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German Shepherd Rescue
Central Texas
(and Mixed Breed Friends)

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 Thank you for your interest in our German Shepherd Dogs. To adopt a dog, a person must be:

  1. An adult with the responsibility for maintaining a household.
  2. Have ID verifying address, such as a driver's license.
  3. Be able to provide for the training and veterinary care of the dog and to pay an adoption fee to help cover the costs of rescue care.

The form below is simply a way for us to gather some basic information. To apply for a dog, you will need to fill out a full application.

Once you fill out the form, you should receive a follow up call from one of our volunteers within 48 hours.  If you do not hear from us within that time, please call 512-264-2478 to confirm that we received your form.
*Required fields

Adoption Information

*Street Address:
*Zip Code:
*Daytime Phone Number:
Evening Phone Number:
Drivers License Number (include state):
Occupation of Applicant:
Employed by:
Your Family and Pets
How many adults in the home?:
How many children at home??:
Ages of children:
Do all family members want a dog ? yes no
Do you live in a: House
Town Home/ Condo
Trailer/ Mobile Home
Do you own or rent your home?:
Do you have a fenced yard? yes  no
Height and Type of fence:
List current pets, including age and sex:
List former pets that you have had in the last five years and what happened to them:
Your Veterinarian's Name:
Your Veterinarian's Phone Number:
Have you used this vet in the past?:
Please list two references--at least one should not be a family member.
Reference #1 Name:
Reference #1 Phone Number:
Reference #2 Name:
Reference #2 Phone Number:
Your interest in a German Shepherd Dog
*Which dog(s) are you interested in applying for?
Why do you want a dog?: Companion
Guard Dog
Personal Protection
Child's Companion
Please explain in detail your idea of the dog that would fit best in your home.
List any step-children, grandchildren and others, including their ages that visit on a regular basis (week-ends or vacations):
Is there anyone at home who might be adversely affected by a dog (i.e. allergies)?:
Care and Training
Who will be responsible for the care of the dog?:
Where will the dog be kept during the day?:
Where will the dog be kept at night?:
Are you familiar with the use of a crate to train and/or confine the dog in your absence?: Yes   No
Will the dog have the run of the house? : Yes   No
Will the dog be tied outside or live in the yard? :
Do you own a kennel: Yes   No
Describe your dog training experience:
Will you take your dog  to Obedience Training? Yes   No
How will you discipline your dog?:
How will you exercise your dog  and what activities will you share ?:
What will you do with your dog when you go on vacation?:
If you move, what will you do with your dog?:
Are you willing to take responsibility for this dog for 10 years of more?: Yes   No
Are you aware of the costs involved in taking care of a large dog each year (vet care, licensing, food, toys, treats, obedience training - min. $600)?: Yes   No
What heartworm preventative will you use?:
What steps will you take to control fleas?:
We require that all dogs be spayed/neutered prior to adoption, do you have any questions about this policy?:
If you are unable to care for your dog in the future, who will accept responsibility for its care? :
What type of vehicle will you transport your GSD in; if a truck, where will the dog be in the truck?:
We try to follow up on the welfare of our adopted dogs - would you mind a visit or a call?: Yes   No
(All dogs are spayed/neutered prior to adoption.)
Do you have any special needs or wants?:
How did you hear about German  Shepherd Rescue, Central Texas? Another Rescue Group
Another Web site

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German Shepherd Rescue, Central Texas