If you have to rehome the pet, we require you to return it to us, unless it is going to a direct family member (brother, sister, mother, father, son or daughter). We require this as a condition of adoption. Why? Because we have seen what happens to animals that people rehome to "a good home". We have seen dogs used as bait dogs, we have seen cats used as bait for dog fighting, we have seen them run over by cars because the new owners threw them outside when they were no longer wanted, and we have seen starving and mutilated animals who were given to "good homes". You do not have the ability to do background checks, home studies, checks on the Do Not Adopt list, checks to the local shelters, vet checks, and financial checks to ensure that the "good home" is really a good home, instead of someone who is good at acting and then sells the pets for $1 to someone who runs a dog fighting ring. Dog fights are HUGE in Tampa and those people are always, always looking for "free to good home" pets. They have hundreds of people out there posing as "good homes" so they can get the hundreds and hundreds of animals they need in order to teach their dogs to kill reliably. We refuse to allow that to happen to our animals, the animals that we raise and love and entrust into your care. Animals MUST BE RETURNED TO CJPAWS if you can no longer care for them. Period. We can and will take legal action against you if you do not. Rescues have been awarded up to $5,000 for these sorts of lawsuits, it's better for everyone if the animal is returned to CJPaws for appropriate and responsible rehoming by a dedicated and thorough rescue.