Foster Agreement & Home Release Waiver

Foster Agreement

 

PSR will provide food, litter, crates, bedding, toys, and other items as needed for the animal while it is in your care at home. The foster parent is responsible for transporting the foster animal for vet appointments as required. PSR requires that all animals currently residing in your household are up-to-date on vaccinations. You may be asked to provide proof of vaccinations.

You will be expected to keep the foster animal safe and secure; return it to PSR when requested to do so; not promise the animal to anyone or imply that you have the authority to approve a potential adoption. PSR retains ownership of all animals placed in foster care and will make all decisions regarding the adoption and placement of the animals fostered.

Foster services performed by an individual are voluntary and are without any express or implied promise of salary, compensation, or payment of any kind.

I have read and understood the questions and statements above. I certify that all the information contained in the application is true and correct. I understand the although PSR takes reasonable care to screen animals for foster care placement, it makes no guarantee relating to the animal’s health, behavior, or actions. I understand the I receive foster care animals at my own risk and can decline to accept any animals for which PSR has me to provide care. I acknowledge that PSR is not responsible for any property damage or personal injury suffered by me, members of my household, including my own animals, or any third parties during a foster placement, and I assume liability to provide adequate controls to prevent such damage or injury. I acknowledge that this application remains the property of PSR.

 

Home Release Waiver

This Release, Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement is made between PitSquad Rescue, LLC and the foster parent who has signed this agreement below, in favor of and for the benefit of PitSquad Rescue, LLC and all of its officers, directors, employees, and all other persons or entities doing action through them. The agreement between the foster and PitSquad Rescue, LLC is ongoing and PitSquad Rescue, LLC reserved the right to update policies at any given time. The undersigned has read and agrees to abide by all of the following:

In consideration of participating as a foster parent, the foster parent agrees that they are assuming certain risks and agrees to participate in fostering voluntarily, waiving, releasing, and forever discharging any and all claims for damages of property or personal injury.

The undersigned is aware there are no guarantees, warranties, or full knowledge of the pets that PitSquad Rescue, Inc. acquires as to the health and temperament of the animals. The undersigned volunteer agrees to accept the animals they foster to their charge as a humanitarian act and agrees to release and hold harmless PitSquad Rescue, LLC from any and all liability or responsibility in connection with fostering a cat or dog obtained by PitSquad Rescue, LLC If the foster has any issues with the foster animal (s)he shall make the mentor aware of these issues immediately. If the foster is unable to continue caring for his/her foster pet(s), (s)he will make arrangements with his/her mentor to move the animal within two weeks’ time.

PitSquad Rescue, LLC shall supply food, medical care, and supplies for the foster animal. The undersigned agrees to care for this dog or cat in a responsible manner providing the food, shelter, and medical care as needed, and will restrain this pet appropriately at all times keeping the dog on a leash or in a fenced-in yard. All medical treatment shall be directed through PitSquad Rescue, LLC. In addition, the foster volunteer agrees to carry the appropriate house or rental insurance on their property as required by his/her insurer.

The foster parent agrees to play an active role in finding an adoptive home for any animals in their care, including but not limited to responding to public inquiries, writing online-listings for the pet, attending adoption events, and pre-approving adopters based on PitSquad Rescue, LLC guidelines. The foster agrees to two adoption events per month but can attend more if willing.

PitSquad Rescue, LLC shall do its best to supply all food, medical and pet supplies for the foster dog or cat. If there are additional items needed, the foster volunteer must seek pre-approval for purchase from the Office Manager or the Board; this includes items such as grooming. Reimbursements will not be made for any purchased supplies without prior consent.

The foster parent is held to a level of confidentiality regarding personal information about adopters or other matters that fosters, volunteers, and board members may discuss in meetings and via the group email(s). If the foster finds any of these matters to impugn the character of the organization or its members, the foster shall bring it to the attention of their mentor, the Board, or Office Manager; all of which are still held to the standard of confidentiality. Through the taster’s words or actions, the foster shall not place PitSquad Rescue, LLC in a poor light in the community.

The foster shall grant PitSquad Rescue, LLC the use of the taster’s and the PitSquad Rescue, LLC cats or dog’s image or likeness in connection with the volunteer experience, for the benefit of the organization.

Finally and very importantly, the foster agrees to read the PitSquad Rescue, LLC Foster Handbook and policies and procedures and abide by them to their best ability. Further, if any other questions shall arise, the foster shall go to their mentor, the Board, or Office Manager for resolution.

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