Adoption Application

Sweet Home Rescue


Sweet Home Rescue Adoption Application

Name of the pet you apply for
Do you agree to pay the non-refundable Adoption Donation to Sweet Home Rescue (cash or Paypal only) for this dog you might be adopting? ($230 for adults; $280 for puppies)

Reason(s) you want to adopt this pet?

Your Full Name
Your Age
Phone number & Best time to call
Your Email
Your Address:
What is your occupation? What is your Spouse/DP’s occupation (if applicable)?
What type of personality in a dog are you looking for?
What do you NOT want in the pet that you get?
What do you think the hardest part of having a dog will be?
Do you own or rent your home?

If rent, please provide your landlord’s name and telephone number:
Do you have a fenced yard?

If you decide to move in the future, what will you do with your pet?
How many adults in your home?
Are there children in your home?

Have your children been around pets before and been taught how to treat a dog with respect??

Are all members of your household aware of your plans to adopt an animal?
Are any members of your household allergic to animals?

Is the number of people in your household likely to change in the future?

If so, how will this affect the future of the adopted dog?
Do you have any health conditions which could restrict your ability to care for an animal?

Who will be responsible for the animal (must be 21 years old or older)?
Where will this pet live? Outdoors? Indoors? And where will this pet sleep?
Usually how many hours will this pet be alone at home?
How much time will you spend with your pet on a typical day?
How do you plan to exercise this pet?
Will you be able to keep your dog socialized through exposure to other socialized dogs?If yes, please describe where and how:
Do you agree to provide it with regular (at least once per year for a routine checkup) health care through a licensed veterinarian?

Can you commit to caring for a pet for its lifetime which could be up to 15-20 years?

Who will care for your pet when you go on vacation?
Name of current or future Veterinarian (Name & Phone#)
In what cases you might give up the dog you adopted and return the dog to our rescue?

Are you aware that rescued dogs might not be housetrained and might make accidents in the home?Will you have a problem with the dog is not housebroken?
How do you plan to housetrain this pet if requires?
Are there any dog behaviors you will not tolerate in general? If yes, please explain
What methods will you use to correct your dog for behaviors you find inappropriate?
Will you consider seeking professional dog training / obedience training?

Have you ever surrendered, sold, euthanized or given away a pet before? If Yes, please explain:
Include all your current pets -- Kinds (Dog/Cat/Other), Breed, Gender, Age, Spayed or Neutered? If not altered, please explain, do they live in doors or outdoors
Does your pet get along with other animals? Are all other pets in the home up to date with their vaccinations? If not, why?
Would you be willing to keep the dog for at least 1 week in order to provide time for you, your family, and the dog to adjust to the new situation?

Will you able to pick up your adoptee at Los Angeles International Airport if schedule permits?

Would you be willing to wait for your adoptee for up to 45 days if the dog is not foster in U.S.? We arrange our dogs to travel with a volunteer traveler to lower the transportation expenses. We usually can find one within 45 days.

Are you willing to have your pictures posted on our website?

Will you able to pick up your adoptee at Los Angeles International Airport if schedule permits?

Are you willing to keep in touch with Sweet Home Rescue to update your adoptee’s info and pictures the day after adoption and at least once a year (Christmas card is a great way to keep in touch with us)?

I have read all the full information in these documents and I understand that this is part of the adoption process. I agree that all the information I have provided on this application is truthful and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
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