Rescue Forms

Please do not use these documents unless you are working in an official capacity for the ECSCA Rescue Program.

Below are links versions of these documents. If you have problems accessing these documents, please contact Karen Kirby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance. 

Rescue Workers may print out and use the following forms for adoptions. For better pagination, please use the PDF version.

Adoption Application

The application form is be filled out by anyone wanting to adopt any English Cocker Spaniel from our rescue program.

Rehoming Contract

Foster Home Application

The application form is to be filled out by anyone wanting to foster any English Cocker Spaniel for our rescue program.

Rescue or Rehoming Intake Form

The form is to be used when a current English Cocker Spaniel owner expresses interest in giving up their dog to rescue. Try to let the owners talk as much as possible and ask open-ended questions wherever possible.

Release Form

The release form is to be used when a dog is turned over to ECSCA rescue. This document releases the dog to ECSCA. It needs be signed and dated by both parties.

Stray Dog Release Form and Information

The release form is to be used when a stray dog is turned over to ECSCA rescue. This document releases the dog to ECSCA. It needs be signed and dated by both parties.

Foster Home Contract

The foster home contact should be used whenever a dog is placed in a foster home under the authority of ECSCA rescue.

Transfer of Foster Care Agreement


This is an addendum to attach to a foster contract when a dog's custody is being changed. It should be  prepared and initialed by (omit) foster person A (first/previous foster person)and signed and dated by person B (second/subsequent foster person). A copy should be sent to the Rescue chair and kept by each foster person.

Breeder Notification Form

Release to Breeder/Owner

This form is used when a dog in our custody is turned over to its rightful owner or breeder or a designated agent of the same.

Home Visit Information

This form is used when doing a home visit to a potential adopter.

Adoption Contract Form including Adoption Checklist

The contract form is to be used when a dog is adopted. Fill and sign both the contract form and the adoption checklist. At the time of adoption the adopter should sign and date the form to confirm that they have received the information and it gives the foster person a chance to note what may not have been done.



If a local club, eg HOM, wishes to use its own contract, it should cover at least the same as what’s in here and state in the contract that they are a member club of ECSCA unless they handle the entire rescue independently.
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