Hands helping paws find their furever homes in the Virginia, Maryland and DC areas
Birthdate of Applicant (include month, day and year):*
Have you ever been convicted of animal cruelty, neglect, or abandonment?*
Are you currently employed?*
If currently employed, please list the name of your employer:
If currently employed, please describe how many hours per day do you work, and whether you work from home or away from home:
Please list place of employment for your spouse or significant other including the phone number, length of time at the job, and address:
In case of emergency, who should we contact (name, relationship and phone #)?*
Please provide name/relationship/phone number for 2 references (at least one who is not a family member):*
How long have you been stationed in this area?
FOR MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY AND SPOUSES ONLY: Please list the names of all household members who are active duty military:
Did you have any animals at your last duty station?
If yes, where is/are the animal(s) now?
What would you do with an animal if you are transferred to another duty station?
In what type of home do you live?*
Do you own or rent your home?*
If you rent, please provide your landlord's name and phone number. Your landlord will be contacted prior to any dog being placed in your home.
Have you received written approval from your landlord to have an animal in your rental unit? You may be asked to provide documentation of approval.
If you rent, does your landlord have any dog size/breed/number/weight restrictions?
How long have you lived at your current address?*
Do you have any intentions of moving in the near future?*
If you are planning to move in the near future, please explain:
Please provide the name of the home insurance carrier you use – many have breed restrictions:*
Many counties and municipalities have breed restrictions that often prohibit pit certain breeds of dogs. HAVE YOU CONFIRMED THAT YOUR COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY DOES NOT PROHIBIT THE BREED OF DOG YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADOPT?*
Do you have a fenced yard?*
If you have a fence, what type of fence do you have?
If you have a fence, what is the height of the fence?
Do you have a pool?*
Please list the full names (including middle initials), birthdates and your relationship to ALL adults (age 18 and older) who reside in the household and/or will have regular direct contact with the adopted dog:*
How many children under the age of 6 years old reside in the household and/or will have regular direct contact with the adopted dog?*
How many children between the ages of 6 - 10 years old reside in the household and/or will have regular direct contact with the adopted dog?
How many children between the ages of 11 - 17 years old reside in the household and/or will have regular direct contact with the adopted dog?
Who in the household will care for the dog?*
What do you consider the energy level of your home to be?*
Please list all animals living in your home or visiting frequently, along with their name(s), age(s), breed(s) and length of time you have had the animal(s):*
If you included a cat (or cats) in the list of animals living in your home, where does the cat (or cats) live?
List the name(s) and breed(s) of any other pets that you've had in the past 10 years, and describe what happened to each of these pets:
Have you ever taken one of your pets to a shelter? If yes, please describe the circumstances:*
Are all animals in your home current on all vaccinations and heartworm/flea/tick preventatives?
If any animals in your home are are NOT up to date on vaccinations and heartworm/flea/tick preventatives, please explain why:
Are all animals in your home spayed or neutered?
If any animals in your home are NOT spayed or neutered, please explain why:
Please provide for us the name of your current or previous veterinarian along with contact information. If you haven’t used a vet before, please tell us which vet do you plan on using with the dog you adopt, if a vet visit is needed:*
If you have a breed preference, what breed(s) do you prefer?
Please describe your experience with dogs, if any. Please include details on your experience with any bully or large breed dogs:*
Have you done any research on dog ownership to make sure you are choosing the right breed for your lifestyle? Are you confident that you can handle their training, exercise and socialization needs?*
If there is a particular dog you are interested in adopting, please select the dog's name from this list:
Choose an animal:
Woody, aka Woodrow
What traits in this particular dog appeal to you?
If you are not interested in a particular dog at this time, please indicate which AGE GROUP and TEMPERAMENT that you feel would best accommodate your family's lifestyle. Please describe at least 3 characteristics that you are looking for in your next dog:
If you are interested in adopting a puppy (one year or younger), do you feel that you have a schedule that can accommodate their needs? Puppies need exercise as an outlet for their high energy levels and require dedicated and consistent training.
The Furever Project requires that dogs under 1 year of age attend daycare to ensure they are properly socialized. If the dog that you are interested in adopting is under the age of 1 year, what program would you use for daycare? Please provide name and phone number for daycare program:
Do you realize that even if you have a fenced yard, dogs need to be leash-walked every day?*
How you plan to exercise your dog? Please explain the daily routine the dog will have:*
How much time will your adoptive dog be kept outside? How much of this time will be with/without your supervision?*
How much time will the dog spend alone during the day?*
Where will the dog be kept when you are NOT home?*
Where will the dog be kept when you are home?*
Where will the dog sleep?*
Do you / have you crate trained your current or previous dog(s)? *
Do you have a crate to use with your new adoptive dog? *
A home visit (virtual or in-person) is required before any dog will be placed in your home. Are you agreeable to having a home visit completed by a Furever Project volunteer?
Depending on the age of the dog, The Furever Project requires an adoption fee when adopting a dog. All dogs are altered, vaccinated and microchipped prior to placement. Is this agreeable?*
We expect all adopters to continue with vaccinations, preventatives and regular medical check-ups to maintain their dog's health. It will be YOUR financial responsibility to pay for any care that your dog requires. Are you prepared to accept this responsibility?*
The Furever Project requires that newly adopted dogs and their owners complete an obedience training class within 90 days of adoption. Is this requirement agreeable?*
If you are ever unable to keep the dog, we require that the dog be returned to us. Is this agreeable?*
Please use this space to ask questions, provide additional information, or tell us anything else that might be relevant to your application:
I certify that the information entered on this application is true. Enter your name and date:*
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