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Puppies (< 6 months)
Kittens (< 6 months)
Large Dogs (> 50 lbs / 23 kg)
Medium Dogs (< 50 lbs / 23 kg)
Small Dogs (< 25 lbs / 11.5 kg)
How To Adopt
How You Can Help
Ways To Help
Become a Member
Submit your pet’s photo for our calendar
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Walls for Winter Program
Working Cats Program
Sponsorships & Fundraisers
Donate Your Bottles
Event Sponsorship Opportunities
Athabasca Second-Chance Country Refuge Sponsorship
TagsForHope Pet Tags
SCARS Raffles (and list of past winners)
Animal Welfare and Rescue
Help for Lost, Abused or Neglected Animals
Caring For Your Pet
Kuranda Shelter Beds
Foster Home Application
Please fill out all information to start your application to becoming a foster home.
Personal Contact Information
Home Phone Number
Cell Phone Number
Work Phone Number
Address Line 2
Personal References Other than Family
Type of Work
Please provide us with any other information that you would like to add (fundraising skills, event management or other special skills such as animal health technologist etc.
Landlord's Contact Number
Do you live in:
How close is the nearest main road or highway?
Animal Confinement Areas
Please check all that apply to your home
Fenced yard - Wood
Fenced yard - Chain Link
Fenced yard - Invisible Fence
Fenced yard - Other
4 Foot high
5 Foot high
6 Foot high
Insulated Dog House
Non Insulated Dog House
Size of House
Provide details on size of yard
Are all residents in agreement with fostering animals?
Age of Primary Foster Volunteer
Who resides in the house (Please provide ages for children under 18 years of age):
Have you ever had a pet(s):
Do they live with you?
What experience do you have with animals?
Please include all pets or animals that you may or may no longer have due to illness etc. or any professional training sessions you may have attended.
Current pets living with the family
Type (Dog, Cat, etc)
Describe your current pet(s):
Good at off leash park
Please check all that apply
Has your current pet(s) been to any professional training classes?
Type of class
Would you be interested in taking foster pets to training classes?
Where would the animal be when you are home?
Under what circumstances would the animal be outside?
ex. family not home or family at home eating supper etc.
When outside, would the dog be supervised?
I hereby certify that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge. I give permission to SCARS to perform all background & reference checks using the information I have provided.
What type of animal(s) are you comfortable with fostering?
Puppy 4 weeks to 12 weeks
Puppy 3 months to 6 months
Puppy 6 months to 1 year
Dog 1 year to 4 years
Dog 5 years to 10 years
Kitten up to 1 year
Cat 2 years to 5 years
Cat 6 years to 12 years
Litter of puppies
Litter of kittens
Special needs animals due to injury or sensitivity*
Please check all that apply *i.e. submissive behaviour, shy, timid, separation anxiety
What activity level are you looking for in a foster animal?
Similar to current pet
What type of fostering would you like to do?
Emergency Transfer (dog may need to be in town for surgery or need to be taken out of a foster home due to incompatibility)
Temporary transfer (dog may need to be transferred for foster home vacation etc)
Regular foster (dog to be fostered until adopted)
Special needs or long term foster (we occasionally have dogs that have had medical procedures that have special medical needs or foster that we consider long term as in the case with some older or less adoptable dogs.)
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