Please find below our application form, please can you copy and paste the form either onto an email or onto a blank word document.  Once you have completed the form and answered all of the questions please email it to [email protected]
If you are unable to do the above please complete our enquiry form below and we can email an application form to you.  Should you have any further questions please let us know.

Many Thanks 

HAPPILY EVER AFTER DOG RESCUE

Pre-adoption Form

PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM AND  SEND IT TO US AT THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS: 

[email protected] or [email protected]



Name of the animal you're interested in adopting

Your full name

Your email address

Your phone number

Your home address


People resident in your home including the ages of all adults and any resident/visiting children:

Name/Age

Name /Age

Name /Age

Name /Age

Does anyone in the household suffer from allergies to any animals? If so please provide details.



Please list all other pets including type (e.g. dog/cat) ages, sex, neutered/spayed, rescued:


If you have previously owned animals please confirm whether they remained with you for life? 

If not please state reasons why?


What type of accommodation do you live in? Please state whether owned or rented. If you live in rented accommodation please provide proof that you have permission to adopt the pet you are interested in – for example a letter of permission from your landlord/letting agent.


How big is your garden? 

Is your Garden fully secure with fencing?

Work and family commitments including hours:


Work hours

Family commitments (ie out every weekend with sports)


If you have other commitments ie work how are you going to ensure your adopted pets needs are still met?

. (e.g. dog walker, doggy daycare, etc)


Please confirm whether you have any holiday commitments or are planning to move home in the near future:


What arrangements would you plan to have if you were going on holiday or away for a few days?


Can you provide an overview of family life, ie hobbies, activities

And how will a dog fit in to this?


Do you have a current vet? If so, please give their details here:


Do you know anyone that has previously adopted a dog from us?

Why are you looking to re-home a rescue animal?


Where will your adopted animal sleep?


Where will your adopted animal live during the day?


What house rules will apply to your adopted animal? Will it be banned from any rooms in your house? Will it be banned from any furniture?


Please give us an idea of the problems you are prepared to deal with (eg nervousness, chewing, training, housetraining). Please bear in mind that rescue dogs can come with issues of varying types and puppies can be hard work (but it’s worth it ☺ ):



Are you prepared for the challenges that can be faced with taking on a dog, if your personal circumstances change, what measures will you have to ensure the dog is not impacted? If you are having a difficult time are you happy to use our forum where trainers can help advise you?


Do you agree to make the minimum donation of £250 when you adopt a HEADR animal?

We ask that you commit to adopt your chosen animal with seven days of meeting him/her? (home check can be arranged before a meet and greet should you wish) Are you happy to agree to this?

Do you agree to follow up visits for us to check how you and your dog are getting on?


I declare that I have given true answers to the questions above (please sign or type your name and insert the date).

Signed:………………………………………………………………………………………..……………….

Dated: ……………………………………………….…………………………………………….………….

Happily Ever After Dog Rescue

Cornfield Cottage, Wells Road, Dundry, Bristol BS41 8NG

www.happilyeverafterdogrescue.co.uk

A NON PROFIT ORGANISATION



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