Help the Animals, Inc.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, no-kill animal shelter dedicated to providing a safe haven for homeless pets until they can be placed in responsible, loving homes.

Foster Application

Thank you for your interest in Fostering

In order to assess your household's compatibility with one of our animals, we require all potential fosters to fill out this form. We know it is lengthy, but we have this process in place to ensure that our animals end up in suitable homes and because some animals have specific requirements or special needs.

Once you have completed the form, you typically will get a response within 24 - 48 hours, during the days we are open.

HELP the Animals FOSTER Application

ONLY COMPLETE THIS FORM IF YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

Personal Information







Housing Information

Do you rent, own your home or live with relatives? *
Please make a selection.


If you do not own your home, provide your landlord's or the owner's information.
This is required to process your application if you rent. *

Do you currently share your home with pets? *

Number of dogs:

Number of cats:

Have you considered how your animals will react to bringing a new animal into the house?


Pregnant / Nursing Animals

Are you comfortable sharing your home with pregnant or newly born animals? If no, skip the questions following this one in this section. *

Have you cared for pregnant or infant animals in the past?

Please describe your experience:

Are you willing to recieve instruction about how to deal with infant or young animals, including care and training?

Behavioral Issues

Are you interested in fostering animals that have behavior problems? If no, skip the questions following this one in this section. *

Have you trained dogs or cats in the past?


Are you comfortable with dogs that are considered shy?


Are you comfortable with dogs that may be considered aggressive?

Medical Issues

Are you comfortable with an animal that needs daily medication? If no, skip the next question. *

Are you able to give medication?

General Questions

Are there any types of animal or breeds that you would NOT consider fostering? Please explain. *
Please answer the question.

How much time will you spend with your foster animal daily? A value is required. *
A value is required.

How much time will the animal spend alone daily? *
A value is required.

What will you do with the animal when you are not at home? *
Please answer the question.

Applicant's Signature

I certify all the information provided above. I also agree that I have read the foster care guidelines, and am ready and willing to care for animals that HELP the Animals provides me.Required!

Date : A value is required.