RockySpot Rescue, Inc.
Foster Agreement Contract
A contract between the owners of the dog, RockySpot Rescue, Inc., known herein as "rescuer" or "rescue" and the caretakers of the dog, ___________________________________, known herein as "foster home" or "foster family":
The foster family fully understands that they are to act as a foster home for one or more of the rescuer's dogs, referred herein as "the animal" or "the animals." The following conditions apply to fostering of rescuer's dogs while in the fosterer's care and in their home. Please print out this form, initial each clause individually, and sign and date the bottom of the form. You will be contacted for an in-home evaluation.
____ 1) The animal will be kept in the house or in a fenced yard on the grounds of the foster home at all times during the day, and in the house at night.
____ 2) The animal will remain the property of rescue. The animal will be surrendered to an officer of rescue or the president of the rescue immediately on request.
____ 3) The animal will be fed, watered and exercised appropriately. This includes no unsupervised, off-lead time; the animal must be kenneled, in a secure, fenced yard.
____ 4) No shock collars or other punishing methods are to be used at any time -- positive reinforcement of desirable behavior only.
____ 5) The foster home will not be compensated for expenses incurred in the normal daily care of the animal. Expenditures incurred by the foster family other than emergency care and treatment require prior approval by rescuer. The foster family will be held responsible for unapproved expenditures.
____ 6) Veterinary care will be provided by rescue at the rescues designated vet only. This includes vaccinations, heartworm testing and preventative, altering and any prescription medications necessary for the dog, for the duration of the fostering period.
____ 7) The animal is to be adopted to its permanent home only under the supervision of rescue to a family pre-approved by rescue. Adoptive families may be contacted by the foster family to inquire about the animal, however, adoptive families are to be accorded respect and privacy. Excessively casual or excessively aggressive contacts with potential and actual adoptive families are not desirable.
____ 8) All donations connected with the adoption of the animal will be sent directly to rescue.
____ 9) Questions or problems are to be directed to rescue officers. If there is a need to remove the animal from the foster home, the animal is to be given directly to a rescue officer.
____ 10) The foster family accepts responsibility for any and all events that occur in connection with the fostering of a rescue animal. The foster family agrees to release and indemnify rescuer from any and all claims, known and unknown, now or hereafter, arising in connection with the animal.
____ 11) Rescuer requires that the foster family have a crate or other means of confinement available should its use be necessary.
____ 12) The foster family will evaluate the animal and prepare an evaluation form. This form will be kept with the adoption package as information for the new owners.
____ 13) A list of rescue contacts is left with the foster family.
I/we, the undersigned, hereby specifically and forever release, discharge and hold harmless the RockySpot Rescue, Inc., its agents, and any other person, firm or corporation charged or chargeable with liability, their heirs, administrators, executors, successors and assigns, from any and all claims, damages, costs, expenses, loss of service, actions and causes of action belonging to the said persons fostering this Dalmatian, arising out of any act or occurrence from the present time, and particularly on account of the fostering of the Dalmatian described above.
Signed this _____ day of ____________________________________, in the year ________
Signature of foster family :
Street Address: ________________________________________________________________________
State: _________________________________________ Zip Code: ___________________
Phone Number with Area Code: ___________________________________________________
Emergency Contact: ________________________________________________________________
RockySpot Rescue, Inc.
Theresa Monnard, President
PO Box 98, Newcastle, OK 73065