Foster Guidelines and Expectations• Fosters are responsible for getting fosters to all necessary vet appointments. ActNow will pay for all vetting at the assigned vet. If you are unable to get a fosterto an appointment, arrangements can be made or appointments will need to berescheduled. Let Act Now know as soon as possible if arrangements need to bemade.• Fosters are responsible for sending in pictures and bios of their foster in order tobe posted within 5 days.• Foster are responsible for bringing their foster to adoption events at least twice amonth.• Fosters are responsible for providing food, shelter, exercise and training asneeded for their foster. Foster animals should be treated as one of your own. Ifhelp is needed with supplies, arrangements can be made with Act Now.• All puppies will need to be kept at home, away from other puppies for 10-14days and will not be allowed to go to an adoption event until after their secondround of shots and they are spayed/neutered. This is to keep puppies from beingexposed to illnesses. Pictures and information of the puppies can always bebrought to events, shared on Facebook, etc.• All fosters will need to fill out a foster application and keep Act Now up to dateon any information about their foster. Home visits for new fosters may becompleted.• All adoptions need to be approved by a representative designated by Act Now.Adoption applications MUST be submitted, home visits completed, vet referenceschecked BEFORE the foster can go to a new home. The adoption fee will becollected at the time the foster goes to their new home or before. Adoption feesare non-refundable after 5 days.• All dogs will be spayed/neutered, micro chipped and up to date on vaccinations,heartworm tested before being adopted.• All public events/fundraisers will need to be approved by Act Now!• Act Now will decide what dogs can be rescued and part of the rescue. This isbased on foster availability and approval, funds for medical needs and otherfactors determined by Act Now.• When attending events, all foster dogs MUST be supervised closely. There shouldbe one handler per dog unless they are small puppies that are in a crate or pen.Collars need to be secure so the dogs can’t slip out of them. Meet and greetswith other dogs needs to be done away from the group. Events can be stressful,never assume that just because a dog is friendly outside of the event that theywill be dog friendly AT the event. Foster parents will need to stay at the eventswith their foster unless previous arrangements are made. After all, you as thefoster are the best advocate for your foster dog! J• If a foster wants to adopt their foster dog, they MUST decide this BEFORE anapplication has been received and processed. Once an application comes in, itmust be followed up on.• If you are going out of town or need someone to watch your foster dog, you willbe responsible for notifying Act Now as soon as possible to make arrangements.If you have a pet sitter who can watch your foster, you will need to share thecontact information with Act Now so contact with someone can be made ifneeded.
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Signed On: February 7, 2019
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