Adoption Application: DOG

Thank you for your interest in adopting a homeless pet! Together we can save lives and make a difference!

Your responses to these questions are confidential. The purpose of this questionnaire is to help find the perfect match between pet adopter and pet, ensuring a lifelong happy relationship. It may seem daunting but it is to ensure you are getting the pet that will suit your lifestyle, and that your home will suit the pet’s needs.

All questions require an answer except those in ITALICS.
Please provide as much detail as possible in all answers.

Applicant Details

All applicants MUST be eighteen years of age or over. If you are not, please have a parent or guardian complete the form.

Dog Information

Why does this dog appeal to you? Why do you feel this dog may be the right fit for your home? Please use this space to tell us anything you feel is relevant.

Your Lifestyle

e.g. cat friendly, low-shedding, etc
e.g. professional grooming required, high prey drive, etc

Your experience & home environment

Please include as much detail as possible, including breed, size, activity level, age, etc.
Please also include your approximate age during ownership (teen, young adult, etc)
Please include all animals including type (include pocket pets/farm animals, etc), breed, size, age, energy level and if they are desexed, etc.
(e.g. 'Ace' dog, 4yrs, small Terrier cross, very active, desexed)
e.g. Ace the dog is friendly with most dogs, though can be frightened of giant breeds
e.g. Our chooks have no fear of dogs
e.g. partner, 12yo child, etc
Please include details about any shelter that will be provided.
e.g. evenings, only when someone is home, always, occasional, etc
Please include approximate size, fence type and height, etc.
Please include details if you have a pool - fenced off from the yard/height of fencing etc.

Health and Expenses

e.g. parasite prevention, grooming, etc

Serious Stuff

i.e. in the event of the death of all owners, will the dog have someone willing to take them in?

Do you give us permission to conduct a home and yard inspection at a mutually agreed upon time?

If you adopt from us, would you be willing to provide the occasional update on the dog’s progress (quick email & a photo here and there?)


By submitting this questionnaire, you agree that ALL information you have provided is correct. You understand that providing untruthful answers or failure to comply with the requirements of this application can result in the refusal of this adoption.

You understand that a property check will be required.

We reserve the right to refuse any applicant.

If pushing the 'Submit' button does not function as expected, please scroll back over the form and check that all compulsory questions have been answered. Any still requiring answers will be highlighted with red text.

Once the form has been submitted, please check your email account as you should receive a confirmation email shortly after.