Adoption Application

Florida Dobermann Pinscher Rescue Ring
DOBE APPLICATION FORM

We have a one-way drive time limit of 3 hours from southwest Florida for placements of our adoptable animals.

Note: All answers on this app MUST be completed. Otherwise, your application will not be processed.

Please copy and paste application into an e-mail, fill out your answers and e-mail responses back to dobermannrescue@earthlink.net for Dobie you are interested in.

We do not keep applications on file. Please watch the website for updates.
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Date:
Name of Dobermann you are interested in:
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Are you applying to another rescue in this state, if so, which?
Are you applying for another Dobie on the FDPRR website? If so, which one/s?

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Name:
Street
City:
State:
Zip Code :
Home Phone:
Cell Phone
How late can we call you?
What is your age range? 18-35_______ 36-50_______ 51-65_________66-75____________ over 75__________

Occupation :
Work Phone:

E-mail address :
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Do you own or rent your home?

Please provide directions from a major roadway:
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How long have you lived at this address?
If less than 2 years, what is your former address?

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If own, does your homeowner’s insurance allow Dobermanns?
Name of insurance Company and agent with phone #:

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If rent, will your landlord approve ownership of Dobermann?
Landord’s name and phone number:
Do you have an enclosed fenced yard?
If fenced, what type fencing?
How high?
If no fence, how will the dog be exercised and pottied?
How far from your front door is the road?
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Would you be willing to have a home visit before adopting a Dobermann?

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In event of a hurricane or other disaster what plans are in place for you and your pets?
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Will the dog be exposed to children on a regular basis?
If yes please answer the following questions:
Age:
Sex :
Live with or how often visit:

Age:
Sex :
Live with or how often visit:

(If more, please answer above questions for each child.)
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How many adults other than the primary owner will live in the house with the dog?
How many children will live in the house?
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If you have life style changes such as:
New Baby
Moving
Divorce
Remarry
Other
What if anything do you plan for your pets?
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If you become ill or dead, who will take care of the dog?

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Do you own other dogs?
If yes, are they currently licensed in your county?
If yes, are they currently microchipped?
What type of Heartworm Preventative medication do you use?
What brand dog food does your dog eat?
How often is he/she fed?
How often is water available for your pet?
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For any dogs in your home, please answer the following:
Name:
Age:
Sex:
Neutered?
Breed:
How Obtained?

Age:
Sex:
Neutered?
Breed:
How Obtained?

(If more, please answer above questions for each dog.)
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Do you own any cats?
How many?
If yes, are they currently licensed in your county?
If yes, are they microchipped?
If yes, please answer the following for each cat:
Age:
Sex:
Neutered?
Indoor or Outdoor:

Age:
Sex:
Neutered?
Indoor or Outdoor:

Have your cats lived with dogs before?
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Describe any other animals that you own:
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Is there someone home during the day?
Is there someone home during the night?
Where will the dog stay during the day?
Where will the dog stay during the night?
Where will the dog sleep?
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Will you have a dog house for your Dobie?
If yes, where will this dog house be located – front or back yard?
What type/brand is the dog house?
Is dog house in a fenced-in yard or will you keep the dog on a chain near the dog house?
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What other dogs have you owned in the past?

 

Please give the dog’s name and breed, the length of time you had the dog,
and the reason why you no longer have the dog.

 

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Why would you like to own a Doberman?
Have you ever obedience trained a dog before?
Would you be willing to take obedience lessons with your Doberman?
What would cause you to give up your Dobermann?
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Your current or most recent Veterinarian:
Veterinarian’s Address
Veterinarian’s Phone number
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LIST TWO PERSONAL REFERENCES
Name:
Phone:

Name:
Phone:
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Have you ever been refused an animal adoption?
If yes, by whom?
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Have you ever had to give up a pet for any reason?
If yes, please state reason:
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For what reasons would you give up a pet?
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Do you live in a county or city with pet limits?
If so, how many pets are you “permitted” to have?
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Are you aware once you adopt this Dobe, you cannot sell, give, or in any way transfer ownership of him/her? This Dobe MUST be returned to rescue, or we must have final approval on any transfer.
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Where did you hear about the Florida Dobermann Pinscher Rescue Ring?
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Your Preferences: (Check all that apply)
EARS: Cropped___ Natural___
TAIL: Docked___ Natural___

AGE RANGE: _______________________
SEX: Female___ Male___
COLOR: Black___ Red___ Blue___ Fawn___ White___

Please indicate next to each quality below if it is
V.I. – Very Important
S.I. – Somewhat Important
N.I. – Not Important
in regard to the Dobermann you are looking to adopt. There are no right or wrong answers. The information will facilitate finding the right dog for you.

Youth:
Maturity:
Well-trained:
Appearance:
Cleanliness:
Health/Physical fitness:
Affectionate:
Protectiveness:
Independence:
Low Maintenance:
Working ability:
Friendliness towards children:
Sociability with dogs outside household:
Sociability with people other than owner:
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Thank you. We will be getting back to you shortly.

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