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German Shepherd Rescue, Inc.

Foster Home Application

Print out this form and fax to: 847-677-0562.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Marianne Perlman at 847-677-0561.

Please Note: ALL FOSTER DOGS MUST LIVE INSIDE THE HOUSE - NO EXCEPTIONS


Name:
Address:


Daytime Phone:
Evening Phone:
Please List 2 References:
Name:
Phone:
Address:
Name:
Phone:
Address:
Why do you want to foster a German Shepherd?



Please list ALL the animals that currently live in your home:
Type of Pet
(Dog/Cat/Bird/etc.)
BreedSexSpay/
Neutered/
Intact
AgePersonality Traits






























Do all the animals currently living in your house get along with other dogs? (Circle one)YESNO
Have you owned a German Shepherd in the past? (Circle one)YESNO
How long would the dog be left alone each day?
Do you have any small children? (Circle one)YESNO
Do you have a fenced yard? (Circle one)YESNO
If NO, how do you plan to exercise the dog?


Do you have room in your house for a large dog? (Circle one)YESNO
Are you able to exercise the dog 2-4 times a day for 15-30 minutes each time?(Circle one)YESNO
Do you have a crate large enough for an adult German Shepherd?(Circle one)(We can supply a crate if necessary)YESNO
Do you understand that you will be responsible for feeding the recommended food for the dog and for transporting the dog to the vet for treatments if necessary? (GSD Rescue Inc. pays for veterinary care and food if necessary) (Circle one)YESNO
Do you understand that foster care for a dog can last from days to weeks, and even months? Are you willing to foster the dog for an indefinate period of time? (Circle one)YESNO
Do you understand that some foster dogs need extra attention, care, and training (including housebreaking)? Some dogs are stressed and require a regular routine to settle into their foster homes. Are you willing to spend the extra time with your foster dog? (Circle one)YESNO
Are you willing to spend time training the dog in basic house manners ( housebreaking, not jumping on people, coming when called, no food guarding, etc.)? (Circle one)YESNO
Please describe the type of dog you feel comfortable fostering. Include age, sex, temperament, personality - be as descriptive as possible(Use more paper if necessary)



If you have had any experience handling problem dogs (barkers, diggers, dog aggressive, people aggressive, dominant, etc.) and are willing to take a dog with problems - please describe your experiences - be as descriptive as possible(Use more paper if necessary)



Thank you very much for your interest in fostering and for taking the time to complete this application.

When complete, you can mail this application to:

Marianne Perlman
9303 N. Kedvale
Skokie, IL 60076

Or send via fax: 847-677-0562.