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Fostering a German Shepherd Dog Thank you for your interest in fostering a German Shepherd! If accepted applicants will be asked to fill out and sign the official NWGSR Foster and Volunteer Agreements. Please be patient. Someone will respond to your application as soon as a volunteer has been found to make a home visit. This may take a week or more. If you do not hear from one of our volunteers within a week or two, please contact: info@nwgsdrescue.org NWGSR adopts to states from WA, OR, ID and MT so we are also looking for foster homes in those states. In order to best serve you and to ensure a good match between your family and an available dog, please respond with the following information.

Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Home Phone: Work Phone: Cell Phone: Email: If you do not have email access, you can enter N/A but please be aware that rescue or adoption might take a lot longer and is far more difficult to arrange as the majority of all communications will be via email as rescue work often occurs at odd hours of the day and night when our volunteers are available. Where did you find out about fostering: For all dogs you have previously owned list name, age, sex, breed, spay/neuter status and what happened to the dogs.

Do you have a regular veterinarian? Yes No Name of Veterinarian for current and/or previously owned animals:

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Address and Phone of Veterinarian:

Can NWGSDR contact your veterinarian?

Yes

No

Do you want to foster a male or female?

Male

Female

No preference

What do you know about the German Shepherd breed?

What type of property do you live in?

House

Apartment

Condo

Farm

Other

Do you own the property?

Yes

No

What days and times would you be available to have a representative come over to do a home check? Monday Morning Anytime Do you have children? : If so, what are their age(s) : Do you have other pets? If yes, what species? If yes, what breed? If yes, what sex? If yes, neutered or spayed? Yes No Yes No If so, how long did you own them? Yes No Yes No Tuesday Afternoon Wednesday Evening Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Have you owned a German Shepherd before? Years Months

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What other types of dogs besides Shepherds have you owned?:

How many hours a day will the dog be left alone? Where will the dog spend the night? :

Where will the dog spend the day? : Is there a dog on our website in which you are interested?

Your requirements for fostering Acceptable age range and males, females, or no preference?

Length of time willing to foster a dog:

Any other restrictions?

Terms of Foster Agreement

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I, (re-type full name), hereby acknowledge the following policies and agree to abide by them during the entire time I am fostering dogs for the NW German shepherd rescue. Please read and check the box next to each of the following terms to indicate your agreement. Your application cannot be processed until you have agreed to each term. 1) I understand that my role is solely as a temporary home, and that the placement of any dogs I foster will be conducted by the Breed Rep. It is the Breed Rep's job to review and interview potential adoptors. 2) I will remember in all my dealings with the public as a foster volunteer that I represent the rescue, and that the public will consider my words and actions to be representative of the attitudes and positions of NW GSD Rescue as an organization. I understand that as an individual, I am not authorized to speak for the rescue, nor can I enter into any agreements for NW GSD Rescue any such activity will be referred to the Board of Directors. 3) I have read and understand the NW GSD rescue’s mission, and will not undertake any actions that could be considered inconsistent with the mission. If I engage in activities of a political or controversial nature they will only be done as an individual, separate from any association with NW GSD rescue.

4) I understand that I am personally responsible for any and all financial expenses that I incur in my efforts to foster dogs for NW GSD rescue. Although NWGSDR may reimburse my expenses, I agree that each expense must be supported by receipts, must be pre-approved by the Breed Rep. I accept full responsibility for any expenses incurred by me that fall outside of approved expenditures. I will always remember that I represent a nonprofit organization and in no way can profit from any activity related to the organization. 5) I understand that NW GSD rescue cannot guarantee or be held responsible for the temperment, behavior, or health of foster dogs that I may handle. I am aware that foster dogs may cause damage to my personal property, other pets, and humans. I will keep dogs securely contained at all times while in my care. 6) I understand that it is my decision to foster dogs for NW GSD rescue. I will not hold NW GSD rescue liable for any damage, injury, or harm caused directly or indirectly through my fostering activities with NW GSD rescue. I carry insurance coverage in the event of personal or liability damages resulting from fostering dogs for NW GSD rescue.

7) I understand that my foster volunteer position will be terminated if my conduct is deemed in opposition of the mission of NW GSD rescue, or detrimental to the best interests of the NW GSD rescue.

8) I certify that I have read and understood the above-referenced policies of NW GSD rescue. 9) I certify that I am age 18 or older.

10) I certify that all information in this application is true, and understand that false information may void this application and my ability to volunteer/foster with NWGSD rescue.

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11) I understand NW GSD rescue will conduct a screening of my information, and I hereby give NW GSD rescue permission to contact me, my references, my veterinarian, and any other sources necessary during this screening. Thank you for volunteering to become a foster home for NW GSD rescue. Our Foster Coordinator should be contacting you shortly after receiving your application to conduct a phone interview. NW GSD rescue, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY APPLICANT FOR ANY REASON OR NO REASON.
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