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S.M.A.R.T. Fostering Submission Form
Thank you for your interest in Volunteering services and time with SMART as a Foster.   Please fill out the form below and someone will contact you as soon as possible. - Must be 18 years or older - 
Contact Information
* Required to Complete
First Name *
Last Name *
Street Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Email Address *
Home Phone (with Area Code)
Mobile Phone (With Area Code)
Housing Information
Tell use about your home
Do you Own or Rent ?
Do you have a Fenced Yard ?
If you rent, do you have you Landlords permission to Foster?
Please enter your Landlords Information
Name of your Landlord
Landlord's Phone Number
If there are children living in the home where you would like to foster, please  tell us how many children  and their ages:
If you live in an association, what are their rules for Pet's ?
How many people live in your home?   *
How many Adults live in your home? (18+ years old)  *
Pet Information
If you answered "Yes" Please describe your current pets (Breed, Age, Gender etc) (Please type N/A if you do not have any pets at this time)  
Do you have animals right now?  *
Are all of your pets current on vaccinations (UTD)? *
Please Provide your Vetrinarian Contact information:
Vetrinarian Clinic Name:
Are all of your Pet's spayed or Neutered?  *
Vet Clinic Phone Number:
If you answered "No" to UTD or Spay/Nueter please explain why in the window below:  (If you do not have any Pet's please type N/A)  *
Please tell us about your current pet's experience with having other animals visiting inside your home, out in a fenced yard, etc:  Please answer N/A if there are no pets currently in the home  *
Please select the type of Animals you'd like to foster
Adult Cat - Over one year old
Adult Dog
Adolecent Cat 6 months to one year
Adolecent Dog 6 months to one year
Pregnant Cat
Pregnant Dog
Momma cat and kittens
Momma Dog and Puppies
Senior Cat
Senior Dog
Please give some specifics as to what type of dog, and reasons why this breed interests you or would work best in your home.
Specific Breed of Dog
Fostering Information
Fostering is a commitment just like adopting. The biggest difference is that the animal is a visitor in your home, new to your family and to your other animals. In many cases they've been out surviving completely on their own. They may not be used to having a schedule (yours), people, or other animals around them all the time  Keeping this in mind, please answer the following:
** Note ** SMART will provide you with a Crate, Bowls, food, Litter supplies, and anything else your foster requires to be health and happy while staying with you. **
General Questions
Will there be an adult home during a normal day?  *
If you answered "No", How many hours (estimate) will your foster be home alone on a normal day?Please Type "N/A" if you answered Yes.  
Do you have the time and patience to work with a foster animal to help them adjust to their new surroundings?  It can take up to a few weeks or more before your foster learns to adapt to your schedule and lifestyle.  Disciplining a mistake will not be understood, and may make the dog think you are aggressive and can't be trusted.  (Ex. Peeing in the house if they aren't potty trained, chewing a shoe if they've had no toys, scratching furniture, etc)  *** Every Foster has a unique past, we usually don't get an animals history ***              *
Dog Specific Questions
If you answered No to having a fenced yard In the Housing Section - Please share with us how you will exercise and ensure your Foster doesn't run away when outside?   *
When no one is home, where do you plan to keep the dog?  *
Not Applicable
Dog Run - outside - Secured and Locked - Shelter and Water provided
Indoors Crated - Water and Bed Provided
Indoors in a room Water and Bed Provided
Indoors running free
If the Dog will not be Indoors and Crated, Please elaborate in the window provided below: If You're not Fostering a Dog or it will be crated indoors, please choose "Not Applicable"
If You're not Fostering a Dog , please choose Not Applicable
Cat Specific Questions
*** NOTE *** S.M.A.R.T. has a STRICT No Declawing Policy.  We can provide a cat friendly scratching surface if you do not have one.  We can not be held accountable for damage to furniture or other items if the foster cat does accidentally scratch personal belongings.  All cats are to remain indoors at all times and crated for any outdoor transports.
When no one is home, where do you plan to keep the cat?  *
If you chose Other, Please elaborate in the window provided below: If You're not Fostering a Cat , please choose "Not Applicable"
Not Applicable
Indoors Crated - Large Crate with a litter pan, Food, Water, Bed
Indoors in a room - with a litter pan, food, water, bed
Indoors running free
If You're not Fostering a Cat  please choose "Not Applicable"
References and Home Visits
Are you willing to allow home visits by a S.M.A.R.T. representative by appointment?  *
Would you be willing to have meet and greets with Potential adopters by appointment in your home?  *
How would you like to be contacted ?   *
Home Phone
Mobile Phone
Text Message
Facebook Message
Please provide 2 references - At least one should be a non-family member:   Please include their first and last names and contact information *
Reference 1
Reference 2
Legal Responsibility Agreement
When outside - Do you agree that anyone handling your foster dog  will be kept on a Leash at all times unless it is inside a secured Fenced area?    *
When transporting a cat - Do you agree that anyone handling your foster cat  will be keptt in a crate at all times while outside any building or vehicle?   *
If for any reason you can no longer care for your foster(s).  Do you agree to immediately contact S.M.A.R.T.  Allowing a reasonable amount of time for us to find a new foster home and reclaim an fosters in your possession?    *  (we would request 1 week if possible)
If you plan to take a vacation - You Agree to inform S.M.A.R.T. within at least 2 Weeks of leaving?  .  We can help find someone to temporarily care for your foster(s) in your home, or take them for the time you will be away.  If you would like to leave them with a friend or Family Member you agree to give S.M.A.R.T their contact information and notify both parties of this agreement.  We may require a home visit to ensure the foster's safety. *
You as the Foster, understand that you are responsible for any fosters that you take into your care.  If another person commits any harm or allows the animal to escape it's current location, you are the 100% financially responsible party for any preventable harm that comes to the animal.  *
You agree that while fostering for S.M.A.R.T. you will not foster for any other rescue organization at the same time.  (There are many legal complications if there are any problems with either animal(s) ).  *
I hereby use this Electronic Signature to certify that I have answered truthfully to all of the questions in this form:   Please type your full name into the window provided below:  *
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