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Krabloonik Lease Exhibit A EXHIBIT"A"-REVISED and AMENDED KRABLOONIK LEASE AND OPTION Krabloonik Best Practices Plan Section 1.—General Policies At Krabloonik we are employing the idea of best practices,meaning we are not only meeting,but exceeding state and local regulatory requirements for operating a dogsled kennel and providing exceptional care for our sleddogs At Krabloonik we aim for the highest standards in all aspects of our company and care of our dogs The following are current best practices that we have implemented • "Working Pet Policy"—This means that our sleddogs receive the same care and attention as a normal pet would. Often the medical care and attention of our sleddogs at Krabloonik far exceeds that of a normal house pet As opposed to treating our sleddogs as only'working dogs', we treat them as a"working pet". • Spay and Neuter program-This was a program that began in 2014 with the help of the Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter 100 of our sleddogs to date have been spayed and neutered through this program We plan on continuing to spay and neuter our dogs as needed to maintain a healthy and manageable kennel. • We maintain extensive records on all of our dogs which include their name,tag number,health records,physical and personality descriptions as well as any incident reports that range from minor injuries/illness to ones requiring veterinary care • We provide our dogs with natural supplements,scientifically designed sleddog specific food, massage work,electrolytes,and baited water/hot soup(for hydration) We also supplement with all natural,homemade,high calorie'snacks'several times per day The snacks are made from beef fat,the highest caloric kibble,recycled restaurant scraps,electrolytes and water • Retirement Program-All of our sleddogs are treated with the upmost respect and love during their lifetime with us. Many of the dogs have transitioned well into the'free run'area in order to get ready for adoption If we feel that adoption would be a good fit for our retired sled dog, we will work with the local Aspen Animal Shelter and CARE as well as any other organization that would like to help adopt out our retired friends If we feel that adoption is not a good fit for one of our dogs,then we will care for them on site as long as they are happy and healthy. • Public Education-We feel that educating the public is part of our responsibility as kennel owners We have implemented an'open door'policy and kennel tours in order to give the public an opportunity to see the dogs,the kennel and ask questions We train our guides and 1IPage restaurant staff to be knowledgeable about the dogs and their care in order to answer questions Within the next year we plan on developing educational school programs, and summer youth/adult education programs. • On-site Care-We employ year round, on-site, 24 hours per day trained sleddog care takers. • TOSV Animal Control-Yearly we provide the TOSV Animal Control an updated list of each dog including name, tag number, physical/personality description and rabies vaccination dates • Bedding-We provide fresh, dry, clean straw for bedding that is evaluated on a daily basis and replaced as needed • Euthanasia- We feel that our dogs deserve the upmost respect for the duration of their lifetime. In the event that one of our dogs is no longer happy, healthy and pain free we will consult with our local veterinarian In the event that the decision is made to end their lives, we will have them peacefully euthanized by the veterinarian • Breeding- To maintain the longetiviy of the kennel we will do yearly breedings based on the needs to replace retired, adopted (short haired) sleddogs while still maintaining a manageable number of dogs between 175-225 which number will slowly ratchet down over the next fivew years to the target number of dogs of 175 in 2021. Our goal is to breed larger, longer haired, traditional sleddogs that will allow us to have a lower number of dogs needed to operate the business The future business model will accommodate fewer dogs needed per guest, therefore lowering the number of dogs needed to operate the business. • Housing- At this time we feel that the current houses with the straw bedding for insulation is adequate, yet we are looking into alternative housing options that would last longer and be more comfortable for our dogs We currently have indoor housing available for any of our dogs that would need to come indoors for various reasons • Tethering- Tethering allows each individual dog to safely interact with one another by touching, playing and resolving conflict while still maintaining their own individual space. Mushers and guests are able to interact with each sleddog individually in the dogs own space It is important for the sleddogs to be in a wide open area, highly visible for each sleddog caretaker to notice any changes in behavior, appetite or inactiveness. Tethering allows sleddog kennels to individualize each dog in order to monitor eating habits, drinking, behavior, illness and stool health. A humane tethering practice along with an excellent off tether program ensures each individual sleddog is treated as an individual and all of their needs are met • Transparency- We invite an open communication with the public. While we have attempted to cover all questions in this packet,we do realize that there will always be questions, concerns 2IPage and suggestions. Our responsibility to the public is to answer these questions knowledgably, honestly and with empathy Section 2. -Krabloonik Adoption and Reduction Plan • Krabloonik has a long term plan of reducing the numbers of sled dogs at the kennel. • Krabloonik will be adopting out to GOOD HOMES all sled dogs over the age of 10 • Krabloonik will be adopting out younger dogs without thick heavy coats. • A training plan is in effect to help transition sled dogs up for adoption to be successful in forever homes. • Krabloonik is working on a business plan to offer multiple experiences that will require fewer dogs to operate • The future of Krabloonik sled dogs will be larger more traditional sled dogs that will require fewer dogs per team • Krabloonik Kennels will continue to spay and Neuter operating with a high number of altered dogs to avoid accidental breeding's • Krabloonik will develop a self-funded successful adoption plan. • Krabloonik will keep the numbers of births each year low and manageable while still creating a sustainable future kennel • In the event of a large litter of sled dogs born at Krabloonik, some pups may be adopted out with the help of the Aspen Animal Shelter • The new Krabloonik will stand out as a forerunner of a modern, elite professional training kennel setting the bar for all racing,touring and professional kennels to learn from. • Krabloonik will race professionally showing a modern holistic approach to dog sled training • Krabloonik sled dogs that exceed the athletic abilities or social skills will be transferred into the racing world where they would be fit for that environment. Keeping touring dogs traditional and slower, for the safest experiences for our guests • Krabloonik will strive to help each retiring sled dog be successful in their next phase of life Our sled dogs are our passion and our love and devotion to them will continue into their retirement years. We will go the extra mile to provide the training and education it takes for our working sled dogs to retire peacefully into a caring, loving and educated home. Our sled dogs are not rescues they are cared for and loved by an amazing compassionate team Krabloonik will be owned by new experienced Mushers and the needs for such a large kennel are no longer necessary. Section 3. -Feeding, Housing and Modern Care Plan A. Feeding/Hydration 3 ( Page • The New Krabloonik will continue to feed the proven scientifically developed sled dog food Dr. Tims • In addition continued feedings of frozen kibble mixed with fats, meats and recycled bi products of the restaurant will be fed throughout the day. • Additional night snacking if needed, for shorter times in between meals. • Hydration is a strong key in sled dog nutrition In addition to clean fresh water available at all times a hot broth filled with supplements and pure fat to warm the sled dogs from the inside out will be distributed twice daily along with offerings after every run B. Housing/Weather • Krabloonik's first goal is to modernize the housing, we are currently looking for an ideal design. • Dry bedding will be offered year round • Sled dogs will be sheltered inside if struggling with low temperatures or adopted into homes immediately. • New housing will accommodate the current "porch"system for proper shade in the summer season • A system of misting the dogs in the summer months will be incorporated C. Medical Care • Krabloonik will be supported locally by the Aspen Animal Hospital and their staff • Krabloonik will continue to research and educate ourselves on the most proven techniques of sled dog care. • All minor to major injuries or illness will be documented and on record for future inquiries • All sled dogs will have a tag with a number and a corresponding file. • In the event that a sled dog is no longer able to live a happy and healthy life we will have the sled dogs euthanized peacefully by our kind and compassionate team of Veterinarians on site in their own environment. D. Off Season exercise • The new Krabloonik will continue with the off season exercise program We will strive to increase time off tether as the program develops. We are currently exceeding state requirements. We have learned that the sled dogs love to free run and it develops into an amazing training experience. We will continue in moving forward increasing less tether time • Krabloonik will staff year round trained sled dog care takers living on site. • Krabloonik's Mission is to develop and institute new and modernized standards of sled dog care Our devotion to our sled dogs and the life that comes with it will show as we evolve Krabloonik into the modern dog sledding kennel that stands out and pioneers the training and care of K9 athletes. 41Page