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East Tennessee Alliance For Animals Adoption Application

Preferences of rescue dog you would like to adopt...

Size (When full grown)
Would you consider a special needs or handicapped dog that may require medication for permanent (but controllable) condition?
Do all household members want to adopt a dog?
If there are no young children living in your home, will your rescue dog have regular contact with any under the age of 10? If yes, please describe.
If there are no other animals currently living in your home, will your rescue dog have regular contact/ socialization with others? If yes, please describe.
What type of housing do you live in?
Do you own or rent your home?
Do you have a fenced in yard? If yes, please describe.
If you do not have a fence, are you willing to install one?
Do you have …. please describe length
Does anyone in your household have allergies or asthma? If yes, who/kind?
Are you aware that dogs can shed all year long?
Are you aware that costs of maintaining a dog can average $500 or more a year( food, annual checkups, shots, heartworm & flea/tick preventative, grooming, etc.)?
If you do not currently have a dog, have you ever owned a dog in the past for which you were the primary caregiver? If yes, what happened to the dog?
Have you ever sold, given away, surrendered, or put down a pet? If yes, please explain.
Are you familiar with the use of a dog crate to train and/or confine the dog during your absence or at night?
Are you planning to use a crate?

Will the rescue dog …. 

Be tied outside?
Receive formal obedience training?
Live outside?
Be allowed to run free outside of a fenced yard?
Be walked daily?
Have annual vet checks?
May we visit your home prior to application approval?
Would you allow for a follow-up home visit from a representative after this adoption?
Are you aware and do you understand the state/local ordinances concerning dog licensing and leash laws?
Has any member of your household been cited for licensing or leash law violations?
Does anyone in your family smoke? If yes, how many people?
Will your new dog ride with you in your car or truck? Where in the vehicle will he/she ride?

Please list 3 references other than family members

By signing below, I/we understand that this is the first step of the adoption process. I/we attest that the information provided on the application is true and accurate to the best of me/our knowledge. I/we have retained a copy of this application for my/our records and understand that completion and submission of this application does not guarantee or entitle me/ us to adoption of a rescue dog.

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