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Ochlocknee, GA  31773
 

 

 


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PRE-FOSTER/ADOPTION INSPECTION CHECKLIST The following information is strictly confidential and is not for discussion, re-transmission, or release without prior permission from a DCFHR director. Prospective Foster/Adoption General Information:

Name: ______________________________________________________________________________

Street Address: _______________________________________________________________________

City, ST, ZIP: _________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: _________________________________ Work/Cell Phone: ____________________________

E-mail Address: ______________________________________________________

Inspector Information:

Name: ______________________________________________________________________________

Street Address: _______________________________________________________________________

City, ST, ZIP: _________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: _________________________________ Work/Cell Phone: ____________________________

E-mail Address: ______________________________________________________

Property Location and Specifics: (Reminder: Take photos of the fencing, pasture, barn/shed areas.)

 FENCING - List type(s) of fencing that surround(s) the  pasture: ___________________________

How high is the fencing? __________________________________ Describe the fencing: is it in good repair? Is barbed wire used in close spaces? Are T-posts capped?  

PASTURE - Describe the pasture/turnout area. Is it safe? Is there any type of debris in or around the pasture? Describe the debris.

SHELTER - Approximate size of the shelter: ____________________________ What materials is the shelter made of?______________________________________________________ Is the shelter in good repair and safe? __________ Explain: How often are the equines kept in the barn? __________________________________________________ Do you believe this barn/shelter is safe? If not, please explain why not:

 FOOD AND WATER - What is the current feeding schedule? What type of feed is currently fed? Amount daily? If there are special dietary needs for the equine, can they be met? Is the feed clean and safe for equines? How is the feed stored? Are equines fed separately or as a group? If given grain, do they have their own bucket? How is hay given to the equines? What type of water source is available for the equines? Is the water source clean? Can it accommodate all the equines?

OTHER EQUINES - How many equines are kept on the property? ______________ If there are stallions on the property, are they kept separate from the other horses? _____________________ If no, please explain: -

PLEASE COMPLETE FOR ALL HORSES IN THE PASTURE

 Equine name: ________________________________________________________________________________

Owner’s name if different from foster/adopter: ______________________________________________________ Body score: _______________ Is horse kept in stall, shed, pasture, other? _________________________________________________________

Has the hoof care been appropriate? __________________________________

Current vaccinations: __________________________________________________________________________

Negative Coggins: (circle one) yes no

 Equine name: ________________________________________________________________________________

Owner’s name if different from foster/adopter: ______________________________________________________

Body score: _______________ Is horse kept in stall, shed, pasture, other? _________________________________________________________

Has the hoof care been appropriate? __________________________________

Current vaccinations: ______________________________________________________________________

Negative Coggins: (circle one) yes no

Equine name: ________________________________________________________________________________

 Owner’s name if different from foster/adopter:____________________________________________________

Body score: _______________ Is horse kept in stall, shed, pasture, other?_____________________________________________________

Has the hoof care been appropriate? __________________________________

Current vaccinations: ____________________________________________________

Negative Coggins: (circle one) yes no

Equine name: ________________________________________________________________________________

Owner’s name if different from foster/adopter: ______________________________________________________ Body score: _______________ Is horse kept in stall, shed, pasture, other? _________________________________________________________

Has the hoof care been appropriate? __________________________________

Current vaccinations: ________________________________________________________________________

Negative Coggins: (circle one) yes no

Veterinary Information: Name: ________________________________________

Clinic name: ______________________________________

Address:_____________________________________________

City, ST, ZIP: _______________________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________________________________

Concerns and opinions: After conducting the inspection, do you recommend this person as a foster/adoptive home? Please give a brief explanation for your recommendation: Please indicate any additional concerns or opinions you may have of this potential foster/adoptive home: ________________________________________________________ ____________________________ Signature of inspector Date