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Dog/Puppy Foster Care Questionnaire

FOSTERING IN YOUR HOME
Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Home Phone:
Work Phone:
Email Address:
Fostering is a rewarding and beneficial experience for both you and the animal.  A Caring Place Humane Society recognizes the important service you will provide.  We rely on our foster homes to provide the highest quality of care for the animals, and request your fullest participation in the program.  Thank you.

1. How many individuals are in your household?:
2. How many of those individuals are children?:
What are their ages?:
3. The number of types of animals I currently have in my home are:
Number of Dogs:
What Type:
Number of Cats:
What Type:
Other:
4. Are the above mentioned animals current on their yearly vaccinations including Rabies?: Yes
No
If no, why?:
5. Are your current pets spayed/neutered?: Yes
No
If no, what is the reason for that decision?:
6. Do you have any pets that currently live outside?: Yes
No
If yes, what type of animal?:
If yes, what is the reason for that decision?:
YOUR FOSTERING INTEREST: We rely on our foster homes to provide the highest quality of care for the animals, and request your fullest participation in the program.  Below is a listing of typical dog/puppy fostering needs:
  • Adult dog
  • Mother dog with a litter of puppies
  • Adult dog or puppy recovering from illness
  • Litter of puppies without a mother
  • Pregnant dog
  • Puppy

7. Share with us why you are interested in fostering dogs or puppies. :
8. Would you be willing to foster more than one adult dog at a time?: Yes
No
9. What experience do you have caring for adult dogs?:
10. What experience do you have caring for puppies?:
11. What experience do you have caring for a mother dog and her puppies? :
12. Where will the dog be kept when you are at home? (check all that apply): Basement
Gated in room
Crated/caged
Loose in house
Outside
Garage
Other
If Other, please describe:
13. Where will the dog be kept when you are away? (check all that apply): Basement
Closed in room
Crated/caged
Loose in house
Outside
Garage
Kennel Run
Gated in kitchen/room
Other
If Other, please describe:
14. Where will the dog spend its nights? (check all that apply): Basement
Closed in room
Crated/caged
Loose in house
Outside
Garage
Kennel Run
Gated in kitchen/room
Other
If Other, please describe:
15. Do you have a yard?: Yes
No
If so, is it fenced?: Yes
No
16. What type of fence, and what is its height?:
17. How often will you allow the dog/puppy access to the outside to eliminate?:
18. How many hours will the dog/puppy be left alone each day?:
19. Where will the dog/puppy be kept during your sleeping time?:
20. Will anyone besides you be responsible for the care of the dog or puppy?: Yes
No
21. How have you prepared your home and yourself to handle issues such as chewing, clawing, diggin, urination or defecation inside the house?:
22. Do you have experience in training a dog or puppy basic obedience, including housebreaking, sit , stay, come, off, etc? : Yes
No
23. If yes, please explain:
24. What expectations do you have from A Caring Place Humane Socitey  (A.C.P.) during the foster time?:
25. What concerns or questions do you have about fostering with A Caring Place Humane Society?:
Our Dog Program Director will contact you to discuss this volunteering opportunity.