Application to Volunteer

Your full name:
Your email address: (e.g.:
Your phone number (with area code):
City/Town: State/Prov.:
Post./Zip Code:


I would like to help MAESSR in the following ways:
Short Term Fostering of dogs (1-7 days)
Long Term Fostering of dogs
Checking local shelters for impounded Springers
Interviewing Perspective Families
Evaluating Springers for Temperament and Possible Rescue
Transporting Springers to foster or permanent homes
Checking applicant references
Answering and returning phone calls
Conducting home checks of applicants
Attending rescue fairs
Posting Flyers
Grooming rescued Springers
Assisting families with training their Springers

If you are interested in fostering, please answer the following:

Name and Ages of children living in the household or visiting regularly:

What type of area do you live in: suburbs, city or country?
Suburb City Country

House or Apartment? House Apartment

Do you own or rent? Own Rent

If you rent, do you have written permission from your landlord to foster a Springer?
Yes No

Will you provide a copy of that permission to MAESSR? Yes No

Have you discussed this with other members of your household and do they approve? Yes No

Do you have a fenced-in yard? Yes No

If no, how will you exercise your foster dog?

If all members of the household work during the day, how long would the foster dog be left alone each day?

Would you be willing to submit to a home check by one of our volunteers? Yes No

Please provide the name and number of your veterinarian:

What other pets live in your home?

Have you ever rescued a dog before? (please give details):

Have you ever been convicted of animal cruelty, abuse, and/or abandonment pursuant to any past and/or present laws of the State(s) or municipality(ies) where you have lived in the past or currently reside? Yes No

Have you ever owned a dog before? Yes No

Have you ever owned an English Springer Spaniel before? Yes No

Please detail your experiences with Springers or dogs in general, including any experience you may have in obedience training, recognizing and correcting aggressive behavior, crate training, or rescue in general.

Please indicate any other skills or interests you may have that may be of benefit to MAESSR.


Contact MAESSR
If you have limited email access, or if you know of a Springer in need, you can contact MAESSR by telephone at (301) 362-0423 or you can always email us.

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