Almost Home Dog Rescue Online Foster Application

Thank you for your interest in being a foster parent for a AHDR rescue animal. This questionnaire will enable us to learn more about you, your family and lifestyle, and the kind of animal you would like to foster. Following review of your application, a AHDR representative will contact you.

Date:    How did you hear about AHDR?


Your Name:        Email:

Address:     City:     State:     Zip:

Phone (Home):    (Cell):    (Work):    Fax:    


I/we live in a      Rent or own?      If you rent, does lease allow pets?

We must have landlord's contact information or a copy of your lease to verify that pets are allowed.

Landlord's name:    Phone number:    May we contact?

How long have you lived at your current address?

Please provide the names, ages, and relation to you of all other people living in household:

Are all the people living in the home agreeable to having a foster animal?

Are you familiar with foster programs and how they work?

Please describe in detail, the kind of animal(s) you would like to be considered for fostering (i.e.- breed, size limitations, housebroken, good with children, cats, other dogs, bottle babies, and if you could handle an animal with special needs):


The foster pet will be kept in:      Do you have a yard?

Do you have a fence?      If yes, height?      Type?     

How large is the fenced-in area?

If you don't have a fence, how will you keep the foster pet at home?

Please explain how and when you will exercise the foster pet and allow it to relieve itself:

How long will the foster pet be left alone each day?

Where will the foster pet be kept during this time?

How many hours will you spend with the foster pet each day?

Where will the foster pet sleep?

If you travel or leave for a couple of days, how will the foster animal be cared for?


Do you currently own any animals?      If yes, type, breed, age, sex etc.:

Where are they kept?

Are they all:  Spayed or neutered?    Current on shots?    Licensed?

What pets have you owned in the past and where are they now?

Veterinarian Name:     Address:     Phone:

May we call your vet as a reference?   

Have you ever surrendered a pet to a shelter or given one away?    If yes, please explain:

Have you or any member of your household ever been charged with animal cruelty?     

If so, please explain:

Have you ever been an animal dealer, broker, or breeder?      If so, please explain:


Please provide 2 references (w/phone #'s) that we may contact:

Name: Phone: Relationship:
Name: Phone: Relationship:

Do you have any objections to a home visit to meet your family, and to get a "general picture" of the environment the animal will live in?

Can we make follow-up home visits once you have the foster pet?


Have you or any member of your household ever been an employee of, or volunteer for, another animal humane agency, animal rescue group, animal shelter, animal rights or animal activist group?     

If so, please list here:

If you are still affiliated with this (these) group(s), what is your current involvement?

Please add any additional information, experience, questions or comments:

Applicant Agreement:

Please take a moment to be sure that all information is complete and accurate before submitting this application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. By clicking the submit button below, I certify that the information provided is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge, I have read, understood, and accept the stipulations as set forth in the applicant agreement above, and authorize AHDR to contact any individual listed on this application.