CVCR Foster Application

This application is for those wishing to take dogs into their homes temporarily while their forever homes are found.
If you are interested in adopting a dog, please use the adoption application instead.
You must be at least 18 years of age to complete this application.

Contact Information


Residence and Environment Information

Is an adult home during the day?
Do your pets have current pet licenses?
Do you now have, or have ever had a dog?
Do you rent, or own your home?
Do you have a fully fenced yard?
Do you have a swimming pool?
Does anyone in the home smoke?

Applicant Information

Are you able to foster a dog with special needs?
Are you able to foster a dog with behavioral issues?
Dogs can sometimes stay in foster care for many months. Will you be able to hand a dog over to its forever family when the time comes to let it go?
Have you considered the affect fostering a dog many have on you, your family, and your other pets?
Is everyone in the household in agreement about fostering a rescued dog?

I agree to allow a representative from CVCR to perform a home inspection and conduct an interview with me and my family members. I understand that Champlain Valley Canine Rescue will contact my veterinarian, my references, and if applicable, my landlord. My application will be approved or denied based upon the home visit report, the information provided by my references, my veterinarian, my landlord, and my suitability, in CVCR’s opinion, as a potential foster family. I will be informed by the adoption coordinator as to whether or not my application has been approved or denied. I am of legal age, and have the income and ability to take care of a foster dog. All statements I have made in this application are true and I understand that this application may be denied if any of the information supplied above is found to be false.

I further understand that my being a foster parent puts me in the position to have first option to adopt the dog I am fostering. A CVCR staff member will notify me when the dog I am fostering has been approved for adoption, and from that time, I will have 48 hours to make a decision as to whether or my I will adopt the dog I am fostering.


Veterinary Reference

1st Personal Reference

2nd Personal Reference

3rd Personal Reference

Additional Information