Greyhound Rescue of Idaho

 

Application For Adoption

Greyhound Rescue of Idaho

146 N. Middleton Road #125 
Nampa, ID 83651

APPLICATION FOR ADOPTION 
Please print and mail this completed application to the address above. 
Please answer completely and use another sheet if necessary. 
PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY.

 

Last Name:________________________  First name:________________________ Spouse Name:________________________

Home Phone:________________________ Cell Phone:________________________

Email Address:___________________________

Social Security or Driver’s License #(‘s):________________________ (spouse) :________________________ 

Address:__________________________________ 

City:________________________ State:____________ Zip:___________ 

Employer/Occupation:___________________________________

Spouse Employer/Occupation:___________________________________

Work Phone:________________________ 

Age: under 18 ( ) 19-25 ( ) 26-45 ( ) 46-55 ( ) over 56 ( )

How did you hear of us?_________________________________________________________________

What other pets do you have? (Breed, age, sex, personality)_____________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________

What pets have you had in the past? How did they work out? If pet(s) are no longer with you, please explain why: 
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Have you ever adopted/owned a Greyhound before? If so, who did you adopt from? (Please provide name, address and phone number.) 
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How long will a dog be left alone in your home? ______________________________________________

Number of Adults in the home:__________

Number and ages of children in the home: _____________________________________________________

(Y) (N) Do you own your own home?

(Y) (N) If not, do you have permission from the landlord to have a dog?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to keep your greyhound in the house…not outside, in a laundry room, basement, garage, etc.?

(Y) (N) Do you have a COMPLETELY fenced yard? Type & height of fence:______________________________

(Y) (N) Do you agree to keep your greyhound on a no-slip collar and leash or harness at ALL TIMES when outside in an unfenced area?

(Y) (N) Do you promise to keep a collar bearing Greyhound Rescue of Idaho and your own identification on the dog AT ALL TIMES?

(Y) (N) Do you promise to notify Greyhound Rescue of Idaho IMMEDIATELY if the dog turns up missing?

(Y) (N) Do you promise to return the dog to Greyhound Rescue of Idaho IMMEDIATELY if for any reason you cannot keep it?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to allow visits by Greyhound Rescue of Idaho to check on your dog, and allow us to repossess it if it, in our opinion, is not properly cared for?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to give your dog time to adjust to his new home and to rent or purchase a crate for your dog if necessary?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to purchase a dog coat from GRI?

(Y) (N) Do you understand that your dog’s racing career cannot be re-activated?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to keep your dog SOLELY AS A HOUSE PET and not use it for racing, hunting or research?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to seek vet care and/or emergency vet care if and when you or GRI feel it is needed for your greyhound?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to keep your greyhound’s teeth cleaned by a veterinarian as needed?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to update your greyhound’s shots yearly?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to keep your dog’s toenails clipped?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to NEVER tie the dog up?

(Y) (N) Do you understand that ALL adoption fees are $350.00 per dog and MUST be paid by CASH or MONEY ORDER and are NON-REFUNDABLE?

(Y) (N) Do you agree to a one to two hour home visit prior to the placement of your greyhound and that “All Members Of The Family Must Be Present At The Time Of The Visit”?

(Y) (N) Do you understand and agree to; that Greyhound Rescue of Idaho is no longer liable for your greyhound after you adopt him/her; as in an instance where the said greyhound may harm a pet, human, other animal or any property?

What do you consider valid reasons for giving up a dog? (Please check all that apply.) 
[ ] Barking 
[ ] Biting 
[ ] Chewing 
[ ] Digging 
[ ] Moving 
[ ] Shyness

Why do you want a greyhound? Explain in detail. (Note: Greyhounds are sprinters. We do not adopt out greyhounds as jogging partners.)
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Explain in detail why you think your home would be a good home for a greyhound. 
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Explain in detail your philosophy of vet care for your dog. 
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Name of your vet:___________________________________________ 
Phone:____________________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

 

References (No relatives Please!):

Name:___________________________________________ 
Phone:_______________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

Name:___________________________________________ 
Phone:_______________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

Name:___________________________________________ 
Phone:_______________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

 

In Case Of Emergency, Notify: 
Name:___________________________________________ 
Phone:_______________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

Name:___________________________________________ 
Phone:_______________________ 
Address:___________________________________________ 
City:_______________ State:________ Zip:___________

 

I hereby certify that the information herein is true and correct. 

Signature:_________________________________________ Date:_____________________________ 

Signature:_________________________________________ Date:_____________________________ 

Signature of GRI Rep.:_________________________________________ Date:_____________________________

========== GRI Rep Use Only ========== 
[ ] Approved [ ] Unapproved 
Comments: 
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