Which dog are you interested in?
Have you met the dog you are interested in?
How did you hear about the dog you are interested in? (e.g. Facebook, Petfinder)
Are you open to meeting other dogs if this dog is no longer available or not a good match?
Are you aware that all our dogs are indoor dogs?
Date of Birth (you must be 21+ years of age)
Who will be the dog’s primary caregiver?
Is anyone in your family allergic to animals?
List names, birthdates, and relationships of everyone else in your household. Note: We do background checks on all adults in the household so dates of birth are imperative.
If rent, provide landlord's contact info
If rent, is there a weight/size restriction?
Do you have a fenced yard?
If yes, please describe (Note: homes with electric/underground fences will not be considered)
If your yard is NOT bounded by a fence, how do you plan to keep the dog safe while outdoors?
Are you willing to have a Dogs Forever rep do a home visit? (Note: a video or photo visit can be arranged during a pandemic)
Have you ever adopted a shelter animal before?
Do you currently have any pets in your home?
If yes, please describe (name, age, breed, gender)
If you have other dogs, where do they stay?
If you have cats in your home, are they declawed?
If you have cats, please describe (name, age and gender)
If you have pets, are all spayed/neutered and current on vaccinations?
If you ever surrendered an animal to a shelter or re-homed any animal that you have owned, please explain the circumstances.
List any pets you have had in the past 10 years that you have not already listed above (name, breed):
What you are looking for in a dog?
Have you ever fostered an animal before?
Have you ever kennel-trained a dog before?
Are you willing to train a dog if necessary?
Where will the dog be kept during the day?
Where will the dog be kept at night?
Will anyone be home during the day or come home for lunch?
What is the longest the dog would be alone during a typical 24-hour period?
What brand of food would you feed the dog?
Are you prepared to pay for the health of your dog by keeping all shots up to date and routinely visiting the vet?
How do you plan to give the dog daily exercise?
The dog you want to adopt may have an adjustment period, which could mean accidents, chewing or other behaviors. How would you handle this?
Additional information you think would be helpful for us to know:
TWO PERSONAL (NON-FAMILY) REFERENCES
First Reference (Name, relationship, phone)
Second Reference (Name, relationship, phone)
Name and phone of veterinarian
FOR FOSTERS ONLY
Are you willing to have a Dogs Forever representative visit your home before or during the fostering period?
Are you willing to go to a Dogs Forever-approved veterinarian?
Are you willing to care for a senior or special needs dog?
CONSENT / RELEASE