Dog homing application form

Thank you for applying to offer one of our dogs a forever home.

Our aim is that all animals go to a permanent new home where they will be cared for and happy for the rest of their lives.

Owning a dog is a big responsibility, but incredibly rewarding. We give you all available advice and information regarding the dog you have chosen,
and will continue to offer help and advice after adoption if needed.

We believe in matching our animals to the best suited home for them, as their needs are our top priority, so if you are not successful this time, please don’t be disheartened.

If we find a match, you will be invited for an introduction.

Name of dog
  Please note that if you are not successful with your application, we retain your application for 2 weeks.

About your Household

Your name*
Mobile number
Home number
Your age
Are their other adults living at this address? *
Ages and relationships of other adults living at home
Are their children living at this address? *
Age of children at the address
Do you regularly have children visiting? *
Ages of children who visit your home
How often do these children visit?
Are these children used to dogs?
Do any family members suffer from
allergies or asthma?
Are you planning any changes to your household in the next few months? (e.g. holidays, building work, moving home)
If yes, please give details
Do you consider your household to be Quiet/Noisy/Active/Busy
Your dog will be left for
How often will the dog be left?
Who will be caring for the dog during the day?
Will your dog go to work with you?
What is your occupation?

About Your Home

Type of accommodation
If a flat, which floor?
Do you own your own home?
If no, who does? (Written permission from the landlord will be requeseted)
Do you have access to a secure garden?
How high are the fences?
Do you live on a main/busy road?
Is your front garden securely fenced and gated?
Where would you exercise the dog?
Where would the dog stay during the day?
Where would the dog stay at night?

Other Pets

Do you own any other dogs?
What is the breed and sex of other dogs in your home?
Are other dogs in your home neutered?
Do you own any other pets?
Please give details including where they are kept
Have you owned a dog before?
If it was a rescue dog, please advise where from

Your Potential New Dog

I would like my new dog to:

Very important
Quite important
Not important
Like children
Be good with cats
Like other dogs
Be good with livestock
Be good with small animals
Like strangers
Be housetrained
Enjoy being picked up
Be good when left alone
Like Travelling in the car

Some of our dogs require further training. Please tick any statement with which you agree.

Would you be prepared to attend training classes with your dog?
Do you need a dog that is already trained?
Have you obedience trained a dog before?
Are you an experienced owner, able to train a difficult dog?
What size dog are you looking for?
Are there any breeds you prefer?
Are there any breeds you do not wish to home?
What type of coat would you prefer your dog to have?
How much exercise can you give a dog on weekdays?
How much exercise can you give a dog on weekends?
How active are you? Very/Reasonable/Not Very
Please give any further information to support your application

* indicates a mandatory field