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Doberman Rescue of the Triad was created to find homes for abandoned, abused and neglected Doberman Pinschers. Interested in adopting one of these truly loyal companions? Consider Doberman Rescue of the Triad. Chances are, we have the right dobe for you!


Adoption Process & Application

Our adoption process is stringent to ensure our "Doberkids" are accepted into the "right" home. We ask that you fill out our application below to begin our process.

Thank you for being as thorough in the form details as we are in our dedication to matching the perfect dog with the perfect family.
Adoptive Parents Info
Primary Adoptive Parent
First Name*:
Last*:

Secondary Adoptive Parent
First Name:
Last:

Address*:
Maximum of 100 characters
City*:
State*:
Zip*:
Home Phone*:
Work Phone*:
Cell Phone*:
Fax:
Email*:
Employment Information
Occupation*:
Employer*:
Address*:
City*:
State*:
Zip*:
How long at your present job*:  
Have you ever been charged with animal or child abuse?
 Yes    No

If Yes - When: 

LIVING SITUATION:
Type of Residence *
House     Condo     Townhouse
Apartment     Mobile Home     Other
    If 'Other' please list here:

Ownership *
Own     Rent     Other
    If 'Other' please list here:

Are you planning to move in the near future?     Yes    No
If 'Yes' please list location here:

May we visit your residence?*     Yes     No

Do You Have A Fenced Yard? *     Yes     No
Type of fence:     Height:
Approximate Dimension: 
Attached to House? Yes    No
If you do not have a fence, how will the dog be exercised?

Are There Other Adults In The Residence *    Yes    No
If yes, enter the number:

Are there children in the home? *    Yes    No
If yes, enter their name, gender and age
PLEASE TELL US WHAT TYPE OF DOBERMAN YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADOPT:
Sex Preference
Male     Female     Either
Color Preference: 
Ear Prefrence
Cropped     Natural     No Preference
Age Preference (check all that apply)
Under 6 Months
6 Months To 1 Year
1 Year To 3 Years
3 Years To 5 Years
Over 5 Years
No Preference
Did you see any specific Dobermans on the site that you were interested in adopting?
If so please enter their name(s) in order of preference.
Why do you want a Doberman?
What qualities do you most desire in a Doberman?
(Quiet & Reserved ... Active ... For Agility Training)
Other Dogs / Animals
Have you or your spouse owned a Doberman before?
Yes    No
If yes, how long ago? 
What happened to it?

Are there other animals currently in the home?
 Yes   No
If yes, list type or breed, age, sex, neutered or not and where they were kept for each animal

What other animals have you owned in the past 5 years?
If you had dogs, what happened to them? What kind of problems did you have with them?

Have you ever given away, sold or surrendered a dog before and why? *
Yes     No
If yes, list the reasons below.
Do your neighbors have pets?    Yes    No
If Yes, please describe:
Are they aware that you will be adopting a Doberman?    Yes    No
If yes, what was their reaction:
VETERINARY HISTORY:
List the veterinary clinic you currently use:
NOTE: Please verify that you listed the correct address and phone number for your veterinarian's office. Incorrect information, or listing your personal phone number, will delay the application process.
Name of Clinic*:
Address*:
City*:
State*:
Zip*:
Phone*:

Names of Pets Seen By Veterinarian*
List the Name & Breed - 1 per line

List other veterinarians that you have used in the past.
Please include Address and Phone Numbers
Pets Medical HISTORY:
Are your Pets current on all vaccinations, Rabies shots, heartworm and fecal tests?*
Yes     No
Do you vaccinate for Distemper/Parvo? Yes    No
Do you vaccinate for Bordatella? Yes    No
Do you vaccinate for Rabies? Yes   No
Do you test for heart worms? Yes    No
Do you have fecal tests performed? Yes    No
Are your pets current on heartworm preventative*?    Yes    No
If yes, list the brand
OTHER INFORMATION
How long will dog be alone each day? *
How much time a day would be spent playing/training dog?
Where will dog be housed during most of the day?*
Where will dog be housed during the night? *
Feelings about crate use and do you own one?*
Dog food to be fed (please be specific):
Who will care for dog when you are out of town?
List any Humane Societies, Organizations, Breed or Training Clubs you are Associated With
Would you be willing to take the adopted dog to obedience classes?
Yes    No
How would you handle a destructive dog?
How would you handle a dog digging?
How would you handle a dog chewing?
How would you handle a dog that needs house training?
How would you handle a dog that jumps on people?
How did you hear about Doberman Rescue of the Triad?
Are you currently registered with any other Doberman Rescues?
Yes    No

If Yes, list please list the Agencies:

Terms and Conditions
Doberman Rescue of the Triad reserves the right to refuse adoption of any Doberman in its program for any reason.
  1. I AGREE THAT THE DOBERMAN I ADOPT FROM DRT WILL NOT BE USED FOR BREEDING PURPOSES, AND WILL BE ALTERED ACCORDING TO THE ADOPTION CONTRACT.
  2. I AGREE THAT IF I CANNOT KEEP THE DOBERMAN FOR ANY REASON, I WILL RETURN IT TO DRT IMMEDIATELY, FORFEITING ANY ADOPTION FEE AND/OR DONATION GIVEN TO DRT.
  3. DRT CANNOT HOLD DOGS INDEFINITELY. A DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED, OR THE DOG WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR THE NEXT ADOPTER. IF THE DOG IS NOT PICKED UP BY THE ADOPTER WITHIN THE AGREED-UPON-TIME, ADOPTER FORFEITS DEPOSIT AND ALL CLAIMS TO DOG.
   I HAVE READ THIS ADOPTION APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY AND HAVE UNDERSTOOD AND ANSWERED EACH QUESTION TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Contact: Carol Fama   P. O. Box 13979   Greensboro, NC 27415-3979
Rescue Areas Covered, but not limited to GA, NC, SC, VA, WV
phone: 336.621.3453   e-mail: FamaDobes@aol.com   fax: 336.621.9206 (no cover sheet required)
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