INFORMATION ABOUT ADOPTING



Fraser Coast Dog Rescue

Information about Adopting

Terms and Conditions from FCDR Adoption Agreement

The undersigned agrees to abide by the following terms of adoption:

1. Return/Settling In period: The above designated dog may be returned to Fraser Coast Dog Rescue Inc. within three weeks of the adoption date for a full refund, if the adopter is not satisfied with any aspect of the adoption. After three weeks from the adoption date, no refund will be given. The adopter is responsible for all costs involved in returning the dog to FCDR.

2. Safety: During the three week settling in period, the above designated dog will at all times wear a collar with identification tag attached. Also during this period the dog will not be allowed off my property without a collar and leash.

3. Health Program: The above designated dog will be cared for humanely, including adequate food, shelter, water and veterinary care and will be licensed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which state he resides. All veterinary work, including routine health procedures that fall due after the date of adoption are the responsibility of the new owner. Excluding de-sexing of puppies at six months of age.

4. Transfer of Ownership: The above designated dog may not be transferred to any other person during the three week period. Transfer of micro-chipping details will be done after the three week period.

5. Loss: If the above designated dog is lost or stolen, the adopter will take all reasonable steps to find the dog and notify FCDR within 2 days.

6. Reason for Adoption: The above designated dog is to be kept as a house pet, shall not be used for medical or any other experimental purpose and shall not be chained or tied.

7. Reservation of Rights: Fraser Coast Dog Rescue Inc. reserves the right to enforce this contract in order to protect the welfare of the above designated dog. If the terms and conditions of the Agreement are not upheld, FCDR reserves the right to terminate this Agreement and to reclaim the dog.

8. Payment: Payment to be made in Cash. Direct Bank Deposit is available if payment is made and cleared prior to collecting the dog.

I hereby acknowledge receipt from Fraser Coast Dog Rescue Inc. (FCDR) of the dog described above. I accept the dog as is and assume all risk and financial responsibilities of ownership. I hereby release FCDR from any liability associated with any illness of the dog or damage, accident or injury hereafter caused by the said dog. I agree that FCDR will not in any way be held responsible for the conduct of this dog after its adoption. I agree to pay any reasonable legal fees and court expenses if FCDR must bring legal action against me to enforce this Adoption Agreement. I understand that any sum of money given to FCDR is to be used for its work in caring for this and other dogs and is not refundable except as provided in "Terms of Adoption" Number 1. I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand the Adoption Agreement and agree to abide by all of its rules and regulations set forth herein. I pledge that I will keep the dog described herein as a part of my family.

If at any time I desire to relinquish custody, or FCDR demands its release for failure to comply with the agreement, I agree to return the said dog to FCDR, making no charges of any nature for licensing, care, food or other services or items.

For more information please contact Annette by or by phone at (07) 4121 7616.