Foster or Adoption Application

Please complete & submit this form if you are interested in adopting or fostering a parrot:

You must be at least 18yrs of age for your application to be considered.
numbers only (ex: 7021115555)
numbers only (ex: 7021115555
(It is possible you may not be considered for foster or adopting if you are living in someone elses home)
Smoking may make you ineligible to foster or adopt for SWEAR.
Please explain any special traits you're looking for in a bird
Requires space, like an extra bedroom, where the bird can be kept for 30 day quarantine period.
Please Explain
example: dining room, bedroom, family room
like electric frypans, waffle makers, etc...
Including candles, airfresheners, colognes, hairsprays, cleaning solutions and teflon cooking products
Please verify you have READ the RESOURCES FOR ADOPTERS & FOSTERS, including "10 Things You Need to Know Before Adopting A Bird" as well as the page on Parrot Nutrition
Please be aware SWEAR is an ALL-VOLUNTEER organization and we are frequently very busy. If you do not hear from us regarding your application within 2 weeks please call us at 702-937-1005
Providing false information on this application could make any Foster or Adoption Agreements NULL & VOID, so Please be Truthful!
Please let us know if you are able to make a $25 donation to offset our costs involved in processing your appliation and completing your home visit. Every donation no matter how small goes directly to help the birds in SWEAR. Donations can be made at the time of your Home Visit via Cash, Check (payable to SouthWest Exotic Avian Rescue), through the Paypal links on our website or via electronic payment made at the time of your home visit.


After receiving your application, we do our best to contact you as soon as possible. It can take several days and up to 2 weeks for you to hear from us.
Please be patient as we are only a handful of volunteers running this rescue!

If you live outside the Las Vegas valley area, but within 1.5 hours drive, we MAY consider you, but for adoption only. You must live in the Las Vegas valley area to be considered for fostering a bird.  We are all volunteers, so you may be asked for a donation to offset our out-of-pocket travel costs for us to do a home visit if you live outside the Las Vegas valley area.