Name of pet you are interested in:*
Choose an animal:
If you were referred by a friend or family member, please let us know so we may thank them!
How did you hear about the dog(s) you are applying for?
Pet search website (Petfinder, Adopt-A-Pet, etc)
Underdog Rescue website
Please sign me up to receive emails from Underdog Rescue. (Emails are generally about ways you can help save more dogs and rarely occur more than once per month.)
Current Veterinarian Clinic's Name
Vet's City and State
Vet's Length of Relationship
Are you employed?
Name of Employer
How many hours do you work in a normal week?*
Is EVERYONE in your household on board for adopting a new pet? *
Please list names, relationship to you and ages of ALL people living in your home. (This includes significant others, children and roommates.)
Do any residents in your home smoke cigarettes?*
Yes, both inside and outside of my home
Yes, only outside of my home
Type of dwelling*
Do you rent or own? *
If you rent, please list your landlord's name and contact information so that we can confirm that pets are allowed in your home. If you are not sure if you are allowed pets, please confirm before submitting an application.
Length of time at this residence (years & months)*
Please provide the number of animals your city allows per home.
Do you currently own any pets?*
If you have current pets, please list them, including names, ages, breeds / species.
Please describe your current pet's health, activity, and training level
Please list any previous pets you have had in the last 10 years. Where are they now, if not living with you anymore?
This section is about the specific pet you are interested in adopting, as well as questions geared toward helping us determine whether you are a match for the specific pet's needs. Please provide as much information as possible.
Please explain what you like about this particular pet*
What steps have you taken to learn about this species of pet ownership in general?*
What behavioral / training issues can you deal with comfortably?*
What behavioral / training issues would make you uncomfortable, or affect your long-term placement with this pet?*
Where will your new pet spend most of it's time:*
Some combination of Indoors and Outdoors
Please explain how the pet will live by describing a typical day.*
What reason can you think of that would require you to return the pet to Underdog Rescue?*
If, for any reason, you were unable to keep this pet, will you agree to return it to Underdog Rescue?*
Yes, I will agree to return to Underdog
No, I will not agree to return to Underdog
Personal Reference 1 (Name, Relationship to you, Telephone, Email)*
Personal Reference 2 (Name, Relationship to you, Telephone, Email)*
This application is not a legal, binding contract, whereby filling it out does not guarantee pet adoption. By choosing "I Agree" you are agreeing that Underdog Rescue and Placement may contact your veterinarian and references to ascertain your history regarding pet care and consistency. Please understand, our mission is to find permanent homes for homeless pets, we use this form as a part of our screening process, thus it may take from several days, to several weeks before adoption can occur.
Any false statements provided on this application, during the interview process, or at any time during our decision making period, will result in an automatic denial.
By selecting "I Agree" you hereby certify that the information provided by you in this application is true and correct.*
I Do Not Agree
I understand that in order for my application to stay active, I must reply within 24 hours of each e-mail communication or Underdog Rescue will move on to the next applicant in line.*
If you have completed all required information, please submit the application for review by clicking on the "Submit" button below. After hitting submit, a confirmation page will show at the top of the page. Use the scroll bar to scroll back up to the top of the page to view it.
Thank you for your interest in an Underdog. We will be in contact with you shortly.