LA Hoarding Case Foster Family Registration
Hi everyone, thank you for your interest in fostering for Piggie Poo. LA Guinea Pig Rescue recently took in more than 700 guinea pigs from a local hoarding case. Since Piggie Poo temporarily closed our public facility in September, we are reaching out to our community in search of qualified foster families to help us help our sister group manage this crisis. Please fill out this form if you are interested in fostering guinea pigs for Piggie Poo Rescue. Our first intake is scheduled for the weekend of 11/10/17. Thank you for your support!
1. First and LAST Name: *
2. Email: *
3. Street Address *
4. City, ST and Zip Code *
5. Best Phone *
6. What are your major cross streets? *
7. Are you over the age of 21? *
  • Yes
  • No
8. Are you able to attend an orientation meeting? This meeting will be roughly 1 hour and will be hosted at our Volunteer's home near 40th St and Thomas. *
  • YES, Sat, 11/4 in the afternoon
  • YES, a future session
  • No
9. Our first intake is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of 11/10-11/12. Foster piggys MUST be picked up the same day they arrive. Are you able to pick up your foster piggys this weekend? *
  • Yes
  • No
10. Do you have travel plans this holiday season? Please select all that apply.
  • Yes, Thanksgiving
  • Yes, Christmas
  • Yes, New Years
  • Yes, still working on them
  • No! I'm all yours!
11. Do you have daily access to the internet and are you willing to correspond with the Directors or Team Leaders almost exclusively by email? *
  • Yes
  • No
12. If you rent your home, do you hereby represent that your lease does not prohibit you from fostering animals in your home? *
  • Yes
  • No
13. Have you ever fostered before? If so, for what organization? *
14. Is your whole family supportive of your decision to foster small animals? *
15. Are there children in your home? If so, what are their ages? *
16. Does anyone in your home have pet allergies, hay fever or dust allergies? Please explain. *
17. Please describe your cavy caretaking experience and be specific and detailed. *
18. Are you able to bring foster piggys to a Volunteer's home at least monthly for well-checks? *
  • Yes
  • No
19. May a Director from Piggie Poo check in on the fostered animals in your home from time to time? *
  • Yes
  • No
20. How many foster animals are you comfortable caring for? Piggie Poo prefers at least 4, but not less than 2 piggies per foster home. *
  • No more than 2
  • 2 or 3
  • 4 or 5
  • 6 or more
  • As many as needed
21. Are you willing and able to foster the cavies until adopted? This may take 3 months or more. *
  • Yes
  • No
22. Transportation is one of the primary responsibilities of a foster parent. Are you able to provide transportation to and from our adoption centers, events, vet clinic, and to meet with other volunteers? Locations are literally ALL over the valley and we often have very little notice, so you MUST be flexible and accommodating. *
  • Yes
  • No
23. Are you able to provide any of the following supplies for your foster piggys, every day at YOUR OWN COST per the Rescue’s guidelines? Please select all that apply. *
  • Timothy Hay
  • Oxbow Pellets
  • Dust free, kiln dried shavings
  • Carefresh
  • C&C Habitat
  • Fresh Greens
  • Other (please let us know below)
24. If you are willing and able to provide other supplies not listed above, please let us know below. For habitats, please provide dimensions. *
25. Are you willing to foster piggies as needed, regardless of age, color, breed or sex? *
  • Yes
  • Yes, but I prefer females
  • Yes, but I prefer males
  • Yes, but I prefer babies
  • Yes, but I prefer adults
  • Yes, but I prefer pregnant moms
  • No
26. Special Needs Qualifying Information - These questions are helpful in determining who is qualified and willing to foster cavies with specific needs. Please check ALL items that you are willing and able to provide: *
  • Oral and topical medications?
  • Sows on pregnancy watch, through whelping and weaning?
  • Boars with anal impaction that require expression and cleansing of the perineal sac?
  • Animals with potentially zoonotic illnesses like ringworm?
  • Keep detailed records of any medical treatments and care given?
  • Do you have a separate area or room in your home where you can quarantine the cavies?
27. Are you able to ensure a healthy caviary by spot cleaning during the week and completely changing bedding and disinfecting the cage once a week? *
  • Yes
  • No
28. Are you willing and able to trim piggies nails once a month, including the black nails? *
  • Yes
  • No
29. Are you prepared to accept the fact that a foster piggie may die while in your care? *
  • Yes
  • No
30. Do you agree to promptly notify Piggie Poo in the event you can no longer care for your foster piggies? *
  • Yes
  • No
31. Do you agree to comply with Piggie Poo's policies, procedures and care taking instructions to the letter? *
  • Yes
  • No
32. Do you testify that the responses provided on this Foster Questionnaire are true and accurate to the best of your knowledge and that with the submission of this Questionnaire you freely and in good faith apply for a position of Volunteer Foster Care Provider with Arizona's Piggie Poo Rescue, Inc. *
  • Yes
  • No