduct