Fosters Application Form


Section 1. Applicant Information (Main person responsible for foster dog)

Employer Information

Spouse/Partner Information

Other Residents in Your Home Information


Section 2. Preference for a dog


Section 3. Current Pets


Section 4. At Home with Your Foster Dog


Section 5. How You Will Train Your Foster Dog


Section 6. About Homes For Animal Heroes

The mission of Homes for Animal Heroes is to (1) provide permanent, loving homes to retired research animals through a nationwide rehoming network, (2) educate the public about the benefits of biomedical research relating to human and animal health and well-being, (3) present an accurate representation of the care and consideration research professionals provide for the animals they work with each day, and (4) work collaboratively with the research community to promote awareness and develop a cohesive rehoming network.


Section 7. Confidentiality Agreement

Volunteer does hereby understand and accept the importance of maintaining positive relationships with our supporters, collaborators and partners, and agrees to enter into a confidentiality agreement with Homes for Animal Heroes should confidential information ever be disclosed, given, or discovered by Volunteer, whether as part of Volunteer Activities and involvement, or through any and all other means. Confidential information includes, but is not limited to: name and contact information of Volunteers, Adopters, Donors, and Supporters, amount of donations, internal correspondence about Volunteer Activities, and all information relating to the source, origin, and releasing location of dogs transferred to Homes for Animal Heroes. Volunteer confirms to hold the information at all times in strict confidence. Volunteer shall not disclose the information to any third party, nor use information for the benefit of any third party. Volunteer shall not keep any documentation in his/her possession that may reveal the identity of the releasing facility, its employees, location, or information about their work. Volunteer shall immediately surrender any and all documentation related to a specific research animal that may reveal the identity of the releasing facility, its employees, location, or research, to the Homes for Animal Heroes Coordinator, and confirm in writing that all copies have been surrendered. Volunteer’s obligation within this Confidentiality Agreement will continue past the cessation volunteer's role and responsibilities. I agree to abide by the terms of this Confidentiality Agreement.


Section 8. Consent

I give my consent for Homes for Animal Heroes to verify any of the above information and contact the references listed. I understand and agree to all of the following statements:

  • I understand that an interview with a Homes for Animal Heroes representative and in-home visit are required prior to acceptance as a foster for Homes for Animal Heroes.
  • I understand that if approved, my information could be on file with my state's Department of Agriculture as a foster home for Homes for Animal Heroes
  • I understand that there is a possibility of health or injury risk to humans and personal pets when caring for Homes for Animal Heroes foster animals. I will not hold Homes for Animal Heroes liable for any injury or illness that may result from my foster activities.
  • I understand that Homes for Animal Heroes is not responsible for any property or personal damage by Homes for Animal Heroes foster dogs.
  • I understand that completion of this application does not necessarily guarantee acceptance into the program.