Thank you for considering opening your home to a homeless dog in need! We will review your application and find the right fit for you.

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Name *
Telephone Number *
Telephone Number
Address *
How did you hear about A Purposeful Rescue? *
Have you ever fostered a dog before? *
I work: *
How many hours will the dog be left alone? *
Please select the option that best describes your home: *
I: *
If you rent, do you have permission to adopt a dog from your landlord? *
Please select the option that best describes your outdoor space: *
Do you have a pool? *
Do you have a gate? *
APR dogs are vetted in the Marina del Rey/Mar Vista, Culver City, North Hollywood, and Agoura area. Will you be able to take your foster to vet appointments? *
We do our best to schedule appointments around foster availability.
While APR works with specific vets, there are instances where we may be able to accommodate scheduling at locations near you. Please tell us areas that would be convenient for both scheduled appointments or drop off appointments where the pup gets dropped off in the morning and picked up in the late afternoon (e.g. close to home or where you work)
APR adoption events are every other Saturday from 11a-1p in the Culver City area. Please check all that apply to your potential attendance: *
Will your foster dog: *
Are you able to foster dogs with any of the following special needs? (Please check all that apply). *
I have experience dealing with the following (check all that apply): *
Please select all the options that apply to your dog experience. If you don't have experience with these things, that's ok.
Please select all the age ranges that you are willing to foster (check all that apply): *
Please note, these age ranges are broad and may vary slightly by size and breed of dog.
What size dogs are you willing to foster (check all that apply): *
What dog energy levels are you willing to foster (check all that apply): *
I can provide the following for a foster pet? (Please check all that you are willing and able to provide). *
Not being able to provide any of these things does not mean you cannot foster.
Are you comfortable doing basic training? (i.e. sit, come, leash manners) *
Many shelter dogs are not house trained, are you comfortable with house training? *
We prefer to crate train all new fosters to provide structure, security and a comfortable space for the pup to decompress. Will you need to use an APR crate? *
Do you currently have any dogs? *
Are all the dogs in your household spayed or neutered? *
What methods will you use for training your foster dog? (Check all that apply). *
Please tell us how you would handle this situation. It will help us understand how you would handle the challenges of fostering so we can best support you!
I agree that I will always ensure any A Purposeful Rescue dog is wearing a collar and A Purposeful Rescue tag and walked on either a martingale collar or slip lead. If any of these items are missing I agree that I will immediately let APR know in order to replace them. *