Animal Shelter Indemnification and Release of Liability
I, ______________ of ___________ , State of Texas, County of Howard,
in consideration of being permitted to volunteer at facilities owned by the City of Big Spring,
specifically, the Big Spring Animal Shelter, I hereby on behalf of myself, my heirs, agents and/or
assigns, expressly agree to indemnify, defend, release, waive and forever discharge, in advance,
THE CITY OF BIG SPRING, its employees and agents, of and from all liability, actions, claims,
demands, damages, costs, judgments and executions either in law or in equity, which I or my heirs,
agents and assigns may have or which may subsequently accrue to me or them, including any personal
injuries or expenses, death, and/or injuries to property, real or personal, caused by, or arising
out of my participation in the Big Spring Animal Shelter Volunteer Program REGARDLESS OF WHETHER
SUCH INJURIES, DEATH OR DAMAGE ARE CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE PERSONS OR
ENTITY MENTIONED ABOVE.
This release is intended to discharge in advance the CITY OF BIG SPRING, its agents and employees
from and against any and all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my participation
in the Big Spring Animal Shelter Volunteer Program, even though that liability may arise out of
negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities mentioned above, and REGARDLESS
OF WHETHER THAT NEGLIGENCE IS THE SOLE OR CONCURRING CAUSE OF THE INJURY, DEATH OR DAMAGE.
I further understand that working with animals in any setting may be dangerous and that it is
possible for volunteer participants to sustain mortal or serious personal injury, as a consequence
thereof. Knowing the risks associated, nevertheless I hereby agree to assume those risks and to
indemnify, release and hold harmless all of the persons or entities mentioned above who might
otherwise be liable to me (or my heirs, agents or assigns) for damages even though such damages may
be caused by the negligence of the persons or entity mentioned above.
This release is given and signed with my express intent of binding not only myself but also my
heirs, agents, executors, administrators, and assigns to said release, waiver, covenant, and
I agree to accept and to abide by the policies, rules, and regulations of the Big Spring Animal
Control Division, the Big Spring Police Department, and the City of Big Spring.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THE FOREGOING RELEASE, UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND
EXECUTE IT VOLUNTARILY, WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF ITS SIGNIFICANCE.
Notary Public, State of Texas
Animal Shelter Volunteer Agreement
DL# & State
Acknowledgement of Receipt Volunteer Training Information
Big Spring Animal Shelter
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