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Name (Must be at least 18)*
I, the above so named, (hereinafter referred to as “FOSTER”) do willingly enter into this Foster Contract on the above date and acknowledge receipt from OPERATION PETS ALIVE! (Hereinafter referred to as “OPA”) one or more foster pets into my home. I understand that OPA may request that I foster another pet or pets in the future. I hereby agree that the execution of a separate Foster Contract will not be necessary for future foster arrangements that I may volunteer to provide for OPA. I agree to comply with the terms and conditions of this Foster Contract in any such future arrangements. I understand that this Foster Contract can be amended as needed for the best consideration for the pets and OPA.*
In addition, Foster agrees to the following:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FOSTER agrees to provide this pet with a safe home, proper care and attention, and humane treatment in accordance with all current and future state, county and local laws and ordinances where FOSTER resides. A dog is not to ride loose in the back of trucks, is not to be chained or tied out, or allowed to run or roam loose unless within a properly fenced area. Unless special arrangements are approved, the pet is not to be solely an outside pet nor housed outside or, in the case of a dog, in a kennel run.
FOSTER agrees to keep the pet as primarily an inside pet and that a dog should not be left outdoors for extended periods when the foster family is away from home.
FOSTER understands that there are costs involved in fostering a pet, and agrees to assume full responsibility for the costs of food, flea preventative, toys, chews, treats, collar with ID tag and boarding of the pet as necessary if not provided or available through OPA. OPA will be responsible for routine medical costs including spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, deworming and antibiotics. OPA will have sole discretion with regard to medical procedures and measures necessary for this pet.
FOSTER agrees to take the pet to a licensed veterinarian or other qualified individual as specified by OPA for required examinations, routine vaccinations and tests and to provide the pet with any necessary veterinary care upon sickness, disease or injury. This includes giving medication or care as instructed by a licensed veterinarian or other qualified individual as specified.
FOSTER grants permission to OPA to obtain any and all medical records for this pet from FOSTER’s veterinarian at any time for any reason, and agrees to indemnify and hold OPA and any veterinarian harmless from any and all liability regarding the release of such medical records to OPA.
FOSTER agrees that the pet will reside in his/her home, will be kept as a household pet, and will not be used for breeding, fighting or in the case of dogs, exclusively as a hunting or guard dog. FOSTER will not allow the pet to be used in experiments or research of any kind.
FOSTER agrees to provide and utilize a snap or buckle type collar for dogs with an ID tag with a current phone number of FOSTER or OPA at all times. Training collars such as “choke” or “prong” type collars shall only be used on a dog when working with or under direct supervision of a professional trainer.*
FOSTER agrees to notify OPA within 24 hours should the pet become lost or separated from FOSTER, appears ill or in distress or shows signs of aggression to people or other animals. FOSTER agrees to notify OPA immediately if pet bites a person or another animal.
OPA makes no warranties or representations regarding the pet’s health or temperament. It is agreed and understood by FOSTER that while every effort is made to provide an accurate history and assessment of a pet, OPA does not warrant any pet regarding medical status, behavior, or disposition. It is further agreed that environmental changes may affect the temperament of any pet and that OPA has no liability or responsibility of any nature regarding defects with the pet, or injuries or damage to any person or property or personal pets which may be caused by the pet.
FOSTER consents to the examination of this pet by OPA (or its agent) at any time with or without FOSTER’s consent. FOSTER consents and acknowledges that OPA has the right to reclaim the pet at any time for failure to comply with the terms of this contract or any misrepresentations of fact FOSTER made in this Contract. FOSTER agrees to relinquish custody of this pet to OPA immediately upon request without legal writ or order.
FOSTER agrees that if for any reason he/she can no longer care for this pet the pet must be returned to OPA at OPA’s sole discretion. The pet shall not be given away, sold, or exchanged by the FOSTER without prior written consent of OPA. FOSTER understands that any friend or family member who wishes to adopt this pet will be required to apply to OPA for the right to adopt it. It is strictly forbidden for any OPA pet to be surrendered to a shelter, animal control facility or any rescue facility other than OPA , in OPA’s sole discretion.
If this pet has not be spayed or neutered prior to the execution of this contract, FOSTER acknowledges that his/her pet is subject to such procedure being performed and OPA retains the right to reclaim the pet from the FOSTER if such spay or neuter procedure is not performed as required. FOSTER agrees to have the appropriate surgical procedure performed within the earliest reasonable timeframe.
FOSTER agrees to immediately notify OPA of any name, address, home, work or cell telephone number or email address changes should FOSTER move, relocate or change services.
FOSTER agrees to pay OPA for any and all expenses, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees in enforcing the terms and provisions of the Contract. Payment of these damages shall not excuse FOSTER from returning the pet to OPA.
It is agreed and understood by FOSTER and OPA that this written agreement sets forth all promises, agreements, conditions and understanding between them, oral or written, and that both parties have fully read and understood all of this agreement.*
By signing this Foster Contract, FOSTER herby affirms and declares: I have read and understand all of the terms of this Foster Contract. I agree to abide by all of its terms and conditions. I am at least 18 years of age and am signing this Foster Contract of my own free will and I am not under duress of any kind. I have never been investigated, charged, or ticketed with cruelty to any animal.
Upon execution of this Foster Contract, FOSTER releases, indemnifies and holds harmless OPA, its officers, directors, members, agents, and representatives or their heirs, administrators, executors, and successors from any and all liability and claims of any and every nature and cause, know or unknown, now or hereafter directly or indirectly relating to a foster pet.*
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