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Foster A Dog

Please review The Foster FAQs and Foster Opportunities pages before completing the application.

Corona Virus Update: Please only apply if you are able to foster a dog until adoption. This may take weeks and sometimes months. We are not in need of Short Term Fostering.


  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have the knowledge and consent of all adults living in the household
  • Have approval from owner of residence (written in lease)
  • Have a valid ID with current address
  • Be approved as a suitable foster home by Almost Home Foundation
  • Live in the Greater Chicagoland area
  • Bring your foster dog to weekly adoption shows on Saturdays between 11 AM and 2 PM.  A handler will be provided if you cannot stay during the show.

Dog Foster Application

* = required field
Full Street Address
If renting,
New Pet Information
How did you hear about Almost Home Foundation?

l, the undersigned certify that the information provided in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any misrepresentation of facts will result in my losing the privilege of adopting an animal from Almost Home Foundation. I realize that Almost Home Foundation has the right to deny my request to adopt an animal either because the individual animal is not suitable to my circumstances or on a more general basis. I understand that this application becomes the property of Almost Home Foundation, and all information given herein is for Almost Home Foundation’s use alone. I along with those persons accompanying me, assume risk of injury which may be incurred as a result of my viewing any animal under the care of Almost Home Foundation.

By checking "YES", you are allowing Almost Home Foundation to contact: 1. Your veterinarian for current and past medical records on any and all pets in your household. 2. Your landlord or leasing agency in regard to pet policies if applicable. 3. Your provided references regarding the care of animals. Please be aware that by checking "No" your application will not be considered by Almost Home Foundation as per our adoption and foster policies.
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