Foster Care Application Form
The Saskatoon SPCA is currently activley recruiting foster families interested in helping with the following types of foster care: Kittens, mother cats with nursing kittens, mother dogs with nursing puppies, dogs in need of behaviour modification or training, and animals recovering from injury or illness. Apply to the program below. Thank You.
Date of Birth
You must be 18 years of age or older to foster with the Saskatoon SPCA
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
US Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
(A) Name(s) of other ADULTS in home (legal first and last)
(A) Phone Number
(B) Name(s) of other ADULTS in home (legal first and last)
(B) Phone Number
(C) Name(s) of other ADULTS in home (legal first and last)
(C) Phone Number
(D) Name(s) of other ADULTS in home (legal first and last)
(D) Phone Number
Do you rent or own your home?
Is everyone living at this residence aware of, and supportive of your decision to foster?
Are there any children living at this residence? If so, please list their ages:
What is your primary source of transportation? (Please be aware that Saskatoon Transit does not service the Saskatoon SPCA)
How did you hear about our Foster Program?
Do you have any pets of your own?
If so, what kind(s)? Are your pets spayed/neutered and vaccinated? Do they get along with other animals?
What types of animals are you interested in fostering? (Please check all that apply):
Nursing moms with puppies
Nursing moms with kittens
Dogs in need of behaviour modification or training
Temporary Housing (animals waiting on surgery, animals recovering from Upper Respiratory Infections, animals needing a shelter break, etc.)
Exotics (reptiles, rodents, birds, etc.)
Emergency foster (for situations like: disaster, an influx of animals, or facility issues). This means that you can pick up the animal(s) within 24 hours.
Please indicate what experience you have in the health care and handling of animals. Please be specific (i.e.; have taken pet first aid, cared for an animal with a certain illness, etc.)
Do you have experience with animals other than cats or dogs? (i.e.; rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles, birds, ferrets, etc.)
Please explain where and how you plan to house your foster animal(s):
Do you have a separate room or a quiet area where you can separate the fostered animal(s) from your own pet(s)?
How much time will you have to spend with your foster animal(s) during weekdays?
How much time will you have to spend with your foster animal(s) during weekends?
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Potential Dog Foster Parents
Name two (2) diseases common to dogs
Please indicate whether you have successfully completed any training or socialization classes with either your own animal or a previous foster animal?
Describe your philosophy to dog training for obedience or manners around the house. What tools do you prefer to use for training?
Have you ever trained/housebroken a puppy? If so, please describe the methods used:
Have you ever cared for orphaned puppies in need of bottle feeding? If yes, please indicate how you cared for them. Be specific.
Would you be interested in fostering unweaned orphaned puppies?
Potential Cat Foster Parents
Name two (2) diseases common to cats:
Describe how you would litter train a young kitten:
Describe your philosophy in regard to training a cat/kitten not to claw furniture:
Would you be interested in fostering unweaned orphaned kittens?
While it is possible to rehabilitate most animals that are fostered, there may be occasions when a decision to euthanize or transfer is made. Please describe your concerns, philosophies and beliefs on this, making reference to your ability to accept this decision.
I understand and agree that it will be my responsibility to ensure that animals I foster will be returned back to the Saskatoon SPCA for scheduled examinations and treatments.
Yes, I understand
I understand that all animals that I foster through the Saskatoon SPCA are the property of the Saskatoon SPCA and will remain so until such time that the animal is legally adopted from the Saskatoon SPCA.
Yes, I understand
Thank you for applying to be a Foster Home
Please ensure that you provide as much detailed information as possible. Successful foster parents may be required to provide a Criminal Record Check. A basic knowledge of animal care and behaviour, as well as a willingness to learn or attend further training is required.
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