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Adoption Contract

  • In accordance with the terms outlined in this agreement, Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue, Inc. (“Rescue”) agrees to provide, and the undersigned (“Adopting Party”) agrees to adopt:

  • *The adoption fee helps to reimburse the incurred veterinary expenses and care of the dog in Rescue as well as operating and regulatory expenses. Adoption fees are non-refundable.
  • Normal care includes

    1. Maintain dog on a proper diet and at a weight sensible for its size and age. Provide fresh food, fresh water, and plenty of exercise daily.
    2. Provide routine preventative care, which includes:
      • Annual physical examinations by a licensed veterinarian.
      • Annual vaccinations against DHLPP, Rabies, and Bordetella.
      • Annual fecal examinations and heartworm screenings.
      • Monthly heartworm and flea preventative used all year long
      • Lyme disease vaccinations as recommended by your veterinarian
    3. Always keep this dog within a fenced yard (not on a chain) or supervised on a leash. Never leave this dog outside when no one is home, never allow the dog to be tied to a doghouse, or to a chain, nor leave unsupervised in a yard for long periods of time, resulting in the dog’s possible digging, climbing out, or barking endlessly.
    4. Provide regular grooming of the coat to prevent matting. Keep nails neatly trimmed and provide proper care for ears and skin.
    5. Transport this dog in a safe manner and never loose in the open bed of a pick-up truck or in any other unsafe manner.
  • ADOPTING PARTY HAS READ THIS ADOPTION CONTRACT AND FULLY UNDERSTANDS IT AND, BY WRITING/TYPING NAME IN THE SIGNATURE BOX BELOW, AGREES TO BE BOUND BY ITS PROVISIONS. ADOPTING PARTY FURTHER AGREES THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE ADOPTION APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR THIS DOG IS INCOPORATED INTO THIS CONTRACT BY THIS REFERENCE.