Adoption Application Application to Adopt a Pet Dog (Please note: If you are applying for a Hearing Dog or Service Dog this is not the correct form.) Before filling out the application please be aware of the following: All applicants must be at least 21 years of age You must be able to meet the dog at our Training Center in Dripping Springs, Texas. Because we require a foster period before finalizing the adoption, we rarely work with adopters more than 250 miles from our facility. The annual cost for having a dog is approximately $800 a year, this does not include unexpected veterinary expenses. If you rent we must receive landlord approval before the adoption. SDI dogs will have a varied level of obedience training and will require more training once the animal is placed in your home to ensure the desired behaviors are achieved. All adults living in the household must agree to adopt this dog and help care for it. All information must filled out in order to consider your application.Your Personal InformationApplicant's Name* First Last Co-Applicant's Name First Last Address* Street Address City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code County (Texas Residents Only)Day Phone*Evening PhoneApplicant's Date of Birth* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Email* May we contact you by E-Mail?*YesNoPlace of Employment*Work PhoneCo-Applicant's Place of Employment*Co-Applicant's PhoneHow many children do you have?*0123456 or moreWhat are your children's ages?*List the ages seperated by a comma.Housing InformationHousing type*HouseDuplexApartmentTownhouse/CondoTrailerOtherDescribe your housing situation:*Own or Rent?*OwnRentPlease provide your landlord's contact information belowLandlord's Name* First Last Contact Number*Is there a pet deposit?*NoYesPet Deposit Amount*Do you have a yard?*YesNoIs the yard fenced?*YesNoWhat type of fence?*How tall is the fence?*Dog InformationBriefly explain why you're interested in adopting a dog from THSD*What size dog do you prefer?*No Preference30-50 lbs.Over 50 lbs.What dog are you interested in and why?*If this dog is unavailable, would you consider another? Size Type Color Sex What level of obedience training do you prefer?*BasicIntermediateAdvancedWould you consider taking a dog with a lesser obedience level?*YesNoAre you planning on taking your dog to obedience training?*YesNoWhat kind of obediance training?*Where will your dog be kept when alone?*Where will your dog be kept during the day?*Where will your dog be kept at night?*Will this be primarily an outdoor dog or spend more time indoors with the family? Please be specific (how many hours each way) and describe a typical schedule.*How many hours will your dog be left alone?*How many hours will your dog be outdoors on an average day?*Are you willing to buy and use a crate, if required?*YesNoHow will you handle chewing and other destructive behavior?*Have you ever given or sold a pet to any other person or shelter?*YesNoWhy*Do you have a vet?*YesNoHow long have you been going to this clinic?*Clinic name and contact information*Existing AnimalsDo you currently have other animals?*YesNoHow many animals?*Are they all current on their vaccinations?*YesNoAre they current on heart worm preventatives?*YesNoWho cares for your future/current pets?*Please list any animals that you have had in the past 5 years:*Breed or DescriptionAge and SexWhere is it now?Neutered/ Spayed? What would cause you to give up your dog?*Excessive BarkingHouse Training IssuesNew BabyMovingDivorceChange in ScheduleIllnessMoney ProblemsNothingOther (Specify Below)Other*What would be the "perfect" dog for your family?*Please include energy level, size, hair length, personalityIs there anything else you feel like we need to know?Please provide two references who are dog owners and not related to you who might be able to give us additional insight to your life and abilities as a dog owner.Reference 1 Name* First Last Reference 1 Phone*Reference 2 Name* First Last Reference 2 Phone*Terms of AdoptionCost The donation required to adopt a Service Dogs, Inc. (SDI) dog may vary, depending on the amount of time the dog has spent in our program and the level of training the dog has received. The donation amount is larger for dogs who have received a substantial amount of training. The donation supports training of Hearing and Service Dogs. Return Policy If, for any reason, you are unable to care for this dog any longer, or if SDI feels that the adoption is not in the best interest of the dog, the dog must be returned to SDI at your expense. The dog may not be sold, or given to a new owner or shelter. SDI reserves the right to reclaim the dog. License The adopted dog must be licensed in accordance with existing laws in the adopter’s own town or county. Vaccinations The dog must remain current on vaccinations, including Rabies, in accordance to the dog’s veterinarian. The dog must remain on heartworm medicine monthly and receive heartworm tests yearly. Please be aware before submitting this application that there will be follow up interviews if the application is approved which may include a home visit where every family member will need to be present, this will help us place the appropriate dog with your family. Also, by submitting this form you understand that SDI may refuse your application without explanation and that SDI may check with your veterinarian about your animals’ care. As well as, call references.I have read the above Terms of Adoption and Agree to comply should I adopt a dog.* Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.orgCaptcha Share this!