Spay and Neuter Mandate
Today’s Date: ________________________ Spay and Neuter must be completed by: _______________________
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUPPY RESCUE’S mission is to NOTICE FOR NON-COMPLIANCE: Failure to have
find loving forever homes for as many unwanted adopted rescue puppy altered within 90 days of
puppies and dogs as possible, and we are dedicated adoption and to provide proof to RMPR has
to the promotion of responsible pet ownership. ONE consequences. If the adopter does not return
KEY RESPONSIBILITY is by requiring neutering or documentation, the $100 deposit is forfeited in
spaying of each puppy within 90 days of their accordance to the state mandate ($50 state, $50
adoption so no other animals will be born and RMPR) and donated to the rescue’s SPAY
subsequently add to the homelessness and kill rates. NEUTER FUND.
The state of Colorado mandates rescue and shelter No refund will be given for transferred ownership
puppies must be altered within 90 days after adoption. without previous permission from RMPR. RMPR does
Rescues and shelters are required by the state to not condone transferred ownership without our
collect a $50 spay/neuter deposit. RMPR feels very permission. The spay neuter refund will be donated to
strongly about this mandate, so we require $100 to the SPAY NEUTER FUND. Any dog returned within
insure that all adopters comply. Rescues and shelters the 7 day allowable return period, that is not s/n will
must report to the state the number of pups adopted receive a refund, All animals must see a vet before
and that we have a 100% compliance rate. The being returned. See the RMPR adoption agreement
adopter is responsible to have the puppy altered and release for return details.
and to provide proof of spay/neutering to ROCKY
MOUNTAIN PUPPY RESCUE within the 90 time By signing this agreement the adopter
frame. When the rescue receives the refund acknowledges that If RMPR finds the adopter has
request form veterinary proof of alteration, AND A not complied within the set period, it is the RMPR
copy of original vet bill the $100 will be refunded representative’s rights to reclaim the puppy from
to the adopter. AGAIN, two documents MUST the adopter’s home. And the adopter by signing
accompany your request: this agreement forfeits the adoption fee and
1) copy of original vet receipt showing spay neuter recourse. RMPR can and will enforce the rule to
completion dated within the 90 days as specified on spay and neuter and any costs related to court
this mandate fees will be paid by the adopter.
2) RMPR’s spay neuter refund request sheet filled out Please, be responsible, have your animal altered and
with your current address, your dog’s name at time of provide proof.
adoption and your dog’s new name.
I the adopter _______________________________(print name) , have read and understand all contents of this
document and agree to abide by all policies set forth by the Rocky Mountain Puppy Rescue.
Adopter has agreed to spay/neuter the adopted puppy within 90 days after adoption.
Failure to send in proof of alteration within 90 days results in automatic forfeiture of the $100 deposit, and
can lead to RMPR reclaiming your dog.
By signing this document you are agreeing to all statements put forth here.
*Extensions can be granted ONLY with an official letter from your Veterinarian stating the date for spay neuter and
with a viable and reasonable medical reason. These must be sent to RMPR PRIOR to the deadline set here, so we
can have them on file. If you fail to adhere to the date set by your VET for extension you will forfeit your spay neuter
deposit and it will be applied to the RMPR Spay Neuter fund.