Thank you for considering becoming a foster parent. Foster parents allow us to save animals by supplying critical care, training and socialization to at-risk shelter pets in a loving home environment. Together we can make a huge difference for animals in our community.
We are currently only accepting new foster volunteers for our ADULT CAT and RINGWORM programs.
List all of the residents of the household (include ages of children)
Place of Employment
Does this company have a volunteer matching program, as far as you know?
We are in the process of determining how best to share useful information with our fosters. Do you use Facebook or other Social Media Platforms? (select all that apply)
Please indicate if there is a particular animal you are interested in fostering
How did you hear about us? If a specific SVPP volunteer referred you, what is their name?*
To ensure that the foster animal can thrive in your home, we need to ask some specific questions about your housing situation. Please note that we will follow up with a brief home visit.
In what type of home do you live*
Length of time at address*
Do you own or rent your home
If you rent, please enter your landlord's name and phone number
If you rent, have you received the approval of your landlord to have an animal?
If you rent, are there rules/restrictions regarding pets in your residence?
If you are renting we will ask you to email us a copy of your lease with a pet clause showing that your landlord has given approval to add a pet to your residence.
Do you have transportation?*
Foster parents will be required to transport animals to/from local vet offices/shelter and/or photo shoots and adoption events in the San Jose area.
Do you agree to a brief home visit?*
Please list all pets currently residing in your home. Include name, species, breed, gender, age, spayed/neutered?, where kept, length of time you've owned the pet.
ex: Buddy -- dog, chi mix, 5 yrs old, neutered, inside/outside, 5 yrs.
Current Pet #1
Current Pet #2
Current Pet #3
Current Pet #4
Are all your current pets up-to-date on vaccinations?*
Name, address and phone number of current veterinarian (or expected vet if you don't currently have one):*
May we contact your current veterinarian for a reference?*
Where are your current pets kept when you are home/away?*
How many hours will the foster animal be alone during the day?*
Do you prefer:*
Are you willing to foster an elderly or special needs pet?*
Are all the adults in your household aware that you are considering fostering a pet?*
Does anyone in the household have allergies to cats?*
If yes, please explain
Where will the foster animal be kept while you're away?*
Do you have a room in your home where the cat/kitten can be kept that is separate from the other animals in the home and has no hiding places? ex. spare bathroom*
Who will be the primary caregiver of the foster cat/kitten(s)? (i.e. responsible for feeding, socializing, etc)*
Do you have previous experience with fostering? Please explain.*
When/how soon can you begin to foster?*
How long can you foster for? (Keep in mind that a foster commitment can range from a few days to many months)*
To the best of your knowledge, has any member of your household ever been convicted of an animal welfare law violation such as neglect, cruelty, abandonment, etc? If yes, explain.*
What level of foster care are you able to provide? (select all that apply)
How many foster cats/kittens can you care for at one time?*
Completing this application is in no way a guarantee that you have been approved for fostering. Silicon Valley Pet Project reserves the right to decline an application without releasing our reasons why. Please also be aware that a brief home visit is a necessary part of our foster home approval process.
I certify that the information entered on this application is true and I have read and understand this disclaimer. Enter your name and today's date:*
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