Rescue-A-Bull, Inc. Foster Home Application

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Email *
Home Phone Number *

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Address *

Street Address

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City

State / Province / Region

Postal / Zip Code

Country

Household Information

Tell us a little about your family and household.
Your age: *
Occupation *
Please list the name, age, relationship to you, and occupation of everyone in the household.
If you live alone, you may leave this question blank. If your application is approved to move on to a home visit, we require all residents of the home to be present at the time of the home visit.
Does anyone in your household smoke INSIDE the home? *
Please select which type of housing best describes your home: *
 Single family home 
 Multiple family home 
 Condo/Townhome 
 Apartment 
 Other 
If "other", please explain.
Do you own or rent your home? *
If you rent or lease your home, please provide the name of your landlord or association along with their telephone number.
We will contact your landlord or association to inquire about dog ownership rules and preferences prior to processing your application.
Does your landlord or association have any dog size or breed specific rules?
If yes, please explain what the rules pertain to (weight, height, breed, etc)
Does your yard have a fence? *
Please note that lack of a fence or yard does not automatically disqualify you from adoption.
If you have a fence, what type of fence is it?
 Stockade 
 Picket 
 Invisible 
 Chainlink 
 Other 
If "other", please describe.
What is the approximate height of your fence?
Measurement in feet.
Does your town or municipality have any breed specific legislation? *
If yes, please explain what the legislation pertains to (breed, handling, etc):

Dog Ownership Experience

Tell us a little about your experience owning and living with dogs.
Do you or have you ever owned a dog before where you were the primary care guardian? *
A primary care guardian is defined as the person in charge of buying food, providing vet care, and the legal owner of a dog.
If you currently have a dog or dogs, are they spayed or neutered?
Please list your dogs by name, breed, age, and if they are spayed/neutered.
If you do not currently have a dog, but did previously, please explain the circumstance (died of old age or disease - please note age, gave to family/friend, ran away, etc)
Where did you acquire your current or previous dogs?
Shelter, breeder, family, etc.
If you own other types of animals, please tell us what types:
 Cats 
 Small & Furries(Rabbits, Hamsters, Gerbils, etc) 
 Reptiles 
 Birds 
 Fish 
 Horses, sheep, or other farm animals 
How many of each, if so?
Are your current animals up to date on vaccines or titers, regularly seen by a veterinarian and/or on heartworm preventative if applicable? *
If you answered "yes, some of them" please explain why certain animals are not up to date or seen by a veterinarian:
Please list your veterinarian's name and phone number - if you do not have a veterinarian please list one you believe you may use:
RAB will only contact your veterinarian for a reference with your permission.

Fostering Questions

Tell us a little about who you want to foster and what their life would be like.
What age of dog are you interested in fostering? *
 Any, I just want a dog that fits my family 
 Puppy (6 months or less) 
 Adolescent (6-12 months) 
 Adult (12 months and older) 
 Senior!! (karma points) 
What sex do you prefer? *
Do you prefer spayed or neutered? *
Have you ever owned or fostered a bully breed dog before? *
Please note this answer does not qualify or disqualify you from adoption.
If yes, what type?
Do you have a particular RAB pup you are interested in fostering? Please list their name here. *
You may list up to 3 pups.
Please list any additional requirements you have for a foster dog:
(color, weight, size, etc)
Where will the foster dog be living? *
If you selected outdoors, please describe the shelter provided for the animal:
Where will the foster dog be kept when home alone? *
crate, kitchen, garage, pup run, kennel etc.
How will you exercise the foster pup? *
 Play outside in fenced area, supervised 
 Leash walks 
 Dog park 
 Play outside in unfenced area, supervised 
What is your dog park experience? Good, bad? Tell us about it. *
Where will the foster pup sleep at night? *
 Crate 
 Dog bed in bedroom, loose 
 Dog house, outside, or garage 
 Kitchen or other nonbedroom space 
Who will care for the foster pup during absences and vacations? *
Who will be the primary caregiver for this foster dog? *
Please note that RAB foster dog vetting is paid for by the rescue.
How will the dog be transported to and from places? *
truckbed, crate, backseat, seatbelted, etc.
Have you ever taken a pup to a dog trainer or obedience classes? *
If yes, please describe the experience (valuable, not valuable, type of training, etc)
Are you willing to take the RAB foster pup to a professional dog trainer or obedience class? *
Please note RAB will pay for obedience classes for their foster dogs.
Are you willing to housetrain a foster pup? *
If you are willing to housetrain a dog, please describe the method you will use:
Do you know what heartworm disease is and if so, how it is prevented? *
Your new RAB foster pup jumps on houseguests, how do you train him to not do that? *
Please describe the method in detail.
Your new RAB foster pup chews on your favorite pair of shoes, how do you train him not to do that? *
Please describe the method in detail.
What behaviors from a foster pup do you consider "unacceptable"? *
 Chewing 
 Barking 
 Biting 
 Aggression towards strangers 
 Resource guarding(food, toys) 
 Pulling on leash 
 Dog aggression 
 Aggression towards family members 
 Aggression towards other animals in the house 
Please describe how you would address the behaviors you marked above, in detail. *
"Rehome", "hire a trainer", etc
What justifies rehoming a dog? *
Moving, financial hardship, etc.
What steps would you take to rehome a pup? *
What justifies putting an animal to sleep? *

Last but not least...

How did you find out about Rescue-A-Bull, Inc.? *
Tell us a little about why you are interested in fostering a bully breed dog! *
Have you fostered before? If so, please provide the name and a reference from the organization. *

We may contact you to complete any unanswered responses, as well as clarify your responses further. Please check your email regularly (including your spam folder) for communications from us.

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