Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control Foster Volunteer. This form is for individuals wishing to foster animals only.

Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Name and address

Please enter all of your contact information

Emergency Contact:

Date of Birth

Foster Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Please tell us your date of birth.

Foster Availability

The Department only places animals requiring special care into its foster program. When animals are in need of a foster, it is important to be able to contact the appropriate foster volunteer as soon as possible. Please tell us the time of day you are most available, what type of fostering you are available for, then choose the care center closest to your home.


Have you, as a juvenile or adult, ever been convicted, fined, imprisoned, or placed on probation or suspended, or have you forfeited bail in connection with any offense (except for traffic tickets which involved faulty equipment, parking, hand signals or speeding) in any civil or military court of law? Include convictions dismissed under Penal Code 1203.4 and any major traffic offenses resulting in a warrant. If yes, please explain:


I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically ensure my acceptance as a Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control Foster Volunteer. There may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures and training before I may begin volunteering. I also understand that I may be subject to undergo a live scan background check.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.