AHDRS is seeking proactive, creative, energetic individuals who are willing to be responsible for their actions, who will follow through on their promises, and who will maintain a respectful attitude toward all other rescue groups and individuals. In addition, members should be financially stable enough to pay veterinarian bills up front for their foster dogs; please understand that the adoption fees you collect may or may not cover these costs. All applications are reviewed by our membership advisor, and you will be advised of our decision upon completion of this review.

If you have a problem submitting this application, please send us an e-mail at membership@almosthomerescue.org.


Full Name:
Street Address:
City:
State: ZIP code:
Home phone (with area code):
Work phone (optional):
Cell phone (optional):
E-mail*:

* You must enter an e-mail address to submit this application.

Please state briefly why you want to join AHDRS:

Please list the name, age, and relationship of all people in your household:

Have you done dachshund (or other dog) rescue in the past?
Please describe your experience briefly (how long, name of organization, primary tasks, etc):

Do you own dogs and/or cats? Please provide the name and age of each:

Are all of your pets spayed and/or neutered? If not, what are the circumstances?

What would you be most interested in doing as a member of AHDRS?
A. Rescue (finding dogs, placing dogs by processing applications, interviewing applicants, etc.),
B. Fostering (If you plan to foster dogs, please answer the questions on pages 3 and 4.)
C. Transports
D. Home checks of prospective adopters
E. Fundraising
F. Educational projects
G. Other

Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony involving the mistreatment of animals?

Are you of legal age according to your state's definition of the age of majority?

 

Please provide a reference from your veterinarian and at least one personal reference. Please provide names, locations, and telephone numbers for each reference. Applications submitted without references will not be processed.

NOTE: By signing this application, you give permission to AHDRS to retrieve information from your veterinarian. PLEASE CALL YOUR VET AND TELL THEM TO RELEASE THE INFORMATION WE NEED TO ALMOST HOME WHEN THE MEMBERSHIP CHAIR CALLS! We cannot process applications without information from your vet.

<Veterinarian>
 

Veterinarian:
Street Address:
City:
State: ZIP code:
Telephone:

<Personal Reference>

Personal reference name:
Street Address:
City:
State: ZIP code:
Telephone:

 

IF YOU HAVE FOSTERED DOGS BEFORE, PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. IF YOU HAVE NOT FOSTERED DOGS BEFORE AND PLAN TO FOSTER DOGS, PLEASE PROCEED TO THE NEXT SECTION.

How many dogs could you reasonably foster at one time?

Where would you keep the foster dog(s)?

How many consecutive hours would the dog(s) be at home alone during a typical day?

What is your attitude toward euthanasia? Is putting a healthy dog down ever justified?

What was your worst experience as a rescuer, and what did you learn from it?

Have you fostered aggressive dogs? If so, how did you handle them?

Under what circumstances would you decline to foster a particular dog?

 

IF YOU HAVE NOT FOSTERED DOGS BEFORE AND PLAN TO FOSTER DOGS, PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS.

How many dogs could you reasonably foster at one time?

Where would you keep the foster dog(s)?

How many consecutive hours would the dog(s) be at home alone during a typical day?

What is the maximum number of dogs allowed in a home in your municipality?

Have you had any experience with obedience training? Would you be willing to take a foster dog to a training class?

What is your attitude toward euthanasia? Is putting a healthy dog down ever justified?

Given your family and living situations, please describe dogs that you would decline to foster.

If you were fostering a dog that turned out to have aggression problems, what would you do?

If you were already "full," would you be able to say no if someone posted a dog near you that needed a foster home?

What would you do if a dog that was surrendered to you was not as described by the person
surrendering the dog, e.g., the dog was not up to date on vet care, the dog's personality was not as described, etc.?

How would you housetrain a foster dog that was not housebroken?

The information provided in this application (in its entirety) is true to the best of my knowledge as of the date on this application.
I agree that submission of this form will constitute a legally signed document.

Enter your name here to "sign":
Date:


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