Dog Adoption Application

ATTENTION :  If you apply but do not hear from us in 72 hours, please email us at to make sure we received your application.

This application format works best on a laptop or desktop.   Smartphones and IPads seem to have the most issues in submitting.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS!  Please read these BEFORE applying !!!!

Please fill out this application with as many details as possible. Our intention in not to be intrusive, we just want to make sure that these pets are matched with the best possible homes for their specific needs. We want to be as certain as possible that their next home is the “forever home”.

  • Please understand that incomplete applications cannot be considered
  • If you rent and do not include a landlord contact, we cannot consider the application
  • We are unable to accept applications from 3rd parties, please do not apply for others.
  • You must be at least 21 years of age to apply.
  • We do not ship or arrange transportation for pets
  • You must be ready to adopt when you apply, if you are looking to adopt in a month or several months, please wait to apply until you are ready.

***   It takes much of our volunteer time to read and reply to applications, so please do not apply and waste volunteer time unless you are really ready and serious about bringing a rescue dog into your home.  We take our application process seriously, please give us the respect of doing the same.

Thank you in advance.

Address (where the pet will be living, no PO Boxes)*
Additional Phone Number:
Name Of Pet(s) You Are Interested In:*
How soon are you looking to adopt: *
Any Breeds You Prefer*
Are Mixes Ok*
What Age Of A Pet Would You Like To Adopt*
Do you have any personality preferences ie high energy, good with kids etc*
What behaviors or habits do you find unacceptable in a dog*
Your Age*
Names and ages of other adults living in the household*
Ages of ALL minors/ children living in the house*
Are you planning on starting a family in the near future*
Do other kids visit your home on regular basis*
Who will be primarily responsible for the daily care of the pet*
Do you rent or own your home*
If you rent landlords info
How long have you lived here*
Do you have a private yard a yard is not a requirement for most dogs*
Is your yard fenced*
Fence Height and Type:*
Do you have a pool*
Does anyone have pet allergies*
Where will the dog primarily stay house, yard, kennel, a room, crate, etc*
Where will the dog sleep at night crate, doghouse, owners bed, couch, own bed, etc please be specific*
What parts of the house are off-limit to the dog*
Will this dog be allowed on furniture*
Do you have a doggy door*
How many hours per day will this dog be left without a human? *
Where would the dog stay while alone ( house, kennel, yard, etc)*
How do you plan to exercise this dog and how frequently*
Under what circumstances will this dog be allowed to run off-leash*
Current pets (Type, Breed, Age, Sex, Inside/Outside, How long owned)*
Are all of your current dogs and cats altered spayed neutered*
What brand of food will you feed this dog and how many times a day*
What treats do you plan on giving this dog*
Your Veterinarian's Name/Number:*
Can we contact your vet*
ALL Previous pets (Type, Breedl How long owned, What happened to the pet):*
Please give a quick overview of your experience with animals training, grooming, dog sitting*
Can you financially afford to care for this pet yearly vaccines, food grooming, emergency medical treatments, etc*
What reasons would cause you to give up your pet?*
What would happen to this pet if you were to move*
What would happen to this pet if you were to have a child or more children*
Are you planning on taking this dog to obedience classes*
What training methods would you use*
How would you punish correct this dog for bad behaviors*
Would you be willing to housetrain this dog If so, what method will you use*
How often do you plan to have this dog professionally groomed*
Please provide the name and phone number of your pet groomer if you have one. *
What method of flea control do you plan on using*
Would you object to a home visit by one of our volunteers*
Have you applied for adoption from us before If so, how long ago*
Have you ever been denied adoption by a shelter or a rescue If so, please explain*
Is there anything you would like to add
I am at least 21 years of age*
Signed If submitted online type in your name*