PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS TAKE UP TO 72 HOURS TO BE REVIEWED. IF THE PET YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FOSTERING IS TIMESTAMPED PLEASE TAKE THIS TIME FRAME INTO CONSIDERATION.
Name of specific animal, if any
Is the pet timestamped at the shelter
If yes, specify date/time
If there is a link to the pet please paste it here
Are you interested in potentially adopting this foster pet?
Full Address (Street/City/State/Zip)
Date of Birth
How long have you lived at your current address?
If fewer than 3 years provide previous address
You must have a valid driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID to adopt a pet.
How many other adults (18+) life in your home?
Please list all adults’ full names
How many children live with you?
Please list children’s ages
Is anyone in your household allergic to animals? Very allergicMildly allergicNo allergiesUnsure
Do all members of your household agree on fostering?
YesNot SureIt's A Surprise
Do you own your home?
If you rent please provide your landlord’s information including Name/Phone/Email
Have you had a pet before? Check all that apply
I currently have a petWithin the last 5 yearsMore than 5 years agoAs a child/growing upNever – this will be my firstThere are pets in my home but they are not mine
Have you ever? Check all that apply
Given/Sold a pet to someoneGiven a pet to a shelterHad a pet run awayHad a pet die in your careHad to euthanize a pet
Please list all current and former pets in your home and indicate Species, Breed, Spayed or Neutered, Years Owned and if they are currently in your home
Veterinary Practice Used (must list all practices and telephone numbers) Every pet in your home must receive routine veterinary care and be up to date on all vaccines.
Name of person on file with veterinarian
Where will this pet be allowed in your home, check all that apply
Inside onlyInside with free access to outsideInside with supervised time outsideOutside onlyCrateBasementGarage
Under what circumstances, if any, would you need to return the pet to Fishtails Animal Rescue?
New babynot enough time for petShedsBecomes allergicScratches furnitureVet costs too expensiveNot allowed in new living spaceBecomes aggressiveLitter box issuesMoving too far to take petToo playful/jumps
Please elaborate on your experience level with pet care. Also note if you have experience with pets that have behavioral issues including, but not limited to, human-directed aggression, animal-directed aggression, inappropriate elimination, separation anxiety, fears, phobias, compulsive behaviors, and cognitive dysfunction
Is there anything else you think we should know?
Are any pets in your home declawed? If yes, did they come into your care already declawed or were you responsible for the procedure?
Please provide 2 personal references who are able to attest to you as a pet parent. Include Name/Phone/Email
Fosters must be local and willing to take the animal to all veterinary appointments Fishtown Animal Hospital (233 E Girard Avenue, Philadelphia) or any specialty office as needed located in Philadelphia.
By submitting this application:
I certify that I am fostering this pet for myself, and that I am permitted to have this pet in my home. I understand that the foster to adopt agreement is for 1 month. At that time this pet would need to be formally adopted. The information I have provided on this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I willfully provide false information, my application may be denied. I understand that I as the foster cannot adopt out or give the pet away. All potential interested adopters must go through Fishtails Animal Rescue. I understand that Fishtails Animal Rescue does not provide food, litter, etc. I understand that by filling out this application it does not guarantee Fishtails will take a pet into the organization.