In consideration of this opportunity to foster, I agree to the following terms and conditions,
intending to be legally bound by them:
I will furnish a representative of Cherished Cockers the
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three veterinarians so Cherished
Cockers can set up an account for care.
If this is not possible, the foster will be required to submit the
required payment or make other arrangements with Cherished Cockers. The foster
will submit all invoices to Cherished Cockers within 5 business days. Cherished
Cockers will reimburse the foster for the invoices within 5 days of receipt of
- Every Cocker coming in to foster care with Cherished
Cockers will be vetted. This will include:
- Spay/neuter when necessary
- All applicable vaccinations
- Heartworm test
PLEASE NOTE: If
there is an emergency or unforeseen veterinary care is necessary, Cherished
Cockers should be notified immediately for approval. You will be provided with
contact number of person(s) who can provide approval.
If there is a personal emergency, vacation scheduled, etc,
please notify Cherished Cockers if arrangements need to be made for the care of
the foster. If someone other than
the person(s) signing this agreement will be responsible for caring for the
foster, please advise Cherished Cockers, in writing, and furnish their contact
In the event that the foster feels the need to make a
purchase for the care of the foster, please notify Cherished Cockers for
approval. This should include an estimate for the item(s) requested.
I will abide by the mission, rules, regulations, policies and programs of the
Cherished Cockers, Inc. while I am a foster.
I assume the risks of being bitten, scratched, injured or frightened by dogs
and puppies or other Cherished Cockers animals in connection with my foster work
for Cherished Cockers. The Cherished Cockers organization, officers and
volunteers are not liable to me for any injuries, damages, liabilities, losses,
judgments, costs or expenses which I might suffer or sustain in connection to
the performance of my foster activities for Cherished Cockers unless they are
the result of Cherished Cockers' gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
I will indemnify, defend and hold Cherished Cockers harmless from and against
any claims, lawsuits, injuries, damages, losses, costs or expenses sustained by
any companion animal or any person in connection with my intentional misconduct
or grossly negligent performance of foster activities for Cherished Cockers, or my breach of Cherished Cockers' rules,
regulations, policies and programs.
If I suspend foster activities, or upon Cherished Cockers' request at any time, I will
promptly return all Cherished Cockers supplies, equipment, records, monies and other items in
good, clean condition.
I will not have a person outside Cherished Cockers organization temporarily care for Cherished Cockers'
animals (i.e. a visitor, pet sitter, neighbor, relative) unless the person first signs a
Hold Harmless Agreement to hold Cherished Cockers, its officers and volunteers harmless in the
event of injury or mishap. In the case of an adoption, an Adoption Agreement is to be signed.
Any modification to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. This Agreement
is binding upon Cherished Cockers, Cherished Cockers' representatives, me and my respective
heirs, successors, assigns, executors and personal representatives.
I agree to INDEMNIFY and HOLD HARMLESS Cherished Cockers
for any costs or liabilities which they may incur as a result of my fostering
for Cherished Cockers.
I acknowledge and agree that I have carefully read this
Agreement, that I fully understand the same, and that I freely and voluntarily
execute the same.
I understand that I may seek independent advice prior to
signing this Agreement. I understand that this Agreement is binding on me, my
spouse, my executors, administrators, personal representatives and assigns and
that this Agreement has important legal consequences. The terms of this
Agreement are contractual and not mere recitals. This Agreement will be
construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of Ohio.
I will abide by all the terms stated above and not dispute or take issue with them in any way.