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ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

ADOPTION AGREEMENT

IN ORDER TO ADOPT A PET FROM ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, ADOPTER MUST AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF AN ADOPTION. AT ANYTIME THAT OCHS FINDS THAT THE ADOPTER HAS NOT FOLLOWED THE AGREEMENT, OCHS HAS THE RIGHT TO REMOVE THE PET FROM THE HOME, WITH NO CREDITS OR REFUNDS, AND THE ADOPTER WILL BE SUBJECTED TO OWNER RELEASE FEES AND TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT FINES

OCHS MEDICAL HISTORY WAIVER

ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY DOES OUR BEST TO ENSURE THAT OUR ANIMALS ARE HEALTHY AND READY TO START THEIR NEW LIFE IN YOUR HOME. UNFORTUNATELY, THERE ARE MANY DISEASES THAT HAVE VARIOUS INCUBATION PERIODS AND SIGNS OF THE DISEASE MAY NOT BE PRESENT DURING THE TIME OF ADOPTION. IF THE ANIMAL THAT YOU CHOOSE TO ADOPT IS INCUBATING OR HAS AN UNKNOWN ILLNESS, IT WOULD BE UNDETECTABLE ON THE PHYSICAL EXAM THAT IS PERFORMED BY OUR DOCTORS BEFORE ANY ADOPTIONS. DUE TO LACK OF FUNDING, WE ARE NOT ABLE TO TEST ANY OF OUR ANIMALS FOR ANY DISEASES. (YOU DO HAVE THE OPTION TO PAY FOR TESTS AND HAVE THEM PERFORMED BEFORE ANY ADOPTION) ADOPTER UNDERSTANDS THAT BY CHOOSING TO ADOPT THIS PET, THEY ARE TAKING FULL RESPONSIBILITY, AS ITS NEW OWNER, TO CARE FOR ANY UNKNOWN, PRE-EXISTING OR FUTURE ILLNESSES THIS PET MAY HAVE. OCHS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE HEALTH OF ANY OF OUR ANIMALS

ALTHOUGH YOU ARE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MEDICAL EXPENSES THAT MAY OCCUR AFTER THE ADOPTION OF YOUR NEW PET, OCHS GIVES EACH ANIMAL A GIFT OF ONE MONTH’S FREE HEALTH INSURANCE, TO HELP COVER ANY ILLNESSES THAT MAY OCCUR. AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL HAS ALSO PROVIDED ALL NEW ADOPTERS THE OPTION TO BRING THEIR PET TO THEM FOR ANY ILLNESSES AND THEY WILL HANDLE THE HASSLES OF PAPERWORK AND REFUNDS WITH THE INSURANCE COMPANY SO THAT YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PAY MONEY UP FRONT OR WORRY ABOUT PAPERWORK. THE ONLY FEES YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ARE THOSE NOT COVERED BY THE INSURANCE POLICY AND THE DEDUCTIBLE. AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL ALSO PROVIDES ALL ADOPTED ANIMALS WITH A FREE EXAM WITH IN ONE MONTH AFTER YOUR PET’S INSURANCE EXPIRES.

IF YOUR NEWLY ADOPTED PET SHOWS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS: SNEEZING, COUGHING, NASAL DISCHARGE, LOSS OF APPETITE, LETHARGY, VOMITING OR DIARRHEA IMMEDIATELY CONTACT OUR VETERINARY PARTNER, AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL, AT (714) 536-6537, WHICH IS LOCATED RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO OUR SHELTER

_____ **  I HAVE RECEIVED A COPY OF MY ANIMAL’S MEDICAL RECORDS WITH OCHS. I ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILTY FOR ALL PRE-EXISTING, UNKNOWN OR FUTURE ILLNESSES THAT MAY OCCUR WITH THIS ANIMAL.

ADDED CHARGES/FEES TO ADOPT ANIMAL: _________________________________

BY SIGNING BELOW YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE STATEMENT ABOVE REGARDING THIS ANIMAL’S HEALTH

ADOPTER’S SIGNATURE X ____________________________________________

PLEASE READ AND INITIAL EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS

ADOPTER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES:

______ ** TO ALWAYS PROVIDE PROPER AND NECESSARY CARE AND TREATMENT FOR THE ANIMAL I HAVE ADOPTED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HUMANE TREATMENT, SHELTER, FOOD, LOVE, AND VETERINARY CARE. THAT THE ANIMAL WILL NOT BE KEPT CONTINUALLY IN A CAGE, YARD, PEN, HUTCH, OR GARAGE OR ON A TETHER OR BE ALLOWED TO ROAM OFF OF THE OWNER’S PROPERTY

______ ** THAT HE/SHE

- IS 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

- RESIDES IN THEIR OWN HOME OR IN A PET FRIENDLY APARTMENT COMPLEX AND HAS PROVIDED PROOF TO OCHS STAFF

- IS THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD

- HAS CONSIDERED THEIR LIFESTYLE AND HAS THE TIME, PATIENCE AND IS FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE ENOUGH TO CARE FOR THIS ANIMAL FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS OR MORE

- HAS INFORMED OCHS OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, INCLUDING SMALL CHILDREN AND ANIMALS. FURTHERMORE, THAT ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD HAVE AGREED UPON THE SELECTION OF THE PET AND WELCOME THEM INTO THEIR HOME

______ ** THAT OCHS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INVESTIGATE, UNANNOUNCED, THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF ANY ANIMAL ADOPTED FROM US AND MAY RECLAIM ANY SUCH ANIMAL BEING KEPT IN VIOLATION OF THE ADOPTION AGREEMENT

______ ** TO ABIDE BY THE STATE LAWS, CITY, AND COUNTY ORDINANCES REGARDING ANIMALS, INCLUDING LICENSING MY PET WITH THE CITY IT WILL BE RESIDING IN

______ ** THAT THE PET WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A ID TAG WITHIN 24 HOURS OF TAKING THE ANIMAL HOME AND THAT THE ID WILL BE WORN AT ALL TIMES (ANY ANIMAL STAYING FOR SURGERY MUST HAVE AN ID TAG MADE BEFORE PICK UP OF THE ANIMAL)

______ ** THAT THIS ANIMAL IS BEING ADOPTED AS MY OWN COMPANION ANIMAL, AND WILL NOT BE GIVEN AS A GIFT, RESOLD, OR USED AS A GUARD DOG

______ ** THAT ADOPTER IS TAKING FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS ANIMAL WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE IS NO KNOWN HISTORY ON THIS PET EXCEPT FOR THE ONES TOLD TO ME BY THE STAFF AT OCHS. IF IT IS FOUND THAT THE ANIMAL IS IN NEED OF TRAINING; THE ADOPTER AGREES TO ENROLL THE ANIMAL IN TRAINING CLASSES TO TRY TO FIX ANY UNWANTED BEHAVIOR OR ACTIVITIES

______ ** THAT OCHS DOES NOT GIVE REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR THE RETURN OF ANY OF THE ANIMALS. THAT ANY ANIMAL ENTERING A NEW HOME WILL NEED SOME TIME TO ADJUST TO ITS NEW ENVIRONMENT; ADOPTER AGREES TO GIVE THE ANIMAL TIME TO ADJUST BEFORE DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT THE ANIMAL IS WORKING OUT IN THEIR HOME. ADOPTER ALSO UNDERSTANDS THAT THEY HAVE 2 WEEKS TO DECIDE IF THEY NO LONGER WANT THIS PET, AND CAN BRING THE PET BACK TO OCHS, WITHOUT PAYING OWNER RELEASE FEES. ANY ANIMAL RETURNED AFTER THE 2 WEEKS CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE AND THERE WILL BE OWNER RELEASE FEES IN ORDER TO DROP IT OFF

24 PETWATCH MICROCHIP

EVERY ANIMAL ADOPTED FROM OCHS IS IMPLANTED WITH A MICROCHIP BEFORE GOING HOME. MICROCHIPS ARE AUTOMATICALLY ACTIVATED WITH ADOPTER’S INFORMATION; UNLES NOT IMPLANTED BY US. IF MICROCHIP WAS DONE BY DIFFERENT COMPANY IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ACTIVATE THE CHIP WITH YOUR INFORMATION. ADOPTER AGREES TO ALWAYS KEEP PET’S MICROCHIP INFORMATION UPDATED AT ALL TIMES.

_____ DUE TO YOUR PET’S AGE, A MICROCHIP HAS NOT BEEN IMPLANTED YET. THE MICROCHIP IS INCLUDED IN YOUR PET’S ADOPTION AND WILL BE IMPLANTED AT THE TIME OF YOUR PET’S SPAY OR NEUTER. 

ADOPTER’S SIGNATURE __________________________________________________________

SPAY/NEUTER INFORMATION

_____ PREVIOUSLY ALTERED

THIS PET HAS ALREADY BEEN ALTERED AND CAN GO HOME WITH YOU TODAY!

_____ SURGERY DATE: _____________

THIS PET WILL HAVE SURGERY DONE ON THE ABOVE DATE. PLEASE PICK UP YOUR PET FROM OCHS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM THE DAY OF THE SURGERY. PLEASE BRING PET’S NEW ID TAG AND COLLAR, AND A LEASH OR CARRIER WITH YOU (ANIMALS WILL NOT BE RELEASED TO OWNER WITHOUT THESE ITEMS)

_____         PREPAID DATE __________________

THIS PET IS TOO YOUNG OR IT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED BY THE DOCTOR TO WAIT TILL THE ABOVE DATE FOR ITS SIRGERY. PLEASE BRING YOUR PET BACK ON THE DATE ABOVE FOR THEIR SURGERY TO BE PERFORMED. IF THE SURGERY IS NOT PERFORMED ON THIS DATE, YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR FREE SURGERY AND IT WILL BECOME YOUR FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

SUPPLEMENTAL ADOPTION AGREEMENTS

PLEASE READ AND SIGN BY THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ONLY IF IT PERTAINS TO YOUR PET

**PUPPY/KITTEN VACCINE INFORMATION

PUPPY/KITTEN VACCINATIONS

JUST LIKE BABIES, YOUR PET MUST COMPLETE A SERIES OF VACCINATIONS, BEFORE THEY BECOME ANNUAL SHOTS. EACH SET OF SHOTS IS THREE WEEKS APART. THE NUMBER OF SETS NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE VACCINE SERIES IS DEPENDANT ON THE AGE OF THE ANIMAL AT THE TIME OF THE FIRST SERIES. OCHS PROVIDES YOUR PET WITH THEIR FIRST SET OF VACCINES. YOU ARE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST TO COMPLETE THE SERIES OF VACCINATIONS, OCHS ONLY PROVIDES YOUR PET WITH ITS FIRST SET.

_____  YOUR PUPPY OR KITTEN WILL BE DUE ON ______________ FOR THEIR NEXT SET OF VACCINES

YOU HAVE ONE WEEK FROM THE ABOVE SPECIFIED DATE, TO BRING YOUR PET TO AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL, SO IT CAN RECEIVE THE NEXT SET OF VACCINATIONS IN TIME FOR THEIR SERIES.  IF YOU MISS THIS DATE, THE SERIES OF SHOTS BECOME VOID AND YOU WILL HAVE TO START THEM ALL OVER AGAIN.

**PUPPY/KITTEN MEDICAL RELEASE

DUE TO THE FACT THAT MOST OF OUR KITTENS/PUPPIES ARE STRAYS AND THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEM IS VERY WEAK, THERE IS A HIGHER RISK WITH ADOPTING SUCH A YOUND PET. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE HEALTH OF OUR LITTLE ONES. THERE IS A GREAT POSSIBILITY THAT THE KITTEN/PUPPY YOU CHOOSE MAY BE SICK AND HAS NOT SHOWN ANY PHYSICAL SIGNS YET. IF IN FACT YOUR KITTEN/PUPPY BECOMES SICK WITHIN ITS FIRST 2 WEEKS OF COMING HOME, YOU HAVE THE OPTION OF RETURNING THE KITTEN/PUPPY AND GETTING A CREDIT FOR A NEW ONE. OCHS DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY REFUNDS OF MONIES PAID UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

IF YOUR PUPPY/KITTEN IS VOMITING, HAVING DIARRHEA, SNEEZING, COUGHING OR HAS RUNNY EYES, PLEASE BRING THEM TO AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL IMMEDIATELY; DO NOT WAIT A FEW DAYS TO SEE IF IT GOES AWAY. THIS INCLUDES IF YOUR PET HAS MISSED A MEAL OR IS LETHARGIC. THESE ARE NOT NORMAL ACTIVITIES FOR KITTENS OR PUPPIES. THESE ARE SIGNS OF AN ILLNESS, AND IF CAUGHT EARLY CAN BE TREATED PROPERLY.

THE ADOPTER UNDERSTANDS THAT THIS PET MAY NOT BE HEALTHY AND IS STILL CHOOSING TO ADOPT THE ANIMAL OCHS RELEASES ALL RESPONSIBILITY/LIABILITY OF THE KITTEN/PUPPY TO THE NEW OWNER; THE NEW OWNER AGREES NOT TO HOLD ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY RESPONSIBLE/LIABLE FOR THE KITTEN/PUPPY.

BY SIGNING BELOW YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE STATEMENT ABOVE REGARDING THIS ANIMAL’S HEALTH

ADOPTER’S SIGNATURE X ____________________________________________

**PITBULL ADOPTION AGREEMENT

PITBULLS UNFORTUNATELY HAVE A BAD REPUTATION FOR BEING AGGRESSIVE OR BEING USED AS FIGHTING DOGS. OUR PETS ARE NOT TO BE ADOPTED FOR EITHER ONE OF THESE REASONS. VY ADOPTING THIS DOG ADOPTER AGREES TO RANDOM CHECK UPS BY OCHS AT THEIR HOME OR MUST BRING THE ANIMAL TO OCHS. ADOPTER UNDERSTANDS THAT IF IT IS FOUND THAT THIS ANIMAL WAS ADOPTED WITH ALTERIOR MOTIVES SUCH AS USING IT AS A GUARD DOG OR FOR FIGHTING PURPOSES, OCHS WILL REMOVE THE ANIMAL FROM ITS HOME, WITH NO REFUND OR CREDIT, AND OWNER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OWNER RELEASE FEES

BY SIGNING BELOW YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE STATEMENT ABOVE REGARDING THIS ANIMAL

ADOPTER’S SIGNATURE X ____________________________________________

**OBEDIENCE/TRAINING ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT

CLASS ENROLLMENT DUE DATE: _________________

OCHS HAS FOUND THAT THE ANIMAL YOU HAVE CHOSEN NEEDS PROFFESIONAL TRAINING OR THAT IT IS STILL YOUNG AND SHOULD BE ENROLLED IN AN OBEDIENCE COURSE. BY ADOPTING THIS ANIMAL, THE ADOPTER AGREES TO ENROLL THE PET IN AN OBEDIENCE/TRAINING CLASS, WHICH MUST BE PROVIDED BY A CERTIFIED TRAINER, BY DATE ABAVE. ONCE THE ANIMAL HAS COMPLETED THE COURSE, ADOPTER MUST MAIL OR FAX A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION TO ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY. IF THE ADOPTER FAILS TO DO SO, ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY WILL TAKE THE PET FROM ITS HOME, WITH NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS, AND THE ADOPTER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OWNER RELEASE FEES

PLEASE INQUIRE FROM STAFF ABOUT CLASSES PROVIDED FOR OCHS ADOPTERS AT A DISCOUNTED RATE.

BY SIGNING BELOW YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE STATEMENT ABOVE REGARDING THIS ANIMAL’S ADOPTION REQUIREMENT

ADOPTER’S SIGNATURE X ____________________________________________

THE ADOPTER ACKNOWLEDGES A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF THE RULES AND CONDITIONS OF THIS ADOPTION AGREEMENT. THE ADOPTER AGREES TO SURRENDER, THE ADOPTED ANIMAL, TO ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY OR AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER, SHOULD THE ANIMAL BE MAINTAINED IN VIOLATION OF THE RULES AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT

ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR PROMISE TO THE AGE, HEALTH, BREED, HABITS, DISPOSITION OR SAFETY OF THE ANIMAL. I HEREBY ACCEPT THE ANIMAL AS IS, ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE OWNERSHIP OF THE ANIMAL, INCLUDING BITES, AND I HEREBY FULLY AND COMPLETELY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY AND AAA ANIMAL HOSPITAL, ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, VOLUNTEERS, SERVANTS, AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY CLAIM, CAUSE OF ACTION OR LIABILITY OF ANY SORT OR NATURE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADOPTION, CARE OR OWNERSHIP, MAINTENANCE, TEMPERAMENT OR CONDITION OF THE ANIMAL.

NAME: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

SIGNATURE:______________________________________________________________________DATE: ___________

THE ANIMALS AND STAFF OF

ORANGE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR

SAVING A LIFE TODAY


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Testimonial

Thank you to the OC Humane Society team for introducing us to Maxwell (now Bruno) he has been an amazing addition to our little family. He knows all of his basic commands and even knows heel! A surprise to us since he was found as a stray.

Sandy T.
Huntington Beach, CA

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