Twitter Date * Name * First and last name please Home Address * Address, city, province, and postal code please Email Address * Phone Number * Secondary Phone Number Select Location * Antigonish Cape Breton Dartmouth Hants Kings La Baie Lunenburg Pictou Queens Yarmouth Colchester Age of Foster Applicant * Over 18 years old Under 18 years old Do you: * Own your home Rent* *If you rent, please provide us with the name and phone number of your landlord Do you have reliable access to a vehicle and the ability to come to the shelter for necessary health checks for your foster animal(s)? * Yes No Many of our foster families come to us with valuable experience. Please check any applicable skills and experience you have from the list below. * I have litter-trained a cat I have house-trained a puppy I have house-trained a dog I have crate-trained a dog I have taken a dog to obedience training I have been involved with the birth of an animal I have experience in caring for sick, injured, or abused animals I have cared for orphaned kittens and/or puppies (bottle-feeding, stimulating for eliminating urine/stool, weaning) Please list any additional skills or training that may be helpful in fostering an animal in your home. Home many hours a day will your foster animal be left alone? * Please enter a number from 0 to 24. Where would you keep a foster animal when you are at home? * Where would you keep a foster animal when you are NOT home? * Where would the foster animal sleep at night? * Foster animals can be scared and stressed! They have gone from their home, to the shelter, and now a completely different living situation. It’s important to keep them in a calm, quiet environment to help them get to know you and your home. Do you have a separate space where the foster animal(s) will be kept to acclimatize it to your home for the first 5 days of your foster agreement (longer if necessary)? * Yes No For the safety of the foster animal and your own pet, the Nova Scotia SPCA requires than fosters are kept separate from owned pets at all times. Please discuss any exceptions with shelter staff before introducing a foster to your own pet. Are you able to keep the foster animal(s) separate from any household pets for the duration of your foster agreement? * Yes No Our foster program helps animals for many different reasons, some of which are listed below. Please check off any and all types of animal(s) that you would like to foster. * Animals in need of temporary care while their owner experiences a life crisis (ie: fleeing domestic violence, short hospital stay, etc) Pregnant/nursing cats Orphan kittens Injured cats Healthy cats Pregnant/nursing dogs Orphan puppies Injured dogs Healthy dogs Other types of animals Reference #1 Full Name * Phone Number * What is your relationship to reference #1? * Reference #2 Full Name * Phone Number * What is your relationship to reference #2? * Reference #3 Full Name * Phone Number * What is your relationship to reference #3? * Consent * - Yes, I certify that the above information is true and understand that false information may result in this application being declined. I also acknowledge that The Nova Scotia SPCA reserves the right to decline any application.