REQUIREMENTS, AUTHORIZATION, AND SIGNATURE
It is vital to keep every Italian Greyhound ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES when outdoors and outside of a securely fenced area designed to contain dogs. Invisible fencing, livestock fencing, and snow fencing do NOT qualify under the terms of this adoption condition. Italian Greyhounds are sighthounds and will chase small moving objects regardless of danger, including rabbits, birds, and squirrels. They have a top speed of 35 mph. NEVER ‘trust’ your Italian Greyhound won’t run away! By adopting a dog from IGCA Rescue, you are agreeing to keep your Italian Greyhound ON LEASH at all times when outside of a securely fenced area designed to contain dogs.
You must agree to keep your Italian Greyhound as a pet in your home as a part of your family. This breed should not be kept outdoors or left outside unattended for any extended period of time.
You must agree to have your rescue dog wear an identification tag at all times. IGCA Rescue will provide all rescue dogs with an identification tag free of charge.
You must agree to maintain necessary vaccinations recommended by your vet and be responsible for licensing your dog according to regulations in your community.
You must contact the IGCA Rescue Representative and provide notification of any change in contact information from that listed on this application.
You must notify the IGCA Rescue Representative if you cannot keep your rescue dog for any reason. The rescue dog may not be given to a humane shelter, other rescue group, or individual, without the consent of IGCA Rescue.
A nonrefundable donation is required at the time of adoption, payable to IGRF (Italian Greyhound Rescue Fund).
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THE ABOVE AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH. IF I QUALIFY AND RECEIVE AN ITALIAN GREYHOUND FROM IGCA RESCUE, I WILL ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS ITALIAN GREYHOUND.
I understand that IGCA Rescue reserves the right to repossess the rescue dog should any portion of this contract be breached by the adopter(s) or if it is determined the rescue dog is abused or neglected in any way.
I authorize my veterinarian and other references to release information regarding my pets to a representative of IGCA Rescue of MN/ND.
By signing this application, I certify that the information supplied herein is true and complete.
I understand that IGCA Rescue of MN/ND reserves the right to deny adoption applications for any reason.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO FILL OUT A REFERENCE CHECK FORM AS WELL. ADOPTION APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE COMPLETED WITHOUT A REFERENCE CHECK FORM.