BARK

Foster a Dog

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Become a Foster Parent

Foster Application

Once the foster application is approved, the Foster Coordinator will work with you directly to determine the best foster dog for you and your environment. The Foster Coordinator will also be your primary point of contact and will outline the foster program’s policies and procedures.

Please allow up to a week for processing, as the foster team is made up entirely of volunteers.

Please complete all of the following questions completely to the best of your knowledge.

Applicant Information

Household Information

For each adult in the household in addition to the applicant, please provide the following information:

Information for Additional Adults in the Household

This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.
This information is needed for each adult in the household.

Household Information (Continued)

If you currently have other animals, please describe:

The following set of questions should be completed for each animal currently in your household.

The following set of questions should be completed for each animal currently in your household.

The following set of questions should be completed for each animal currently in your household.

Additional information about current animals:

Please include street address, city, state, and zip code.

If you have previously had other animals, please describe:

The following set of questions should be completed for each previous animal you have had.

Please include the street address, city, state, and zip code.

The following set of questions should be completed for each previous animal you have had.

Please include the street address, city, state, and zip code.

The following set of questions should be completed for each previous animal you have had.

Please include the street address, city, state, and zip code.

The next three questions apply to all adults residing in the house:

Lifestyle Information

Please include your landlord's name and phone number

Please provide the name and contact information for two personal references. Your references should not live in your home. At least one reference must not be related to you.

References should not live in your home. At least one reference must not be related to you.

Second personal reference:

Please Review and Sign

Please read and initial the following information required by VA law for all volunteers of canine rescue organizations. You must sign this before volunteering in any capacity. Please note: Your initials represent your signature.

1. RELEASE

I, the undersigned volunteer or parent or guardian (if volunteer under 18) understand and agree that a possibility of injury may occur while working with animals. I, the undersigned volunteer (or parent or guardian), desiring to donate my time and talents to Bandit’s Adoption and Rescue of K-9s due hereby release Bandit’s Adoption and Rescue of K-9s from any loss or injury that may result from my volunteer activities.

2. POLICIES & PROCEDURES

I, the undersigned volunteer or parent or guardian (if volunteer under 18) agree to review, understand, and support all BARK policies and procedures.

3. STATEMENT REQUIRED BY VIRGINIA LAW [Code § 3.1-796.96(2)]

A Virginia law went into effect on July 1, 2003 requiring all “home-based rescues,” which would include BARK (Bandit’s Adoption & Rescue of K-9s) within its definition, to obtain signed statements from anyone adopting from, volunteering with, or connected to us in any capacity that the individual “has never been convicted of animal neglect, abandonment, or cruelty.”

I, the applicant on this form and undersigned volunteer or parent or guardian (if volunteer under 18), am connected with a home-based rescue as defined under Virginia law, specifically BARK (Bandit’s Adoption & Rescue of K-9s), as a volunteer, fostering individual, and/or adopter. With my signature below, I attest that I have never been convicted of animal neglect, abandonment, or cruelty.

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