Adoption Application for a retired Greyhound



Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio
1757 Acreview Drive
Cincinnati, OH   45240  

OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO PLACE RETIRED RACING GREYHOUNDS INTO LOVING HOMES THAT WILL BENEFIT BOTH THE GREYHOUND AND THE ADOPTER. PLEASE FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION WITH AS MUCH DETAIL AS POSSIBLE AND RETURN IT TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS UPON COMPLETION.  WE WILL CONTACT YOU AS SOON AS THE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED.  YOU MAY ALSO EMAIL THE APPLICATION TO SREEP@CINCI.RR.COM.


Name:
Address:
City:  State:  ZIP-Code
Contact Phone (xxx-xxx-xxxx):  Alternate Phone (xxx-xxx-xxxx):
e-Mail:
Are you working with another Greyhound group at this time?: Yes / No
Number of adults in household:  Number of children in household and age(s):
Type of Dwelling: House / Apartment/Condominium / Other:
Do You: Own / Rent / If you rent, contact phone # (xxx-xxx-xxxx):
Are there stairs in your home? Yes / No
Do you have a fenced-in yard for the safety of the Greyhound?  (NOTE: A fenced-in yard is required in homes where there are children under 5 years of age present): Yes / No
If you do not have a fenced yard, are you willing and able to walk your Greyhound outside to relieve itself 4-6 times a day? Yes / No
Do you have cats? Yes / No - If yes, do they live? Indoors / Outside
Will the Greyhound have any exposure to children either now or in the future? Yes / No
Have the children been taught about the responsibility of owning and caring for a dog? Yes / No
Where will the Greyhound sleep during the day? / At Night?
How long will your Greyhound be home alone?
Is your household (check one): busy / quiet / average
Do you have a swimming pool in your yard? Yes / No
Who will be primarily responsible for the care and training of the Greyhound?
Are all family members in agreement with adopting a Greyhound? Yes / No
Do you or anyone in your home have any special needs or animal allergies? Yes / No
Height and Type of Fence:
Do you travel frequently? Yes / No - If so, who will care for the Greyhound?
Have you owned a dog previously? Yes / No - If yes, how many?
What breed were they and what became of the dog(s)?
Do you have a veterinarian? Yes / No - For how long?
List veterinarian’s name, address and phone number:
Why do you want to adopt a Greyhound?
Some Greyhounds are seniors (7years plus) or have special needs.
Would you be willing to consider a senior or special need’s Greyhound? Yes / No
How did you learn about Greyhound adoption and what research have you done?
Have you applied to another Greyhound adoption group in the last six months? Yes / No
List three personal references that have known you for at least three years (no relatives please).Names, phone numbers, addresses and email address.
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During the first year, are you willing to let a representative from Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio come to your home to check on the Greyhound? Yes / No
Do you understand that ownership of the dog will be subject to the conditions set forth in this application, and that if the dog is judged to be kept in any type of unacceptable environment by Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio, we are entitled to regain ownership of the Greyhound and take immediate possession of the Greyhound? Yes / No
Do you take full responsibility for all care and any future liability concerning this dog, once you take custody? Yes / No
Do you agree to immediately notify Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio if the Greyhound is lost and promise to keep a collar with tags bearing identification on your Greyhound at all times? Yes / No
Do you promise and agree to keep your Greyhound solely as a house pet, and agree never to use it for racing, hunting, or research/experiments? Yes / No
Do you promise and agree to return your Greyhound to Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio if for any reason you cannot keep your
Greyhound? Yes / No
Do you promise not to sell or give away your Greyhound without written permission from Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio? Yes / No
I/We understand and agree that the Greyhound can NEVER be tied out on a chain or rope, can never be turned loose outside except in a fenced-in yard and can NEVER be taken outside without a leash.
If there is more than one adult in the household, all adults must sign this application.
I (we) certify that all the information contained on this Greyhound adoption application is true and correct:
electronic Signature of applicant (type in full name) Date (MM/DD/YYYY):
electronic Signature of applicant (type in full name) Date (MM/DD/YYYY):



If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at any time.  Please mail or e-mail.   Thank You.

Suzanne Reep * (513) 478-1870
Joey’s Greyhound Friends of Ohio: www.greyhoundfriendsohio.org
Friends and Partners of Joey’s Greyhound Friends, Inc. E-Mail: sreep@cinci.rr.com