Foster Contract
Spayed/Neutered?

I understand that I will provide foster care for the above-mentioned dog from Hounds and Heroes, Inc. at no charge and I agree to the following conditions during the foster care period:

 

• I agree that I am fostering this dog for Hounds and Heroes, Inc. and that I do not have any right of ownership over the foster dog. I further agree that Hounds and Heroes, Inc. rights in and to the foster dog are superior to mine.

• I will accept and consider the dog as a household companion, not as an outside pet, and will provide the dog with a safe environment, humane treatment, proper food, fresh water, shelter and exercise.

• I will allow a reasonable amount of time for the dog to adjust to a new environment. Dogs typically take a week to settle in to a new home.

• Hounds and Heroes, Inc. will cover veterinary expenses for the dog, provided that the care is pre-approved by the Hounds and Heroes, Inc. director and performed by a Hounds and Heroes, Inc. authorized veterinarian. I agree in the case of an emergency, I am to make every attempt to contact a Hounds and Heroes, Inc. representative and go to an approved Hounds and Heroes, Inc. emergency veterinarian.

• If the dog is lost or stolen, I will immediately notify a Hounds and Heroes, Inc. representative and I will make every reasonable effort to recover the dog.

• I will NOT give or sell the dog to another person, relative, or any other individual, or any other rescue group, humane association, shelter or pound, or any medical or experimental laboratory or organization.

• I will NOT alter the dog’s appearance in any way, shape or form such as tail docking, ear cropping, etc. Routine grooming is approved.

• I will not remove the dog’s microchip.

• I will immediately notify Hounds and Heroes, Inc. in the event of the dog’s death during the foster care period.

• I will allow a Hounds and Heroes, Inc. representative to make periodic visits to my home during the foster care period.

• I will immediately notify Hounds and Heroes, Inc. in any change or address, phone number, email address. I will also notify Hounds and Heroes, Inc. of any plans to move or travel.

• I will immediately notify Hounds and Heroes, Inc. of any need in returning the dog to the rescue.

• I will immediately return any foster dog in my care to Hounds and Heroes, Inc. at the request of an authorized Hounds and Heroes, Inc. representative at any time and for any reason.

• I understand that Hounds and Heroes, Inc. makes every attempt to accurately represent the dog and that no representations are made by Hounds and Heroes, Inc. as to the temperamental or mental disposition of the dog.

• I understand Hounds and Heroes, Inc. makes every attempt to fully vet the dog prior to going into foster care, but in emergency foster situations, I am responsible for bringing the dog to any vet appointments or making plans for a Hounds and Heroes, Inc. representative to if I am not able to make that appointment.

• I agree to foster the dog at my own risk, and indemnify and release Hounds and Heroes, Inc., it’s officers, directors, and volunteers, of any and all liability arising from damages to person(s) or property caused by the dog.

• If Hounds and Heroes, Inc. is forced to undertake any action to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify Hounds and Heroes, Inc. for all court costs and attorneys’ fees connected with such an action.

I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions of this agreement. I further understand that if I fail to comply with any of the terms specified herein, Hounds and Heroes, Inc. has the right to reclaim the dog and to enforce this contract in a court of law.

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