Canine Foster Application If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank. Fields marked with an * are required Date: * First Name: * Last Name: * Street Address: * City: * State * Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Zip / Postal Code: * Email: * Phone 1: * Phone 2: Join our mailing list? * YesNo Why are you interested in fostering? * Is there a specific dog are you interested in fostering? If so, what is the name? * I am willing to foster: (please check all that apply) * PREGNANT MOTHERMOTHER WITH PUPPIESPUPPIESUNDERAGE PUPPIES (may need bottle feeding) SICK/INJUREDABUSED OR NEGLECTEDSENIORSPECIAL NEEDSANY DOG(S) Do you have any experience with the needs listed above? * YesNo If yes, how much experience do you have caring for dogs with these needs? * No experience – but I’m excited to learn!Some experience – I’ve had a dog or two before.Lots of experience – my friends and family consider me an expert! Are you able to administer: * Pills?Liquid Medications?Injections? Do you have a room or area in your home to keep fosters separate from your pets? * YesNo If an emergency arose with your foster, would you be able to take it to a veterinarian? * YesNo Will you be able to take your foster for routine visits to a veterinarian? * YesNo How long are you willing to keep a foster dog (or dogs)? * Short-term (1 – 3 weeks) Long-term (1 – 3 months) Shelter dogs have sometimes been in neglectful and/or abusive situations, and may experience difficulty transitioning to a foster home. Are you willing to be patient while the animal adjusts to their new foster home? * YesNo How would you describe your household? * Very quiet – a few residents, not too many guests.Average – not too quiet, not too noisy.Very busy – lots of people coming and going! How many people live in your household? Adults: Children: Seniors: Tell us about a typical day in your household (work/school/activities/errands): * What types of pets are currently living in your home? Number of dogs: Number of cats: Names and breeds: Other animals: Are you aware of any restrictions (rules from landlord, condo association, etc.) that would prevent you from fostering a dog? No dogs allowedThere are size restrictionsThere are breed restrictionsThere’s a limit to how many dogs I can houseNo restrictions What energy level are you looking for in a foster dog? * High Energy (lots of exercise and play)Medium Energy (daily walks, moderate exercise)Low Energy (senior or couch potato, yard time is sufficient) What are your plans for your foster when you’re gone during the day or at night? * Would you be willing to have the foster coordinator visit your home? * YesNo Clicking submit below confirms that the information in this application is accurate and honest. You will be contacted by a foster coordinator for a brief personal interview. Completion of this application does not imply acceptance into VAO’s foster program.