BBR Adoption/Foster Application
Please take your time when filling out the application.
Answer questions fully and to the best of your knowledge.
Completely answered forms allow us to accurately process applications.
Please note that the application process can take weeks to complete.
Please give us time to properly consider and screen your application so
that we can match the right dog to your family!
BAMA BULLY RESCUE
I am interested in:
Giving a dog a permanent home.
Fostering a dog until it finds a home.
Fostering, with the option to adopt.
I'm not sure- I have several questions.
Please tell us how you found Bama Bully Rescue
Friend, Relative, or Co-worker (please tell us who)
Other (please explain)
Address Line 2
How long have you been at this residence?
Have you ever adopted/applied to adopt a dog from BBR, another rescue, or any shelter or humane society?
Yes - please explain
Would you agree to having a volunteer come to your house to complete a homecheck prior to adoption?
Your Living Situation:
Live With Parents
Live With Roommate(s)
Live With Spouse or Partner
How many adults are in your household? (Over 21 years of age)
How many people in your household are under 21 years of age?
What are their ages?
If you have children, what
exposure or experience
do they have with pets?
Do you have regular visitors with
whom your pet will need to interact?
For instance, grandchildren or elderly relatives.
Is everyone in the household on board with getting a new pet?
I'm not sure (explain)
By checking yes, you agree to absolve Bama Bully Rescue and its representatives from any liability in reference to a dog from our program.
Are you aware of our adoption fees?
I need more information
Name of dog you are interested in:
Do you have any preferences in regards to color and/or appearance?
I would like the dog to be:
Already spayed or neutered.
Unspayed or unneutered.
It doesn't matter. (Explain)
I want a new dog because:
Myself/My family wants a new pet.
We want to breed.
We need a guard dog.
What interested you in a Pit Bull or Bully breed?
Do you have any preferences
What steps are you willing
to take to correct unwanted behaviors?
What behaviors do you have
experience dealing with?
What behaviors are you NOT
willing to deal with?
If your dog does something you don't like,
how will you approach the problem?
I live in:
A mobile home.
Do you own or rent?
I own my home.
I rent my home.
My parents own the home.
A friend/relative owns the home.
If you are renting, please provide the name and number of your landlord or homeowner.
If you rent, are you aware of a pet deposit and willing to pay one?
I have paid the pet deposit
There is no deposit required
There is a deposit but I have not yet paid it.
Do you have permission to own a bully breed from your landlord or
homeowner's association/ insurance company?
I'm not sure
If I ever have to move, I will:
Only move to a place that welcomes my dog.
Find my dog(s) a home if needed.
Relinquish my dog(s) to BBR.
Relinquish my dog(s) to a shelter.
Does the area in which you live have Breed Specific Legislation (BSL)?
Yes, see below
No- I called animal control and verified this.
I'm not sure.
Have you thought about and are you prepared
to deal with the discrimination that may come
with owning a bully breed?
(ie: neighbors/relatives, community bias)
Yes, I am prepared for it.
No, I was not aware of the discrimination.
I would like more information about this.
DOG LIVING SITUATION
Dog's Living Situation
Dog will be a house pet, living inside.
Dog will live in basement, or on the porch.
Dog will live outside, inside if bad weather.
Dog will live outside with a dog house.
Dog will live outside on a chain.
Dog will live outside on cable run or tie out.
When home alone, the dog will be:
In a crate in the house.
In a crate until he/she is housetrained.
In a garage or the basement.
Outside in a fenced in yard.
Outside in a kennel.
Tied up outside.
How many hours a day will the dog be alone?
How will the dog be exercised?
Leash walks every day.
Outside in fence.
Outside on a cable run.
Supervised access to unfenced yard.
Free to roam around.
My yard size is:
Do you have a fence?
Will install one soon.
What type of food will you feed your new dog?
How do you plan to feed your new dog - scheduled feedings or free feeding?
OTHER PETS/PAST EXPERIENCE
Do you have other pets?
One or more spayed female.
One or more neutered male.
One or more UNSPAYED female.
One or more UNNEUTERED male.
If your current pets are NOT spayed
or neutered please explain why:
Please give us specifics about your other dogs (breed, age, etc) and tell us about any other animals you own. Please list cats and other pets here. Please specify how they live (outside, inside, etc) and any medical conditions they may have.
Please tell us how long you've had your current dog(s).
If you have other dogs or have had in the past, please let us know their current situation.
Still have the dog.
Died of old age.
Died of disease.
Euthanized for behavior problems.
Killed by accident.
Hit by a car.
Ex spouse/partner kept after separation.
Returned to shelter or adoption agency.
Relinquished to an animal shelter.
Gave to friends or relatives.
Picked up by animal control.
FOSTER SECTION - COMPLETE ONLY IF APPLYING TO FOSTER
Have you fostered for a rescue group or shelter in the past, or are currently fostering?
Yes (if yes, who?)
How long are you willing to foster?
Where would the dog go if you had to go out of town?
Do you agree to provide, at your expense, toys and food for a foster dog? Medical expenses are covered by BBR as funds are available.
Name of your veterinarian:
Phone number of clinic:
How long have you been a client?
What owner name is the pet's information under?
If you do not have a veterinary reference, please explain why:
I currently have no pet and no vet.
I am a first time pet owner as an adult.
Provide us with one unrelated person's name and phone number who can
attest to your character:
If there is any other information you think will help us screen your application, please tell us.
***Bama Bully Rescue respects the privacy of our applicants, and will not disclose personal contact information. However, please understand that we reserve the right to share the impression or outcome of your application with interested parties.***
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