Volunteer Application

   
There are so many things you can do with your special talents!  We are always appreciative of anything anyone can do to help our Labs in need.  Together we are able to save so many labs who need us.  We'd love your application if you can help us out!  If you would consider Fostering Dogs for us please provide the added information so we can best match dogs to your home who would fit well with you.

Fostering dogs in your home
Transporting dogs
Handling dogs at adoption events
Checking homes to approve adopters

Fundraising
Assisting Web Team
Assist with graphic design
Assist with marketing activities


   
Best time to contact:

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What type(s) of volunteer work are you interested in?

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How did you hear about Labrador Rescuers?

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If referred to by a LR Volunteer, please tell us who referred you?:

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Fostering Application

   
**I understand that there is an expectation that families will foster 3 dogs before adopting their own foster dog.  

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How many NON family members live with you?

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Where would your Foster Dog spend the day?

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How many hours, on average, will the Foster Dog be alone each day?



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Where would the Foster Dog be when you are at home?

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Where would the Foster Dog be when you are not at home?

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Will your Foster Dog have limited access within your home?

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Where would the Foster Dog spend the night?

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Do you live in a apartment, condo, house, military housing, mobile or other?  

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Do you own or rent your home?


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If you rent, do you have written documentation from your landlord authorizing you to have a large breed dog?


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If applicable, what are the ages of any children living at home or who visit often?


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Do you currently have a dog(s) in your household?
(Please indicate breed, age, whether the animal is altered, and if it is an indoor pet or outdoor pet):


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Do you have a fenced yard? If yes, please tell us the type of fence and how high it is.

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Do you currently have any other pets in your household such as cats, birds, small animals, etc?

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How do you plan to exercise the Foster Dog?

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Dogs left alone frequently dig, chew, bark or other unacceptable behavior.  How will you deal with these potential problems ?:

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Please describe outdoor shelter and yard areas:

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For all of our Foster Homes we do a Homecheck.  Would you let a representative of Labrador Rescuers visit your home by appointment?

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Foster homes are critical to the successful placement of our dogs into forever homes.  We ask that foster families work actively with other volunteers to set up meetings with prospective families, and to attend adoption events often.  Will you be able to attend events with your foster dog?

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Additional Comments:

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Applicants must be 18 years or older.  
By submitting this application, I declare that all of the above information I have given is true and complete. I understand that I will receive by email a Volunteer Release of Liability form which must be completed and returned to Labrador Rescuers before I can officially volunteer.