Fill out the form below and click "Submit" to send us your application.
How long have you worked for this employer?
How many hours do you spend at work per week?
Please list any dogs you are interested in meeting.
Do you have any special needs or preferences with regard to the dog?
How many adults live in the home?
How many children live in the home?
What are the ages of the children?
Please list any step-children, grandchildren, or other children who visit your home on
a regular basis, along with their ages.
If you do not have children, do you plan to have children some day?
If you do plan on having children, please explain how this will affect the dog's place in the household.
Does anyone else live in your home? List names and relationship to potential adopters.
Do all family members want a dog?
In what type of environment is your home located (i.e. suburb, city, rural)?
Do you own or rent your home?
If you rent your home, please provide your landlord's name, address, and phone number.
How long have you lived at this address?
What is the name of your homeowner insurance company?
Does your homeowners association and/or your subdivision allow German Shepherds and/or German Shepherd mixes?
Do you have a fenced yard?
If so, what are the type and height of the fence?
Is there a chance you might move in the next 10 years?
If so, are you willing to restrict your choice of housing to places where a German Shepherd is allowed?
List any current pets you have, including their species, age, and gender.
List any former pets you've had in the last 10 years, and what became of them.
Have you ever been investigated for animal cruelty?
If yes, please list the city, county and state in which the investigation took place, as well as the details of the event, and the disposition of the investigation (no finding, prosecution, guilty plea, etc.)
Veterinarian or Vet Clinic Name
Veterinarian's Phone Number (include area code)
When did you use this vet, and with which pets?
Only one family member reference is allowed.
Why do you want a dog?
Please explain in detail your idea of the dog that would best fit into your home and lifestyle.
Is there anyone in your home who might be adversely affected by a dog (allergies, phobias, etc.)?
Who will be primarily responsible for the care of the dog?
Where will the dog be kept during the day?
Where will the dog be kept at night?
Are you familiar with the use of a crate to train and/or confine the dog in your
How will you discipline your dog?
How will you exercise your dog, and what activities will you share?
What will you do with your dog when you go on vacation?
If you must move, what will you do with your dog?
Are you prepared to be responsible for this dog for 10 years or more?
Are you aware that costs for caring for a large dog will exceed $600 per year (vet,
licensing, food, toys, training, etc.)?
What heart worm preventative will you use? (required for adoption)
What steps will you take to control fleas? (Fleas are dangerous to your dog's health.)
We require that all dogs be spayed or neutered prior to adoption, or that a
spay-neuter deposit be paid, and proof of operation submitted by you. Do you
have any questions about this policy?
If you become unable to care for your dog for any reason, who will accept
responsibility for its care?
In what type of vehicle will you transport your dog(s)?
If you ride in a truck, where will the dog(s) ride?
We like to follow up on the welfare of our adopted dogs. May we call you or make a
How did you hear about German Shepherd Rescue of Central Texas? If you remember the name of the group, website, or person who referred you, please let us know who it was.