Request a Transport

NOTE: THIS APPLICATION IS ONLY FOR USE BY RESCUES THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED NOTICE THAT THEY ARE PRE-APPROVED.  IF YOU ARE NOT A PRE-APPROVED RESCUE, PLEASE COMPLETE THE STANDARD APPLICATION BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW.

Request for Transport


  1. You will need to complete the transport application found below.  We will not begin a run sheet or any other activity until this is received.
  2. A Transport Coordinator will be in touch with you once your application has been approved to discuss details.
  3. A couple of days prior to start of transport, the TC will send you a transport confirmation form to complete - this gathers health certificate information for the animals and also confirms dates and locations for pick-up and delivery of the animals.  Health certificates are obtained as close to start of transport as possible. Your TC will advise you as to what is required based on the statutory requirements of the states you are traveling through. Note that the certificate period MUST cover THROUGH THE END OF TRANSPORT.
  4. Let the fun begin. All transports are monitored. You will receive updates as the transport progresses. WARNING: We take pictures, give love, hugs, and kisses to our passengers, passengers may have to endure off-key singing, books on CD/tape, and will be exposed to different music genres, scenery, and commentary from their drivers.

Pre-Approved Rescue/Animal Welfare Organization

Request for Transport

The fine print:

  • KHTC reserves the right to refuse the set up of transport to any rescue, organization, or individual.  If transport is refused, we will try to explain the reason(s), but are not required to do so.
  • Before any out of state transport can occur, the animal MUST be up to date on vaccines as appropriate to the animal's age and in good health, including free from worms, fleas, ticks, and kennel cough.  This may require the animal(s) be boarded locally prior to transport.
  • ANY EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE PREPARING THE ANIMAL FOR TRANSPORT ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESCUE, ORGANIZATION, OR ADOPTER.
  • HEALTH CERTIFICATE (HC) IS REQUIRED for any animal crossing state lines.  The HC information will be requested prior to transport.  The HC must cover the duration of transport.
  • If at any time during the transport process (i.e. during the transport "legs", overnight stay, etc.), the animal becomes ill and requires medical attention, it will be up to the sending/receiving parties to take care of any costs incurred.  The drivers/overnighters/temp fosters of KHTC will not be held responsible.  Although KHTC does not like the idea of any animal being left at a veterinarian's office, if payments for medical issues that occur during transport are not paid at the time of service, we will have to continue with our scheduled transport without your animal.
  • I understand that failure to fully disclose medical conditions may result in rejection of this and any future transport applications for all parties concerned.
  • While drivers are advised as to the appropriate handling of the animal(s) during transport to ensure their safe arrival to their destination, accidents may happen.  In the event an animal is seperated from transport, KHTC will make every effort to return him/her safely to the group.  This may include, but is not limited to: notifying local police, animal control, veterinarians, and shelters; recruitment of local volunteers to post signs and assist in a physical search (IF possible).  We highly recommend that all animals travel with identifying tags.  
  • Incomplete forms will not be accepted i.e. Sending Shelter(s)/Receiving Rescues(s) and ALL passenger information.  Leave nothing blank.
  • Website and vet info (name, phone number, contact person, etc.) must be provided for receiving rescue.
  • If the animal(s) is/are going to an approved adoptive home, we must have the name, website, and contact person for the rescue that completed the home visit.  Vet reference and personal reference must also be completed.
  • ALL animals going to an adoptive home MUST be spayed/neutered unless written form by a licensed vet is provided on letterhead stating medical reasons this cannot be done.
  • All original paperwork will need to be sent along with the passengers to hand to the receiving party.  
  • This is NOT a guarantee of transport.  Volunteer transports must have ALL legs filled.  The transport goes if legs fill, if it does not fill, it will be rescheduled until filled or until you cancel transport.  As stated this is a volunteer organization, therefore, anytime KHTC has to cancel a scheduled transport, we will notify all involved parties.

Kindred Hearts Transport Connection Responsibilities:

 
                                               PRIOR TO TRANSPORT
  • Once the Application is completely filled out and APPROVED, KHTC will begin building the run sheet.
  • After the run sheet is complete, it will be posted to KHTC's facebook group page.
  • Once the run is filled, all parties will be emailed a final run sheet.
                                             DURING TRANSPORT
  • Every KHTC run is monitored.
  • KHTC Volunteers will do everything humanly possible to keep your animal(s) safe during transport.
  • If, due to unforseen circumstances, the run is delayed, i.e. the animal became ill, weather is deemed unsafe for travel, acts of war/terrorism, KHTC will do everything in its power to continue the run as soon as it is safe to travel again.

COMPLETING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ASSISTANCE OF KHTC IN THE TRANSPORT OF THE ANIMAL(S).  

 

BY ELECTRONICALLY SIGNING THIS APPLICATION, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE TERMS ABOVE AND AGREE TO THEM IN FULL.

 

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agree to the terms within this application/contract with KHTC for the transport of the animal(s) listed herein.

MEDICAL: I understand that if my animal(s) becomes ill, or needs medical treatment anytime during the transport, KHTC transporter will take him/her to the nearest Veterinarian/Animal Hospital for treatment. While en route to the nearest Veterinarian/Animal Hospital you will be notified by the transport coordinator. I understand that all medical treatments will be my responsibility. I understand that if I have not paid the medical bills of my animal (s), he/she will be left at the treatment facility until further arrangements can be made. If left at the treatment facility, I understand I am responsible for all boarding costs.

BEHAVIOR: Although it rarely happens, in the event that my animal(s) is attacked by a fellow passenger while on transport, I will not hold KHTC or any of its Volunteers accountable monetarily. I understand that the sender will assess the behavior of each passenger accordingly, but this sometimes cannot be fully evaluated in a shelter or foster care setting.

ABANDONMENT: In the event that transport is in progress and delivery is not obtainable, KHTC will notify the receiving party repeatedly with viable options, i.e. flights, run sheets, personal retrieval, paid transports, boarding. If the animal has been abandoned for seven days at any location, it will then be moved into approved boarding for seven days, to be paid by receiving party. If no resolution is made at the end of those seven days, the animal will be turned over to local rescue. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

REQUIRED PLAN OF ACTION: The sending parties of the animal(s) need to have a plan of action to bring the animal to safety if any of the following circumstances are to occur:

* The last driver exercises their right to refuse to deliver the animal with the receiver due to strong belief that it is not in the animals best interest to be left with receiver. The animals safety and well being is first and foremost in the eyes of KHTC as well as responsible rescues and independent rescuers that want to partner with KHTC in saving lives.

* The adopter or rescue has expressed that the animal is not working out in the home and it needs to be removed and taken to safety. With that said the animal will need to go to a local vet’s office, boarding facility, KHTC volunteer foster, or a rescue in the area. Should this occur, the reversal of transport back to the sender or agent thereof will be implemented.

The application processor will work with you to develop this plan of action.

HEALTH CERTIFICATE: I understand that I will be required to obtain a Health Certificate (HC) prior to transport. I will NOT obtain HC until instructed to do so by KHTC. I understand that obtaining HC before instructed to do so may require that I obtain another. I also understand that , if transport is delayed for any reason and the HC will expire, I will be required to obtain an additional HC.

By signing here, I attest that I understand and accept the conditions described above.

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TRANSPORT INFORMATION - Please fill out completely - leave nothing blank

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A copy of the home visit report will be requested by the application processor.

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Enter the below information if you have not performed reference checks on the adopter. Otherwise type N/A in each field.

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Personal Reference, NOT a relative or someone residing in the home i.e. neighbor, friend, etc.that you have known for at least one year. (Name and Phone Number)

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PASSENGER INFORMATION

Note: If you are requesting transport for more then one animal, please separate information with commas, FOR EXAMPLE: NAME Lily, Sasha BREED Chihuahua, American Eskimo etc.

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Please name your photo the name of the passenger that will be transported.Please attach a picture for each animal that is listed on this transport. File types accepted are: jpg, jpeg, png, gif and tiff. Please try to use a low to medium resolution photo for speed of uploading. High resolution pictures could cause your application to hang up depending on your internet speed. Thank you..

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Please try to use low to medium resolution pictures for speed of uploading. Please name the photo with name of animal.

KHTC requires that all animals meet a 21 day quarantine period before they are eligible to travel. Quarantine is defined as either being out of a shelter in private home, foster home, veterinary/private boarding OR in a separate area of the shelter designated specifically for that purpose.

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Undisclosed bite history will result in cancellation or denial if app is still in process without exception.

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Please describe any special needs below. Such as, elderly, handicapped, needs lifting in and out of vehicles, blind, deaf, special diet etc...

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Crates are mandatory for cats, puppies under the age of 6 months, extreme flight risks and aggressive animals. If party desires a crate be used, then designate as mandatory. If YES, a Crate large enough to comfortably house the animal in transit MUST BE APPROVED at time of transport.


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IMPORTANT NOTE: All small animals including Puppies, Cats and Birds MUST be sent with a crate. If a crate IS NOT necessary, please choose that option. If a crate IS necessary, PLEASE choose the correct crate size for this transport.

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A sturdy collar and leash should be provided. it is highly recommended that an identification tag be places on the collar. This can be as simple as a paper tag with a metal rim or plastic tag with a see through window from an office supply or a regular ID tag. The tag should list the CONTACT NUMBER that should be called if the animal is found. If feasible, list the animals name as well.


ITEMS NEEDED

Sending Party MUST provide enough food to accommodate the number of animals they are sending for the period of transport. Each animal MUST be sent with applicable restraint: sturdy collar/leash, crate, etc. Each animal must have identification attached to the animal that includes contact phone number and animal name.

KHTC does carry food/ treats for animals on their transports just in case there are any emergency situations. For example, vehicle breakdowns, etc. However, we do not carry enough to give to over night fosters. We also carry water for our trips to keep our passengers hydrated. Along the trip, we will monitor each passenger’s bowel movements, habits, etc. to be able to report to the receiver of the animal/animal.

By providing my electronic signature below, I attest that I have read ALL the above terms and conditions of this agreement, listed online at KindredHeartsTransportConnection.org/request-transport. I also agree that ALL the information provided on this application and it's attachments are true and correct.

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*****IF ANY FIELDS ARE LEFT BLANK YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO THROUGH. MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED FIELDS. ONCE YOUR APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED SUCCESSFULLY, YOU WILL GET A "THANK YOU" SCREEN******