Dog Adoption Consultation Form

Thank you for your interest in adopting through Desert Paws Rescue!

Adopting a new animal is a big decision and a lifetime commitment. This application is designed to help ensure that the dog or puppy that you are interested in adopting is compatible with you and your family’s lifestyle. Thank you again for taking the time to help us match our adoptable animals with the best possible forever home!

Please note: Completion of this application does not guarantee the adoption of a Desert Paws Rescue animal.

CONTACT DETAILS
Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Primary Phone *
Primary Phone
NEW PET INFORMATION
I would like my new dog/puppy's gender to be: *
I would like my new dog/puppy's fur length to be: *
I would like my new dog/puppy's size to be: *
What energy-level would you prefer your new dog to have? *
We want our new dog to participate in the following family activities: *
Please check all that apply.
My new dog/puppy will live: *
What other characteristics would you like in a new dog/puppy?
Why do you want to adopt a dog at this time? *
CURRENT & PREVIOUS PET INFORMATION
Is this your first pet? *
Have you previously adopted from Desert Paws Rescue? *
If yes, what did you adopt?
What kind of pets have you previously had? *
CURRENT PET(S)
My FIRST pet is a:
My 1st pet's gender is:
Is your 1st pet spayed/neutered?
Is your 1st pet vaccinated?
When is your 1st pet's next vaccination due?
When is your 1st pet's next vaccination due?
My SECOND pet is a:
My 2nd pet's gender is:
Is your 2nd pet spayed/neutered?
Is your 2nd pet vaccinated?
When is your 2nd pet's next vaccination due?
When is your 2nd pet's next vaccination due?
My THIRD pet is a:
My 3rd pet's gender is:
Is your 3rd pet spayed/neutered?
Is your 3rd pet vaccinated?
When is your 3rd pet's next vaccination due?
When is your 3rd pet's next vaccination due?
My FOURTH pet is a:
My 4th pet's gender is:
Is your 4th pet spayed/neutered?
Is your 4th pet vaccinated?
When is your 4th pet's next vaccination due?
When is your 4th pet's next vaccination due?
HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION
I currently: *
If RENTING, does your landlord/leasing company allow pets?
If RENTING, does your landlord/leasing company require a security deposit for pets?
If RENTING, does your landlord/leasing company have breed restrictions?
Does your home have a pet or dog door? *
Is your backyard fenced? *
Does your home have a pool or spa? *
If you answered YES, is your pool or spa covered or fenced in?
How often do children visit your home? *
Is anyone in your home allergic to dogs or cats? *
Is this dog/puppy a gift? *
Our family's activity level is: *
Approximately how many hours will your new dog/puppy be unattended while your family is at work or school? *
Where will your dog/puppy be kept during the day? *
Where will your dog/puppy be kept during the night? *
When I'm out of town I plan to: *
If I move out of town I plan to: *
(ex. health reasons, financial reasons, living situation changes, etc.)
Are you familiar with crate training? *
Will you pursue crate training for your new dog/puppy?
Are you willing to pursue obedience training for your new dog/puppy? *
How much are you willing to spend on medical expenses per year for your new dog? *
Would you consider adopting an animal with special needs? *
How did you hear about Desert Paws Rescue?
I am over the age of 18 and acknowledge that all of the information provided in this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any misrepresentation of the facts may result in the removal of the adopted animal from my home by Desert Paws Rescue. *