ImPawsAble Rescue

Foster Application Form

Fostering a rescued pet is a huge responsibility and one that must be accepted by the entire family.
In an effort to find the best possible foster home for each of our pets, Im-Paws-Able Dog Rescue asks that you take the time to complete this application
and discuss any questions you many have with one of our Rescue/Adoption Committee members. Foster care for a rescue pet can frequently last as long as six months and occasionally longer.
Please be sure that you are able to make that commitment.
You must be over the age of 18 and be open to routine home inspections in order to be considered as a foster home.
If you have questions about this form or any aspect of fostering, please email us at [email protected]





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May we call you at work?
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Puppies: Mom and Pups: Adult Dog: Special Needs: Senior Dog:

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**Personal references cannot be family members and are mandatory for all ImPawsAble Rescue applications***






Apartment: Townhome: Single Family Home:

House with Fenced Yard:
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A Letter from a Landlord or Superintendent, with their contact information, will be required indicating permission if you are renting.


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( Please note -we must ask this in order to protect our organization, our clients as well as the animals in our care)




TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The purpose of foster care is to allow a dog or cat to live in a home environment while awaiting permanent placement, permitting the Foster Family to evaluate the pet and to work with the pet to reincorporate him or her back into a home environment. A home environment is less stressful on the pet than a boarding facility or shelter. The exposure the pet gets from being treated as one of the family (walks, outings, etc...) often speeds up the adoption process. Im-Paws-Able Dog Rescue considers our Foster Families to be essential to the welfare and proper placement of our pets, and wishes the experience to be enjoyable and free from misunderstandings. Please note that we have the following guidelines:

The Foster Family will follow all relevant procedures and guidelines of Im-Paws-Able Dog Rescue regarding the pet placed in the foster home and will not make decisions or take actions regarding the pet's veterinary care or placement without prior approval from Im-Paws-Able Dog Rescue.

The veterinarians working with Im-Paws-Able bill  Im-Paws-Able directly for approved medical services provided to our pets. In the event the Foster Family expends funds for pre-approved veterinary care, Im-Paws-Able will reimburse the Foster Family.

The Foster Family will provide the pet with humane care and maintain the pet in accordance with all current state, county and municipal laws and ordinances while the pet resides with the Foster Family.

The Foster Family will provide the pet with necessary exercise and will not keep the pet chained or restrained. Im-Paws-Able dogs should not be kept as "outside only" pets

The Foster Family agrees to provide the pet with adequate food, water, shelter, affection, socialization, exercise, medical assistance, and to strive to increase the adoptability of the pet. If assistance with food is needed, Im-Paws-Able  will provide food upon request.

If the pet cannot be kept by the Foster Family, the Foster Family shall notify Im-Paws-Able  immediately. The pet SHALL NOT BE SOLD, ABANDONED, RELINQUISHED TO A SHELTER OR POUND OR ANY THIRD PARTY WITHOUT THE PRIOR APPROVAL OF Im-Paws-Able Dog Rescue.

THE FOSTER FAMILY UNDERSTANDS THAT Im-Paws-Able AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE LIMITED INFORMATION REGARDING THE TEMPERAMENT OF THE PET OR ITS HABITS. THE FOSTER FAMILY WILL TAKE ALL REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS (THROUGH THE USE OF CRATES, LEASHES, SUPERVISION AND COMMON SENSE) TO ENSURE THE PET DOES NOT RUN LOOSE, BECOME A NUISANCE, DESTROY PROPERTY, INJURE OR BE INJURED BY ANOTHER ANIMAL OR INJURE OR BE INJURED BY ANY PERSON.

The pet is and shall remain the property of IM-PAWS-ABLE and may be removed by IM-PAWS-ABLE  from the Foster Family at any time and without prior notice.

The Foster Family agrees to be courteous, helpful and honest to potential adopters and to fully cooperate in accommodating those who wish to see the pet.

In the event the Foster Family wishes to permanently adopt the pet, an IM-PAWS-ABLE Adoption Contract must be submitted to Im-Paws-Able Rescue.

The Foster Family should insure that all of its pets are up to date on their vaccinations (including, without limitation, bordatella, parvo, corona, rabies, distemper) prior to bringing the pet into the foster home.

THE FOSTER FAMILY DOES HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS IM-PAWS-ABLE DOG RESCUE AND ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION CHARGED OR CHARGEABLE WITH LIABILITY TOGETHER WITH THEIR HEIRS, ADMINISTRATORS, EXECUTORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS, EXPENSES, LOSS OF SERVICES, ACTIONS OR CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, BELONGING TO THE FOSTER FAMILY DUE TO ANY ACTION OR OCCURRENCE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOSTERING OF A PET FOR SAFE HAVEN.

BY SUBMITTING A FOSTER HOME APPLICATION YOU HAVE ACKNOWLEDGED YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE FOREGOING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

THANKS FOR HELPING US SAVE PETS LIVES!

Please Note the following:

-As a foster home you may have an animal in your care for a short period of time (1 week) or an extended period of time (as many as 3 months or more).

- As a foster home you will be required to keep your foster dogs(s) in a leash or enclosed area (within a fence adequate for the dog) at all times. Dogs must live primarily indoors

- While you are caring for foster pets, we may call you from time to time to check on the animals' progress and address any concerns you may have.

- A foster family shall NOT adopt out their foster pet to anyone without a completed adoption application and the prior approval of the Adoption Coordinator.

-A foster family shall NOT deny or DNA an application, without  prior approval of two board members.

I have read and understand all components of the Terms and Conditions and have filled the application out with all honesty and integrity.






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