ADOPTION APPLICATION
 
ADOPTION FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS AND ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
Purebred pups under 1 year old = $600
All other dogs, regardless of age = $400
All dogs 9 years of age or older will be adopted to senior citizens (people 70 years +) at no charge

All applications require a $20 nonrefundable application fee. You must be 21 years of age to complete an application. Once your application and fee have been received, an adoption volunteer will contact you to discuss your application. Thank you for your interest in Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Inc. We look forward to speaking with you!

 
How did you hear
about us?
First Name of Applicant
Last Name of Applicant
Name(s) of any Co-Applicants
Do you qualify for our Senior Dog program by being 65 years or older? Yes No
Address

Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta requires all family members (human and canine) meet the orphan(s) being considered. All out-of-town applicants must come to Atlanta and if they adopt, they must drive their new dog home. We do not transport dogs, ship dogs or allow them to be flown commercially to their new home.
City
State
Zip
County
Home Phone
Work Phone
Cell Phone
Email Address
Applicant Occupation, Employer, and Work Schedule
Co-Applicant Occupation, Employer, and Work Schedule
How long have you lived a current address?
If less than a year, please provide previous address.
Do you live in a: House? Apt.? Duplex? Condo? Other?
Do you: Own Rent
If you rent, provide name of complex, landlordís name, and phone number.
Do you have a fence? Yes No
Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Inc. strongly recommends adequate fencing especially for all homes with children under 6 years old. Invisible fencing is acceptable for some dogs and not for others. The Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta Board of Directors reserves the right to decline placement of a dog who is not a good candidate for an invisible fence into a home with such fencing. Acceptable invisible fencing includes the Invisible Fence brand by Pet Safe - http://www.invisiblefence.com and Dog Watch Hidden Fence brand - http://www.dogwatch.com. In addition, the Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta Board of Directors reserves the right to require standard fencing for certain dogs in the program regardless of whether there are children in the home or not.
If yes, what type of fence?
Height of fence?
If no, do you plan to install one? Yes No
If you do not have a fence and do not plan on installing one, how will you handle outdoor time?
Do you have a pool? Yes No
Do you have water access (lake house, beach house, or boat)? Yes No
How do you plan to exercise the dog?
Please list all members of your household and ages of ANY children who either live with you or visit you on a regular basis (include any grandchildren or other relatives)
If you plan to have children, how will you handle the added demands of young children and your Great Pyrenees?
Is any member of your household physically, mentally or emotionally challenged? If yes, please explain:
List names, ages, spay/neuter status, species (dog, cat, etc), and breed of ALL pets in your household:
Please provide a history of any dog ever owned:
Have you ever: Lost a pet? Had a pet stolen? Given away/sold a pet? Turned a pet into a shelter?
If yes, please explain.
Have you ever adopted a dog? Yes No
If yes, how did you obtain the dog?
What breed was the dog?
Have you or anyone in your family or living in your household, ever had an animal control violation or been convicted of an animal-related crime? Yes No
If yes, please explain:
If you ever had a pet die at an early age or due to an accident, please provide details:
What is the name, phone number and address of your current vet or the previous vet you used?
What are you looking for in a Great Pyrenees?
Would you consider a pair of GPs who already know and love one another?
Age?
Sex?
If it has a Great Pyrenees personality, would you consider a mix?
Who will care for, exercise and train the dog?
How many hours a day will the dog stay alone?
Where will the dog stay when you are away from home during the day?
Where will the dog sleep at night?
Where will your dog stay when you go out of town?
Adopted GPs must wear a collar and ID tags (including an Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta tag) at all times. Retractable leashes are prohibited for Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta dogs. These leashes have proven dangerous to humans and dogs.
Are you willing to take your dog to obedience training? Yes No
Consult an expert for advice on behavior problems? Yes No
Why do you want to adopt a Great Pyrenees?
Why do you think you would be a good adopter for one of our Great Pyrenees?
 
I/We acknowledge that all the information provided is true and correct and that I/we have answered all questions truthfully. I/We verify that I/We have read, understood and agree to follow the terms and conditions of Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Inc.ís Adoption Requirements. I/We understand that Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Inc. assumes approval by signature of any application electronically sent. Yes No

Submission of application does not guarantee placement of a dog through Great Pyrenees Rescue Atlanta, Inc.