Thank you for your interest in adopting a dog from Rescue Rovers! We work hard to place our dogs in loving forever homes and we are excited that you want to be a part of that!
The first step is to fill out the following profile so that we can determine what type of dog will be the best fit for your home. The profile provides us with important information. Please provide detailed answers for each question.
In order to qualify to adopt a Rescue Rover dog you must:
Be at least 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license or state identification card
Have the consent of the homeowner
Be able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide proper nourishment and care, medical treatment and training for a pet.
Your information is never sold to outside parties.
Please note: We accept multiple applications on each of our dogs. Dogs are not placed on a first come, first served basis. After the selected applicants have met the dog we choose the home that we feel is the best match for that dog. Your application is good for 6 months to meet any of our dogs! If you aren’t selected for your first choice we will be happy to help you find another pet to love!
Be advised, individuals who deliberately provide false information will be denied.
We must have a physical address in order to approve an application. If you listed a PO Box above, please list your physical address here. Otherwise, you may reply with "same".*
Where did you view/hear about the dog(s) you are applying for today?
Choose all that apply:
Facebook (Rescue Rovers page)
Facebook (Shared by a friend)
Our website (www.rescuerovers.org)
One of our partner websites (adopt-a-pet, petfinder, etc)
Referred by a RR foster
Saw us at an adoption event
Name of the dog(s) you are interested in meeting*
Are you currently employed
Name of Employer*
Spouse/partner currently employed
Name of Employer
How many hours a day will your pet typically be home alone?*
Where will the dog be while you are away during the day?*
How many adults live in your home other than yourself? Please list relationship and ages.*
How many children live in your home? Please list relationship and ages. If children visit regularly (ie., grandchildren) please list them.*
Have your children been exposed to dogs in the past? Please tell us about pets your children have been around and your philosophy regarding children and animals. Do you have any concerns about your children being around dogs? How would you deal with an issue between a new pet and your child?*
Is anyone in your home allergic to dogs?
Are ALL members of your household aware of and in agreement with this adoption? If anyone has concerns please list their name and the nature of their concern or objection.*
Do you currently Own or Rent your home?
*Please be advised, we verify ownership with county records. False information may result in denial of application. If we are unable to access the county records at an event due to internet issues, proof of ownership will be required.*
Is your home
How long have you been at your current residence?*
If you do not own your home, does your residence allow pets?
Please provide the landlord/property management/apartment complex/homeowner contact information (name and phone number)
Have you been prescribed an Emotional Support Animal by a physician? If so, be advised that we will need to be emailed a copy or to verify with your landlord that they have seen a copy and are acting in compliance.
Do you plan on moving in the foreseeable future? If yes, please describe.*
Please describe your yard *
If your yard is fenced, please describe your fence *
Have you previously adopted from Rescue Rovers? If so, when?*
Please provide a list of past pets. Include type and age, how long you had them and why they are no longer with you.*
Please provide a list of current pets. Include type and age as well as where you obtained them.*
Are your current pets spayed or neutered?
If not, please explain
Are your current pets up to date on vaccinations?
If not, please explain.
Is the pet for
Are you planning to adopt a dog
What are you looking for in a pet?*
What type of dog do you feel would be a good fit for your home and family?
What is your preferred level of exercise with a dog?
Describe the exercise your dog will get*
Where will your pet be during the day?
Where will your pet be at night?
What are your preferences in a dog?
What do you consider to be routine vet care?*
What is your estimate of the annual cost of routine vet care for the pet you adopt?*
Do you currently have a veterinarian? If so, who?*
How would you handle a vet care emergency or chronic illness?*
What type of training are you prepared to do with your new pet?
How do you plan to train your pet?
Who will be your new pets primary caretaker?*
Have you ever surrendered an animal (taken to the shelter, turned over to a rescue or re-homed yourself)? If so, please describe.*
If you move in the future what will you do with the pet you plan to adopt?*
What would cause you to return or give up a pet?
Please describe ANY circumstance you can see that would cause you to return or give up a pet.
If you adopt a dog from Rescue Rovers and are unable to keep him/her for their entire life do you agree to return the dog to us?
Should you need to return a dog you adopt for any reason, do you agree to house him/her until a foster home space opens up?
Do you agree that if you live out of state and can no longer keep the pet you have adopted from Rescue Rovers that it is your responsibility to return the dog to us at your cost?
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