Name
Address
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State
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Office Phone -
E-Mail
When can you be reached?
Occupation
Employer(s)
Employer address

Number of adults in the household Number of children

Check all applicable Infants Toddlers Pre-teens Teens

Is there anyone living in your home who has pet-related allergies? Yes No

Do you own a home or rent? Own Rent

If you rent, do you have your landlord's permission to have a dog?

Yes No

Landlord's name and telephone number:

Do you have a fenced-in yard? Yes No

Is the fence at least 4 ft. high? Yes No

Describe the activity level in your home:

Approximately how many hours a day would your greyhound be home alone?


My veterinarian:

Name
Address
City, State, Zip
Phone

I hereby give my veterinarian, Dr. , my permission to release information to a GOInc representative regarding the care I give my animals:

Yes No

If you have no veterinarian at this time, please give us a personal reference who is not a family member:

Name
Address
City, State, Zip
Phone

Why are you considering adopting a greyhound?

How did you hear about our adoption program?

Do you presently have other pets living in your house? Yes No

If yes, please indicate type, age, and sex of pet(s):

List the dogs you have had in the past 10 years:

Give the reasons you no longer have them:


Please answer yes or no to the following questions:

Do you think of a pet as a family member?
Yes No

A retired racing greyhound may chew, dig in the yard, or steal food off the counters. He's never climbed up or down stairs, and a vacuum cleaner is an unknown.

I understand that a greyhound has never been in a home and will require my time and patience to adjust:
Yes No

We recommend the use of a crate as a training and transition tool. Are you familiar with crate training?
Yes No

If not, would you be willing to learn more about it?
Yes No

I understand that the greyhound is bred to be an indoor pet and cannot live outside:
Yes No

I understand a greyhound cannot run loose ever because it is a sighthound which will instinctively pursue any moving object regardless of danger:
Yes No

I understand that greyhound may chase small animals that come into my yard:
Yes No

Are you willing and able to modify your daily schedule to accommodate a greyhound's needs, such as going outside into a fenced yard or walking on a leash at least three times a day?
Yes No

In addition to a regular life at home, would your greyhound:

  • ...walk routinely with a family member? Yes No
  • ...jog routinely with a family member? Yes No
  • ...go to your place of business with you? Yes No
  • ...travel with you? Yes No
  • ...be a playmate for your other pet? Yes No

Once you own a greyhound, would you be willing to fill out a questionnare and receive a follow-up visit?
Yes No

What date can you accept a dog?
Vacation time is best so that you can be home to get your dog settled.