We hate paperwork, too. But to help us keep track of all the people who want to give our dogs wonderful homes, we need you to fill out an 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. Please complete all applicable fields. 

The Basics
Some basic information and how we can get in touch with you.
Name *
Home Phone
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Cell Phone
Have you ever applied for a dog from BARRK before?
Have you applied to adopt a dog from any other rescues?
Employment Info
Many of our dogs are surrendered because owners are no longer able to care for them. We want to ensure that we place dogs in financially stable homes.
Employer Phone Number
Employer Phone Number
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 more quiet. Some dogs need a large, fenced yard, while others would do great with just a few short walks.
Has this been discussed with all members of the home?
Do you rent or own?
Is the yard fenced?
May we visit your home?
A Few Additional Details
Work schedules, other pets, and references.
Have you had animal in the last 10 years?
Have you ever given away, surrendered, or sold a pet before?
Name, Address, Phone Number
Please include at least two personal references. Family members cannot be personal references.
Are you aware and do you accept that BARRK requires that all dogs and cats in the household be spayed/neutered before an adoption of a BARRK dog can take place? *
Are you aware and do you accept that BARRK requires an adoption fee? *
The average dog has a lifespan of 12 to 15 years. Are you willing to make a commitment to this dog for the rest of his/her life?
If this is a long distance adoption, are you willing to:
If, for any reason, you are unable to keep your dog, do you agree to notify BARRK immediately? *
If you are unable to keep your dog, do you agree to return him/her to BARRK without hesitation? *
If this is a long distance adoption, and you are unable to keep your dog, are you willing to assume the responsibility, including travel and financial responsibility, for returning the dog to BARRK? *
I agree to the following: All statements made on this application are truthful; I have made no false statement with regard to family members in household, references provided not being family members, status of my home ownership and any other statements made on this application. *
I certify that all information provided on this form is true. I give permission to Rescuer to verify information as needed. I understand that a home check may be mandatory prior to adopting a pet, also.  Any false statement will terminate potential adoption. Furthermore, I understand and accept that the adoption decision depends upon many factors, including – but not limited to – the compatibility of the family and home to the individual dog and other applications received on the dog. I understand and accept that BARRK. will decide which home is most appropriate for the individual dog, and therefore I will not take issue with the decision. Unless otherwise indicated by BARRK, I may be considered for another dog.