I understand that by agreeing to volunteer for Friend of the Shelter Dogs (FOSD) that my duties may involve me
interacting with animal(s). I hereby, for my heirs, my personal representatives, my family and myself represent and
warrant as follows:
I. I am fully aware of the risks that the type of animal(s) I may interact with pose, and I have elected to interact
with the animal(s) voluntarily. I knowingly assume all risks that exposure to animals may pose, including, but
not limited to, serious bodily injury and/or death.
II. I agree to assume all responsibility, liability, and risk arising out of engaging or participating in rescue,
adoption, and other activities while volunteering for FOSD and to hold its board members, staff, or other
volunteers or representatives not legally liable for any injury to person or property arising for any reason
whatsoever and assume all personal liability.
III. I understand that I am NOT covered under workers' compensation and also must provide my own insurance,
including medical and auto, for injuries or damage sustained while providing services for FOSD.
Note: If you work with the dogs at the Athens County Dog Shelter (ACDS), it is your responsibility to
complete and submit any forms required by the ACDS.
IV. I will allow FOSD to use my name, image, voice, words, or likeness in photo(s), video, or written text in
educational and promotional material. I waive any rights of privacy and/or publicity I may have in connection