Heart of Kentucky
Sheltie Rescue

Adoption Application

 

Cut, paste and e-mail this application to: heartofky@hotmail.com

OR print this application, fill out, then snail mail to: Heart of Kentucky Sheltie Rescue,

e-mail or call  859-514-5172  for mailing address.

Please note that we have the right to refuse any applicant.

 

Name:

Address:

City / State / Zip

Phones: Daytime ( ) Home: ( )

May we call you at work?

Why do you want a Sheltie?

 

How many dogs have you owned in the last 10 years?

When?

What happened to them?

What role will this animal have? (ie..pet, watchdog, breeding)

Do you currently have any other animals?

Please list: type, age and sex and if spayed or neutered….

 

Do you currently have a Veterinarian?

Name and Phone # of Vet (may be used as a reference)

 

Do you have children living in your home (even part-time)?

Please list ages of children:

Do you live in a: House Apartment Condo Trailer

Do you own or rent?

If renting, does the landlord allow pets?

Do you have a yard for the dog to use?

Is it fenced? If no, how will the dog be exercised?

 

Do all adults in the house work? Is someone home during the day?

What will you do with your dog during the day, if you are at work?

Do you intend to keep this dog primarily indoors or outdoors?

Where will the dog sleep?

Do you have the time and or patience to housetrain a dog, if it is not already trained?

Would you be willing to take a "special needs" (blind, deaf, sick) dog?

Would you be willing to work with a "behavior problem" dog?

Have you ever owned a Sheltie before?

Are you aware of all a Shelties needs? (i.e. grooming, exercise)

Are you aware that Shelties are "barkers"?

Are you aware that Shelties may be somewhat shy around new people, and may take

awhile to bond with you and your family?

Do you have a color preference? No Color

Do you have a sex preference ?   No   Yes    (explain)

Do you have an age preference?   No   Yes    (explain)

Do you have a size preference?   No   Yes    (explain)

Are you aware of the financial responsibilities of dog ownership? Including vet care, food,

licensing, shots, grooming…etc.

What circumstances, in your opinion, justify getting rid of a dog?

 

 

Are you aware of the fee that our rescue organization charges ?        $200.00 - $300.00

 

All of the answers I have given, are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

________________ ___________________________________

Date                                Signature of applicant

 

 

Cut, paste and e-mail this application to: heartofky@hotmail.com

OR print this application, fill out, then snail mail to: Heart of Kentucky Sheltie Rescue,

e-mail or call  859-514-5172  for mailing address.

Please note that we have the right to refuse any applicant.