Austin Pets Alive!
Foster Application and Agreement and Release
Problems submitting your application? Email
Questions about fostering? Email
Home phone number
Work phone number
Mobile phone number
Best time to reach you by phone
Emergency contact name
Emergency contact phone
Every December, APA has the
Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays program
to get our pets out of the shelter and info a foster home for the Holidays.
If you would like to continue fostering past December, leave this set to "No".
want to foster over the holidays, change this to "Yes".
If you are ONLY signing up for the Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays foster program, select "yes".
The Big Sister/Big Brother program enables volunteers to act as “bigs” to dogs who are waiting to be adopted. You can pamper, love and spoil your “littles” by doing things just for them, such as taking them home for overnight sleepovers!
Please note for BB/BS you must have completed a
attended or be signed up to attend an
APA! Volunteer Orientation
If you are ONLY signing up for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, and not to foster, select "yes".
We often post pleas to craigslist to find foster homes for pets in immediate crisis. Are you responding to one of those pleas and are signing up to foster a specific pet?
I want to foster a specific pet
If yes, pet's name
Are there other people in household?
Are there children in household?
Is everyone in household in agreement to foster?
Will you be moving within next 60 days?
I am interested in fostering
Permanent dogs in home
Currently have dog(s)
No dog(s) now, but previously had dog(s)
Never had a dog
Foster dog experience
Currently have foster dog(s)
Previously had foster dog(s)
Never fostered a dog before
Permanent cats in home
Currently have cat(s)
No cat(s) now, but previously had cat(s)
Never had a cat
Foster cat experience
Currently have foster cat(s)
Previously had foster cat(s)
Never fostered a cat before
If you have pets, please list your vet
I agree that a representative of Austin Pets Alive! may contact my veterinarian to confirm the information provided herein regarding my pets and I consent to the release of such veterinary information by my veterinarian to Austin Pets Alive!.
Please explain any medical issues any pets in your household have
Skip this section if you are not interested in fostering dogs.
Do you have a fenced yard?
When you're home, dog will be (check all that apply)
When you're not home, dog will be (check all that apply)
Do you live in an apartment or condo?
If you live in an apartment or condo, we will need to check with the property management to ensure that dogs are allowed and find out about any possible breed restrictions. If you don't have this information now, you can still submit your application, and we'll get that info from you when our coordinator calls to discuss your app with you.
Landlord or property manager's phone number
Skip this section if you are not interested in fostering cats.
Where will the cat be kept? (check all that apply)
APA! needs foster homes to care for
. This requires round-the-clock care as the kittens need to be bottle-fed every couple of hours. We will provide training.
Are you signing up to foster unweaned kittens?
How long are you able to commit to each foster? (Cat/kitten fosters are required to foster until cat gets adopted.)
I can only foster until this date
How many hours a day would your foster pet(s) be alone?
More than 9
Less than 2
How much are you able to contribute to the financial expense of your foster?
$0, all I am able to contribute is a temporary home
Whatever it takes
Can you provide the following for your foster? (check all that apply)
Please list any requests that need to be considered
Are you fostering to earn community service hours?
If you answered yes to the previous question, select the option that applies to you.
I need court mandated community service hours.
I need community service hours for my school, club or resume.
Do you object to an APA! Representative coming to your home to check on the pet while it's in your care?
How did you hear about us?
This is the legal agreement. The text of this agreement is set in the legal field of the onload action. A copy of this text is sent to the applicant and saved with the applicant's record.
Copy of Legal Agreement
Driver's License Number
I am at least 18 years old
Dog approval status
Approved to foster dogs by
Cat approval status
Approved to foster cats by
Google search completed by
Reason, if inactive dog foster
Reason, if inactive cat foster
Date of last home visit
Last home visit done by
Notes for cat coordinators
Notes for dog coordinators
Notes on other pets in household
Notes on other people in household
Contact for online ads
Use foster contact
Use main adopt address
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