Until there are none, save one.
Co-Applicant Name (First and Last)
When is the best time to contact you?
Do you work?*
How did you hear of Dachshund Rescue of Houston
Have you or the co-applicant ever applied to Dachshund Rescue of Houston before?*
Have you applied with any other rescue*
Do you own or rent your home*
Do you live in a:*
If other, please describe:
If you rent, please enter your landlord's name and phone number
If you rent, do you have permission from your landlord to have a pet?
If you rent, have you paid your pet deposit?
If you rent and a deposit is required, please enter the amount of the pet deposit. Specify whether it is a one-time fee for any numbers of animals, or if it is a per-animal fee.
How long have you lived at this residence?*
How many people (including you) live in your home?*
Please list the ages of the people living in your household.*
Please list any step-children, grandchildren, cousins, friends' children and their ages(s), that visit regularly on weekends or vacations.
Who in the household will care for the pet*
Is your yard fenced*
Yard Partially Fenced
Yard Completely Fenced
Is the fenced area attached to your residence?
What type of fence
What is the height of the fence
Do you have stairs inside or outside your home?*
Do you have a dog door?*
Do you have a pool?*
Do you currently have any pets? *
For all pets in the house, please list: Pet Name, Type of Pet & Breed, Age, Sex, Spayed or Neutered:
Have you had any pets besides the ones listed above?*
What happened to those pets? Why are they no longer with you?
Please list the names and phone numbers of your pets' veterinarians (Name of Vet or Clinic, Phone Number, Pets who were cared for by this vet.)*
Do we have your permission to check your vet records? (To expedite the processing of your application, please give your veterinarians permission to release information to Dachshund Rescue of Houston.)*
Where do you purchase Heartworm Preventative? If on-line, please provide the website address. *
Have you ever given up a pet? If yes, please explain
Please explain in detail your idea of the Dachshund who would fit best into your home. *
Will the animal be kept inside or outside*
Inside and Outside
Where will the animal sleep*
How much time will the animal spend alone during the day*
Where will the animal be kept when you are not home (Running Errands / At Work)?*
Where will the pet be kept while you are on vacation?*
Describe how you will housetrain the dog, and what you will do if it pees or poops in the house:*
Please describe a typical day's activities for your new pet(s). What will be their daily routine? *
Please explain how and where will you exercise your dachshund? *
How do you feel about walking a rescued dachshund WITHOUT a leash?*
How often do you expect a healthy dachshund to have accidents in the house?
Will you return this dog if you have difficulty housetraining him/her?*
For what reasons would you feel compelled to give up your dachshund or any other animal?
Please explain all the reasons you checked above (an honest, DETAILED answer is best, so we can find the BEST dog for your situation). *
If the dachshund cannot remain in your home with your family, will you notify Dachshund Rescue of Houston?*
Would you consider fostering a special needs dog?*
Would you consider fostering a dog that submissively pees?*
Would you consider fostering a dog that MUST sleep in bed with you?*
Would you consider fostering a senior dog?*
Would you consider fostering a dog unreliable with small children?*
Would you consider fostering a dog needing housetraining?*
Would you consider fostering a dog needing daily medications?*
Would you consider fostering a dachshund "mixed-breed"?*
Would you consider fostering a pair of dachshunds?*
Please describe any constraints you might have for a foster dog. (For example, cannot take a foster with ______ trait, due to _______ condition in the home.)*
Please describe the strengths you have as a foster. (For example, if you have experience in rehabilitating dachshunds who have gone down in the back, if you have experience with administering medication/IV's, or if you have expertise in potty training.) If you are new to fostering, please let us know - our goal is to set you (and the foster dog) up for success.*
Please add any other information you think might be helpful to us in evaluating your application.
If you decide to keep your foster dachshund, do you agree to pay the Adoption Fee for that dog?*
I certify that the information entered on this application is true. Enter your name and date:*