Good evening. As you are probably aware, to be enforceable, a non compete agreement must be reasonable in both scope of time and area. Additionally, the court will balance the proprietary need of the employer to protect its business
with the employee's ability to earn a living in his or her chosen profession. Non competes are expensive to enforce and, while they are enforceable, courts tend to look for fairly egregious behavior on the employee's part to uphold them.
Given your profession and the level of compensation and the disproportionate consumer power of PetSmart versus you as a groomer, in my experience the court is not going to be very sympathetic to PetSmart jamming this down your throat.
I would respond that you are outside the 5 mile limit and not violating the agreement, but that you have also consulted counsel...that being me....and been told that it is unlikely that a court will enforce this type of contract in any case given the disproportionate bargaining powers between the two of you.
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