For when you need a helping hand
Being a dog walker myself I realise how much of an impact losing a van for a day or week can have.
If you are stuck without a van while it's in the garage for repairs, we can help :)
If you would like to take your dogs to a show, we can help :)
We have a purpose built van with 7 cages in the back ready for hire, these are also interchangeable and have multiple options, to suit all dog sizes.
Prices Start from £45 per day plus insurance
Ts & cs
Upon booking a £300 deposit will be taken which will be refunded on the safe return of the hired vehicle, subject to replenished fuel and once any additional charges are taken into consideration.
Delivery / Drop off
Deliveries and collections are available between 0800-1800 Monday to Friday and between 0900-1300 Saturday and Sunday.
The driver will need to be present on collection / drop off to sign for the vehicle
Collection is free and delivery is from £1 per mile
The vehicle will be returned in the same condition which is annotated on the vehicle rental inspection sheet which was conducted at the start time of the hire. Normal wear and tear accepted but the hirer will be liable for any other damage, however caused.
If the vehicle is not returned at the end of the hire period, the hirer acknowledges that they are then driving the vehicle without the permission of Taylor and Pooch and could be prosecuted for a criminal offence. Taylor and Pooch reserve the right to charge the full vehicle value to the card details provided.
Licence Requirements / ID
Drivers must be between 20 and 70 for hiring and must have at least 2 years driving experience. We cannot hire a vehicle to anyone who has had a disqualification within the last 10 years.
We require the driver to email a copy of their driving licence prior to rental and also share your licence information via this link www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence
2 proofs of address dated within the last 3 months will be required plus photographic proof of the card used to pay
Insurance can either be provided by your current business insurance provider or through www.insuredaily.co.uk, proof of insurance for the duration of hire must be provided prior to collection. The insurance must be fully comprehensive.
In the event of an accident Taylor and Pooch must be contacted immediately via phone and also email. Please be aware that any goods in transit will not be covered in any way by Taylor and Pooch.
If the vehicle is involved within an accident, the hirer shall make a claim through either their own insurance company or the daily insure company they have used to provide adequate insurance cover.
The hirer will be liable for any losses made to Taylor and Pooch due to the vehicle being off the road, the security deposit will be used to cover any losses, if needs be.
The hirer has the sole responsibility of the vehicle through the entire time between start time and end time. The hirer is solely responsible for any damage caused to the vehicle during this time, whether they are in charge of the vehicle or not.
Taylor and Pooch reserve the right to keep any deposit made by the hirer to make any repairs required if needed.
In the event of an accident the hirer shall,
Not accept any liability
Take names and addresses of any parties involved along with witnesses
Forward any information regarding the accident to Taylor and Pooch
Assist Taylor and Pooch and the insurance company involved with the investigation
Before returning the vehicle fuel must be replaced to the same amount that was received upon hiring. If fuel is at a different level then a charge of £2.00 per litre will be applied.
Any cancellation up to 72 hours prior to hire will be charged at 50% of total hire, any cancelation within 72 hours will be charged fully
Parking and Speeding fines
The hirer will be responsible for any and all parking and / or speeding fines. If Taylor and Pooch pays for any fees / fines, the hirer will reimburse these charges.
If the vehicle is stolen due to hirer’s negligence and the insurance used to cover the vehicle won’t pay for this reason, the hirer will be liable for the exact amount of the vehicle and cage conversion cost.
The hire vehicle shall only be used for private and only commercial use which is the transportation of dogs. Carriage of passengers for hire is not allowed.
The hire vehicle will not be driven by anyone other than the hirer. The hire vehicle must not be driven under the influence of drugs / alcohol. The hire vehicle must not be driven by someone who has a medical condition that may impair their ability to drive.
If the hirer notices anything that indicates the vehicle is not fit for purpose than the hirer must notify Taylor and Pooch immediately.
43. Nothing in the Agreement shall limit or reduce the Company’s liability for:
death or personal injury due to the Company’s negligence; and/or
any other liability that cannot be excluded by law.
Taylor and Pooch will not be liable for any delay or any loss of profit due to the breakdown of the Hire Vehicle.