ROTTWEILER RESCUE OF MICHIGAN, INC.
ONLINE ADOPTION APPLICATION

WE ARE EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH OUR SERVER LOSING MORE FORMS THAN THEY DELIVER - PLEASE TAKE A SCREEN SNAPSHOT OF YOUR FORM AFTER YOU COMPLETE IT, BEFORE HITTING THE 'SUBMIT' BUTTON SO YOU WILL HAVE A BACKUP TO SEND US IF YOUR ORIGINAL FORM GETS LOST - AND PLEASE EMAIL US TO FIND OUT IF WE RECEIVED YOUR FORM - MSU IS WORKING ON THE PROBLEM AND WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING!

Please answer all of the following questions as completely as possible - the more details you give us, the easier it will to match you up with the best dog for your family. Please be sure to fill in all the fields - incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be automatically deleted. As soon as we receive your completed form one of our volunteers will check with your veterinarian (we ask that you let them know we will be calling and give your permission for them to speak with us) and other references and then contact you to discuss your application and arrange for a home visit. Then you, and your entire family - including other pets - will be invited up to meet our rottweilers. Please plan to spend at least an hour. This is not a decision we want you to make lightly. Our goal is to create a lifelong relationship for you and your new rottweiler. Before filling in the application, please familiarize yourself with our adoption policy and contract.


Personal Information

Name: 

Spouse: 

Address:

City:   State: ZIP:

E-Mail: 

Home Phone: Cell Phone:

Your employer: Work Phone:

Spouse employer: Work Phone:

Age Spouse Age

Are you expecting a child or planning a family? Yes   No

Does your or your spouse's job require frequent out of town travel? Yes No

Are you or your spouse subject to relocation?Yes No

Are you a student?Yes No;   If 'yes' anticipated date of graduation:

Are you in the military?Yes No;   If 'yes' anticipated date of discharge:


Family Information

How many children are living at home?

Names and ages of all children included above:

Besides your immediate family, are there others residing in your home? Yes No

Names of other residents:

Relationship of other residents:

Is anyone in your home allergic to animals?Yes No;   Does anyone have asthma? Yes No


Home Information

Do you own or rent? own rent

If you rent, please provide name and phone number of your landlord:

Please describe your type of dwelling:

How long have you lived at your current address?

If less than two years, please provide your previous address:

Please descibe your neighborhood:

Does your home have a yard?Yes No

Does fencing completely enclose the yard for the dog?Yes No

If not, explain how and where you will allow the dog to exercise and relieve itself?

If your yard is fenced please describe what kind:

How tall?  Is the gate currently locked with a padlock? Yes No

Can strangers gain access to your yard from the street? Yes No

Some insurance companies may cancel your homeowner's insurance if you own a Rottweiler. It is your responsibility to check with your agent and ensure that adopting a rottweiler will not adversely affect your policy.

I have checked with my insurance carrier on this date:
and confirmed that my policy will permit me to own a rottweiler
my policy permits rottweilers
my policy does not permit rottweilers

Please provide us with your current homeowner's insurance information {required}:
Carrier Name
Policy Number
Agent Telephone


Other Pet Information

Do you have other pets at this time? Yes No

If 'yes' are they spayed or neutered yet? Yes No

If 'yes' are they currently on heartworm preventative? Yes No

If 'yes' are they indoor or outdoor indoor outdoor

Please describe your pets in detail including gender:

What petfood are you feeding your pet(s):

If you have owned pets in the past and do not now, what happened to them?


Placement Information

Have you ever owned a rottweiler before?YesNo

Are you looking for primarily an indoor dog or primarily an outdoor dog: inside outside

What role would you like your new rottweiler to play in your life? {please check all that apply}:

companion/family pet   obedience   protection   therapy   hunting  

other (specify) 

Please describe where the dog will stay when you are at home:

Please describe where the dog will stay when you are away:

Please describe where the dog will sleep at night:

How do you feel about dogs on the furniture or sleeping in bed with you?

How many hours per day will the dog be alone?

Do you have a crate? Yes No

Do you plan to use a crate? Why or why not?

If 'yes', how many hours per day will the dog be crated?

Do you currently have a dogdoor? Yes No

If 'no' would you consider putting one in? Yes No

How do you housebreak a dog? 

What kinds of solutions would you try if housebreaking accidents occurred? {please check all that apply}:

crate  dog door   leave outside   none, I would need to return the dog  

other (specify) 

Have you ever obedience trained a dog before?Yes No

If 'yes' please describe the training methods you have used in the past {choke chain, prong collar, shock collar, etc}:

Are you familiar with the signs of gastric torsion [bloat]?Yes No


References

Many veterinarians will not release information to us without your permission. Please let your vet know that we will be calling them and that it is ok to release information to us.

I called my veterinarian(s) on this date: , and I spoke with:
to let them know that you will be calling and I have given my permission for them to release information to you.

Please provide us with your current veterinarian information {required}:
Name
Address
City
State Zip Telephone

If less than five years please provide us with your previous veterinarian information:
Name
Address
City
State Zip Telephone


Please provide three references not related to you:

Reference #1:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone

Reference #2:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone

Reference #3:
Name
Day Phone   Eve Phone


And Finally...

Do you have a gender preference?   age preference?

Do you understand that often times the complete history of a rescue rottweiler may not be known and you may encounter some initial adjustment problems? Yes No

Will you be willing to work with us on solving those problems if they occurred?
yes  no, I would need to return the dog  

If 'yes' please describe a reasonable timeframe within which you feel the dog should have acclimated:

Is there a dog on our web page that you are especially interested in?

If you were referred by anyone, please tell us so we may thank them:

Please give us any other information that may help us make the best match between you and your new rottweiler:

Please doublecheck that you have filled in all the fields - indicating 'n/a' if a question does not apply to you - incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be automatically deleted..

By clicking the 'submit' button I certify that the above information is true and that I have read, and agree with the terms of the adoption policy and contract. I further certify that I am financially and physically able to care for this animal. I understand that proper organic or human grade ingredients pet food and veterinarian care can be costly and I am able to meet these obligations. I understand that home checks may be made on a random basis prior to or following adoption. If any information contained in this application is found to be false, I understand the rottweiler will be removed from my premises without a refund of monies paid.

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