All questions are REQUIRED regardless of 'required' indicator. Please fill out ALL questions with as much detail as possible. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
Did you adopt or foster a ROMP Italian Greyhound pet before? If you answered yes, you are already in our system so please email us at: info@ROMPRescue.com and skip the application!
Employer Work Phone
Please list someone that is NOT a relative who is familiar with your experiences as a pet owner.
Relationship to you
Please list someone that is NOT a relative who is familiar with your experiences as a pet owner
Relationship to you:
Please list ALL adults living within your home (spouse/roommates/family members/etc):
Cell phone number(s):
Do we have permission to contact your personal, veterinary, and groomer references?
Have you ever applied to other rescue organizations or shelters and been rejected? If so, with whom did you apply? Why were you rejected?
Have you or any other household member ever been charged or convicted of animal cruelty/neglect or domestic violence? Please explain.
We require a criminal background check in order to move forward with the process. Will you allow us to perform a criminal background check? *
Do you own or rent your home?
Where do you live?
Other (please explain below)
Are there any covenants or restrictions concerning dogs where you live? Please explain.
If you live in an apartment, does your lease allow you to have a dog? Please provide documentation.
Landlord's contact information:
Do you have a fenced yard? If so, please describe it. (Height, type of fencing, the way in which gates are accessed and locked or unlocked, etc.)
If you do not have a fence, how will you manage the dog’s potty training and exercise needs?
Do you agree to keep your dog on a leash at all times in any unfenced areas?
Do you have or intend to install a dog door?
Do you have a pool? If so, is it fenced in such a manner that would prevent a dog from gaining access to it without supervision?
Do you subscribe to a chemical lawn service or use chemicals/pesticides on your lawn?
Please list all individuals residing in your home, their ages, and the hours they are usually home:
Does any household member have any special needs? If so, please explain.
Are you expecting a child or planning a family in the future?
Are all members of your household in agreement about adopting an Italian Greyhound (or other breed)?
Who will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day care and training of the dog?
How often do you travel?
Is anyone in the household allergic to animals? If so, please describe.
How would you describe your household activity level?
What other pets do you have? Please describe the type of pet (bird, cat, dog, etc.), age, gender, and where you got it.
Are any of your pets spayed/neutered? If yes, which ones?
How many dogs have you owned in the past 10 years? Please provide the breed, age, gender, if spayed or neutered, and if deceased, the cause of death.
Have you ever bred any of your pets?
Have you ever given an animal away to anyone or surrendered one to a shelter or rescue? If so, please explain.
What do you enjoy most about pet ownership?
What do you enjoy the least about pet ownership?
Do you now or have ever owned/fostered an Italian Greyhound (or other breed)? If so, please explain.
Do you now or have you ever owned/fostered a sighthound (or breed your are inquiring about)?
Please describe characteristics particular to sighthounds (or whichever breed your are looking to adopt):
Please describe the health and safety issues specific to the breed you are looking to adopt?
Why did you choose this breed?
Name the sources of your research about this breed
Are you familiar with any of the habits particular to this breed? Please explain.
What qualities do you want to find in your rescue pet?
What qualities do you not want to find in your rescue pet?
Where will your dog spend the day? Check all that apply:
Where will your dog spend the night? Check all that apply:
How many hours a day will the dog be alone?
Will you allow the dog on furniture?
Would you allow a home visit?
Which of the following are found in your home: Stairs, Hardwood Floors, Balconies, Decks? Please describe.
Have you considered the cost of pet ownership (food, training, regular veterinary bills, etc.) and are you financially able and willing to provide for those needs immediately upon adoption?
Will you provide regular veterinary care for your Italian Greyhound (or other breed)?
What will you feed your Italian Greyhound (or other breed)? Please be specific.
Do you plan on having your dog participate in any special activities? (Obedience, conformation, agility, racing, coursing, therapy, breeding, etc.)
How do you plan to discipline your dog?
Have you done any research on training techniques? If so, list some of the resources you found helpful.
What is your understanding of how long it takes a dog to adjust to a new home, schedule, family members, etc.?
Are you prepared to make a lifelong commitment to your Italian Greyhound (or other breed)?
What will you do if you are unable to care for your Italian Greyhound (or other breed) in the future?
Would you be willing to work with a dog with special needs or medications?
Would you be willing to work with a dog that still needs additional housetraining?
Do you have a gender preference for your dog? Please explain
Do you have an age preference? Please explain.
Do you have a color preference?
Any other preferences or specific dogs you are interested in?
Which rescue are you most interested in?
Choose an animal:
Eddie & Flo
Is there any other information you would like to share as we consider your application?
How did you hear about us?
Other adoption site
Other search engine
Referred by someone
I hereby affirm that the information provided in this questionnaire is true and accurate and understand ROMP reserves the right to approve or deny any application. [please type your name and the date to bind this agreement]*