Street Dog Hero

Adoption Contract

 Adoption Contract

Date *
Date
Name *
Name
THE ENTIRE CONTRACT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES IS CONTAINED HEREIN. PLEASE REVIEW THIS CONTRACT CAREFULLY! INITIAL AFTER READING EACH CONDITION OF ADOPTION. I/we the adopter(s)
of this animal agrees to abide by the following:
1. Though I/we will become the animal’s new owner, I/we understand that Street Dog Hero is retaining specific property rights in this animal as stated in the following restrictive covenants. I/we understand that in adopting this animal, I/we am bound by the following conditions and that upon breach of any of these conditions in this contract, I/we am obligated to return the animal to Street Dog Hero or a representative of Street Dog Hero immediately. “Breach of contract” is defined as a violation of any of the conditions initialed by me in this Adoption Agreement. *
1. Though I/we will become the animal’s new owner, I/we understand that Street Dog Hero is retaining specific property rights in this animal as stated in the following restrictive covenants. I/we understand that in adopting this animal, I/we am bound by the following conditions and that upon breach of any of these conditions in this contract, I/we am obligated to return the animal to Street Dog Hero or a representative of Street Dog Hero immediately. “Breach of contract” is defined as a violation of any of the conditions initialed by me in this Adoption Agreement.
2. I/we understand that my animal may have been exposed to and/or incubating a virus or other illness (such as kennel cough), in the process of being rescued and sheltered. I/we also understand that I/we am assuming all financial responsibility for any illness that becomes apparent after the signing of this contract. I/we also understand that any illness that has been diagnosed and is being treated at the time of the adoption will be brought to my attention. I/we will receive instructions and medication, if necessary, for treating my new animal. As of the signing of this contract any illness, new or existing, becomes my full responsibility. *
2. I/we understand that my animal may have been exposed to and/or incubating a virus or other illness (such as kennel cough), in the process of being rescued and sheltered. I/we also understand that I/we am assuming all financial responsibility for any illness that becomes apparent after the signing of this contract. I/we also understand that any illness that has been diagnosed and is being treated at the time of the adoption will be brought to my attention. I/we will receive instructions and medication, if necessary, for treating my new animal. As of the signing of this contract any illness, new or existing, becomes my full responsibility.
3. I/we understand Street Dog Hero cannot guarantee the age, health, breed, temperament of any animal. I/we further understand that this animal was rescued and the history of it’s past is unknown, this animal may have existing issues mentally and/or physically and I/we agree to meet and work through those issues patiently and lovingly. I/we understand that it can take up to two weeks or longer for the animal to acclimate into his/her new environment. The animal may get diarrhea, cry, and pace for the first few days. *
3. I/we understand Street Dog Hero cannot guarantee the age, health, breed, temperament of any animal. I/we further understand that this animal was rescued and the history of it’s past is unknown, this animal may have existing issues mentally and/or physically and I/we agree to meet and work through those issues patiently and lovingly. I/we understand that it can take up to two weeks or longer for the animal to acclimate into his/her new environment. The animal may get diarrhea, cry, and pace for the first few days.
4. I/we agree to inform Street Dog Hero of any change in address or phone number *
4. I/we agree to inform Street Dog Hero of any change in address or phone number
5. I/we agree to immediately (same day) inform Street Dog Hero if the animal is lost or noticed missing. *
5. I/we agree to immediately (same day) inform Street Dog Hero if the animal is lost or noticed missing.
6. I/we agree to allow a representative/agent of Street Dog Hero to visit my premises to insure the terms of this agreement have been kept. Street Dog Hero also reserves the right to contact adopter(s) at will for the first year after the adoption date by phone or any other method of communication, (e-mail, postal service, etc). *
6. I/we agree to allow a representative/agent of Street Dog Hero to visit my premises to insure the terms of this agreement have been kept. Street Dog Hero also reserves the right to contact adopter(s) at will for the first year after the adoption date by phone or any other method of communication, (e-mail, postal service, etc).
7. I/we agree to obey all federal, state, and local laws regarding pet ownership, including but not limited to cruelty-to-animals, or numeric limitations (e.g., only 3 small animals permitted in your residence), etc. I/we also agree that I/we will NOT mistreat, beat or otherwise cause harm to this animal in any manner or fashion. I/we will at all times ensure the safety of this animal. *
7. I/we agree to obey all federal, state, and local laws regarding pet ownership, including but not limited to cruelty-to-animals, or numeric limitations (e.g., only 3 small animals permitted in your residence), etc. I/we also agree that I/we will NOT mistreat, beat or otherwise cause harm to this animal in any manner or fashion. I/we will at all times ensure the safety of this animal.
8. I/we agree to adopt the Animal only as a personal pet/companion and not as a gift, working animal, or guard dog and that this animal will be a part of the family and allowed to live and sleep indoors. I/we will NOT chain, tie or otherwise confine animal to an outdoor kennel at any time. *
8. I/we agree to adopt the Animal only as a personal pet/companion and not as a gift, working animal, or guard dog and that this animal will be a part of the family and allowed to live and sleep indoors. I/we will NOT chain, tie or otherwise confine animal to an outdoor kennel at any time.
9. I/we agree that the animal will be fed a QUALITY animal food daily and given adequate fresh water, clean and dry shelter of adequate size and an adequate area for play each day. *
9. I/we agree that the animal will be fed a QUALITY animal food daily and given adequate fresh water, clean and dry shelter of adequate size and an adequate area for play each day.
10. I/we agree to take the animal to a licensed veterinarian as needed but not less than once a year for a well check. As well as, provide all annual and semi-annual vaccinations, regular deworming, medical check-ups, preventative heartworm medication and emergency care by a Veterinarian. I/we agree to spay/neuter the animal if it has not already been fixed within one month of arriving. SDH will help facilitate this and will cover this expense. I/we agree to bear all other veterinary expenses at my sole expense. *
10. I/we agree to take the animal to a licensed veterinarian as needed but not less than once a year for a well check. As well as, provide all annual and semi-annual vaccinations, regular deworming, medical check-ups, preventative heartworm medication and emergency care by a Veterinarian. I/we agree to spay/neuter the animal if it has not already been fixed within one month of arriving. SDH will help facilitate this and will cover this expense. I/we agree to bear all other veterinary expenses at my sole expense.
11. I/we agree that under no circumstance will I/we sell, trade, adopt, give, surrender or transfer ownership of this animal to anyone other than Street Dog Hero. If I/we are no longer able or willing to care for the animal(s) I/we will contact Street Dog Hero first and give Street Dog Hero the option to obtain animal(s) without charge. The animal(s) may not be sold, given away, abandoned, or turned into animal control. I/we agree to give Street Dog Hero 30 days to arrange for a foster home and transport of animal back to Street Dog Hero and is the responsibility of the current owner for all expenses associated with the transport. In the case of an untimely death, the next of kin or estate planner will notify Street Dog Hero. Street Dog Hero will take every recourse to re-home the animal immediately. *
11. I/we agree that under no circumstance will I/we sell, trade, adopt, give, surrender or transfer ownership of this animal to anyone other than Street Dog Hero. If I/we are no longer able or willing to care for the animal(s) I/we will contact Street Dog Hero first and give Street Dog Hero the option to obtain animal(s) without charge. The animal(s) may not be sold, given away, abandoned, or turned into animal control. I/we agree to give Street Dog Hero 30 days to arrange for a foster home and transport of animal back to Street Dog Hero and is the responsibility of the current owner for all expenses associated with the transport. In the case of an untimely death, the next of kin or estate planner will notify Street Dog Hero. Street Dog Hero will take every recourse to re-home the animal immediately.
12. I/we agree to allow Street Dog Hero the right to receive copies of veterinary records pertaining to the animal(s) adopted from Street Dog Hero if this Adoption Contract has been breached. *
12. I/we agree to allow Street Dog Hero the right to receive copies of veterinary records pertaining to the animal(s) adopted from Street Dog Hero if this Adoption Contract has been breached.
13. Should the animal not be a match or I/we breach any part of this contract and Street Dog Hero demands the animal’s return; I/we agree to pay all expenses for the animal’s repossession/return to Street Dog Hero. This will include airfare, boarding kennel expenses, vet fees, reasonable attorney’s fees, litigation expenses, and any other fees associated with returning the animal back to Street Dog Hero. *
13. Should the animal not be a match or I/we breach any part of this contract and Street Dog Hero demands the animal’s return; I/we agree to pay all expenses for the animal’s repossession/return to Street Dog Hero. This will include airfare, boarding kennel expenses, vet fees, reasonable attorney’s fees, litigation expenses, and any other fees associated with returning the animal back to Street Dog Hero.
14. I agree that I am assuming any and all risks associated with this animal. I further understand that if the animal harms, injures or makes ill any person or other animal, or damages any property, I shall assume all legal responsibility for such, and shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Street Dog Hero, its officers, employees, volunteers, assigns, agents, representatives, heirs, and successors. Street Dog Hero has made the owner(s) aware that all animals are different and can respond in unpredictable ways. Adoptive owner(s) expressly acknowledges that he or she accepts the risk that this animal may have vicious propensities that were not disclosed to or detected by Street Dog Hero and its representatives. These propensities could cause injury, including death, and owner(s) expressly assume said risks. The owner(s) is expressly informed not leave the animal unattended with children. If owner(s) chooses to, it is at their own risk. *
14. I agree that I am assuming any and all risks associated with this animal. I further understand that if the animal harms, injures or makes ill any person or other animal, or damages any property, I shall assume all legal responsibility for such, and shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Street Dog Hero, its officers, employees, volunteers, assigns, agents, representatives, heirs, and successors. Street Dog Hero has made the owner(s) aware that all animals are different and can respond in unpredictable ways. Adoptive owner(s) expressly acknowledges that he or she accepts the risk that this animal may have vicious propensities that were not disclosed to or detected by Street Dog Hero and its representatives. These propensities could cause injury, including death, and owner(s) expressly assume said risks. The owner(s) is expressly informed not leave the animal unattended with children. If owner(s) chooses to, it is at their own risk.
15. I certify that the information provided on my Adoption Application is true and understand that false information will nullify this adoption and be regarded as a breach of contract. *
15. I certify that the information provided on my Adoption Application is true and understand that false information will nullify this adoption and be regarded as a breach of contract.
16. If problematic behavior/issues arise and I am unable to correct through obedience classes/training and correspondence/instruction with Street Dog Hero, I agree to return the animal within 2 weeks of adoption. The adoption donation is non-refundable. *
16. If problematic behavior/issues arise and I am unable to correct through obedience classes/training and correspondence/instruction with Street Dog Hero, I agree to return the animal within 2 weeks of adoption. The adoption donation is non-refundable.
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