Please list age, sex, spayed/neutered and temperament of dog taken on HV
List all numbers in order of contact preference
ex: subdivision, rural, closest busy street, etc
debris, hazards, feces, etc
Type, height, locks, gates, completely enclosed, condition, etc
Briefly describe interior of home. Is it clean, tidy and safe for a dog. **Include info on type of flooring surfaces
List areas of the home dog will not be allowed. If dog allowed everywhere, enter "None"
List stairs or other hazards in home dog will encounter.
BRIEFLY list experience with training, behavior issues, medical, etc
Has applicant ever relinquished a dog to shelter/rescue, etc? Explain why if yes.
Has the family adopted a rescue dog before?
Are there children living in the home?
List name, gender and age of each child
How do the children react to volunteer's dog?
Will rescue golden come into regular contact with children under the age of 10 that do not live in the home?
If yes, describe how often, what ages, and relationship to applicant(s)
What is the family's opinion on how children and dogs should interact?
List name, age, species, breed (if dog), gender, neutered or spayed
If family has a cat, where is the litter box and cat food kept?
What brand of food do/did they feed their dog(s)?
Do they plan to adopt any other pets in the future (besides this one)?
Comments on above three questions.
How do they plan to exercise the dog? Ex: leash walk, dog park, running partner, etc
How do they plan to correct the dog's inappropriate or bad behavior? Ex: positive reinforcement, time out, scold firmly, etc
What are the family's plans for the dog? Family pet, hunting, rescue training, etc.
Describe the interactions between the people and their pets.
What expenses do they anticipate and are they realistic?
How does the family react to the volunteer’s dog? (are they relaxed about the activities of your dog in their household)
Other comments on their preferences for a golden.
What is your gut feeling about this family and why? Are your recommendations compatible with their requests (age, energy level, etc.)