Foster Form

Foster Application

We recognize that you may find this application long but we want to ensure that your match is an ideal match. Please note that we take Heartworm Prevention (HWP) seriously due to the high risk possibility in the Southeast. If your current dogs are not using HWP, you application WILL be rejected. We will verify with your vet that such prevention is being used. Thank you for your understanding.

Please complete all applicable fields.

To foster for Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue you MUST live in the Middle Tennessee area and be able to access our vet clinic, Animalia Health and Wellness, in Franklin, TN. (If this is not convenient for you please consider researching rescues in your area, as every rescue group needs fosters).


About You and Your Household

Some basic information and how we can get in touch with you.

Applicant Name: (Required)

Street Address: (Required)




Phone# 555-555-1234 (Required)

Secondary Phone# 555-555-1234

Email Address: (Required)


Employment Information

Occupation/Employer Name:

Home Environment

We want to make sure that the dog you would foster is a good fit for your home environment. Some dogs thrive in a high-energy home, while others need something a bit more quiet. Some dogs need a large, fenced yard, while others would do great with just a few short walks.

Do you understand the state and local ordinances concerning licensing and leashing? YesNo
Have you applied to be a foster for any other rescue group? YesNo
If so, please list the group name and date of fostering:

Is there a dog or pet limit in your city or county? YesNoUnknown
If so, what is the limit?
May we visit your home? YesNo

Please list the names and ages of all persons who live in your household (or who visit regularly):

Pet Allergies? YesNo

Pet Allergies? YesNo

Pet Allergies? YesNo

Pet Allergies? YesNo

Yard Fencing and size

If you do not have a fence, do you plan on installing one? YesNo
Type of fencing? WoodChainInvisible
How high is the fence if not invisible?
How large is the yard that the dog will have access to?

What pets do your currently have in your household?





Are you Currently using Heartworm Preventative? YesNoUnknown

If you Rent, complete the following:

Landlord’s Name:
Landlord's Telephone Number: 555-555-1234
Does the Landlord allow for large dogs, if fostering a large dog? YesNoUnknown

A Few Additional Details

Reason for fostering a dog: House petGuard dogCompanionPet companionOther

What will you do if your new foster dog chews your belongings or shows other destructive behavior?

How will the foster dog be confined to your property (please include all that apply)?
In the houseIn a crate or kennelIn a fenced yardOn a chainIn a garageOn a patioOther...
Will the foster dog be outside unsupervised? If yes, for how long (on avg)? YesNo
How much exercise do you plan to give your foster dog?
What is the Activity Level you would prefer in a foster dog?
Will the foster dog be walked daily? YesNo
Will the foster dog be exercised in a fenced area? YesNo
Would you consider fostering a Special Needs Dog, such as one who requires medication for a permanent but controlled condition? YesNo
Where will your foster dog be kept during the day?
And at night?
How many hours will the foster dog spend alone each day?
Rescued Dogs have sometimes been in neglectful and/or abusive situations and therefore, may experience difficulty making the transition to a new home. Are you willing to be patient while the foster dog adjusts to your home? YesNo
How long do you feel an animal should be given for an adjustment period?
Are you willing to work with a foster on any issues he or she may have? YesNo
What behaviors would be unacceptable to you?

What actions would you take to correct these behaviors?

Would you provide obedience training, formal or other for your foster dog? YesNo
Will you groom the foster dog or use a groomer?
Are you aware that routine costs of maintaining a dog average approximately $500-800 per year?

Your Experience with Dogs

Please list all pets you have owned in the past three years:

  What happened to the pet?

  What happened to the pet?

  What happened to the pet?

  What happened to the pet?

Vet Reference

Personal References

If no vet reference is available, please include at least two personal references. Family members cannot be personal references.
Name, Phone #

Have you sold, given away or surrendered a pet to a shelter?

Have you or any member of your family/household been cited for leash law violation or animal neglect/cruelty in the past?

In submitting this application, I/we hereby certify that all the information provided on this application is true, complete and accurate to the best of my/our knowledge. I/we attest that I/we have read the Terms and Conditions of Fostering and also understand that completion and submission of this application does not guarantee fostering of a dog and Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue reserves the right to refuse any foster.

We’re 100% volunteer-based, so it may take us a few days to respond to your application. Thanks for your patience.

If you have submitted an application and not had a response to your submitted application within 2-3 business days, please email to make sure we received your application.