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Adoption Application

The first step in adopting one of our animals is to complete our adoption application. Once submitted to us, your application will be fully reviewed and we will contact you with more information on the adoption process.

In order for your application to be submitted to Greyhound Welfare, all fields marked with * are required. In order to help us get the best understanding possible of your home environment and requirements, please be as thorough as possible.

Please read our basic eligibility requirements before you apply. Thank you!

Contact Information

All fields marked with an * under "Applicant" are required. If you have a Co-Applicant, all fields under "Co-Applicant" are required as well.
 
Applicant
Co-Applicant
First Name*:
Last Name*:
Age*:
(must be over 21)
Street*:
Suite Number:
City*:
State*:
Zipcode*:
Home Phone*:
Employer*:
Position*:
Work/Alternate Phone*:
Primary Email Address*:
Relationship to Applicant:  
How many adults live in your household*?
How many children live in your household*?
Ages of children in household*:

Note: We do not place dogs in households with children under 6. Households with children aged 6 and above will be considered on a case by case basis.

Dog Preferences

All fields marked with an * are required

Have you previously owned a dog*?
What energy levels are you comfortable with in a greyhound*?
Do you prefer a male or female*?
Is shedding a concern*?
Is noise a concern*?
Does anyone in your household have pet allergies*?
Please describe your ideal dog*:

Do you currently have any other pets*?

Select all that apply


Dogs (under 30 lbs)
Dogs (30-50 lbs)
Dogs (over 50 lbs)
Other Small Animals
Other
If Other, please describe

General Information

All fields marked with an * are required
How will your daily life change by adopting an dog*?
Do you live in*:

Do you rent or own*?

Do you have a fenced yard*?

Type of fence:
Height of fence:
Do you or will you have a dog door*?
Where would this dog be kept during the day*?
Where would this dog be kept during the night*?
Is anyone home during the day*?
Who is home during day*?

Does anyone in your family have allergies*?

Who will be responsible for caring for this animal*?
We require that adopted animals be spayed or neutered. Do you have questions or reservations about this?*

Under what circumstances would you have to give up this animal*?

Select all that apply


Moving
New Baby
Divorce
Animal Becomes Ill
Behavior
Other
If Other, please describe
Who will care for this animal when you go on vacation*?
Every dog requires some ongoing training. Are you willing to train a dog to deal with problems such as jumping up, barking, pulling on the leash*?
How do you feel about Crate Training*?
Would you be interested in taking an obedience class with the dog*?
Have you ever had a pet die at an early age or due to an accident*?
How and where will you exercise the animal*?
How much time is available daily for exercising the dog*?
Name of your Vet*:
Phone # of your Vet*:
Note: We contact your vet to ensure that your other pets are well cared for.
Please describe in as much detail as possible the daily routine you plan for your dog:
Morning Routine*:
Afternoon Routine*:
Evening Routine*:

Pet History

All fields marked with an * are required

Please list your pets, starting with the present and including the past:
Pet 1 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Pet 2 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Pet 3 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Pet 4 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Pet 5 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Pet 6 Breed/Type
Gender:
Age:
Spayed/Neutered?
Status:
Is there anything else we should know about you, your pets, or your preferences*?

References

Please list the names and telephone numbers of 3 references not living with you. All fields are required. Applicants should inform any potential references that they will be contacted by our volunteers.

NOTE: Family and other household members or significant others may not be used as references.

 
Reference 1*
Reference 2*
Reference 3*
Name*:
Phone*:
Can be reached*:
How did you hear about Greyhound Welfare*?

Are you interested in volunteering with Greyhound Welfare in the future*?
 
Greyhound Welfare
PO Box 27 , Spencerville MD 20868
Telephone: (301) 949-0615 | Fax: (866) 727-7881

     

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