In consideration of a donation of $ ______ CISR
agrees to allow Adopter to adopt this Rescue Sheltie according to the
terms set forth in this contract. CISR warrants that as of the
Agreement date and to the best of its knowledge the Dog:
Is current on all shots (for age), altered, HW negative, wormed,
Is in good health, and free of any diseases.
Adopter understands THIS IS A LEGAL BINDING CONTRACT, and agrees to
abide by the following terms AND CONDITIONS of adoption
completed an adoption application which is attached and incorporated
herein as a part of this Agreement As of this date of adoption.
agrees to take physical possession of the above Dog. Adopter will now
begin bearing the cost of all medical / Vet care, medication, food,
grooming, and housing, and any other costs the dog may incur.
one month, for any reason you decide the Dog is not right for you or
your family, you may return the Dog to CISR for a refund of your
donation. After one month, there is no refund available, but you
must still return the Dog to CISR should you no longer want to keep
Adopter agrees that ownership and/or possession of the Dog is not
transferable, and the Dog will not reside with anyone other than Adopter
except for temporary boarding while Adopter vacations. Adopter agrees
that if for any reason he/she is unable or unwilling to house and care
for the Dog, or if he/she should no longer want to retain ownership of
the Dog, that Adopter will immediately, at Adopter’s expense, return the
Dog to CISR in McLean County, Illinois. It is the Adopter's
responsibility to transport the Dog back to CISR in a safe and approved
agrees this dog will never be allowed to run loose. The dog must
always be on a leash or in a securely (physically) fenced yard. ________________
The use of
“Invisible fences” or “Underground” or “Electronic fences” are strictly
prohibited under this contract.
tethering this dog outside is strictly prohibited under this contract
The Dog is
being placed with the strict understanding that it is going to a private
home, to live as an indoor pet. Adopter understands and shall cause the
Dog to reside in the home of the Adopter, not outside. An indoor pet
shall mean the Dog will be inside adopter’s home except for supervised
playtime outside and for purposes of urination and bowel movements. The
Dog may never be allowed to be outdoors if Adopter is not home.
shall treat this animal in a humane and loving way at all times, and to
make sure that anyone temporarily caring for the Dog will do the same.
Adopter shall provide the Dog with proper veterinary care as is
recommended by his or her veterinarian, for the rest of the Dog’s life.
This includes yearly physical exams, dental cleanings when
recommended, blood tests or other tests, vaccinations, monthly
heartworm prevention, and monthly prevention of parasites, fleas and
ticks.. Adopter hereby gives CISR permission to verify this care by
contacting and talking with the Dog’s veterinarian at will.
shall immediately have an ID tag made, and attach it to the Dog’s
collar. Adopter shall make certain the Dog wears its collar with ID tag
at all times. The information on the tag should include your at least
Adopter’s phone number. Adopter agrees to make certain ID tag always
has Adopter’s current information.
shall license the Dog according to any local ordinances.
shall feed a wholesome, premium dog food, and have fresh water available
at all times. Generic dog food, store brand dog foods, or no-name dog
foods are not considered premium food
understands that CISR will never place a known biter. However, Adopter
is fully aware and does understand that any dog may bite if provoked, or
if scared, sick, teased or injured.
known background and medical history have been discussed with Adopter.
Adopter understands that CISR has made no representation concerning the
health, condition, training behavior, or temperament of the Dog.
understands that CISR may examine and/or make inquiries about the Dog at
any time. Adopter also consents to CISR speaking with their
Veterinarian to verify the care given. Refusal to cooperate with
inquiries of the Dog shall be considered a breach of contract.
agrees that IF CISR comes to possess this dog by any means during
the term of this agreement, and finds the dog to be in need of any care
that adopter has not provided, CISR will immediately regain ownership of
this dog, and may keep the dog in their possession without the need for
civil litigation. Police and Law Enforcement are instructed to make
sure CISR retains possession of this dog. CISR will retain possession
of the dog until any deficiencies in care have been remedied.
reserves the right to terminate this agreement, and regain possession
and ownership of the dog at any time. Should new information
become known to CISR that IN CISR’s SOLE OPINION may affect the
health or wellbeing of the dog. CISR may, at its discretion (i) work
with adopter in correcting the problem, or (ii) ask for the dog to be
returned. Adopter hereby acknowledges this and agrees to return the
dog, if asked to by CISR (for any reason) within 72 hours. Return
shall be made to CISR in Towanda, Illinois.
_________ (adopters initials)
hereby agrees that IF he/she, a friend, family member, guardian, or an
executor of his/her estate should give or sell this dog to another
person, animal shelter, or any other entity, that Adopter, or his/her
estate will pay the sum of $4500 to Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue as a
penalty, and as a means for CISR to reclaim the dog. Adopter agrees to
this penalty/ fee and acknowledges that he/she could adopt a dog from
many places, but has chosen to adopt this dog from CISR with full
knowledge of this condition and penalty.
__________ (adopters initials)
hereby agrees that if at any time, ANY of the terms and conditions of
this Adoption Agreement are violated, this will constitute a breach of
contract and CISR has the right to terminate this Agreement, and to
demand that the Dog be returned to them (at the CISR location in McLean
County, Illinois) within 72 hours. Should adopter fail to comply
with request to return this dog within the 72 hours, Adopter agrees to
pay the minimum sum of damages to CISR in the amount of (i) $2,500.00
(Twenty-Five Hundred and NO/100 Dollars) plus (ii) actual roundtrip
travel costs incurred from the City of Bloomington in the State of
Illinois to the Dog’s location for both the Dog and a CISR
representative and (iii) actual costs incurred for veterinary fees to
return the Dog to its health as of the date of this Agreement. Failure
of Adopter to pay the above described damages shall allow CISR to pursue
any and all remedies of law available including damages for the time,
paperwork, and hours spent investigating and pursuing the breach of the
hereby waives any challenge to venue and agrees that the appropriate
venue of this matter is the State of Illinois, and the County of
McLean. Furthermore, Adopter agrees to accept service of process by
certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address provided in the
Agreement, and Adopter specifically waives any right to receive personal
service of any legal action or otherwise.
agrees that should if he/she does not comply with all the terms and
conditions of this contract, and CISR must take legal action, that
Adopter will be responsible for any and ALL legal fees in addition to
any other fee’s described herein. Legal fees shall include but are not
limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs.
of this Agreement shall survive the transfer of the Dog to the Adopter
and said terms and conditions shall be enforceable for the life of the
Dog and after the death of the Dog if there is a reasonable
determination that the Dog’s death is due in part to the Adopter’s
violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
I have read and understand this
entire agreement, and do hereby agree to ALL the above terms.
Driver’s License # / State:
returned by the issuer’s bank for any reason shall be a breach of this
Agreement and shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement and
subject to the maximum penalties under the laws of the State of
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