OUR ADOPTION POLICIES
PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY BEFORE APPLYING
In order to adopt one of Hero Hound Rescue’s adoptable dogs, all potential adopters must agree to:
- Provide an adopted dog with access to the essentials of food, water and shelter as well as provide ample and adequate time outside for exercise to support dog’s health and wellness.
- Agrees to not crate during the daytime hours for a period any longer than eight (8) hours. Crating at night is standard and acceptable.
- Promise to give an adopted dog regular scheduled veterinary care including, but not limited to Dhlpp shot, Rabies vaccination, bordatella shot (if applicable) and annual heartworm testing AND MONTHLY heartworm preventative as well as MONTHLY flea and tick preventatives.
- Adopters will keep their rescue dog for as long as it shall live and will NOT transfer ownership under any circumstance.
- Adopters take the rescue dog as is, with all defects, either observable or otherwise, and assumes full risk for the dog from the date of adoption through dog’s natural life cycle.
- Agrees to a two-week trial adoption period and will notify Hero Hound Rescue of the completion of adoption or return of dog.
- Adopter agrees to all terms of the adoption agreement when signed.
All dogs adopted from Hero Hound Rescue will be fully vetted and microchipped prior to adoption. Hero Hound Rescue Director Michelle Bowen will remain on microchip for lifetime of the adopted dog unless other agreement is made.
ADOPTION FEE IS $250 FOR ALL ADOPTABLE PUPS OVER THE AGE OF 6 MONTHS
All puppies under the age of 6 months are available for our foster-to-adopt program which includes an additional foster-to-adopt Hero Hound Puppy Contract and refundable deposit to ensure our puppies get to all scheduled future vet appointments including last rounds of puppy shots and spay/neuter.
HERO Hound Rescue agrees to accept back into rescue, regardless of time pass and circumstances, any dog that was adopted out under the Hero Hound Rescue Adoption Contract.
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Agree to all the above adoption requirements and promise to provide a loving, caring and
incredible forever home to one of our great adoptable dogs?