Adoption Agreement & Application
Adoption Agreement and Application
We are looking for permanent, responsible homes for the animals leaving our care. Every year millions of animals are surrendered to animal shelters because owners allow them to breed indiscriminately or decide they no longer want the responsibility of caring for a pet. Dogs are not disposable objects. We realize that adopting a pet is a LIFETIME COMMITMENT. It is our hope that prospective owners are aware of this also. Therefore, our policies are strict for the sake of our animals.
All pets adopted from the CPR Fund WILL BE SPAYED OR NEUTERED PRIOR TO LEAVING OUR CARE.
All pets adopted from CPR Fund MUST be kept up to date with vaccinations and heartworm prevention for the rest of their lives.
Any dog adopted from The CPR Fund is to be kept as a house dog only.
If you are interested in a large breed dog (over 50 lbs.) we suggest a fenced yard. No large or very active breeds will be adopted to apartments.
No dog will be adopted to be chained outside or allowed to run at large. This policy is in accordance with state and local laws as well as the CPR Fund's opposition to prolonged tethering. The dog is also to be kept under your direct control at all times.
No dogs will be adopted for breeding, scientific experimentation, hunting, guard/attack use, or any purpose other than companionship.
If you rent, we require written or verbal consent from the property owner before your application will be approved. All landlords WILL be contacted at the time of application processing.
We do not adopt animals as presents or gifts without the potential adopter's knowledge and approved application.
You must be 18 years of age or older with a valid ID to adopt. In households with multiple adults, each adult must agree to the adoption.
CPR Fund has a 7 day refund policy. If within 7 days of bringing home your new pet you decide it just is not working out, return the dog to the foster home and your adoption fee will be refunded.
If at any time you feel you can no longer care for your pet you must return him or her to the CPR Fund. By returning your pet you forfeit all rights associated with the ownership of that pet.
Although our pets are evaluated by a veterinarian prior to adoption, the CPR Fund cannot guarantee or be held responsible for any medical, physical or behavioral problems the pet may develop after leaving our care.