Please note: Our adoption application has been having technical difficulties over the last few weeks.
You can contact us via MinnesotaGreyhoundRescue@yahoo.com until it is sorted out. Thank you
City, State, Zip, (County)
Buisness Telephone (s)
Your Email Address
Best Time to Call at Home
Best Time to Call at Work
ccupation (s) / Employer (s) / Time in position (s)
List names & ages of all children living in the home: Please note: You will be asked to read the book, "Childproofing Your Dog" by Brian Kilcommons.
List the names, ages & relationship of all other persons living in your home
How did you hear about Minnesota Greyhound Rescue?
Have you ever met a retired racing greyhound?
Why do you want to adopt a retired racing greyhound?
Are you willing to spend the funds necessary to care for a greyhound?
Do you agree to keep this dog on good nutritionally balanced dog food?
Do you agree to administer Heart Worm preventative or other necessary medications and transport the dog for vet appointments as necessary?
What is the activity level of your household?
How many hours per day will the greyhound be home alone?
Where will the greyhound stay when home alone?
Where will the greyhound sleep at night?
Do you have other pets and if so, what breed, sex, age, and spayed / neutered?
Please list previously owned pets and what happened to them
Do you live in a
Single Family Home
Do you own or rent?
Do you have permission from the landlord or condo association to have a dog?
If required, will you provided written permission from the appropriate party?
Do you have a fenced yard?
If Yes to Fence, please list type, size of yard and height: (Please place N/A in this field if it does not apply)
Are you willing / able to provide on-leash walks?
Who will be the primary caretaker of the greyhound?
Veterinarian: (Please list name, complete address and telephone number)
May we contact your veterinarian as a reference?
References: Please list the name and contact information for a personal reference (not a member of your household or immediate family)
On a scale of 1-5 (5 being the highest) How would you rate your knowledge of dog behavior
Does your family anticipate any major lifestyle changes in the next year, please explain: (Examples: retirement, moving, new jobs or schedule change)
What do you consider a valid reason for giving up a pet: (Please list other in comment area if more than one apply)
Having a Baby
Too Rough with Kids
Unable to Housebreak
Please explain: (Please place N/A in this field if it does not apply)
Would you ever consider moving somewhere that doesn't allow your pets? Please explain
Are all members of the household in total agreement with this decision to adopt a greyhound?
If No, please explain: (Please place N/A in this filed if it does not apply)
Occasionally, an older greyhound or special needs greyhound becomes available. Would you be willing to adopt such a dog?
Are you willing to seek help and work through a problem, if you greyhound needs additional help in adjusting to its home life?
If approved, what age greyhound would you prefer?
If approved, do you have a sex preference for the greyhound?
Do you understand that this greyhound may not be house trained? (Greyhounds are crate trained and must learn house manners.) Are you willing to take the time and energy necessary to train this greyhound?
May we conduct a in home interview?
Adopting a greyhound is a commitment to provide the safest environment possible for the dog. To ensure the safety and health of the greyhound, the following "Adoption Requirements" must be complied with explicitly. Please do not consider adopting if you will not be able to adhere to these requirements.
It is vital to keep your greyhound on leash whenever it is outdoors, unless it is in a fenced-in area. NEVER "trust" it not to run away.
The greyhound MUST be an indoor pet, and must NEVER be chained outside or left outside for long periods of time.
You must keep a collar and ID tag on the greyhound at all times.
If your greyhound should become lost, you are REQUIRED to notify MNGR immediately.
You are responsible for providing both routine and emergency medical care for the greyhound.
You MUST notify MNGR if for any reason you find that you cannot keep your greyhound, and you MUST agree that you will not give or sell the greyhound to anyone without the written permission of MNGR.
I / We have read and agree to abide by the Adoption Requirements. If I / We qualify and receive a greyhound from Minnesota Greyhound Rescue, I / We will accept full responsibility for the greyhound.
I / We also understand that to complete the processing of this application, a representative of the adoption program will schedule a visit to our home to assist us in matching the needs of a greyhound with the needs of our household.
I/We understand that if it is discovered that we are failing to meet any of the Adoption Requirements, any greyhound placed with us may be removed immediately by MNGR.
By submitting this application, I / We agree to such a scheduled visit and confirm that all members of the household will attend the home visit. I / We certify that all information provided on this application is true and correct. I understand that I may be asked to sign a printed copy of this application before receiving a greyhound.
This application will not be accepted unless completely filled out! Thank You!
Thank you for filling out the Minnesota greyhound rescue Adoption form.