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Adoption Process & Application

 
Before You Adopt
The Weimaraner Breed
Advantages of An Older Dog
Adoption Process & Application
Happy Adoption Photos
Adoption FAQs
 

 

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Thank you for your interest in adopting one of our great Weimaraners. Please be aware that we have a very strict adoption policy and we only place with the best. If you're willing to care for one of our Weimaraners as if it were your own child, then please proceed.

Adoption Process

  1. After you have read Before You Adopt, The Weimaraner Breed and the Advantages of an Older Dog article, you may proceed to the next step.

  2. Complete the application below. Please be aware that our strict adoption policy only allows us to place in the BEST of homes.

  3. After completing the application, we will be in contact with you within 7 business days. Please be aware that due to our strict adoption policy, not all applications are accepted.

  4. Last, you are welcome to meet our dogs by volunteering your time on Sunday to walk them and help out at our shelter.

 

Application

In order to more accurately determine which of our animals have the personality and behavior characteristics that will match and adapt most readily to your lifestyle, please complete the following application. Please be candid as it is to you and the dogs benefit.

Title
First & Last Name
Street Address
City
State/Province
Zip Code
Country
Home Phone
Work Phone
Cell Phone
Email

Family Data: Choose one of the following options: 
Single  Married  Living Together

What is your age?
years

Area in which you live: 
City   Rural  Suburban

Housing: Choose one of the following options: 
House  Condo/Townhouse  Apartment

Own/Rent: Choose one of the following options: 
Own  Rent
NOTE: If you rent, a landlord authorization letter will be requested prior to Adoption.

How long at current address?
years

What is your occupation & whom is your employer?

Does you occupation require frequent travel?
Yes No

If so, who would care for the dog in your absence?

If there is another adult living at your residence that is working full time, what is their occupation & whom is their employer?

What is the sex (male/female) and age of all people living at your residence?
Example: M 38, F 35, M 8, F 6

Please list all pets you have owned in the last 5 years & where they are now. Please indicate the pet's Type (Breed), Sex (male/female), Age, whether it was Spayed/Neutered and Where is it now (with you, passed, etc.)
Example: Shepherd Mix, Male, 3, Neutered, Lost

Have any of your pets died by accident or at an early age? If so, please tell us what the cause was:

If you have a vet, please provide us with his/her name, address & phone number.

Have you ever bred a dog?
Yes No

Do you intend to breed dogs?
Yes No

Have you ever sold, given away or put a pet in a shelter?
Yes No

If so why?

How did you hear about our rescue?

Do you have a fenced yard?
Yes No

What kind of fencing?

How high is the fence?
feet

How high is the gate?
feet

Do you have a pool?
Yes No

Is the pool fenced?
Yes No

What kind of fencing?

How high is the pool fence?
feet

How high is the pool gate?
feet

Does the driveway enter the back yard?
Yes No

Where will the dog stay at night?
Example: Bedroom, Kitchen, Garage, Doghouse, etc.

Where will the dog stay during the day?
Example: Backyard, inside house with doggy door access to backyard, take him/her with me to work, etc.

On average, how many hours will the dog be left alone?

What hours will the dog be left alone?
Example: From 8 AM to 6 PM while I am at work

How would you correct a dog who misbehaves?
Example: Verbal Reprimand, Physical Reprimand, etc.

How do you feel about a dog that digs?
Acceptable  Not Acceptable

How do you feel about a dog on the furniture?
Acceptable  Not Acceptable

Are you interested in adopting a:
Male  Female  No Preference

Do you have a preferred age range?  If so, please enter it here.  
NOTE: Puppies are seldom available. If you wish to have a dog younger than 6 months and are willing to wait 6 months to a year, we will add your name to our waiting list. If you prefer not to wait we will be glad to refer you to reputable breeders. Please do not buy from a pet store, champion-bred puppies are less expensive and far healthier than the puppy-mill animals that are available in stores.

Are you interested in a specific breed(s)?  If so, please enter here.  

Are you familiar with the characteristics & temperament of the breed that you
are interested in?
Yes  No

Have you had this breed before ?
Yes  No

Did you see a dog on our web site you are interested in? If so, what is its name?

Are you willing to take your adopted animal to Obedience School?  
Yes No

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

URL:

BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ALL THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS APPLICATION IS TRUE AND ACCURATE. IN ADDITION, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS OF FACT MAY RESULT IN THE REMOVAL OF THE ADOPTED DOG FROM YOUR HOME BY THE FRIENDS FOR PETS FOUNDATION.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT AN ADOPTION CONTRACT IS PART OF THE ADOPTION PROCESS AND WILL BE ENFORCED. ONCE THE DOG IS ADOPTED, IF IT IS FOUND TO BE NEGLECTED OR ABUSED, THE FRIENDS FOR PETS FOUNDATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE AND RECLAIM THE DOG.

NOTE: The adoption donation is $350 for an adult dog, $400 for a dog under one year and $500 for a purebred dog under 6 months. This amount partially covers the animals costs of altering, vaccinations, health guarantee, and board for the time that he or she has been with us. If a dog is returned within 4 weeks, and the dog is in the same or better condition, 50% of the donation will be refunded.

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