NOARC 2020 Foster Application
How did you hear about NOARC?
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
US Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
Are you currently fostering with another rescue? If so, which one(s)?
Have you fostered dogs before? If yes, have you done so independently or through a rescue? Please elaborate.
Do you rent or own your residence? We welcome renters, and please note that we will need your landlord's information to verify the pet policy.
If renting, please list the landlord's name and contact information.
Please list all individuals who currently live at your home, including any children. For children, please include ages.
Is everyone in the home in agreement on fostering a dog?
Please briefly describe your experience with dogs.
Are there other animals living in the home? If so please list them, including species, breed, age, sex, and if they are spayed/ neutered and up to date.
Do any of your current dogs have issues getting along/interacting with other dogs? If so, please elaborate and be specific.
Please list any pets that are no longer with you, and why. This includes re homing, surrendering, and passing away.
Please describe your philosophy on dog training. What methods do you use or have you used in the past?
Do you (or have you used) any of the following tools to train a dog? Please select all that apply.
Prong collar (metal or plastic)
Invisible fencing (w/ shock collar)
Muzzle (Baskerville, Jafco, etc.)
Alpha-based training (grabbing by scruff to discipline, alpha-rolling, smacking)
None of the above
Have you ever had to housetrain a dog? If so, what methods did you use?
Do you have any knowledge or experience with force/fear free training? Please explain.
What is a typical day like for your family? While some dogs prefer high activity, others need quiet homes and it is our goal to place all dogs in appropriate environments that can meet their needs.
Please describe your backyard (if applicable), including fence height, space, and anything noteworthy such as a garden or pool.
Approximately how many hours per day will your foster dog be left alone?
Please describe your ideal foster dog in a nutshell. This might include breed or breed type, size, general personality (which can change over time), and any medical/behavioral concerns or special circumstances (i.e., heartworm positive, pregnant momma dog, bottle-fed newborn puppy, etc).
Please check any and all boxes that match behaviors you have experienced, or encountered, when caring for dogs.
Lack of Socialization
Lack of Potty Training
Chronic Illness (non-contagious)
Chronic Condition (deafness, blindness, incontinence, etc.)
Lack of Basic Training
Reactivity (towards people, new people, other animals, etc.)
From the above boxes you checked, please explain your experience and level of comfort in dealing with the issue/condition/concern in future foster dogs. If you did not check any of the above boxes, please indicate whether or not you would be willing to learn more about any of the issues/conditions/concerns.
Are you familiar with "decompression" as it relates to foster dogs? If so, what do you know about it?
Are you willing to allow a NOARC volunteer to conduct a pre-placement home visit with your family? *We will be practicing social distancing and mask-wearing during all home visits
Are you willing to follow guidance and direction from NOARC when it comes to taking care of your foster dog(s)?
Please provide three references (must be non-familial) who we may contact on behalf of you/your family.
Please provide a veterinarian reference, if you have one. *Please note: if you have other pets in the home we MUST have your veterinarian's information so that we can verify their health status*
How long are you willing to foster?
1 day to 2 weeks (this is a great option to relieve long term fosters during vacation times!)
Until time of adoption (this could potentially be several months or more)
I am looking to foster a specific dog with the hope of potentially adopting them
Do you affirm that all information in this application is true and complete to the best of your knowledge?
Do you understand that NOARC has the right to deny, reject, or refuse any foster application for any reason which may or may not be disclosed to the applicant(s)?
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