It Takes A Village 
​Rescue and Adoption
a non profit organization

Terms and Agreement of fostering for
It Takes a Village Rescue

By Signing below, I am in full agreement to:

I will provide care for the foster according to the following guidelines and understand that if at any tme the rescue feels I am not I will immediately return the dog to a representative of It Takes a Village Rescue.

  • I will always keep an ID tag ad collar on the dog
  • I will not leave the dog outside unsupervised
  • I will administer all medication, including monthly heartworm prevention which will be provided by the rescue/
  • I will provide the dog food and fresh water at all times.
  • I will provide the dog with adequate exercise and affection.
  • I will use a secure collar or harness and leash whenever the dog is outside of a secure fence.
  • I will never leave the dog without proper care for more than 8 hours.
  • I will never leave the dog unsupervised/unattended in any vehicle.
  • I will use a crate appropriate for the dog's size and I will not crate longer than 5 hours at a time.
  • If any health concerns arise I will immediately contact It Takes a Village Rescue.
  • I will follow the decompression guidelines to include safe and slow introductions. I will use good judgement and caution in all interactions (both with other animals and people) with the foster dog.​
  • I will not physically reprimand the foster dog. Instead I will use other ways to deter bad behavior such as a stern "NO", removing the item that triggers the unwanted bahavior, and redirecting. 
  • I understand that the dog is owned by the rescue and the rescue has the sole discretion in choosing the adopter, and I will assist in answering the adopter's questions about the dog's personality and setting up meet and greets.
  • If I can no longer foster, I will give the rescue at least 72 hours ro make other accomodations for the dog. At no time will I surrender the dog to a shelter of any type or to another individual or not approved by the rescue.

In consideration for being a foster for a Canine with It Takes a Village Rescue, I hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO HOLD RESPONSIBLE It Takes a Village Rescue from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, including court costs and attorney fees, and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any of the property, belonging to me.
IN SIGNING THIS RELEASE, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT I have read the foregoing Waiver of Liabilty and Hold Harmless Agreement, understand it and sign it voluntarily as my own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made; I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competet; and I execute this Release for full, adequte and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same.

Electronic Signature (First and Last Name)