IMPORTANT! READ BEFORE
1. I hereby acknowledge
receiving the above described animal.
2. I agree to provide proper
food, water, adequate shelter, and kind treatment at all times
3. I agree to take the animal to
a veterinarian for examinations and immunizations as needed; and
to procure immediate veterinary care, at my own expense, should
the animal become ill or injured.
4. I agree not to allow the
animal to breed and to have the adopted animal, spay / neutered
at a Suffolk County SPCA Spay / Neuter Clinic or a licensed
veterinarian within 30 days of said adoption in accordance with
the terms of the NYS Agriculture & Markets Law Section 377a
or in the case of
a dog or cat which
has not yet reached sexual maturity, within thirty days of the
six months of age.
If the animal is not spayed /
neutered upon adoption, I understand that I must leave a deposit
in the amount of $50 to be returned upon proof of completion of
the spay/neuter process.
5. I agree to license the animal
in compliance with the laws and ordinances in force in the
municipality in which I reside and keep the aforesaid animal(s).
6. I agree to notify the Suffolk
County SPCA if I decide at any time that I can no longer keep
7. I agree not to allow the
animal to be used for medical or other experimental purposes.
8. I agree not to sell the
animal or use it for entertainment or money making purposes.
9. I understand that the Suffolk
County SPCA has made absolutely no representations, express or
implied, as to the health or temperament or training of the
animal(s) given to me, that the SCSPCA and hereby agree to
release the Suffolk County SPCA and its agent from all liability
once the animal is in my possession.
10. I understand and agree that
representatives of the Suffolk County SPCA reserve the right to
inspect my home or call my home at any reasonable time, without
notice, to assure that the animal is being properly treated and
11. I have read this section. I
have had it explained to me and I completely understand and
accept the rights and obligations involved.
12. I understand that I will be
required to pay an adoption fee in accordance with the Suffolk
County SPCA’s current fee schedule.