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Should I Foster A Dog Quiz

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You've been thinking about fostering a dog for a while now and you're really excited about the idea but you're not sure if it's the right decision.

You love animals and you want to help but you're worried that it might be too much of responsibility or that your lifestyle might not be conducive to having a pet.

If you're on the fence about whether or not fostering is right for you, take this quiz to find out!

1What is the primary reason you are considering fostering a dog?

Choose an answer
I want to help an animal in need
I'm not sure, I just thought it might be fun
I want a companion
I want to add some excitement to my life

2How do you feel about having a dog in your home?

Choose an answer
It would be great! I've always wanted a pet
It would be okay. I don't mind taking care of an animal
It wouldn't be ideal but I'm willing to make sacrifices for the sake of helping an animal
No thanks, I don't want the responsibility of taking care of a pet

3How much time are you willing to spend caring for a dog?

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I can give a few hours each day to feeding, walking, and playing with the dog
I can give an hour or two each day to taking care of the dog
I'm willing to put in whatever time is necessary to ensure that the dog is healthy and happy
I don't have much time to spare so I wouldn't be able to commit to taking care of a dog on a regular basis

4What kind of living situation do you have?

Choose an answer
I'm not sure, I would have to check with my landlord
I live in an apartment without a yard and pets are not allowed
I live in an apartment with a dog park nearby
I live in a house with a backyard

5What is your financial situation?

Choose an answer
I have a lot of disposable income and I'm willing to spend money on the care of my foster dog
Caring for a dog would be a financial strain but I'm willing to make sacrifices in order to help an animal in need
I can afford to cover the cost of food and basic medical care but that's about it
I can't afford to take on the financial responsibility of caring for a dog

6Do you have any other pets?

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Yes, I have a dog/cat/etc
No, I don't have any other pets but I'm open to the idea
No, I don't have any other pets and I'm not interested in getting any
Not now, but I used to have pets

7What are your plans for the future?

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I plan on staying in my current city for the foreseeable future
I plan on moving in the next few years but I'm not sure where yet
I plan on moving to a pet-friendly country within the next year or two
I'm not sure, I just make decisions the right way

8Do you have any allergies?

Choose an answer
No, I don't have any allergies
Yes, I'm allergic to dogs/cats/etc. but I'm willing to take medication in order to foster a dog
Yes, I'm allergic to dogs/cats/etc. and I wouldn't be able to foster a dog because of my allergies
I didn't notice any allergic manifestations before

9Do you have experience caring for dogs?

Choose an answer
Yes, I've owned a dog before and I'm familiar with what's involved in taking care of one
No, but I'm willing to learn and I'm confident that I can provide a dog with the care that it needs
No, and I'm not interested in learning how to take care of a dog
No, I hope that someone from my family will do all the necessary care

10What is your age?

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18-24
25-34
35-44
45 or older

11Are you employed?

Choose an answer
No, I'm not currently employed and I don't plan on looking for work anytime soon
Yes, I have a part-time job
Yes, I have a full-time job
No, I'm not currently employed but I'm looking for work

12Do you live alone?

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Yes, I live by myself
No, I live with my family/roommates/etc

13Do you have any medical conditions that might interfere with your ability to take care of a dog?

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No, I don't have any medical conditions that would interfere with my ability to take care of a dog
Yes, I have a medical condition that would prevent me from being able to take care of a dog
Yes, I have a medical condition that might interfere with my ability to take care of a dog but I'm willing to work around it
Yes, but soon I will deal with it, and nothing will stop me

14Are you comfortable caring for a pregnant dog?

Choose an answer
Yes, I'm comfortable providing basic care for a pregnant dog
No, I'm not comfortable providing care for a pregnant dog
Better if it's a male dog
I'm not sure, it would depend on how far along the pregnancy is

15Are you comfortable caring for a sick or injured dog?

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Yes, I'm comfortable providing basic care for a sick or injured dog
No, I'm not comfortable providing care for a sick or injured dog
I'm not sure, it would depend on the severity of the illness/injury
I think yes, I don't care about problems, I want to give good

16Would you be willing to take the dog to obedience classes?

Choose an answer
Yes, I'm willing to take the dog to obedience classes
No, I'm not interested in taking the dog to obedience classes

17Do you have any preferences when it comes to the size/breed of the dog?

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No, I don't have a preference for the size/breed of the dog
Yes, I have a preference for the size/breed of the dog

18Do you have any other commitments that might interfere with your ability to care for a foster dog?

Choose an answer
Yes, I have other commitments that might interfere with my ability to care for a foster dog
No, I don't have any other commitments that would interfere with my ability to care for a foster dog

19Do you have any children?

Choose an answer
Yes, I have children who are living at home with me
No, I don't have any children but I'm open to the idea of foster fail
Yes, I have children but they don't live at home with me.
No, I don't have any children

20Thinking of a name for the dog?

Choose an answer
Sure
No it doesn't matter to me
I hope the dog already has a name
If I need to give a name, I'll come up with it already