Every dog’s story is different and their needs in a furever home vary. We work hard to ensure each adopter and dog is a perfect match that will last a long and loving lifetime. Adoption Application Name of the dog you're applying for (if applicable):Why is this dog a good fit for you?*If you are not applying for a specific dog, please provide details on what you are looking for in a dog. Do you have a size preference?*I would prefer to adopt a small dog (25 lbs or less)I would prefer to adopt a medium dog (25 - 50 lbs)I would prefer to adopt a large dog (50 lbs or larger)I have no size preference to adoptWould you prefer to adopt a male or a female dog?*I would prefer to adopt a femaleI would prefer to adopt a maleI have no gender preferenceIdeally, how old would your dog be?*PuppyYoung dog (1 - 2 years old)AdultSeniorI have no age preference to adoptDo you have a breed preference to adopt?I am looking for a... (please check any that apply):* Companion Couch warmer / Netflix buddy Walking buddy Athlete (jogging, biking buddy) Agility or sporting dog Therapy / support dog Guard dog Personal InformationYour First & Last Name*Your Age*Please enter a number from 18 to 99.Email Address* Primary Phone Number*Alternate Phone NumberWhen is the best time to call?* Morning Afternoon Evening Your Current Address*City*Province*Postal Code*Your Occupation*Home & HouseholdWhat best describes your living situation?*Please selectI own my own houseI rent a houseI live in an rented apartment/condoI own my own condoI live with my parentsLandlord's name:*Landlord's phone number / email:*Note: We will reach out to your landlord prior to finalizing the adoption. How many years have you lived at your current address?*Please enter a number from 0 to 100.Do you have any plans to move in the next 12 months?*Yes, I plan on movingNo, I do not plan on movingPlease describe your community:*CityBusy suburbQuiet suburbSmall townRural and/or farm communityDo you live with other adult(s)? (e.g. spouse, partner, roommate)*Please selectYesNoPlease note: TEAM requires all members of the household to be on board with the adoption. Spouse/Roommate/Partner's Name*Their Phone Number*Their Email*Their Occupation*Do you have any children (under 18 years) in the home?*Please selectYes, I have children in the homeNo, I do not have any children in the homeNo, but I plan toPlease list the name(s) and your relationship to everyone in your household. For children under the age of 18, please include their ages.*e.g. Sam (spouse); Joe (roommate); Charlie (child, age 8)Do all members of your household agree to adopt?*Yes, everyone agrees to adoptNo, not everyone agrees to adoptPlease note: TEAM requires all members of the household to be on board with the adoption. How would you describe your household?*e.g. busy and active, calm and slow-paced, always out on an adventure, etc. Who would be responsible for feeding, exercising and training your dog? Please explain.*Does anyone in your household have allergies?*Do you have a secured yard?*YesNoDo you have access to a car?*YesNoDo you have air conditioning in your home?*YesNoNote: Some breeds / senior dogs may require this option during the summer months.Is your home smoke-free?*YesNoOther PetsHave you had dog(s) before?*Yes, I have had dog(s) before.No, I am a first-time dog owner.Are there currently animals in your home?* Yes, I have a dog/dogs Yes, I have a cat/cats Yes, I have another animal/animals No, I don't have any other animals in the home If yes, list the Name(s), Age(s) & Breed(s) of the other animals in the home*Please describe the dog(s) in your home. Are there dogs they get along better / worse with?*e.g. timid and submissive, outgoing, playful, aloof, best with calm females, etc. Are the current pets in your home up-to-date on their vaccines and spayed/neutered?YesNoIf no, please explain.VettingVeterinarian’s Name*If you do not have a current veterinarian, please write "N/A"Veterinarian’s Number*If you do not have a current veterinarian, please write "N/A"How often to you plan on taking your dog to the vet?*Are you planning on purchasing pet insurance? Please explain.*Lifestyle & ExperienceThe follow questions help us match and determine the best fit for you and your family. Please describe what experience you and your family have had with dogs.*Where will the dog be kept while you are out?*How many hours on average would the dog be left unattended in the home on a weekday?*Please enter a number from 0 to 24.How many hours on average would the dog be left unattended in the home on a weekend day?*Please enter a number from 0 to 24.Please describe your plans for exercising your dog.*Please describe your plan for training and socializing your dog.*Have you ever engaged a dog trainer in the past?*YesNoIf yes, please provide the name of the trainer / training facility.Are you prepared to work with a trainer to address behavioural issues that come up after adoption?*Yes, I am prepared to engage a trainerNo, I am not prepared to engage a trainerNote: TEAM Dog Rescue is happy to recommend trainers to our adopters. What is your plan for setting your dog up for success during and post-COVID?*e.g. addressing changes in routine, separation anxiety, socialization, etc. Have you ever surrendered a dog or pet previously?*Please selectYesNoIf YES, we would appreciate the opportunity to discuss the circumstanceIf yes, please explain.Under what circumstances would you return your dog?* Moving New baby If the dog bit me or a member of my household If the dog bit a visitor / stranger If the dog did not get along with other pets in my home If the dog showed aggression towards other dogs Not enough time for the dog Medical reasons Destructive in the home Vocal in the home Accidents in the home I cannot think of a reason I would return a dog Please check any that apply.Please explain or add any thoughts about the question above.Personal ReferencesPlease provide three personal references.Reference 1 Name*Relationship*Reference 1 Phone Number*Reference 2 Name*Relationship*Reference 2 Phone Number*Reference 3 Name*Relationship*Reference 3 Phone Number*Final StepsAre you financially able to maintain a dog?*Please selectYes, I am prepared financially to maintain a dogNo, I'm not prepared financially to maintain a dog(e.g. vet visits, food, training etc.)Are you currently in the process of adoption with another rescue?*Please selectYesNoAdopting a dog is a lifetime commitment. Are you prepared for that?*Please selectYes, I understand and I'm ready to commit for lifeNo, I am not ready to commit for lifeHave you ever been convicted of neglect or cruelty to animals?*YesNoHow did you hear about us?If someone recommended TEAM or referred you, please let us know. Anything we missed? Please feel free to share any other information you feel is important for us to know.