Adoption Application

Thank you for your interest in adopting a dog for Working Dogs Rescue and/or it's affiliates.
So that we may find the appropriate dog for you, we ask that you answer the following questions as completely as possible. This application is NOT a commitment to adopt. The purpose of this application is to match a dog with you and you with a dog.

Your Information

Employment

Household Information

Please list Names, Ages and Relationships of all Adults in Household
Please list ALL animals in home.
Please list Names, Ages and Relationships of all Children in Household
Please list any allergies of humans living in the home.

Dwelling Information

(Apartment, Condo, Single Family House, Townhouse, etc...)
Do you own or rent your home?
How long have you resided at this address?
Are you willing to have a representative of Working Dogs Rescue visit your home for evaluation?
Do you have a fenced in yard? If so, provide a brief description.

Environment & Care

Who will be the primary caretaker of the dog?
How many hours per day will the dog be alone?
How many hours per day will the dog be indoors?
How many hours per day will the dog be outdoors?
How will you keep the dog socialized?
How will the dog get proper exercise?
Describe your philosophy on training a dog.
Where will the dog stay during the day?
Where will the dog stay at night?
Where will the dog sleep?

Dog Matching

Have you ever owned a dog?
Have you previously owned a rescue dog?
List breeds of dogs owned and any experience with previous rescue dogs.
Describe your reasons for wanting to adopt a dog.

Commitment

Do you realize on average it costs $600 a year to vaccinate and take care of standard health of dogs and this does not include emergencies? Are you willing and financially able to take on this kind of costs?
When adopting a dog, you are making a lifetime commitment that could be 10 to 15 years, are you willing to take on this lifetime commitment?
All members household agree to adopt a dog and are committed to the dog's care.
Have you ever rescued or purchased a dog and had to return or give up the dog?
If yes, please explain.

References

Please provide names and telephone numbers for 3 personal references, including your veterinarian.