Live with Relatives
Is this a Rental Property?
Do you plan to move in the near future?
If you were to move where pets are not allowed, what will you do with your pet?
Are you currently employed?
Is the other Primary Adult currently employed?
What breed of Dog are you interested in?
Australian Cattle Dog
Bernese Mountain Dog
Catahoula Leopard dog
Coonhound, Treeing Walker
Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)
Mixed Breed, Medium (up to 44 lbs fully grown)
Mixed Breed, Small (under 24 lbs fully grown)
Spaniel, American Cocker
Spaniel, Cavalier King Charles
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Terrier, Fox, Toy
Terrier, Jack Russell
Terrier, Soft Coated Wheaten
Terrier, West Highland White
What breed of Cat are you interested in?
Domestic Medium Hair
What age animal are you looking for?
6 months-2 years
I am specifically interested in:
Big Lou (C355)
Is this your first experience with a pet?
Family owned pets as a child
What are your reasons for wanting to adopt a pet?
Do you have any concerns about adopting a new pet?
What reasons might cause you to return your pet?
What provisions will you make for your pet in the event something were to happen to you and you were no longer able to care for it?
Please list all pets residing in your household in the past 5 years
Have you applied/adopted a pet from us before?
Have you ever had to relinquish at pet to us or another animal welfare organization?
If yes, under what circumstances?
Dog Related Questions
What qualities are you looking for in a dog? (playful, obedient, calm, etc.) *
Do you have a securely fenced yard?
How will you meet your dog's need for daily exercise?
Cat Related Questions
What qualities are you looking for in a cat? (affectionate, lap cat, playful, etc.) *
Will this cat be allowed outdoors?
If Yes, under what circumstances?
Do you plan on getting this cat declawed?
What are your reasons for wanting to declaw?
Are you aware that declawing is an amputation of the nail across the first joint of the toe, and may result in infection and/or permanent negative temperament and/or behavior changes?
Would like more information
Would you consider not declawing if provided with information about how to introduce the cat to a scratching post and clipping the nails?
By submitting this form, you certify that the information you have given is true and that you recognize that any misrepresentations of facts may result in losing your privilege of adopting a pet. You understand the Hinsdale Humane Society has the right to deny your request to adopt an animal, and you authorize investigation of all statements in this application. You understand that this application is the property of the Hinsdale Humane Society.