HOWLING WOODS FARM
This is an agreement for the adoption of
[NAME], a [COLOR] [SEX] [BREED] canine, between [ADOPTER
NAME] (Adopter) and Howling Woods Farm (Luv2Howl). Adoption
donation is $200.00.
By signing this adoption agreement, I certify
that I have read, understood and agree to the following
1. The Adopter agrees to take the animal
to a veterinarian for an examination within seven (7)
days after signing the contract and to hold Howling
Woods harmless for any defects the animal may now or
later possess. If the Adopter returns the animal to
Howling Woods for medical reasons, there must be a note
from a veterinarian stating the medical problem.
2. The Adopter accepts the responsibility
for caring and providing for this animal's welfare
and agrees the animal will always receive quality food,
water, shelter, companionship and veterinary care as
needed and all vaccinations will be kept up to date.
The Adopter agrees to comply with all state and local
laws governing licensing and ownership of animals.
3. The Adopter agrees to provide adequate
spacious outdoor containment with fencing a minimum
of 6 feet high and dig guards (if necessary)
4. By signing this agreement the Adopter
certifies that they have a companion canine which will
be in the company of and kept with this adopted animal
at times when all members of the household are gone
for extended periods of time (greater than one hour).
5. The Adopter agrees his/her dog will
be maintained as an indoor/outdoor dog provided that
when it is outdoors, it has proper shelter from the
elements (rain, heat, sun, etc) and must be provided
with fresh water at all times.
6. The Adopter agrees to contact Howling
Woods in the event he/she can no longer keep this animal
and that this dog will NEVER be sold, leased, or given
to any pet shop, animal shelter, research laboratory,
or similar facility. The animal is NEVER to be transferred
to another party without notifying Howling Woods of
the new owner's name, address, telephone number
and obtaining prior permission from Howling Woods for
7. The Adopter has been advised by Howling
Woods of any and all known adverse behavior problems,
and agrees to hold Howling Woods harmless. The Adopter
will be responsible for any damage or injury to persons
or property that may be caused by the animal after he/she
takes custody and possession of it.
8. The Adopter agrees to provide periodic
reports to Howling Woods, by E-mail, phone call, or
U.S. mail, for a period of one year from the date of
this agreement. The Adopter agrees to receive phone
calls and/or visits from Howling Woods to check on the
adjustment and progress of the animal.
9. The Adopter agrees that if any of the
above terms are not satisfactorily met, Howling Woods
may reclaim this animal without refunding the adoption
fee. The Adopter will be responsible for any medical
or boarding fees incurred in readopting the respective
10. Liquidated Damages: The adopter agrees
to pay Howling Woods $500.00 in the event that adopter
breaches any terms in this agreement which does not
bar Howling Woods from seeking return of the animal
by legal means.
11. The Adopter understands that the adoption
donation is not a purchase price, but a contribution
used to help other animals.
YOUR SIGNATURE: ________________________________________
HOWLING WOODS FARM REPRESENTATIVE: ____________________
1371 West Veterans Hwy
Jackson, NJ 08527
phone (732) 276-6965 or e-mail at