...care for the dog humanely (including providing adequate food, water, shelter, love, and attention).
... maintain dog in an adequate enclosed area or on leash at all times.
…insist on training and good behavior.
…provide an environment where the dog gets disciplined exercise.
…expose the dog to the public (as the dog is ready for the experience).
…maintain any medication schedule(s).
…keep the dog secure.
…make sure that the dog is always wearing identification.
…supervise any interactions between the foster and other dogs.
…supervise any interactions between the foster and children.
...immediately notify East C.A.N. in the event of a missing or injured foster dog.
Fosters will NOT...
...allow the dog to roam at will.
…give the dog to a new home without consulting East C.A.N. We have procedures we take to ensure that the dog ends up in a responsible home (adoption application, reference checks, adoption fees, 2-week trial period, etc.)
…expect East C.A.N. to pay for veterinary services about which we have not been consulted.
…perform DIY veterinary treatment without consulting East C.A.N. or a veterinary professional.
…bring the dog out in public before it is ready or in situations where it might cause a significant disturbance.
East C.A.N. will…
…advertise the foster as much as possible.
…provide opportunities to show the dog to potential adopters.
…provide crate, food, vetting, medications.
…provide assistance with training.
…help find alternative care when you are out of town.
…oversee that the dog is adopted responsibly.
East C.A.N. will NOT…
…guarantee a time-line for adoption.
…take responsibility for damage done to persons or property.
…take the dog back without sufficient notice and time to arrange another suitable foster (unless there is a dangerous situation).