Did you adopt or foster a ROMP Italian Greyhound pet before? If you answered yes, you are already in our system so please email us at: info@ROMPRescue.com and skip the application!
What type of fostering are you interested in? (check all that apply)
Please list someone that is NOT a relative who is familiar with your experiences as a pet owner.
Relationship to you
Please list someone that is NOT a relative who is familiar with your experiences as a pet owner
Relationship to you:
Do we have permission to contact your personal, veterinary, and groomer references?
Have you or any other household member ever been charged or convicted of animal cruelty/neglect or domestic violence? Please explain.
We require a criminal background check in order to move forward with the process. Will you allow us to perform a criminal background check? *
Have you ever applied to any other rescue organization or shelter and been rejected? If so, with whom did you apply and why were you rejected?
Have you ever fostered for any other rescue organization or shelter
If yes, for whom?
Breed / type of animal fostered?
Do you have any specialized experience (Eg, working with fearful or aggressive dogs, medical special needs, etc.)?
Do you own or rent your home?
Where do you live?
Other (please explain below)
Are there any covenants or restrictions concerning dogs where you live? Please explain.
If you live in an apartment, does your lease allow you to foster a dog? Please provide documentation.
Landlord's contact information:
Do you have a fenced yard? If so, please describe it. (Height, type of fencing, the way in which gates are accessed and locked or unlocked, etc.)
If you do not have a fence, how will you manage the dog’s potty training and exercise needs?
Do you agree to keep the foster on leash at all times in any unfenced areas?
Do you have or intend to install a dog door?
Do you have a pool? If so, is it fenced in such a manner that would prevent a dog from gaining access to it without supervision?
Do you subscribe to a chemical lawn service or use chemicals/pesticides on your lawn?
Please list all individuals residing in your home, their ages, and the hours they are usually home:
Does any household member have any special needs? If so, please explain.
Are all members of your household in agreement about fostering?
Who will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day care and training of the dog?
How often do you travel?
Is anyone in the household allergic to animals? If so, please describe.
How would you describe your household activity level?
What other pets do you have? Please describe the type of pet (bird, cat, dog, etc.), age, gender, and where you got it.
Are any of your pets spayed/neutered? If yes, which ones?
How many dogs have you owned in the past 10 years? Please provide the breed, age, gender, if spayed or neutered, and if deceased, the cause of death.
Have you ever bred any of your pets?
Have you ever given an animal away to anyone or surrendered one to a shelter or rescue? If so, please explain.
What do you enjoy most about pet ownership?
What do you enjoy the least about pet ownership?
Do you now or have you ever owned/fostered a sighthound (or breed your are inquiring about)?
Do you now or have ever owned/fostered an Italian Greyhound (or other breed)? If so, please explain.
Are you familiar with any of the habits/challenges particular to this breed? Please explain.
Are you willing to foster any other breed of dog?
Is there any breed you would NOT foster?
Where will your foster spend the day? Check all that apply:
Where will your dog spend the night? Check all that apply:
How many hours a day will the dog be alone?
Will you allow the dog on furniture?
Would you allow a home visit?
Will you be able and willing to bring the foster to and from vet appointments as necessary?
What will you feed your foster? Please be specific.
Do you plan on participating in any special activities with your foster? (Obedience, racing, coursing, therapy, etc.)
Please share what you know about crate training.
How do you plan to discipline the foster dog?
What is your understanding of how long it takes a dog to adjust to a new home, schedule, family members, etc.?
Would you be willing to work with a dog with special needs or medications?
Would you be willing to work with a dog that still needs additional housetraining?
What issues are you not willing to work with your foster on?
Do you have a gender preference for your foster? Please explain.
Do you have an age preference? Please explain.
Any other preferences or specific dogs you are interested in?
Would you be willing to conduct home visits for prospective adoptive homes for the dog you are fostering?
Is there any other information you would like to share as we consider your application?
I hereby affirm that the information provided in this questionnaire is true and accurate and understand ROMP reserves the right to approve or deny any application. [please type your name and the date to bind this agreement]*