General Foster Care Agreement


  1. The foster individual(s) acknowledge(s) the purposes and aims of the Rescue Program and recognizes the reasonable interest in assuring the proper and humane treatment of rescue Siberian Huskies during temporary placement with the foster home. The foster individual(s) represent(s) that no member of the family has been charged with cruelty to animals and agree(s) to accept the following conditions and restrictions in order to be eligible to provide a foster home for rescue Siberian Huskies.
  2. The foster home will keep the rescue Siberian Husky indoors or in a kennel run. It will not be tied to a doghouse or to a chain.
  3. The foster home will provide the rescue Siberian Husky with an adequately fenced yard and/or will walk the dog on a leash daily. At no time will any Siberian Husky be allowed to run loose while unattended.
  4. The foster individual(s), when away from home for over a 24 hour period, will advise the rescue coordinator, so that alternative arrangements can be made for the Siberian Husky.
  5. The foster home acknowledges that their residence, if rented, permits pets pursuant to the lease, or by special permission of the landlord or resident manager.
  6. The rescue Siberian Husky will never be attack- or guard-trained or used as a property guard dog. Further, this dog will not be used in any aspect of dog/animal fighting.
  7. The foster family will provide said rescue Siberian Husky with all the care and attention necessary to ensure its health and well being. This will include providing sufficient food, water, exercise, competent veterinary care, annual vaccinations, deworming, prompt veterinary care in the event of illness or injury and heartworm preventative. The foster home will give the rescue coordinator receipts for all medical expenses and will maintain the expense log for any rescue dogs in their care.
  8. The rescue Siberian Husky will not be abused in any manner. The rescue Siberian Husky will not be beaten or otherwise treated cruelly, and will not be the subject of, or subjected to, any biological, chemical, psychological, or other experiment.
  9. In the event the rescue Siberian Husky is lost or stolen, the foster individual(s) will contact the rescue coordinator immediately, advertise in major newspapers and make all reasonable attempts to locate the animal.
  10. The foster individual(s) shall not give, lease, or otherwise transfer custody of the rescue Siberian Husky to any other person, or to any business or organization, except to return the dog to the Rescue Program.
  11. The foster individual(s) will promptly notify the rescue coordinator of all and any changes in residence, mailing address, and/or telephone number.
  12. The foster individual(s) will notify the rescue coordinator immediately of the rescue Siberian Husky's death and/or serious illness.
  13. The foster individual(s) must notify the rescue coordinator within 12 hours of any bite by the Siberian Husky inflicted on a human or another animal not owned by the foster individual(s).
  14. The foster individual(s) recognize(s) the need to ensure that the rescue Siberian Husky is receiving proper and humane care, and agrees to allow inspection of the foster home and the conditions in which the rescue Siberian Husky is living, at any reasonable time by a representative of the Rescue Program.
  15. The foster individual(s) agree(s) to immediately surrender custody of the rescue Siberian Husky to a rescue representative upon demand. The foster individual(s) agree(s) that the foster individual(s) has/have no legal ownership and will not obtain any legal rights to the rescue Siberian Husky in their care.
  16. Should it be necessary to litigate in connection with any dispute concerning the care, treatment, and-or custody of a rescue animal directly under the care of the foster home, the foster individual(s) agree(s) to pay all court costs and reasonable attorney fees.
  17. The foster individual(s) recognize(s) that although the Rescue Program has made reasonable efforts to provide a rescue Siberian Husky which is compatible with the foster individual's environment,the foster home agrees that the Rescue Program does not warrant the temperament or behavior of the rescue Siberian Husky and that the Rescue Program is not to be held liable for any acts of the rescue Siberian Husky while living with the foster individual(s). The foster family agrees to notify the rescue coordinator immediately if they believe the temperament or behavior of the rescue Siberian Husky is incompatible with the foster home environment.
  18. The foster individual(s) state(s) that they have reasonable knowledge about the proper care of dogs and more specifically, Siberian Huskies. The foster home agrees to be responsible for the proper supervision of the rescue dog in their possession. Should the Rescue Program suffer any damages or legal costs as a result of the negligent supervision of the rescue dog in the foster home's care, the foster individual(s) agree(s) to indemnify the Rescue Program for all such damages and costs.
  19. The foster individual(s) acknowledge(s) that the purpose of the Rescue Program in establishing the conditions in this agreement is to safeguard the health and well-being of the rescue Siberian Husky, to protect the rescue Siberian Husky against neglect, abuse and cruelty and to temporarily house a rescue Siberian Husky until a permanent home is found. The foster individual(s) enter(s) into this Agreement freely and with knowledge.
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