SBRET  ** FOSTER **  Application

You may complete the application below and submit it online or download the MS Word document to complete and email or snail-mail to us. A PDF version of the foster application is also available for you to download/print, complete and snail-mail back to us. You may also complete the form below, print it, and mail it to SBRET at the address listed below. Submitting the information online is the quickest way to provide your information and also speeds up the approval process. Don't forget to keep a copy of the application for yourself.

Complete answers to the following questions enables us to be more familiar with your request and requirements, and will help us find the rescue dog to match your needs and expectations.

How did you hear about us?   If other, please specify:


Home address (include street, city, state & zip code):

Home phone:    Work phone:

Email address:


How long have you been at this address? years and months

Do you  own or  rent?

If renting, please provide landlord's information:

Landlord's name:    Landlord's phone number:

Do you have the permission of your landlord to have a dog? Yes     No

Would you consider fostering... (check all that apply):

Senior (8 yrs. & up)
Puppy Mill Survivor
Any Breed
Special Needs

Does anyone in your household have allergies to dogs? Yes     No

Do you have any children, currently expecting a child, planning for a child, or will children be visiting the home?

Yes     No

If Yes, please give their ages:

Home visits are a required part of SBRET's fostering process, please give a time(s) that are best to conduct the visit.

Please list individually all pets you have owned within the last 5 years:

 Pet's NameBreedAgeStill living with you?
 1.         Yes   No
 2.         Yes   No
 3.         Yes   No
 4.         Yes   No
 5.         Yes   No
 6.         Yes   No
 7.         Yes   No
 8.         Yes   No
 9.         Yes   No
10.         Yes   No

If the pets listed above are no longer living with you, please explain:

Are your current pets:
  Spayed/Neutered?     Yes   No
  Up to date on vaccines?     Yes   No
  On monthly heartworm prevention?     Yes   No

Where do your current pets stay during the day?

Where do your current pets stay at night?

Where do your foster be during the day?

Where do your foster be at night?

How many hours will this pet be alone during the day?

Is your yard fenced in?

Yes     If Yes, what type and height?

No     If No, please describe how you plan to monitor your dog when outside on your property:

Do you have a swimming pool? Yes     No

If Yes, do animals have free access to it? Yes     No

Please provide the full name, address, and phone number of your current veterinarian:

May we contact your vet for a reference? Yes     No
         Please provide full name account is under:

Please provide the full name and phone number of a personal reference:

Have you or any members of your family/household been cited for leash law violations or cruelty to animals in the past?
       Yes     No

If Yes, please explain:

Have you applied to foster for any other Rescue groups? Yes     No

If yes, please identify the group so that we do not duplicate their efforts:

I/We attest that the Terms and Conditions of Fostering as stated above have been read in full and I/We understand that said terms and conditions are part of the foster process and will be enforced.

  I/We attest that the information provided on this application is true and accurate to the best of my/our knowledge.

  I/We attest that we have retained a copy of the Terms and Conditions of Fostering and also understand that completion and submission of this application does not in any way guarantee fostering of an SBRET Rescue Animal.

  I/We understand that any misrepresentation of fact may result in the removal of the foster dog from my/our home.

  I/We understand that any misrepresentation of fact may result in the removal of the foster dog from my/our home. If this application was submitted via email, formal signature(s) will be obtained if and when fostering takes place.

Yes     No

If you submit your information online, there is NO need to also mail the information. Mailing address and signature lines are listed below only for those NOT submitting the application online.

Mailing address:   SBRET        
   P.O. Box 22482  
   Knoxville, TN 37933  

Applicant's signature: __________________________    Date: _______________

Co-applicant's signature: __________________________    Date: _______________