Rabbit Haven Foster Site Application
Phone: day: ___________ Eve: __________ E mail: _____________________
When are you available to foster: __________________________________
Do you work?: _________ what hours? ___________ Can you be contacted at work?
__________ Number: ______________ e mail.
How many rabbits can you comfortably foster: _________________________
What time frame are you considering when fostering? ___________________
We are located in Santa Cruz County. Are you able to travel here to pick
up a foster rabbit or do you need us to deliver the rabbits to you? _________________
Are you able to transport your foster bunny to adoption shows held at Petsmart
in Santa Cruz at least once per month? Arrival time latest 10:45 Pick up
at end of the day 5:30. IF rabbit(s) NOT ADOPTED. ______________
Do you own, rent or lease your house? _________________
If Renting: Do you have permission from your landlord that you are allowed
to keep a rabbit? _______________
Are you able to provide daily care, food and shelter for the rabbit(s)
Have you been a caregiver to a rabbit before? _____________________ If YES…
a. do you still have the rabbit?___________________________________
b. Where does/did the rabbit live? ________________________________
c. If the rabbit has passed away, how did he/she die? How old was he/she?
Have you ever relinquished an animal to a shelter or SPCA? If so, describe.
Why would you like to foster rabbits? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
If you do have other companion animals, please list them.
Please list name, age, type, and gender of each animal, and if the animal
is spayed or neutered.
Please list the name and relationship to yourself of each person currently
living in your house. Include yourself, please. Include the ages of any people
in the household under 21.
Who is the main person who will be responsible for the daily care and cleaning
of the rabbit?________________________________________________________
Is everyone else in your home comfortable with fostering a rabbit? ___________
Please describe the diet you will feed your foster rabbit? ____________________________
How much do you expect to spend on rabbit food weekly? ____________
Where will you be housing your rabbit? ____________________________
What exercise will your rabbit be given? ____________________________
What toys / activities are you able to provide? _______________________
Do you already have a condo, an enclosure or a large cage to house a foster
bunny? ________________________ Are you able to obtain one to foster? _______________.
Do you already have litter box, food water bowls and other supplies needed
for a bunny? ______ If not can you pick these up or will you need us to do
that for you? ______________________________
Do you know what grooming a rabbit requires? _______________________.Nee
Are you aware of common behavioral issues, such as digging and chewing? Do
you know how to address such behaviors? ________________________
How much time do you anticipate being able to spend with, or caring for your
foster rabbit per day? ________________________________________
How do you expect to interact with your foster rabbit (pick rabbit up and
cuddle etc). ________________________________________________________
Are you aware of what sorts of symptoms or signs a sick / injured / distressed
rabbit may display? Yes _____ No _____ . Need info? _________
Do you have any experience dealing with sick or injured rabbits / animals?
If YES, please describe._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Do you have a vehicle. Are you able to bring the rabbit to a vet should the
rabbit require medical attention? ___________________________________________
What will you do with the rabbit if you go away for a weekend / holiday /
business trip? ___________________________________________________________
Are you familiar with the the Rabbit Haven? Do you know about rabbit care
and handling? Would you like an information packet to help you learn and
resources to web sites that can teach you even more? ___________________________
Do you have any questions which you would like to discuss?
Thank you for your interest in fostering with Rabbit Haven. Fostering is
fun and rewarding.
You will be contacted to follow up on your application as soon as possible.
Hopefully we can set you up with your first foster bunny very soon. So many
shelter and community bunnies need special loving homes, like yours.
Thank you and welcome to the Haven family network of people supporting rabbits.