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Legal Notice

Dogs on Deployment is only a directory and posting site for boarders and pet owners. No information on this site is guaranteed, although it is updated and screened. Dogs on Deployment accepts no responsibility for any liability or for any injury or damages to any person or property caused by or to any listed animal or boarding place, as well as any cause of action, claims, suits or demands whatsoever that may arise as a result of such injury or damage. Dogs on Deployment claims the right to use any stories related to Dogs on Deployment, the Pets in Need, DoD Boarders or DoD Vendors in the media, in any form, though will not disclose personal information (name and contact information only) if user opts out of our media program.

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Dogs on Deployment often contacts media resources to help educate the public about Dogs on Deployment and notify local communities of pets in need in their area. We will often ask our pet owners to participate in interviews with their local news stations and newspapers.

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Pet Owner

How far are you willing to travel with your pet to find a DoD Boarder?

Military Member's Information

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Pets Information

Do you have additional pets?

Can your pets go into multiple DoD Boarder homes, or do you prefer for them to be kept together?

DoD Benefit Programs

Dogs on Deployment recommends insuring your pets for their safety and well-being, especially while your pet is in the care of someone else for your peace of mind. We have partnered with Pets Best to give you flexible and affordable rates.

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Eligibility Information

Reason for Posting

The following information will only be viewable to Dogs on Deployment Administrators to help determine your eligibility for DoD’s foster network.

Military commitments:
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Verification Documents

We require at least two documents to prove your identity and military service. We accept .PDF and .JPG files.
Member's or spouse's military or government issued ID
Copy of Military Orders/Command Letter
DD Form 214 (for Honorably Discharged veterans only)
Fully describe your reason for boarding. This information will be seen by our registered DoD Boarders. (Maximum 2500 char)
For administrative purposes only: Is there anything additional you would like to add to make your case for boarding? (Maximum 2500 char)
Dogs on Deployment is a free network to use, however, Pet Owners are required to maintain legal and financial responsibility of their pets at all times. Below are our basic guidelines for using Dogs on Deployment's network. Some DoD Boarders may have additional requirements to board.
I understand I am responsible for providing necessary supplies or cost of supplies for my pet while in a DoD Boarder's care. This includes, but is not limited to, food, parasite prevention, toys, beds, etc.*
I understand I am responsible for covering veterinarian bills incurred by my pet while in a DoD Boarder's care for any basic or emergency needs assuming proper care of my pet by my DoD Boarder.*
I understand that Dogs on Deployment is a foster service only, and I will take permanent ownership of my pet back when I am able.*
I understand that DoD Boarders are voluntarily caring for my pet in my absence, and will respect and maintain communication with them. *
I understand that it is my responsibility to unpublish or deactivate my account if I am no longer in need of a DoD Boarder.If I have used a DoD Boarder, I will "Deploy My Pet" to ensure Dogs on Deployment is notified of the placement. *
I understand Dogs on Deployment provides an example boarding contract which I will complete with my DoD Boarder to ensure proper care of my pet in my absence.*

DoD Boarder

Number of Pets Boarded at Once:
How far are you willing to travel to connect with a Pet Owner?
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Household Description

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House Details:
Resident Pet Details:
Family Details:
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Additional Information:

Please give a personal message to Pet Owners about why they should consider your home for boarding.
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Boarding Information

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Organization Description

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Additional Information

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Military Discount Information

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Exclusive Discount, Coupon/Incentive for DoD Users Only Show your support to Dogs on Deployment's mission by offering an exclusive discount that can only be viewed by our registered Pet Owners, DoD Boarders and DoD Volunteers. Increase traffic to your business by supporting Dogs on Deployment's members! (Maximum 1500 char)
Public Discount/Incentive for Military Members: Show your business' support to our troops by advertising your public discount you offer to military members and their families! (Maximum 2500 char)

Additional Information

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Dogs on Deployment relies on volunteers to help us promote our mission, outreach to the community and manage our organization.
Which areas are you interested in volunteering? (select all that apply)
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When are you typically available? (Select all that apply).
Do you have past experience volunteering at events?
Tell us about why you want to volunteer for Dogs on Deployment and how you believe you can help! (Maximum 2500 char)
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Are you able to provide professional and personal references on request?