Adoption/Foster Application

1. Be at least 21 years of age.

2. Have legal identification with your current address.

3. Be able to verify that you are allowed to have a pet where you live. PLEASE EMAIL the pet policy within your lease agreement to :

4. Must have a veterinarian OR one lined up at the time of adoption. PLEASE EMAIL up to date rabies certificate and proof of spay/neuter for any current pets to :

5. Be able to and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide training, medical treatment and proper care for the pet.

6. Please remember to include your landlord/parent(s) NAME AND NUMBER (if applicable) and numbers for your personal references. If we cannot contact them your application will not be processed.
*We CANNOT accept FAMILY as references.*

7. Understand that Recycled Paws Rescue, Inc. reserves the right to deny the adoption/foster of any pet for ANY reason.

8. Understand that this is an application, it DOES NOT guarantee you a specific dog for adoption/foster. We ask for your interested dog, or dog breed, and we will work on finding the best match for your family and lifestyle.

***Thank you for opting to adopt/foster! Please remember to check your email, including your spam folder, for review/status email.***
Email address *
I Agree to read every question in FULL and answer every part of the question. I understand that failure to do so will cause my application to be denied and I will be asked to submit a new one. *
I understand that applications take 7-10 BUSINESS days (excluding weekends and holidays) to process and that I will be emailed with decision. *
I understand that this is an application to adopt or Foster and that by submitting this application I am NOT guaranteed an approval and may be denied for any reason. *
I understand that application approval does NOT guarantee me the dog / breed I apply for. *
I understand that fostering DOES NOT guarantee I can adopt the dog I am fostering. *
I am interested in: *
Applicant's Full Name *
Applicant's Date of Birth *
Applicant's Cell Phone Number: *
Co-Applicant's Full Name:
Co-Applicant's Date of Birth:
Co-Applicant's Cell Phone Number:
Co-Applicant's relation to applicant.
If "Other" please explain below:
Street Address *
City: *
State *
Zip Code *
How long have you lived at this address? *
Please select which option best pertains to your current living situation: *
Please explain if "other"
Do you own or rent? *
If applicable, please provide your landlord's and/or parent's full name AND phone number (Failure to do so will result in the application being denied)
Dog/Breed interested in: *
Please list all breed experience you have, as an adult (21+), raised from puppy stage. (Experience MUST be able to be verified with your vet) *
If NO experience, please tell us if you have done research and list your knowledge on the breed and/or temperament.
Are you employed? *
Name of Employer:
Why do you want to adopt a puppy/dog? (please check all that apply) *
Have you adopted/fostered from Recycled Paws Rescue, Inc before? *
If yes, when?
How did you hear about our group? *
Does anyone in your household have allergies to dogs? *
Who will be primarily responsible for this dog? *
Will this dog be given as a gift? *
If "Yes", please explain below:
Who will take care of the dog in your absence? (i.e. vacation, emergencies)? *
How long do you plan to provide a home for this dog? *
Are you aware of the costs involved in taking care of/owning a dog? (i.e. Medical expenses, food, etc). *
Have you ever owned a dog before? *
Do you still own the dog? *
If you no longer own the dog. Please explain why in detail, be very specific. ("Dog died" will not be accepted as a complete answer.) *
If you have had other animals, not mentioned above, in the past 10 years please list their current whereabouts. (Surrendered to shelter, died of old age/disease, Hit by car, Lost, etc.) *
Please list all of your current animals. INCLUDE name, age, species, breed, gender. (If none, please put N/A) *
Are your animals spayed/neutered and up to date on rabies vaccine? *
If you adopt with recycled paws rescue you must spay or neuter the dog. Is that acceptable for you? *
Would you be willing to bring your new dog to obedience classes local to your home? If no, please explain why. *
Are there any children living in your home at this time? *
If yes, please provide number of children and ages of children:
How many adults (over the age of 21) live in your home? What are their relation to you? *
What size dog are you interested in once the full grown? *
What type of daily exercise will your dog get? (please check all that apply). *
How many hours a day/night will your dog be home alone? *
Where will the dog / puppy be when you are gone? *
Do you have a fenced in yard? *
Do you have a veterinarian? *
If yes, please supply the name and phone number of your current or previous veterinarian. Please call them and give them permission to speak with us. *Failure to do so will result in a delay in your application. *
Please use this space to add anything else you feel we should know about you or your current pets.
Personal Reference #1 First and Last Name (Cannot use family) *
Reference #1 Phone Number *
Reference #1 How do you know them? *
Reference #1 How long have you known them? *
Personal Reference #2 First and Last Name (Cannot use family) *
Reference #2 Phone Number *
Reference #2 How do you know them? *
Reference #2 How long have you known them? *
Personal Reference #3 First and Last Name (Cannot use family) *
Reference #3 Phone Number *
Reference #3 How do you know them? *
Reference #3 How long have you known them? *
Today's Date: *
Electronic Signature: (By signing your full name, you are providing your virtual signature, indicating that all of the above information is accurate and correct.) *
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