Dog Adoption Application
Please Note: We are committed to matching the right animal to the right family so all will have many happy years together. Our adoption process includes the completion of an application, home visit, veterinary reference, adoption fee and contract. You must be at least 18 years old to submit an application. The application is the first step of our adoption process and the information you provide is only used to make sure the animal you are interested in is a good fit. Thank you!
Name of the dog you are applying for
Address of Applicant
State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Best time to contact
Do you rent?
Has your landlord provided written permission for you to have a dog?
Landlord's Name and Phone Number
How Long at current residence?
Applicant's Place of Employment
Co-Applicant's Place of Employment
Would you like to provide a personal reference?
Please provide their name, phone number and relationship to you
How did you hear about FOR?
Have you adopted from FOR before?
What year and what was the animal's name?
How far are you willing to travel to pick up your new family member?
Please list all members of your household (names & ages)
Please list all other animals in your household (name, gender, age, breed, spay/neutered, current vaccines?)
Do you have
If other, describe
Does anyone in your home suffer from pet dander allergies?
What treatments are/will be used to relieve these allergies?
If for any reason you are unable to care for the animal, who will be next in line to care for them?
How will you exercise your rescue dog?
Have you ever owned a dog in the past for which you were the primary caretaker?
Have you ever sold, given away, surrendered or put down a pet?
What happened to the pet?
Who is the Veterinarian you currently use or will plan to use?
List names/species/breed of all the animals this vet has treated for you:
Will the dog mostly be inside or outside?
Will the dog be allowed on the furniture?
Where will the dog sleep?
Where will the dog eat?
How many hours per day will your dog be home alone?
Over 9 hours
Where will the dog be while you are not home?
Are you familiar with the use of a dog crate to train/confine the dog during your absence or at night?
What will you do with your dog(s) if you need to be away from home overnight or if you plan a vacation?
Do you plan to train this dog to be off-leash?
May we visit your home prior to the application approval?
Sex preference of the dog you would consider adopting:
Age preference of the dog you would consider adopting:
Size preference of the dog you would consider adopting:
Energy Level of the dog you would consider adopting:
First available date you will be ready to take ownership of your new family member
Would you consider a special needs dog that may require medication for a permanent, yet controllable condition?
Is there anything you would like to add?