How long have you been looking to adopt a dog? *
So we can follow along on the dog's post adoption journey
Phone *
Address *
How old are you? *
What do you do for a living? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or animal cruelty? *
Why would you like to adopt a dog? *
check all that apply
Have you ever adopted a pet from a shelter or rescue? *
Do you have any trips/life changes happening within the next month? *
(Please note that we cannot place dogs on hold. If you have something happening within the next month that will prevent you from bringing home a new dog, please wait to apply until you are 100% ready)
Are there children in your home? If so, how old are they? *
(Check all that apply)
Could you tell us how many children?
Will they be part of the caring for dog? Will they be home alone with the dog? If so, for how long?
Any more grownups like you? How old are they?
Can you tell us how many adults?
Do all members of your household agree to adopting? *
Do any members of your household have animal allergies? *
Describe your home atmosphere *
Do you have any pets at home? *
If so, how many do you have?
What kind of pets are they?
(Check all that apply)
Are they... (check all that apply)
Are they spayed/neutered?
Where did you get your pets?
Have you ever owned a pet in the past that is no longer with you? *
If so, how many did you have?
What kind of pets were they?
(Check all that apply)
Where they all spayed/neutered?
(Died of old age, accident, gave it away, etc.)
What's your living arrangement? *
Do you rent or own? *
What is your Landlord's name?
What is your Landlord's name?
What is your Landlord's phone number?
What is your Landlord's phone number?
What kind of community? *
Where will your new pet stay during the day? *
Where will your new pet sleep during the night? *
Have you ever bred your pets? *
(Don't worry, we won't tell or hold it against you...)
Ideally, how old would you like your dog to be? *
What kind of activities do you plan to do with your pet? *
(Check all that apply)
What kind of personality would you like your dog to have? *
Are you into small, medium or large dogs? *
Are you looking for lively conversations with your dog? *
What length of coat? *
If you had a choice, would your new dog come with a training manual? *
How will you discipline or correct your dog? *
How much time will your dog spend away from you? *
How much daily exercise can you provide? *
Please indicate your level of dog experience *
Who in your household or community will help you take care of your dog? *
If you go on vacation, where will the dog stay? *
Would you consider using a dog walker when you are away for long stretches of time? *
If a vet recommended a surgery that could guarantee a better quality of life for your dog, but the surgery was too expensive for you, would you consider putting the dog to sleep? *
Will you be willing and able to take care of all expenses should your dog become sick or injured? *
Which member of your household will be primarily responsible for feeding the dog? *
Which member will be responsible for training the dog? *
Which member will be responsible for exercising the dog? *
Do you plan on taking your dog to training classes? *
Do you have experience with or are willing to work through the following with your dog if it were to occur? *
Are you prepared for an adjustment period of at least two weeks? Sometimes longer? *
I.e. barking, accidents, chewing, conflicts with other animals, etc
How often do you plan on taking the dog to the vet? *
How much do you expect to spend a year to feed, train, vaccinate, dog-sitting, licence and provide medical care for the dog? *
If you move, will you take the dog with you? *
Are you opposed to having a home check? *
Do you currently have any outstanding applications for dogs with other organizations? *
I have discussed this adoption with everyone in my household and everyone is on board and agree to this adoption. *
I understand that Save Our Scruff is a non profit organization whose main goal is to help bring people and dogs together. The adoption fees are as follows: puppies up to 1 year old $690, dogs 1 year and older $520, bonded pairs $690. (If a dog is adopted under the age of six months and is not altered, the adoption fee is an additional $100 deposit and is refundable upon completion of spay/neuter). *
I understand that any misrepresentation of the above information authorizes Save Our Scruff to deny application, and/or reclaim the dog that is in my home. I acknowledge that Save Our Scruff cannot guarantee any dogs against parasites, diseases or destructive behavior. I will not hold Save Our Scruff responsible, nor seek any compensation for damages, medical fees or other liabilities incurred by the pet I adopt. *
Clinic Name, Vet Name, Contact Number & Email Address
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Best time to contact *
Name, Relationship, Contact Number & Email Address
Best time to contact *
Name, Relationship, Contact Number & Email Address
Best time to contact *