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Which pets are you willing to foster? (Please select all that apply)
Mom cat with litter
Mom dog with litter
Kittens who need bottle feeding
Puppies who need bottle feeding
Special needs dog(s)
Special needs cat(s)
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Do you live in:
How long have you been at your current address?
Do you rent or own your home?
How would you describe your household ?
Do you have a place in your home where the animals can be kept isolated from family pets (this may be a room within your home) ?
Please describe the location(s):
Do you have any children living in your home?
Please list their ages:
Do you have any pets currently living in your home?
Time in your care
Indoor / Outdoor?
Spayed / Neutered?
Are your pets current on their vaccinations?
Are any of your cats declawed?
Please share the reasons you decided to declaw the cats(s)
If you have ever lost a pet due to accident or illness, please describe what happened:
Have you ever had a dog/cat in your home that was diagnosed with a contagious illness like Parvo, Ringworm, Panleukopenia, FIV or FeLV?
When, and under what circumstances?
Foster Care Agreement
I have answered the questions on the Foster Application truthfully and completely. I understand that although Nevada SPCA carefully screens animals for foster care placement, it makes no guarantee relating to the health, behavior or actions of the animal. I understand that I receive foster care animals at my own risk and can reject or return animals for which Nevada SPCA has asked me to provide care for. I indemnify and hold the Nevada SPCA free and harmless from all liability arising out of any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, action, judgment of any and all kind and description which may occur to or be suffered by me, members of my household, or any third parties by reason of activities arising out of this agreement.
As a foster parent you agree to provide food, shelter and socialization to the animal(s) in your care. Nevada SPCA runs on donations and will provide these items when available.
As a foster parent YOU are approved to care for the animal(s) in your home. In the event you are no longer able to care for the animal(s) you must contact a Nevada SPCA foster department staff member to make arrangements for the animal(s) to be moved to either another foster home or returned to the shelter.
As a foster parent of a dog(s) I understand taking the dog to an off-leash dog park is strictly prohibited. On outings, when age appropriate, the dog(s) must be leashed at all times and the foster parent must be in control of the dog(s) at all times.
In the event a foster animal(s) requires medical attention you will contact a Nevada SPCA foster department staff member PRIOR to taking the animal(s) to a veterinary clinic. This allows for Nevada SPCA to refer the foster parent to an approved clinic and receive treatment at no cost to the foster parent.
I understand if I, as a foster parent, choose to have a foster animal treated at a veterinary clinic of my own choosing without contacting a Nevada SPCA foster staff member prior to treatment, that the cost accrued is my responsibility.
I am willing to accept the fact that some animals in my care may not survive due to multiple reasons or may require humane euthanasia for various reasons and that this decision is at the sole discretion of Nevada SPCA and vet staff involved.
I understand that if my foster animal(s) becomes lost that I will notify Nevada SPCA foster staff immediately.
The Nevada SPCA takes any and all precautions regarding contagious illnesses/conditions. However I understand bringing home a foster animal of which not have much medical background information is known, I risk my personal pets potentially contracting any such illnesses/conditions. Examples, not limited to; ringworm, parasites, parvo/panleukopenia etc. It’s advisable to house the foster animals separately from personal pets at all times.
I fully understand that the foster animal(s) is/are property of Nevada SPCA and refusal to return the foster animal, either at the end of the foster period or as per requested by Nevada SPCA at any time for any reason, or any method of disposal of the foster animal may result in criminal prosecution, to the fullest degree of the law.
I agree while providing foster care for Nevada SPCA I will not also provide foster care for another animal rescue group or socialize with other animals without prior permission from foster staff.
Should the animal(s) pass away while fostering, I will immediately notify Nevada SPCA and return the remains.
As a foster parent you are able to find an adopter for your foster animal(s). The possible adopter will have to come into Nevada SPCA to meet with an adoption counselor, or via phone and process the adoption paperwork and pay the adoption fee, if approved by the counselor. Please notify foster staff if you have found an adopter for your foster animal(s). Finding an adopter does not guarantee an adoption. It is at Nevada SPCA’s discretion to approve an adopter. Standard adoption fees apply.
I agree to bring the foster animal(s) into Nevada SPCA for regular vaccinations, and agree to follow spay/neuter surgery appointments instruction provided by the foster department staff.
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I am at least 18 years of age and have read over the Foster FAQ. I hereby agree to any and all terms of this “Foster Care Agreement”.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN BECOMING A FOSTER CAREGIVER WITH NEVADA SPCA!
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