IT IS AGREED:
- The foster individual(s) acknowledge(s) the
purposes and aims of the Rescue Program and recognizes the reasonable
interest in assuring the proper and humane treatment of this foster pet
during temporary placement with the foster home. The foster individual(s)
represent(s) that no member of the family has been charged with cruelty to
animals and agree(s) to accept the following conditions and restrictions in
order to be eligible to provide a foster home for rescue pet.
- The foster home will keep the rescue pet
indoors or in a kennel run. It will not be tied to a doghouse or to a
- The foster home will provide the rescue pet
with an adequately fenced yard and/or will walk the dog on a leash
daily. At no time will any pet be allowed to run loose while unattended.
- The foster individual(s), when away from home
for over a 24 hour period, will advise the rescue coordinator, so that
alternative arrangements can be made for the pet.
- The foster home acknowledges that their
residence, if rented, permits pets pursuant to the lease, or by special
permission of the landlord or resident manager.
- The rescue pet
will never be attack- or guard-trained or used as a property guard
dog. Further, this dog will not be used in any aspect of dog/animal
- The foster family will provide said rescue pet
with all the care and attention necessary to ensure its health and well
being. This will include providing sufficient food, water, exercise,
competent veterinary care, annual vaccinations, deworming, prompt veterinary
care in the event of illness or injury and heartworm preventative. The
foster home will give the rescue coordinator receipts for all medical
expenses and will maintain the expense log for any rescue dogs in their
- The rescue pet will not be abused in any manner.
The rescue pet will not be beaten or otherwise treated cruelly, and will not
be the subject of, or subjected to, any biological, chemical, psychological,
or other experiment.
- In the event the rescue pet is lost or stolen,
the foster individual(s) will contact the rescue coordinator immediately,
advertise in major newspapers and make all reasonable attempts to locate the
- The foster individual(s) shall not give, lease,
or otherwise transfer custody of the rescue pet to any other person, or to
any business or organization, except to return the dog to the Rescue
- The foster individual(s) will promptly notify
the rescue coordinator of all and any changes in residence, mailing address,
and/or telephone number.
- The foster individual(s) will notify the rescue
coordinator immediately of the rescue pet's death and/or serious illness.
- The foster individual(s) must notify the rescue
coordinator within 12 hours of any bite by the pet inflicted on a human or
another animal not owned by the foster individual(s).
- The foster individual(s) recognize(s) the need
to ensure that the rescue pet is
receiving proper and humane care, and agrees to allow inspection of the
foster home and the conditions in which the rescue pet is living, at any
reasonable time by a representative of the Rescue Program.
- The foster individual(s) agree(s) to immediately
surrender custody of the rescue pet to a rescue representative upon demand.
The foster individual(s) agree(s) that the foster individual(s) has/have no
legal ownership and will not obtain any legal rights to the rescue pet in
- Should it be necessary to litigate in connection
with any dispute concerning the care, treatment, and-or custody of a rescue
animal directly under the care of the foster home, the foster individual(s)
agree(s) to pay all court costs and reasonable attorney fees.
- The foster individual(s) recognize(s) that
although the Rescue Program has made reasonable efforts to provide a rescue
pet which is compatible with the foster individual's environment,the foster
home agrees that the Rescue Program does not warrant the temperament or
behavior of the rescue pet and that the Rescue Program is not to be held
liable for any acts of the rescue pet while living with the foster
individual(s). The foster family agrees to notify the rescue coordinator
immediately if they believe the temperament or behavior of the rescue pet
is incompatible with the foster home environment.
- The foster individual(s) state(s) that they have
reasonable knowledge about the proper care of dogs and more specifically,
Siberian Huskies. The foster home agrees to be responsible for the proper
supervision of the rescue dog in their possession. Should the Rescue Program
suffer any damages or legal costs as a result of the negligent supervision
of the rescue dog in the foster home's care, the foster individual(s)
agree(s) to indemnify the Rescue Program for all such damages and costs.
- The foster individual(s) acknowledge(s) that the
purpose of the Rescue Program in establishing the conditions in this
agreement is to safeguard the health and well-being of the rescue pet, to
protect the rescue Siberian Husky against neglect, abuse and cruelty and to
temporarily house a rescue pet until a permanent home is found. The foster
individual(s) enter(s) into this Agreement freely and with knowledge.
TO AND ACCEPTED BY
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