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PLEASE COMPLETE THE ENTIRE APPLICATION

We will not consider an incomplete application
NOTE: A completed application DOES NOT guarantee adoption.
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1. 
  Dog's name you are interested in:  

2.
   Name
     
   First name    Last name
 Address    apt #
 City   
 State   
 Zip   
 Home Phone   (   )   -
 Cell / Work Phone  (   )   -
 Email    ie: handle@hotmail.com

3.
   Number of people in home:
 adults:    ages:
 children: ages:
 

4.
   Is everyone in the household in agreement on adopting a new dog?
Yes No
 Why do you want to bring a new dog into your home?
 
 
 When will you be ready for your new dog?
 
 

5.
   Type of housing...  House Apartment Condo Townhouse Other...
 Do you...  Rent Own
  Are animals permitted? Yes No

6.
   How long have you resided at your present address?
 
 Are you planning to change residence in the near future?  Yes No

7.
   Do you have a yard?  Yes No

8.
   Where will your dog be exercised?
 

 How much daily exercise will you provide? (explain)
 


9.
   How long will your dog be left alone during the day?
 
 

10.
   Where will your new dog be kept while alone?
 

11.
   Do you own a crate?   Yes No
 Have you ever crate-trained a dog? Yes No
 Will you be crating your new dog?     Yes No

12.
   Do you understand that your new dog may develop some issues adjusting to his/her new home?  Yes No
 
 Will you tolerate the following issues during that adjustment period?
 
...housebreaking accidents?    Yes No  
...Chewing?    Yes No  
Barking/whining?    Yes No  
If no, please explain:
 
 If these issues do not get resolved in a reasonable amount of time, what will you do?
 
Have you ever taken a dog to obedience training?  Yes No

13.
   How long have you been searching for a new dog?
 
 
 Where have you searched?
 

 Why did you choose this particular dog?
 


14.
   Does anyone in your household have any known allergies to dogs?
Yes No Don't Know

15.
   Is anyone in the household fearful of dogs?
Yes No
 Has anyone in the household ever been bitten by a dog?
Yes No


16.
   Do you have animals now?
Yes No


17.
   Have you had animals in the past?
Yes No

18.
   Has any pet of yours ever:
 ...been lost?   Yes No

 ... been hit by a motor vehicle?  Yes No


19.
   Do you have a veterinarian?  Yes No

20.
   A dog can live 12-18 years. Are you financially prepared and willing to give this animal the medical care it requires for its lifetime?
Yes No

21.
  Please list 2 references (non-family members):
 
Name Relationship e-mail (or phone)



 
Rawhide Rescue welcomes a partnership with Hill's Pet Nutrition whereby Hill's provides us with Hill's Science Diet to feed our rescued dogs. In agreement with Hill's we will provide them with the contact information of our Adopters who benefit by receiving coupons, etc. from Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.

  In adopting this dog you agree to:  
  a. Permit Rawhide Rescue volunteers to conduct a home visit upon placing the dog and follow-up calls for the purpose of assuring the proper care and adjustment of the dog.

b. NEVER put the dog in a pound or shelter. In the event you cannot keep the animal, you MUST IMMEDIATELY contact Rawhide Pet Rescue at 908-581-3417or e-mail at rawhiderescue@hotmail.com

c. Purchase an identification tag for your new dog within the first 24 hours of possession. Notify us IMMEDIATELY if the animal becomes missing or lost so we may assist in finding it.

d. Accept possession, title and responsibility of the animal described above at your own risk, and hereby release and waive any right against Rawhide Pet Rescue which you may have now, or in the future, for any damages to person or property caused by said animal. Recognize that animals, like humans, differ in their responses to different situations and that we cannot make any claims or representations as to previous or future behavior and actions of the animal.

e. Have the animal checked by your veterinarian within 7 days. Provide medical care at your own expense of any conditions previously unknown to Rawhide Rescue as well as routine yearly exams for as long as you own the dog.

 

 
IN SIGNING BELOW YOU AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS ABOVE AND UNDERSTAND THAT IF YOU HAVE GIVEN FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION OR DO NOT FOLLOW THE TERMS OF THIS CONTRACT, ANY OF THE ABOVE AS INDIVIDUALS OR AS AN ORGANIZATION MAY RECLAIM THIS ANIMAL AND START LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, AT YOUR EXPENSE, AND MAY ASSESS DAMAGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 AGAINST YOU. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT MEANS THAT THE ANIMAL WILL REVERT TO ANY OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES.

Rawhide Rescue reserves the right to reclaim the adopted animal if the animal is not being treated humanely or is abused. This would include but is not limited to inadequate food, water, shelter, socialization, and exercise. Rawhide Rescue also reserves the right to deny adoption of a puppy to a family with young children under the age of six years old.

I HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND WILL COMPLY WITH ABOVE STATED CONDITIONS.
 Signature:       Date: 07/31/2014 1:23am