Anchor Paws Rescue Foster Home Application
If you are ready to proceed with applying to become a foster home, please fill out the form below, and our Foster Coordinator will be in touch with you.
Please note: we are not currently accepting foster home applications from Massachussetts residents as we are licensed in Rhode Island.
Tell us why you are interested in fostering at this time:*
Are you currently fostering for another rescue?*
If you answered Yes to the above question - which rescue are you fostering for and who is their foster home coordinator? Please provide name and contact info.
Have you ever fostered for another rescue/shelter in the past?*
If you have fostered for another rescue/shelter in the past, please list the rescues/shelters by name and dates you fostered. If you are no longer fostering for them, please list the reasons why.
In what type of home do you live*
Do you own or rent your home*
If you rent, have you received the approval of your landlord to have a pet?*
If you rent, please enter your landlord's name:
If you rent, please enter your landlord's phone number:
Do you have a yard at your residence?*
Is your yard fenced?*
If yes, what type of fence?
What is the height of the fence?
How many people reside in your household?*
What are the ages of all people living in your home?*
Are you currently employed?*
Work from home
Not employed at this time
Do you currently have any pets?*
Are all current pets up to date on vaccinations and monthly heartworm and flea preventative? Please check all that apply.
How many other pets have you had in the past 5 years?*
Please provide details on your previous pets and why they are no longer with you. (passed away, euthanized, given up, etc)
Please list at least two references (who are not family members). List each reference on a separate line. Include Name, Phone Number, email address and relationship to you.*
Veterinarian's Name and Phone Number **If you have not had a pet in the past 3 years and you do not have an established relationship with a veterinarian at this time, please enter N/A.*
What size dog would you be most comfortable fostering? Check all that apply.
Please describe your experience in handling animals.*
Have you ever taken part in a formal animal training class?*
How much time will the animal spend alone during the day?*
Where will the dog be when you are away from home? Please check all that apply.
Where will the dog be when you are at home? Check all that apply.
Where will the dog be kept at night? Check all that apply.
Are you willing to participate in adoption events on a regular basis so that your foster dog can get the exposure needed to find a permanent family?*
Do you have reliable transportation, or access to reliable transportation, should the dog need immediate veterinary care?*
All of our dogs are listed on our website and various other sites to increase their adoptability. We require that you provide us with updates on the dog so that we may add to, or modify, the existing profile to accurately represent the personality and habits of the dog. We may also ask for new photos as well. Will you be able to send email updates to us on a regular basis? *
While Anchor Paws Rescue will reimburse/pay for any pre-approved veterinary bills, there are minimal expenses that go along with fostering such as providing a quality dog food, leash & collar, etc. for your foster. Are you able to absorb these costs?*
Although it is rarely required, do you have an area in your home that you could isolate your foster if needed?*
How did you hear about fostering for Anchor Paws Rescue?
If you were referred to Anchor Paws Rescue by a current volunteer, please provide their name and phone number or email address.
By submitting this application, I affirm that ALL information is true and complete and that no one in the household where the pet will reside has ever been convicted of animal cruelty or abuse. I agree to give permission for a representative of Anchor Paws Rescue to call the references and veterinary practices I have listed. I also understand that a home visit by an Anchor Paws Rescue representative is required before I am approved. I will review and sign a Foster Home Agreement that will outline my roles and responsibilities while I am entrusted with the care of these animals.