Adoption Form

F.O.A.L. believes pet ownership is a serious responsibility and a life-long commitment.  Our goal is to place animals in the best possible homes where each adoptive person realizes their obligation to the animal.  You must complete this application and be willing to answer specific questions about your lifestyle and personality.  F.O.A.L. reserves the right to deny this pre-adoption application for any reason.

ALL FIELDS ARE REQUIRED

Pet's Name

Animal #

Date

Your Name

Street Address

City

State

Zip Code

Home Phone

Cell Phone

Work Phone (Optional)

Your Email

1. Have you ever adopted a dog or a cat from a rescue group before?
YesNo

If yes: DogCat

When?

Which rescue group?

2. Why do you want to adopt a pet today? (Be specific)
Companion for PetLove AnimalsCompanion for ChildrenPet DiedOther

If "Other", please explain:

3. How long have you been looking for a pet?

4. How many pets have you owned in the last 10 years?
Dogs:
Cats:
Other:

5. Are any of these pets still with you?
YesNoN/A

If yes, how many dogs:
Cats:
Other:
If no, please explain:

6. Are your pets current on their vaccinations?
YesNoN/A

7. Are all of your pets either spayed or neutered?
YesNoN/A

8. Who is your current veterinarian? (Write N/A if necessary)

9. Are your pets kept primarily inside?
YesNoBothN/A
If "Both," please explain:

10. Is this pet going to be a gift?
NoYes
If yes, please explain:

11. Are you at least 18 years of age?
YesNo

12. Where do you live?
FarmHouse w/ Large YardHouse w/ Small YardAptCondo

13. Do you rent your current place of residence?
YesNo
If yes, we will need a copy of your lease and/or your landlord's phone number:

14. How long have you lived at your current address?

15. Do you plan on moving soon?
YesNo
If yes, please give us your new address and home phone number:

16. Do you have children?
YesNo
If yes, what are their ages?

17. Have your children been around pets before?
YesNoN/A

18. Does anyone living in your household have an allergy to animals?
YesNo
If yes, is the allergy to: DogsCatsBoth
Please explain

19. Your pet may require additional medical attention soon after adoption. Are you willing to accept full financial responsibility for your pet including regular veterinarian care?
YesNo

20. Where will your pet stay when you are not at home?
CrateLoose in HouseBasementGarageOutsideOther
If "Other," please explain:

21. We board animals here. Who will provide care for your pet in your absence (i.e. vacations)?

22. What animal behavior would you be unwilling to work with?
BitingSpraying/MarkingJumping on TablesNot Using Litter BoxAggressivenessShynessOtherNone
If "Other," please explain:

23. How will you correct inappropriate behavior problems?

24. Would you be willing to have a volunteer visit your home and/or call you at some time in the future?
YesNo
Best time to call:


Cat Adoption Questions

1. We only declaw cats if medically necessary. Do you plan to have your new kitten/cat declawed?
YesNoN/A

2. What would you do if your new cat were to:

  • Claw or scratch your furniture?
  • Have an accident outside the litter box?
  • Jump on kitchen tables, counters, and furniture?
  • Crawl up your draperies?
  • Wants to go outside?

BY CHECKING THE BOX BELOW (AND BY SUBMITTING THIS FORM), I CERTIFY THE ABOVE ANSWERS TO BE TRUE AND ACCURATE. I REALIZE THAT ANY FALSE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE DENIAL OF THIS PRE-ADOPTION APPLICATION.
I AGREE TO THESE TERMS (Clicking this box is equivalent to your signature)

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