Sample Adoption Contracts

Sample Adoption Contracts

 

Here are two printable contracts that are free for use for fostering pets on your own.  You may change them any way you wish… with the understanding that these are very basic and NOT created by a law source.   You may want to seek legal advice for creating a better contract.

 


Adoption Questionaire

for Potential Parents

 

 

 

Personal Information:

 

Name:_______________________________________________________

 

Home Phone: ______________________ Cell #: _____________________

 

Spouse’s Name (if applicable): ______________________________________

 

How many children in your home? __________  Ages: ____________________

 

Are there any others residing in your home?  Please List:________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

Employer Name: ______________________________ Phone: ______________

 

Employer Address: _________________________________________________

 

City: ________________________________ State:__________Zip: __________

 

How long have you been there? : _____________________________________

 

 

 

Residential Information:

 

Home Address: ______________________________________________________

 

City: ______________________________ State: __________ Zip: ________

 

Is this where the pet will live with you? ____________

 

How long have you resided at this address? __________________________

 

If less than two years, what was your previous address? _________________

 

_______________________________________________________________

 

 

Do you Rent or Own? ______________  Apartment? _______ House? _______

 

Condo? ________ Mobile Home? _________

 

What happens to the pet if you move?_______________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

 

If Renting, what is your Landlord’s name? ________________________________

 

Landlord’s Phone Number: ________________________

 

Have you received permission from your landlord? ___________________

 

 

 

 

Other Adoption Information:

 

What do you think makes this particular pet a good choice for you? ________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

Have you had experience with this particular breed? _________

 

 

Do you have a fence around your yard?  Please describe: _______________________

 

_____________________________________________________________________

 

How will you exercise your pet? ___________________________________________

 

____________________________________________________________________

 

How many hours are you away from home during the average work day? _________

 

Where will your pet be kept during that time?__________________________________

 

Where will your pet be sleeping during the night? ______________________________

 

What kind of other pets do you have in the home?  Please list:

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

Are they all current on their vaccinations? _____________

 

 

Your Veterinarian’s Name: _______________________________________________

 

City: ________________________ Phone Number: ___________________________

 

Does anyone in the household have allergies? ________________________________

 

Does anyone in the household have Asthma? _________________________________

 

Have you or anyone in your household ever been convicted of animal cruelty, neglect,

 

or abandonment?  ___________

 

Have you ever had to give up a pet?  Please explain: _________________________

 

_____________________________________________________________________

 

Are there any other comments you would like to make? ________________________

 

_____________________________________________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

I, (name)__________________________________ certify that all information provided on this form is true. I give permission to Rescuer to verify information as needed. I understand that a home check may be mandatory prior to adopting a pet, also.  Any false statement will terminate potential adoption.

 

 

Signature: ___________________________________ Date: __________________

 

 

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Adoption Contract


 

 

 

Rescuer’s Information:

 

Name:____________________________________Spouse/Other_________________

 

Address:_______________________________________________________________

 

City:__________________________State:_____________Zip Code:

 

Home Phone:___________________ Cell Phone: ________________________

 

Email Address: ____________________________

 

 

 

Adopter’s Information:

 

Name:____________________________________Spouse/Other_________________

 

Address:_______________________________________________________________

 

City:__________________________State:_____________Zip Code:

 

Home Phone:___________________ Cell Phone: ________________________

 

Email Address: ____________________________

 

Driver’s License: _______________________ License Plate: _______________

 

 

 

 

 

This contract is a written agreement to transfer ownership of adoptive pet from the

 

Rescuer (name)___________________________________________________

 

to the Adopting Parent(s) (name)_______________________________________

 

on this date: _________________________________.

 

 

 

Adoptive Pet’s Information:

 

Name:____________________________________Cat/Dog/Other:________________

 

Male/Female: _________ Date of Birth or assumed age: ________________

 

Color:____________________ Description/Breed:______________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

Shelter Rescued From: ___________________________Date:___________________

 

Shelter Fees: $_______________________ Vet Fees: $___________________

 

Altered Date:___________________ MicroChip #: ________________________

 

 

 

Adoption Fee:

Rescuer and Adopting Parents have agreed upon the sum of $ _______________ donation to Rescuer for help with expenses incurred by saving this pet from the shelter and vet bills.

 

 

 

 

Adoptive Parent(s) Agreement

 

I, (adoptive parent(s) name):___________________________________________

agree to provide care from this day forward to my new pet.  This includes adequate food, water, exercise, shelter, veterinary care, and lots of love. The pet will be kept in the house and will not be tethered outside.

 

I agree never to sell, trade, or surrender the pet to any agency without giving prior notice to: (Rescuer’s name):___________________________________________.

I agree that Rescuer will have first option of reclaiming the pet.

 

I agree that the adoption fee is non-refundable and there is no reimbursement if the adoption does not work out unless agreed upon by Rescuer in terms listed below:

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________

 

 

I agree that all expenses incurred after I take possession of pet will be my  sole responsibility and Rescuer is released of any and all liabilities whether financially or other.

 

I hereby understand that the Rescuer has obtained this animal from the shelter stated above and may have no prior information of age, breed, health issues, training, registration, or other. Any information shared by Rescuer is of own experience with the pet and Rescuer makes no warranties of any kind concerning pet.

 

 

Adoptive Parent(s) signature(s):_____________________________________

 

______________________________________

 

Date: _______________

 

 

 

 

 

Rescuer’s signature(s): _______________________________________

 

_________________________________________

 

 

Date: _______________

 

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