We are working on an online application form, For now though, please use the format below to enter your responses in a text editor or you can also print, complete and scan the application.  EMail it to our application coordinator at Wethreewests@gmail.com

Northeast Ohio Shetland Sheepdog Inc Adoption application

 

 

 

Name:

 

Address:

 

City:                                                                 State:                            Zip Code:

 

Phone:  Home (      )                                         Work  (      )

 

Occupation/Employer:

 

May we call you at work?

 

Email Address:

 

Do you check Email every day?

 

How long have you lived at your current address: ______________If less than two years, then list your previous address:

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Type of residence:  House __________ Apartment __________ Mobile home________ Condo __________

 

Do you:  Own _____ Rent _____ If renting, do you have permission to have pets?

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Does the place you live have any restrictions as to the size, weight, or number of dogs you are allowed to own?  ___________

 

Landlord’s name: _____________________ Phone (        ) __________________

 

Number of children in home: ___________ Ages: _________________________

 

Are there others besides your immediate family residing in your home? __________

 

If Yes, who? __________________________________________________

 

 

 

Does your home have a yard? _________ Is the yard entirely fenced? _____________

 

What type of fence and how tall is it? __________________________If you do not have

a fence, how do you plan to confine the sheltie to your property?

 

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Have you had pets in the last five years? _________________

What kind? __________________________

 

What happened to those pets? ___________________________________________

 

Were they spay/neutered: __________ If not, why? __________________________

 

Do you intend to keep the sheltie indoors or outdoors?  Please elaborate!

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Where will your dog be kept while you are away from home (Crate, Baby gated in room, Full run of house, outside in fenced area, etc.)

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What is the longest period or time your dog may be left alone?

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Who will care for your pet(s) if you go away on vacation?

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Will your dog be permitted on your furniture? _________________

In your bed? _____________________

 

Will you take your new dog to obedience class if needed? _______________

 

List any reason(s) that would cause you to “give up” your Sheltie: (Divorce, Move, Baby, Allergies, etc.) ________________________________________________________

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Since most of these dogs have unknown medical backgrounds, are you willing and prepared to provide any needed medical treatment? ___________________

Would cost be a factor? ______________________

 

 

 

 

Current veterinarian’s name

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Address: __________________________________________________

City: ____________________________ State: ______________ Zip: ____________

 

Phone: (          )____________________

How long have you been a client? ___________________

 

 

 

Do you have a sex preference for a Sheltie?    Male: __________     Female: __________

No preference: ____________

 

Do you have a color preference? _____________

If yes, what color? ________________________________

 

What is the oldest age Sheltie you would consider? _____________ Would you consider a “special needs” Sheltie?  (Deaf, Blind, Behavioral problems, Medical issues, etc.)

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Why do you want a Sheltie? ___________________________________________

 

Are you willing to allow a rescue representative to visit your home by appointment before and after the adoption? _______________ If not, please explain why:

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PLEASE READ AND INITIAL EACH STATEMENT BELOW

 

 

I certify that the information I have provided on this form is true and correct

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I am financially able to provide the Sheltie with the proper food and veterinary care, which may be costly.  (National average expenses for a dog is estimated to be $600.00 or more annually)

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I understand that any false statements constitute grounds for confiscation/surrender of the Sheltie back to the rescue upon demand.

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I agree that if the adoption is unsuccessful that I will contact the rescue immediately and return the Sheltie to them.

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Under no circumstances will I place this Sheltie with another person, organization, relative, or anyone else other than the rescue or their authorized representative.

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I further understand that the rescue may demand return of this Sheltie for any violation of the terms of the adoption contract.

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We reserve the right to refuse any application

 

 

 

Adoption donations:

$250     Less than one year  

$200     Adult Sheltie

$100     Senior, Special needs, etc.   May be adjusted at discretion of NEOSSR representative

 

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