Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue
Your Age (applicants must be at least 21 years of age)
Co-Applicant Name, age, & relation to primary applicant
Address Line 2
State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Arab Emirates
Papua New Guinea
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Sao Tome and Principe
United Republic of Tanzania
Country / Region
Preferred phone contact #
Applicant Employer and Occupation
Applicant Work Schedule
Co-Applicant Employer and Occupation
Co-Applicant Work Schedule
How many hours per day will the dog be home alone without the PRIMARY ADULT applicants? What provisions will be made for the dog during these hours?
(We do not consider children as caretakers for the dogs.)
How did you hear about us?
Why do you want to rescue a Golden?
What is your time-frame for adoption?
Age range of dog you would like to foster; puppy (2-12 mon); young (1-2); adult (3-6); senior (7+):
Perferred or required?
Small, medium, large, extra large
Energy level/activity level desired
Active, moderate, low, couch potato
Would you be interested in fostering a bonded pair?
Have you Recently submitted an application to adopt through our program?
If yes, when?
Have you recently submitted an application to adopt with another rescue?
If yes, when?
Have you ever owned a dog as an adult?
Have you ever owned a Golden Retriever before?
List details about the dogs you have owned. Include the approximate date range that you owned each dogs.
Indicate which dogs are with you presently.
What is your experience with rescued dogs?
Indicate your level of training experience.
Where do you plan to enroll your next dog for obedience training? This is highly recommended for rescued dogs.
Do you own any other pets?
If yes, list details about those pets.
Are all pets spayed/neutered?
Are all pets up to date on vaccinations?
Current vet's name, address, phone number.
Have you ever experience dogs who did not get along? If so, how did you handle the situation?
Have you ever had a pet who became lost?
Had a pet poisoned?
Had an animal killed by a vehicle?
Had an animal treated for a disease?
Sold, given away, or surrendered a pet to a shelter?
IF YES, TO ANY OF THE ABOVE, PLEASE EXPLAIN IN DETAIL (YOUR APPLICATION MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER WITHOUT ADEQUATE DETAIL)
Do you live in a house, apt, condo, etc?
Do you rent or own?
If you rent, do you have permission to keep a large dog?
If you rent, give landlord contact info.
Do you have a yard?
What is the size of your yard?
Is a portion of the yard completely fenced?
Type of fencing - physical (style, height), invisible, etc.
If no fence or partial fencing how will your dog will be allowed to exercise, play, and relieve him/herself while being kept from running away, getting lost, or getting hurt? (be as detailed and specific as possible – describe HOW you plan to do this?
How will your foster dog be exercised and how often do you plan to provide this exercise?
What will you do if the dog needs more exercise than you planned?
How often and under what circumstances will your foster dog be left unattended outside?
How often and under what circumstances will the dog be allowed to be off-leash in unfenced areas?
Do you have a tie out or runner for the dog?
If, yes, explain in detail how and when it is used.
Other than the applicant(s), how many adults in the household and relationship to applicant(s)? How will they be involved in the care of the dog?
How many children in the house? Ages?
Level of children's exposure to large dogs?
How will they be involved in the care of the foster dog?
Who will be responsible for the care of the dog?
Who will be responsible for the training?
Where will the dog be kept when no one is at home?
Will the dog be primarily kept?
Where will your Golden sleep?
Is anyone in the household allergic to dogs? To other animals?
How often do you travel?
Are you willing to foster for a long term or extended time frame if required?
Do all members of your household want to foster a rescue dog?
Please tell us how you found Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue and the foster program. Also, please tell us here if there is anything else you would like us to know about you, your home, your family or your application.
Our fosters may be the first contact that a rescue dog will have with a normal loving family. Fosters provide care, training, and assessment, therefore, suitable applications are selected to foster our dogs. Please use this space to tell us why you think your home should be chosen as a foster home.