FOSTER HOME APPLICATION

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We would love to have you join our growing network of foster families. Our goal is to be able to help rottweilers throughout the state and in order to do that we need your help! We will cover all veterinary expenses at our veterinarian. This includes altering, heartworm testing and preventative, worming for internal parasites and vaccinations. We ask that you furnish the food, pet dishes, toys and alot of love. Please answer all of the following questions as completely as possible - the more details you give us, the easier it will to match you up with the best foster dog for your situation. As soon as we receive your form one of our volunteers will contact you to discuss your application, check with your veterinarian and arrange for a home visit. Thank you for volunteering to save the life of a wonderful rottweiler!


Personal Information

Name: 

Spouse: 

Address:

City:   State: ZIP:

E-Mail: 

Home Phone: Cell Phone:

Your employer: Work Phone:

Spouse employer: Work Phone:

Age Spouse Age

Are you expecting a child or planning a family? Yes   No

Does your or your spouse's job require frequent out of town travel? Yes No

Are you or your spouse subject to relocation?Yes No

Are you a student?Yes No;   If 'yes' anticipated date of graduation:

Are you in the military?Yes No;   If 'yes' anticipated date of discharge:


Family Information

How many children are living at home?

Names and ages of all children included above:

Besides your immediate family, are there others residing in your home? Yes No

Names of other residents:

Relationship of other residents:

Is anyone in your home allergic to animals?Yes No;   Does anyone have asthma? Yes No


Home Information

Do you own or rent? own rent

If you rent, please provide name and phone number of your landlord:

Please describe your type of dwelling:

How long have you lived at your current address?

If less than two years, please provide your previous address:

Please descibe your neighborhood:

Does your home have a yard?Yes No

Does fencing completely enclose the yard for the dog?Yes No

If not, explain how and where you will allow the dog to exercise and relieve itself?

If your yard is fenced please describe what kind:

How tall?  Is the gate currently locked with a padlock? Yes No

Can strangers gain access to your yard from the street? Yes No

Some insurance companies may cancel your homeowner's insurance if there is a rottweiler on the premises. It is your responsibility to check with your agent and ensure that fostering a rottweiler will not adversely affect your policy.

I have checked with my insurance carrier on this date:
and confirmed that my policy will permit me to foster a rottweiler
my policy permits rottweilers
my policy does not permit rottweilers


Other Pet Information

Do you have other pets at this time? Yes No

If 'yes' are they spayed or neutered yet? Yes No

If 'yes' are they currently on heartworm preventative? Yes No

If 'yes' are they indoor or outdoor indoor outdoor

Please describe your pets in detail including gender:

What petfood are you feeding your pet(s):

If you have owned pets in the past and do not now, what happened to them?

Do your current pets get along with other dogs? If you think there may be a conflict, please describe how you will keep the foster rottweiler separated from your family pet(s):


Foster Information

Have you ever owned a rottweiler before?YesNo

Do you prefer a dog that will be primarily fostered indoors or primarily fostered outdoors : indoors outdoors

Please describe where the dog will stay when you are at home:

Please describe where the dog will stay when you are away:

Please describe where the dog will sleep at night:

How do you feel about dogs on the furniture?

How many hours per day will the dog be alone?

Do you have a crate? Yes No

Do you plan to use a crate? Why or why not?

If 'yes', how many hours per day will the dog be crated?

Do you currently have a dogdoor? Yes No

What kinds of solutions would you be willing to try if housebreaking accidents occurred? {please check all that apply}:

crate  dog door   leave outside   none, I would need to return the dog  

other (specify) 

Have you ever trained a dog before?Yes No

If 'yes' please describe the training methods you have used in the past:

Are you familiar with the signs of gastric torsion [bloat]?Yes No


References

Many veterinarians will not release information to us without your permission. Please let your vet know that we will be calling them and that it is ok to release information to us.

I called my veterinarian(s) on this date: , and I spoke with:
to let them know that you will be calling and I have given my permission for them to release information to you.

Please provide us with your current veterinarian information {required}:
Name
Address
City
State Zip Telephone

If less than five years please provide us with your previous veterinarian information:
Name
Address
City
State Zip Telephone


Please provide three references not related to you:

Reference #1:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone

Reference #2:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone

Reference #3:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone


And Finally...

Have you ever fostered a dog before: Yes No

Are you willing to assume financial responsibility (all expenditures are tax deductible) for food, dishes, toys? {we will cover all veterinary expenses at our vet including altering, heartworm testing and preventative, immunizations}: Yes No

Do you mind if families interested in adopting the dog come to your home to visit it: Yes No

Do you have a gender preference?   age preference?

Do you understand that often times the complete history of a rescue rottweiler may not be known and you may encounter some initial adjustment problems? Yes No

Will you be willing to work with us on solving those problems if they occurred?
yes  no, I would need to return the dog  

Do you have a time frame regarding how long you will be able to keep the dog until it gets adopted: Yes No

If you were referred by anyone, please tell us so we may thank them:

Please give us any other information that may help us make the best match between you and your foster rottweiler:

Please doublecheck that you have filled in all the fields - indicating 'n/a' if a question does not apply to you - incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be automatically deleted..

By clicking the 'submit' button I certify that the above information is true.

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