You are a permanent resident of Pasco County, Florida, and will not transport the foster animal outside of Pasco County.
You agree to safely transport the foster animal(s) to and from the SPCA Suncoast shelter for all scheduled medical appointments including any spay/neuter surgery that has been scheduled prior to leaving the facility.
You agree to contact the foster coordinator if the animal needs medical attention other than the regularly scheduled medical appointments. I understand that SPCA Suncoast will not reimburse me for non-approved medical expenses accrued with outside veterinarian clinics nor for any expenses incurred as a result of this foster animal.
You agree that all services related to foster care are provided strictly on a volunteer basis and will not receive benefits, pay, or other compensation. You also understand that fostering does not guarantee your adoption of the animal but that you have the opportunity of being first in line to adopt. A meet and greet are required if other pets live in the home.
You agree that any animals already in your house are on the current booster and rabies vaccinations and are licensed per county ordinance prior to taking this foster animal into your home.
You agree to provide adequate food, shelter, and water to the above-mentioned animal(s).
You agree to periodic home checks at the discretion of the foster coordinator and/or that you will bring the foster animal back to the SPCA Suncoast shelter when requested to do so at any time during the foster period.
You agree that the foster animal is to be kept indoors and must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a foster provider if taken outdoors. Dogs must be held on a leash while walking outdoors.
You understand that you do not have the right to rehome, transfer or place this foster animal into any home that is not your own and that if you are unable to care for the animal, you are to return it to the SPCA Suncoast shelter immediately.
You understand that the foster animal will be returned to the SPCA Suncoast upon expiration of the foster period and that if you refuse to return the animal upon request of the shelter at any time, you are now in possession of stolen property.
You understand that SPCA Suncoast will not be held liable for any property damage, injuries, and/or illnesses to humans or personal pets which may occur from fostering this animal and you release and hold harmless SPCA Suncoast, its officials, agents, employees, representatives, and volunteers, from all losses, damages, costs, expenses, liability. claims, actions, and judgments of any kind including litigation and attorney fees arising from your foster.
If the foster animal dies while in our care, the remains must be returned to SPCA Suncoast immediately.
You certify that no person in your home or caring for this animal has been charged or convicted of animal cruelty. (background checks are conducted.)