Dog Foster Application

Please fill out our dog foster application form below. We are in constant need of foster families particularly for dogs, cats with medical needs, but also for kittens and sometimes even for puppies, too! Thank you for your willingness to foster for Chesapeake Cats and Dogs!

You can also print our application by downloading the following file: PDF form (to print). Printed applications can be mailed to us or dropped off at our office during open business hours.

Application is for (dog's name) (required):

*If the dog you are interested in is not a good match or is no longer available, do you want to still be approved for fostering? YesNo

Why have you chosen this specific dog to foster:

Your Name (required):

Applicant's Age*:

*Must be at least 21 years of age

Co-adopter/Spouse's Name:

Co-adopter/Spouse's Age:

Home Address (where the animal will be living; please include street, city, state, and zip code) (required):

Preferred Phone Number (required):

Work/Other Phone Number:

Your Email (required):

Names, ages and relationship of all household residents (in addition to listed above, roommates, etc.) (required):


Do you: OwnRent

Type of dwelling (check one) (required): single family hometownhouseapartment/condoother

If you rent, do you have the approval to keep a pet from your landlord? YesNo

Landlord’s name and telephone number:

How long have you lived at this address (if less than one year, provide previous address) (required):

If adopting a dog, do you have a fenced yard?: YesNoWe do not have a yard

Please describe your fence, If applicable (height and material):

Where will the dog be kept when no one is at home? (required):

How many hours of the day will the pet be left alone? (required):

Do you have a doggie door and/or free access to the yard/outside? (required):

Describe the activity level in your home (required):

Are there regular child visitors?: YesNo Frequency?

Has anyone in the home been diagnosed with dog or cat allergies?: YesNo

Where will the dog stay when you travel or are away? (required):


I would be a first-time dog foster (required): YesNo

Have you ever given away, sold, or surrendered a pet? (required): YesNo

If yes, when and under what circumstances?:

Please list all current pets and former pets, including whether they were a dog/cat (for DOGS, please include BREED), if they were spayed/neutered (if not, why?), whether they are still with you, what age they are, and what happened if pet is not still with you (if no other pets, please enter N/A in the text areas below):

What kind of heartworm meds (for dogs)
flea preventatives (cats and dogs)?:

What brand of food do/will you use?:
*If necessary, CCAD can provide food for your foster, just let us know

Will you be able to bring your foster to scheduled adoption shows? YesNo
Are you willing to speak with potential adopters for your foster? YesNo
Would you be able to take a foster dog to training classes?: YesNo If yes, Where?

What are your biggest concerns in fostering a dog? (required):


Are you using a vet presently or have you used a vet in the last 2 years? (required): YesNo

If yes, please provide the name, address, and phone number of your current vet (if no, please type in N/A) (required):

Applicant hereby consents for to release any information requested by the CCAD rescue group regarding prior animals owned by the applicant and veterinary care provided by the applicant.

(Signature of Prospective Foster) Typing your name here constitutes a digital signature:


Chesapeake Cats and Dogs (CCAD) does not guarantee that all prospective fosters/applicants will be approved. We reserve the right to choose the foster families we feel are most suited to the pet’s needs at the time of placement. We evaluate all applicants on a case-by-case basis. People who are not approved may wish to re-apply at a later time when their circumstances change. In addition, we reserve the right to redirect applicants to a dog that better fits your lifestyle in order to have a successful adoption. If concerns present themselves at any time during the adoption process, we reserve the right to reevaluate your application. Applicants, by signing below allow Chesapeake Cats and Dogs, Inc. to confirm the validity of the information provided herein, including contacting listed veterinarians.

(Signature of Prospective Foster) Typing your name here constitutes a digital signature: