Dog Application

Snooty Giggles Dog Adoption Application







An application does not mean you are required to adopt – it just lets us know you are seriously considering a dog for adoption.       


We recognize that you may find this application long but we want to ensure that your match is an ideal match. 


Please read the following before applying

  1. All dogs in the adoptive household must be UTD on all vaccines and spay/neutered at time of applying.
  2.   If your current dogs are not using a prescription Heart Worm Preventative written from your veterinarian year-round, your application will be rejected.
  3.   We will verify with your vet and we will need copies of proof of sales receipts that heart worm prevention is being used.  Thank you for your understanding.


*Adopters must be 25yrs old, or have a parent co-sign for adoption.*


If your application fails to submit, please go back over the application and fields marked with RED will indicate missing fields that must be completed before the application will submit. We understand not all fields may apply to you and your situation, if the question does not apply to you or your situation please use N/A to complete the fields.


    About You and Your Household

    Some basic information and how we can get in touch with you. Adopters must be 25yrs old, or have a parent co-sign for adoption.

    Applicant Name:
    Person #1
    First Name: (Required)

    Last Name: (Required)

    Age: (Required)

    Person #2
    First Name: (Required, if Co-Adopting.)

    Last Name: (Required, if Co-Adopting.)

    Age: (Required, if Co-Adopting.)

    Street Address: (Required.)

    City: (Required.)

    State: (Required.)

    Zip: (Required.)

    Phone# 555-555-1234 (Required)

    Secondary Phone# 555-555-1234

    Email Address: (Required)

    Is there a specific dog you are interested in adopting from us? If yes, please indicate the dog's name. If no, please tell us if there is anything specific you are looking for (e.g. age, size, male/female, etc.)

    Employment Info

    Person #1
    Place of Employment: (Required)

    Occupation: (Required)

    Work Days & Hours: (Required)

    Person #2
    Place of Employment: (Required)

    Occupation: (Required)

    Work Days & Hours: (Required, if applicable.)

    Home Environment

    We want to make sure that the dog you're interested in is a good fit for your home environment. Some dogs thrive in a high-energy home, while others need something a bit quieter. Some dogs need a large, fenced yard, while others would do great with just a few short walks.

    Do you understand the state and local ordinances concerning licensing and leashing? (Required)

    Have you applied to any other rescue group? If so, please list the group name and date of application (this will enable us to coordinate placement efforts): (Required)

    Is there a dog or pet limit in your city or county? If so, what is the limit? (Required)

    May we visit your home? (Required)

    Please list the names and ages of all persons who live in your household (or who visit regularly):

    Pet Allergies?

    Pet Allergies?

    Pet Allergies?

    Pet Allergies?

    Yard Fencing and size

    Do you have a fence? (Required)

    Type of fencing?

    How high is the fence if not invisible?

    How large is the yard that the dog will have access to?

    What pets do your currently have in your household?





    If you Rent, complete the following:

    Landlord’s Name:
    Landlord's Telephone Number: 555-555-1234
    Does your Landlord allow large dogs, if applying for a large dog?

    A Few Additional Details

    About The Adoptive Dog.

    Reason for adopting a dog:

    Are you willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide training, medical treatment and proper care for your dog for its entire life?

    What will you do if your new dog chews your belongings or shows other destructive behavior?

    How will your dog be confined to your property (please include all that apply)?
    In the houseIn a crate or kennelIn a fenced yardOn a chainIn a garageOn a patioOther...

    Will the dog be outside unsupervised? If yes, for how long (on avg)? (Required)

    How much exercise do you plan to give your dog?

    Activity Level you would prefer in your dog?

    Will the dog be walked daily? (Required)

    Will the dog be exercised in a fenced area? (Required)

    Would you consider a Special Needs Dog, such as one who requires medication for a permanent but controlled condition? (Required)

    Where will your pet be kept during the day? (Required)

    And at night? (Required)

    How many hours will the dog spend alone each day? (Required)

    Rescued Dogs have sometimes been in neglectful and/or abusive situations and therefore, may experience difficulty making the transition to a new home. Are you willing to be patient while your dog adjusts to its new home? (Required)

    How long do you feel an animal should be given for an adjustment period?

    Are you willing to work with a new pet on any issues he or she may have? (Required)

    What behaviors would be unacceptable to you?

    What actions would you take to correct these behaviors?

    Will your dog receive formal obedience training? (Required)

    For local adopters, if your application is approved, will you sign up for our free Project Reward puppy/obedience classes offered with an SGDR adoption? (Required)

    If you move, what will you do with your dog?

    Will you groom the dog or use a groomer?

    Are you aware that routine costs of maintaining a dog average approximately $800-1200 per year? (Required)

    Your Experience with Dogs

    Please list all pets you have owned in the past three years:

    Pets Name:
      What happened to the pet?

    Pets Name:
      What happened to the pet?

    Pets Name:
      What happened to the pet?

    Pets Name:
      What happened to the pet?

    **If your current dogs are not using Prescription written HWP from your Vet year-round, your application will be rejected. We will verify with your vet that such prevention is being used. Thank you for your understanding**.

    Vet Reference

    Are you Currently using Prescription Heartworm Preventative? (Required)

    Where was the Prescription Heartworm Preventative purchased?

    If you purchase prescription Heartworm Prevention online, please be prepared to email your receipts.
    Street Address:




    Telephone Number: 555-555-1234

    Please list all vets you have used in the last three years for vaccines, spay/neuter, and prescription heartworm prevention.

    Current Vet Name: (Required)

    Street Address: (Required)

    City: (Required)

    State: (Required)

    Zip: (Required)

    Telephone Number: 555-555-1234 (Required)

    Other Vet:
    Please include Name, Address & Phone #

    Personal References

    If no vet reference is available, please include at least two personal references. Family members cannot be personal references. (**If using personal references please allow extra time in processing your application. Thanks SGDR)
    Name, Phone #

    Have you sold, given away or surrendered a pet to a shelter?

    Have you or any member of your family/household been cited for leash law violation or animal neglect/cruelty in the past?

    In submitting this application, I/we hereby certify that all the information provided on this application is true, complete and accurate to the best of my/our knowledge. I/we attest that I/we have read the Terms and Conditions of Adoption and also understand that completion and submission of this application does not guarantee adoption of a dog and Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue reserves the right to refuse any adoption.

    We’re 100% volunteer-based, so it may take us a few days to respond to your application. Thanks for your patience.

    If you have submitted an application and not had a response to your submitted application within 2-3 business days, please email to make sure we received your application.