Foster Form


Please note: Applicants must be 23 years of age or older. Also note that it may take up to 3 days to get a response from Forgotten Paws Rescue regarding this application, so please be patient. Also, most responses are initially via e-mail, so be sure your e-mail address is accurate below, and be sure to check your e-mail for a reply from Forgotten Paws. ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED!!

First Name: Last Name: Age: Occupation:
Co-applicant (Spouse or Significant Other):
First Name: Last Name: Age: Occupation:
Street address:
City: County: State: ZIP:
Home Phone: Work Phone: Cell Phone:

Best contact phone: Home Work Cell
Best time to call

E-mail (required field):

What is the name of the the dog you are interested in fostering (skip if not specific)?

What size dog are you interested in fostering?

List any general questions you would like to ask about this particular dog:

Are you willing to allow a representative from Forgotten Paws Pet Rescue to visit your home by appointment? Yes No

Please indicate where you live: apartment house condo or townhouse trailer or mobile home
Do you... rent home own home
If you rent, do you have the landlord's permission to foster a dog? Yes No

Do you have a fully fenced yard with no fence gaps? Yes No
If yes, how high and what kind? Wooden Chainlink Split Rail with wire Other:

Do you have a pool? Yes No

Number of adults in household?
Relationship(s):   spouse   roommate(s)   life partner   other - please specify:
Does anyone in the household smoke? Yes No
Will this dog be a surprise for any family members? Yes No
If yes, who?
Do any family members have allergies? Yes No

Do any children live in the house? Yes No
If so, what are their gender/ages?

Number, type and age of pets currently in household?

Do any of your current or did any of your past pets live primarily outdoors? Yes No
If yes, please describe pet:

Are all current pets spayed/neutered? Yes No

What is your veterinarian's name and phone number?

How many dogs have you owned in the past?
If any, please describe what happened to each of them (put to sleep, run over, died of old age, sold, given away, ran away, etc.)

Who will be responsible for the daily care and training of your foster dog?

How many hours will the dog be home alone on a typical day?
Where does your current dog stay when home alone during the day?

Where will your foster dog stay when home alone during the day?

Where do current pets sleep at night?

Where will the foster dog sleep at night?

What percentage of time will the foster dog spend inside the house? %
Will your foster dog be allowed on the furniture? Yes No

Have you ever had a serious behavior problem with a previous dog? Yes No
If so, please describe:

Do you have a doggie door? Yes No

Are you willing to keep a collar and ID tag on all of your pets including a foster dog at all times? Yes No

Under what circumstances do you think it is OK to leave a dog outside alone and unsupervised in an unfenced area?   in a quiet subdivision   on a lot of acreage   in a rural area   when I know they are trained to come back   none

Is your current (or past) dog trained off leash on commands? Yes No

Have you ever given a dog up or had a dog for a brief period of time and it didn't work out? Yes No
If so, please explain the circumstances and what happened to it:

Have you ever looked at or applied for a pet with another rescue group? Yes No

What type of food will you feed?   something from the grocery store   premium food from a pet supply store  
Brand name:

Has a dog or puppy died on your premises in the last 6 months of distemper, parvo or unknown causes? Yes No
Please list the names, addresses and phone numbers of 2 personal references:
How did you hear about Forgotten Paws?   website   fosterspaper   word of mouth   radio   at an adoption day   other - please specify:
Typing your name below will serve as legal signature.

By signing below, I am attesting to the truthfulness of my answers. Falsification of any of the above information will be grounds for disallowing the adoption of rescue dog and possible removal of said dog from my home. Applicant must be 23 years of age or older. Forgotten Paws reserves the right to refuse any applicant.

Note: Please keep an eye on your JUNK/SPAM folder for a reply email from Forgotten Paws