Foster Application Apply to be a foster home for SPDR Name* First Last Address* Street Address City State AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific ZIP Code Phone*Best time to callEmail* OccupationAbout YouHow many years have you been involved with dogs?What breeds have you had experience with?What type of experience (pet, training, showing, breeding, etc.) do you have?Describe your experience with other animals.Describe any special dog-related skills you have (trainer, vet, groomer, behaviorist, etc.).Have you volunteered or fostered for another rescue group? If so, list the names of the group(s), dates you were involved, and your overall experience with them.About Your Fostering RequirementsBreeds you prefer to fosterWill you consider fostering other breeds?NoYesPreferred Sex Male Female Either Preferred size of foster dogLength of time to foster a dogWill you foster a puppy?NoYesWill you foster a dog with: Kennel Cough Injury(ies) A litter of puppies Behavior problems Dog Aggression Housebreaking problems Other restrictionsAbout Your HomeList all other adults in your familyList all children in your family and their ages:List all regular visitors who might come in contact with foster dogs:List all dogs in the home, their breed, age, sex, and if they are neutered or spayedAre the dogs above current on ALL vaccinations?NoYesCurrent on bordatella/kennel cough vaccinations?NoYesAccepting of new dogs in the home?NoYesAble to have a separate, safe haven away from foster dogs?NoYesList other types of pets in your household.Will the dog come in contact with livestock (horses, cows, llamas, etc.) or other animals (chicken, rabbits, etc.)? No Yes, describe below Describe livestockHow many hours per day will the foster dog be left unattended?How many hours per day will the dog be housed in the following ways?Inside, loose:Inside, crated:Inside, separated:Outside in Yard:Outside, tethered:Outside kennel run:Garage:Other (describe): Do you have the following confinement options? (Please indicate if not applicable.)Fenced yard (Specify height and type)Crates. Specify size and typeKennel Run. Specify size and typeDescribe other confinement options Do you have other containment options for health reasons?NoYesHave you ever had a neightborhood complaint filed with Animal ControlNoYesReferencesWhen possible, please list individuals (non-family members) who are active in the dog community and are knowledgeable about your care of dogs, such as trainer, veterinarian, breeder, active SPDR member, active breed club member, or other dog professionalName First Last PhoneDay and or evening phoneCredentialsName First Last PhoneDay and or evening phoneCredentialsMission StatementSeattle Purebred Dog Rescue is a non-profit referral organization dedicated to placing unwanted purebred dogs into suitable homes, and preventing unwanted purebreds from overloading the shelter system. Towards attaining these goals, we promote responsible dog ownership by educating the public in the selection, care and training of dogs. Founded as a non-political organization in 1987, SPDR works cooperatively with breeders, animal shelters, breed clubs, and individuals to accomplish SPDR’s purpose. Name*Enter your full nameTerms of Foster Volunteer AgreementI hereby acknowledge the following policies and agree to abide by them during the entire time I am fostering dogs for SPDR.Agree to each item below* Select All Agreed: I understand that my role is solely as a temporary home, and that the placement of any dogs I foster will be conducted by the Breed Rep. It is the Breed Rep's job to review and interview potential adopters. Agreed: I will immediately relinquish this dog, upon request, to a representative of SPDR Agreed: I will remember in all my dealings with the public as a foster volunteer that I represent SPDR, and the the public will consider my words and actions to be representative of the attitudes and positions of SPDR as an organization. I understand that as an individual, I am not authorized to speak for SPDR, nor can I enter into any agreements for SPDR; any such activity will be referred to the Board of Directors Agreed: I have read and understand the SPDR mission, and will not undertake any actions that could be considered inconsistent with the mission. If I engage in activities of a political or controversial nature they will only be done as an individual, separate from any association with SPDR. Agreed: I understand that I am personally responsible for any and all financial expenses that I incur in my efforts to foster dogs for SPDR. Although SPDR may reimburse my expenses, I agree that each expense must be supported by receipts, must be pre-approved by the Breed Rep, and any expense over $400 for a single dog must also be pre-approved by the Board of Directors. I accept full responsibility for any expenses incurred by me that fall outside of approved expenditures. I will always remember that I represent a nonprofit organization and in no way can profit from any activity related to the organization. Agreed: I understand that SPDR cannot guarantee or be held responsible for the temperament, behavior, or health of foster dogs that I may handle. I am aware that foster dogs may cause damage to my personal property, other pets, and humans. I will keep dogs securely contained at all times while in my care. Agreed: I understand that it is my decision to foster dogs for SPDR. I will not hold SPDR liable for any damage, injury, or harm caused directly on indirectly through my fostering activities with SPDR. I carry insurance coverage in the event of personal liability damages resulting from fostering dogs for SPDR. Agreed: I understand that my foster volunteer position will be terminated if my conduct is deemed in opposition of the mission of SPDR, or detrimental to the best interests of SPDR. Agreed: I understand that this form must be received, approved, and acknowledged by SPDR before I may do any volunteer work for the organization, and that SPDR reserves the right to refuse my application. Agreed: I understand and agree to all the above, and support the mission of SPDR.