Why do you want to adopt a golden retriever?
Do you own or rent your home?
If you rent, do you have wrtten persmission from your landlord to have a dog over 50lbs? If yes, please include copy of letter.
Do you have a dog door leading to the outside?
If yes, will the dog have access when you are not home?
Have you ever owned a golden retriever?
Are there any other animals in the home?
If yes, please list species, breed, age, if they are spayed/neutered? Please describe how your pets get along with dogs.
Does anyone in your household have allergies to dogs?
Who will have primary care of your golden?
Is anyone home regularly during the day?
Will your dog have access to the entire house?
Do you tie or chain your dog at anytime?
Will you dog ever be kept in the garage, live outside in the yard, or outside kennel?
Are there children living in the home or visit regularly?
Have you ever sold, give away, or surrendered a pet to a shelter?
Are you aware golden retrievers shed?
Do you realize your golden will require ongoing flea, tick, an heartworm preventive medicine or treatment?
Are you aware that routine care and maintenance of a golden retriever averages between $800 and $1000 per year?
Are you aware that golden retrievers are large friendly dogs that may jump and could knock down children and elderly people?
Will you provide additional training, if needed for your golden?
Will your golden be allowed on the furniture? Some are accustomed to being allowed on furniture, ome are not.
Would you prefer a male or female?
Would you consider adopting a dog with special needs such as physical or sensory limitations, or a dog that requires medication for a chronic controlled condition?
Would you consider a golden mix?
Would you use a groomer or groom your golden yourself?
We would like a reference from your current veterinarian, would you authorize us to contact them and allow them to release confidential informatin about you and your pets?
I/we understand that completing this application does not guarantee adoption of a dog from Joshua's House Golden Retriever Rescue. JHGRR reserves the right to refuse to adopt to any applicant. We also understand that JHGRR will work to provide us with a dog suitable to our personalities and lifestyles. We also agree to a home visit from volunteers of JHGRR to meet with us and our current family of pets.