Georgia Society for the Prevention of Animal Cruelty
Foster Home Agreement
Describe your experience with dogs (including # of years):
Who else will be living with the foster animal?
Children under 5: Y N How many?
Children 5 and up: Y N How many?
Teenagers: Y N How many?
Adults: Y N How many?
Please list all companion animals currently living with you:
Cats: Y N How many?
Dogs: Y N How many?
Other: Y N How many?
Are your pets altered? Y N If no, please explain why:
How many hours a day will the foster dog be left alone?
Where will the foster dog be kept when no one is at home?
Where will the foster dog sleep at night?
The person listed above (“Foster Home”) agrees to act as a foster home for Georgia Society for the Prevention of Animal Creulty (GA SPCA) in accordance with the terms of this Foster Home Agreement.
The Foster Home certifies that the information provided herein and in his/her Foster Home Agreement is true and correct.
The Foster Home agrees to care for its foster animals in a humane and responsible manner, and to provide the foster animal with sufficient shelter, water and food. The Foster Home agrees to keep the foster animal on a leash or in a secure pet carrier when outside of its foster home or fenced yard, and to keep the foster animal within the passenger compartment of any vehicle during vehicular transportation.
The Foster Home agrees to notify his/her Foster Home Contact as soon as possible of any change in the status of either the animal in his/her care or the foster home environment described above, and to immediately notify his/her Foster Home Contact in the event the foster animal is injured or missing. The Foster Home understands that should the foster animal become ill while during stay that Foster Home will contact GA SPCA immediately so that GA SPCA can seek proper medical care. Any medical expenses that incur without previous authorization from a GA SPCA representative may not be reimbursable.
The Foster Home acknowledges that ownership of all foster animals shall remain with GA SPCA until such time as proper adoption is completed. No foster animal may be adopted, transferred, or relinquished without written approval by an authorized representative of GA SPCA. The Foster Home understands and agrees that only designated GA SPCA representatives have authority to approve and place rescued animals into foster or permanent homes, and that only authorized representatives of GA SPCA will conduct interviews and home visits and make adoption placement decisions. The Foster Home understands that adoptions will be deemed consummated only upon execution of the GA SPCA adoption contract, receipt of adoption fee, and final approval by an authorized GA SPCA representative. All foster animals must be sterilized prior to completion of adoption. The Foster Home understands that if the Foster Home decides to adopt his/her foster animal, s/he pay the full adoption fee charged by GA SPCA.
The Foster Home agrees to be courteous, helpful, and honest to potential adopters and to cooperate in showing the foster animal and accommodating potential adopters who wish to see the foster animal. The Foster Home will provide GA SPCA with his/her fair impressions and honest assessment of the foster animal.
The Foster Home understands and agrees that GA SPCA foster animals are rescues, and that rescue animals respond to situations differently and unpredictably. The Foster Home understands and agrees that GA SPCA makes no representations or warranties express or implied, about the foster animal’s health, behavior or temperament.
The Foster Home understands that all work done with GA SPCA is at his/her own risk, and hereby releases GA SPCA, its officers, volunteers, agents, employees, contractors and representatives from any liability of any kind whatsoever arising from his/her voluntary foster care and/or from any claims relating to adoption, ownership or possession of the foster animal. The Foster Home also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless GA SPCA, its officers, volunteers, agents, employees, contractors and representatives from any and all losses, fines, claims or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to the foster animal or his/her voluntary foster care of such animal, including any claims for injury or damage to persons or property caused by the foster animal.
The Foster Home certifies that s/he is at least 18 years of age, and understands that this is a legally binding contract.
Foster Home Signature
GA SPCA Representative Signature
GA SPCA Foster Home Contact:
GA SPCA Foster Home Telephone Number:
Alternative GA SPCA Foster Home Contact:
Alternative GA SPCA Foster Home Telephone Number: