Foster Home Application

Please take a few moments to review our Foster Home Agreement before filling out application.

Foster Home Application

Thank you for your willingness to become a foster home and help save a Cairn’s life! The information you provide in this application will greatly aid us in determining what your experience and limitations are, how much guidance we should provide you, and what kind of rescue Cairn you can handle comfortably.

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A. Personal Information


B. Household Information

Age of child #1:
Age of child #2:
Age of child #3:
Age of child #4:
Are there children under 18 years of age who frequently visit the household?
(i.e, grandchildren, stepchildren, frequent houseguests, neighbors, babysitters)
Are all members of your household aware that you will be fostering?
Do they support your desire to aid Cairn rescue and foster a rescue dog?

C. Foster Home Facilities

In what type of home do you live?
Do you own or rent your home?
If you rent, does your landlord allow pets?
Do you have a yard or patio?
If yes, is it fenced?
If fenced, of what material is the fence made?
Have you inspected the fence for holes that a Cairn could crawl or dig through?
When your dogs are outside (check all that apply):
Are you able to provide leashed walks?
Do you have a crate of suitable size for a Cairn (i.e Varikennel 200 or similar size)

D. Caring For Your Foster

Will anyone be home during the day?
Have you owned a Cairn before?
If needed, would you be willing to take a rescue dog to obedience training (at CRUSA's cost) or provide behavior modification?
Please check all that apply, if any:

E. Foster Preferences

What gender Cairn can you foster?
What age are you willing to foster?
check all that apply
Are you willing to foster a dog that is not housebroken yet?
In an emergency, would you be willing to take a dog that does not fit these criteria?
Would you be willing to foster any of the following special needs dogs?
check any that apply
Would you be willing to travel to pick up a rescue dog?

F. References

Because we will be entrusting you with our rescue dogs, we require a minimum of two references in addition to your veterinarian. Only one of these references should be a family member. All addresses and phone numbers must be complete in order for us to verify your references. PLEASE alert your references that one of our volunteers will be contacting them soon.
Name of Practice:
Doctor's Name:*
Does this vet offer rescue discounts?
Have you fostered a Cairn for a rescue organization before?
Personal Reference #1:*
Personal Reference #2:*
Personal Reference #3:
Would you be willing to have your home visited by a CRUSA representative?
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.