Southwest German Shepherd Rescue

FOSTER APPLICATION

Please note, this is NOT an adoption application.
Please call us after submitting this foster application...thanks

 

 

Please provide us with the following information. Thank you!

Full Name: 

Home Email Address: 

Work Email Address: 

Phone Number (Home):  (Work):  Cell Phone: 

Home Address: 

City:  State:  Zip Code: 

What are your major cross streets?: 

Do you own or rent your home?:     Own     Rent Lease Purchase

If you rent, do you have a letter from the owner of the property stating that you have their permission to have (not any--but specifically) a German Shepherd Dog on their property? (please refer to our policy page):
Yes     No

Type of housing?:     Single family     Condo/townhouse Apartment Duplex Trailer
(except in the case of senior or special needs dogs, we rarely foster or place in apartments)

ARE THE FOSTERING ADULTS:     Over 25 years of age Over 40 years Over 55 years Over 60 years Over 65 years Over 74 years

YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER ADULTS

SPOUSE/PARTNER
ADULT CHILD
SIBLING
ROOMMATE
OTHER

Are you currently in the military/reserves?:     Yes     No

DO YOU HAVE ANY PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS WE SHOULD BE AWARE OF?:     Yes     No

WOULD YOU CONSIDER A SPECIAL NEEDS DOG?:     Yes     No

WOULD YOU CONSIDER A SENIOR DOG (8 years or older)?:     Yes     No

ARE YOU ABLE TO SOCIALIZE YOUR FOSTERED DOG (walks, take to public places, people parks, etc.)?:     Yes     No

How many total members of your household are there?: 

How many are adults?:      How many children are there living with you?: 

Please list ages of all children living with you:

Any visiting children (grandkids, nieces, nephews, etc.) and ages:     Do any spend the night?:      Yes     No

Please list all other dogs in your home, include age, gender, and breed(s). If none, please indicate NONE:

If you have listed other dogs, are they spayed/neutered? (Please answer for each dog listed)

Please list all cats in your home, include age, gender, and breed(s). If none, please indicate NONE:

If you have cats, are they spayed/neutered? (Please answer for each cat listed)

Please list any other pets (birds, reptiles, livestock). If none, please indicate NONE:

Do the adults in the home work?:     Yes     No

Adult #1 work hours (time you leave your house and time you arrive home):

Adult #2 work hours (time you leave your house and time you arrive home):

Are you fairly familiar with the purebred German Shepherd?:     Yes     No

How long ago was the last one you owned, if any?:

DO YOU HAVE A VEHICLE SUITABLE FOR TRANSPORTING A LARGE DOG?:     Yes     No

Have you ever attended a group obedience class with any of your dogs?:     Yes     No

If yes, please elaborate:

DO YOU HAVE A FOLDABLE WIRE CRATE?:     Yes     No

Are you familar with or have you used crate training?:     Yes     No

What type of fencing to you have?:   Block wall    Chain link    Wood    Ranch-type wire    View fence    Other    

If "Other," please explain:

How high is your fencing?

Do you have a pool?:     Yes     No

If yes, is it separately fenced?:     Yes     No

Where would you keep your fostered dog when no one is home?:   Free inside    Crate inside    Outdoor kennel    Outside yard loose    Gated area indoors    Gated area outdoors    Other    

If "Other," please explain:

Do you have any grass?:     Yes     No

Do you have gravel?:     Yes     No

Do you have any loose dirt where there is no grass or gravel?:     Yes     No
      (Please see our policy page)

Do you have a dog door?:     Yes     No

Do the adults in the home have any plans to do any traveling in the near future?:     Yes     No

If yes, about when and for how long?:

Do you have plans to move or sell your home in the near future?:     Yes     No

Are you willing to transport your fostered dog to the North or Northwest part of town on occassion for any of the following: to be shown, trained, vaccinated, socialized, trips to the vet?:     Yes     No

I understand that I need to call SWGSDR after submitting this form:  TYPE "yes" if you understand. THANK YOU! We look forward to hearing from you.

**Fostering a dog for rescue is not the same as adoption. Foster families or individuals are volunteers who provide temporary housing and care for dogs in our program for the length of time it takes to find them a permanent home. **

Thank You for interest in helping us to save another life...we appreciate you taking the time to provide us with this important information.

When you have finished filling out this form, please click "SUBMIT" to send your completed application to us. Then call us after we've had time to review your application: 602-866-2880 between 10AM and 8:30PM weekdays.

We receive between 50 to 100 requests for call backs per week. Regrettably it is not possible to call everyone in a timely fashion thus we ask that you please follow your application with a phone call... THANKS!