Foster Application

Thank you so much for your interest in New Hope Dog Rescue and one of our dogs!

If you are interested in fostering for New Hope Dog Rescue, please fill out a foster application and email it to us at Fosters must live in the Thunder Bay area or within an hour driving distance.

    Your Name - First and Last (required)

    Your Age

    Your Occupation (required)

    Spouse Name

    Spouse Age

    Spouse Occupation

    Street Address

    City

    Province

    Postal Code

    Phone Number (required)

    Email Address (required)

    Why do you want to foster a dog? (required)

    Which type of dwelling do you live in? (required)
    HouseCondoDuplex/TownhouseApartmentOther

    Do you rent or own?
    RentOwn

    Landlords Name

    Landlords Phone Number

    If there is anyone under the age of 18 in the home, please list ages.

    Do all Members of the family agree to fostering a dog? (required)
    YesNo

    Is there anyone in the household who has known allergies to animals? (required)
    YesNo

    Do you have a fully fenced backyard? (required)
    YesNo

    What is the activity level in your household like? (required)
    Calm and QuietSometimes Busy and LouderLouder and Busy

    How many hours will the dog be alone during the day? (required)

    Where will the dog be kept during the day? (Please check all that apply)
    CratedInsideOutside

    Where will the dog be kept during the night? (Please check all that apply)
    CratedInsideOutside

    Do you have a preference in the sex of the dog you are fostering?

    MaleFemaleNo preference

    What size of dog are you willing to foster? (Please check all that apply)
    Small (5-25 lbs)Medium (25-50 lbs)Large (50-75 lbs)Giant (75+ lbs)

    What age of dog are you willing to foster? (Please check all that apply)
    Baby (8 weeks to 1 year)Young (1 year to 3 Years)Adult (3 years to 7 years)Senior (7+)

    What energy of dog are you willing to foster? (Please check all that apply)
    Low: Daily walk 10-20 mins, 2x a dayMedium: Daily walk/other stimulation, 10-20 mins, 2x dayHigh: Daily walks, hikes, biking, etc. 20-30 mins, 2-3x day

    What type of exercise will the dog be given daily? (required)

    Are you prepared to deal with potential dog behaviours like marking, digging holes in your yard, destroying a shoe, barking, etc? (required)
    YesNo

    Please mark the behaviours you would NOT be willing to deal with. (Please check all that apply)
    Marking in the house/ House trainingPrey driveLeash trainingDestruction of house items such as shoesCrate trainingReactive to other dogsFood or resource guardingExcessive barkingMedical issuesI would be willing to work on any issues

    Under what circumstances, other than the above, would cause you to return the dog to the rescue? (required)

    Are you willing and able to medicate an animal if necessary, even if it is only monthly heartworm pills? (required)
    YesNo

    Have you had any experience with an emotionally or physically neglected or abused dog? (required)
    YesNo

    Will you be able to take the animal to vet appointments and allow potential adopters to visit the animal? (required)
    YesNo

    Do you have a car? (required)
    YesNo

    If no, why not?

    Are you willing to work with an Dog Rescue volunteer regarding behavioral issues if necessary? (required)

    Please list names and give details of all pets you have living or deceased.

    Please list the follow about each pet:
    -Type of pet
    -Name
    -Age
    -Breed
    -Sex
    -Altered (Yes or No)
    -Up to date with shots (yes or No)
    -Living or Deceased (If passed, why)

    We require 3 references.
    2 Personal:
    -NOT family members
    -Name, phone number, relation to you, and how long they have known you.

    1 MUST be your current or past VET
    -Name, phone number, location (required)

    Do you agree to a home visit (by appointment)?
    YesNo

    BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, I hereby give permission for my Veterinarian to release information to New Hope Dog Rescue on any pets that I have owned, living or deceased and CERTIFY and UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING:

    1) New Hope Dog Rescue reserves the right to refuse the adoption of a dog to any applicant.

    2) Any misrepresentation of fact may result in the applicant not being approved to adopt a dog from New Hope Dog Rescue.

    3) All information I have given on this form is true and correct.

    4) Any dog adopted from New Hope Dog Rescue is to be an indoor dog and treated as a member of your family. (required)

    YesNo

    Is there anything else you would like us to know?

    Dogs Name of interest and Electronic Signature

    Date