Foster Application

Name *
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Phone Number *
Phone Number
Address *
How old are you? *
What do you do for a living? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or animal cruelty? *
Are there children living your home? If so, how old are they? *
will they be part of the caring for dog? will they be home alone with the dog? If so, for how long?
Any more grown ups like you? If so, how old are they? *
Could you tell us how many?
Do all members of your household agree to fostering? *
Do any members of your household have animal allergies? *
Describe your home atmosphere *
How long would your foster be alone daily? *
Would you be willing to hire a dog walker if you required one? *
Who will be responsible for feeding the dog? *
Who will be responsible for training the dog? *
Who will be responsible for exercising the dog? *
Are you prepared for an adjustments period while the dog gets comfortable around you and your home? *
Note: adjustments meaning; barking, accidents, pulling on the leash, chewing, potential conflicts with other animals
Do you have any pets at home? *
Could you tell us how many?
What kind of pets are they? (check all that apply)
Are your current pets up-to-date on vaccines and prevention? *
Are they spayed/neutered?
Are they? (check all that apply)
Have you ever owned a pet in the past that is no longer with you? *
How many did you have?
What kind of pets were they? (check all that apply)
Were they all spayed/neutered?
What's your living arrangement? *
Do you rent or own? *
Landlord's Name
Landlord's Name
Landlord's Number
Landlord's Number
Where will your foster stay during the day? *
Where will your foster sleep during the night? *
Have you ever bred your pets? *
Please indicate your level of dog experience *
Do you have experience with or are willing to work through the following with your dog if it were to occur? *
When are you ready to start fostering? *
Will you be able to bring the dog to vet appointments, adoption events, etc? *
Are you willing to keep your foster until it is adopted? *
Please note it takes an average of 4-8 weeks to get a Scruff adopted, but it can always take longer
Are you prepared for an adjustment period that can last weeks? *
Note: Adjustments meaning; barking, accidents, chewing, conflicts with other animals, etc
How will you help get your dog adopted? *
Are you willing to foster dogs with special needs? If so, please check all that apply below. *
Name, Relationship, Contact Number & Email Address (an immediate family member cannot be used as a reference) **NOTE: your references will be contacted via email first. **SECOND NOTE: a live-in significant other cannot be one of your referneces**THIRD NOTE: make sure to tell your references to check their junk folder if they don't see an email from us in the coming days
Reference #1 *
Reference #1
**NOTE: If you live with someone (not a signicant other), please provide their contact details as your first reference
Phone number *
Phone number
Reference #2 *
Reference #2
Phone number *
Phone number
I agree to attend the mandatory foster orientation session before I begin fostering. *
I understand that any misrepresentation of the above information authorizes Save Our Scruff to deny application, and/or reclaim the dog that is in my home. I acknowledge that Save Our Scruff cannot guarantee any dogs against parasites, diseases or destructive behavior. I will not hold Save Our Scruff responsible, nor seek any compensation for damages, medical fees or other liabilities incurred by the pet I foster. *
I understand that SOS strongly recommends that all household animals (current pets) are up-to-date on vaccines as well as on a flea, tick and heartworm preventative. If they are not, I understand that SOS is not held financially responsible for any costs associated with the animals. If a foster dog becomes positive for a parasite while in my care Save Our Scruff will not be responsible for providing the treatment to any household pets except the SOS foster dog. *
Although every attempt will be made to ensure your safety, animals are by their nature unpredictable in behaviour. Accordingly you, as a volunteer agree to the following conditions: I hereby agree to hold save our scruff, rehome & rescue its officers, directors, employees and volunteers forever harmless for any damage to personal property or any injury whatsoever that i may suffer as a result of my volunteer activities with save our scruff, rehome & rescue. This includes but is not limited to dog bites, scratches, communicable illnesses or pests contracted from any animal. I am aware that as a volunteer of save our scruff, rehome & rescue i am acting as a representative of the organization and agree to act responsibly at all times by maintaining a professional demeanor and protecting the rescued animals from any harm while they are in my possession or care. Volunteers under 16 years of age require a parental or legal guardian to be in attendance and the guardian must also fill out a volunteer waiver. Volunteers over the age of 16 may volunteer without a parental guardian accompanying them, however parental or legal guardian consent is required (signing consent on this waiver below). Therefore, you must be 18 years or older to volunteer with the dogs, some exceptions can be made depending on the situation/volunteer opportunity. This waiver applies to any and all events that I attend as a volunteer for save our scruff, rehome & rescue. *
Date *