WHAT WE DO
Which dog(s) are you interested in adopting?
(Please list a maximum of 5 dogs in order of preference.)
Provide your contact information:
Place of employment.
Please describe and list the ages of all people and pets that reside in your household.
Who will be the primary caretaker of the dog?
Why are you interested in adopting at this time?
Please describe your ideal dog.
Have you done any research regarding the breed or mix of dog you are seeking to adopt?
What is it about the dog you are seeking to adopt that appeals to you?
Have you ever owned a dog before? If so, what happened to that dog?
What do you feel you and your family have to offer a dog?
Do you own or rent your home?
If you rent, do you have written permission from your landlord to have this dog?
If you rent and must move, what will you do if your new home does not allow pets?
How long have you lived at your current address?
Please describe your home (one bedroom, condo, house with fenced yard)
Is there a safe fenced area for the dog to go out to eliminate? If not, how will this be handled?
Are you financially able to afford unexpected and possibly expensive veterinarian care?
Describe your experience level with dogs.
Under what circumstances would you consider it acceptable to:
Describe your family's activity level.
Describe what you expect to be a typical day in your dog's life during:
Do you expect your dog to be socialized with dogs, cats or other animals?
How long will your dog be left alone each day?
How many times a day would you feed your dog?
Where will your dog sleep?
Where will your dog be kept when you are away from the house? (be specific)
Where will your dog be when you are at home?
Who will care for your dog when you are on holidays?
Do you know which veterinarian you will be using?
Would you consider formal training or obedience classes if required for your dog?
What preferred method of training do you use?
What would you do to retrain your dog if it was:
Explain how you would introduce your dog to:
If you are applying to adopt a puppy, what would the first week at home look like? Be specific.
What would make you return your dog to Home At Last Dog Rescue?
Once you submit your application you will receive an automated message to confirm that we have received it.
As we receive multiple applications for each dog it is our responsibility to choose the home that we feel is most suitable for each dog. If you are short-listed, you will be contacted by one of our members. We rely solely on the help of volunteers so it may take a week or so to hear from us.
We are eager to assist you in finding the right match and appreciate your interest in our homeless dogs.
THANK YOU for applying to adopt! You will receive a message from us shortly.