Application for Adoption or Foster Care

BTRI Application for Adoption or Foster Care

Please complete this application by computer or laptop as submissions via phones and tablets are not being received. Thank you!

* Denotes a Required Field

    Your Name*

    Street Address*



    Zip Code*

    Home Phone:

    Work Phone:

    Cell Phone:

    Your Email*

    Are you applying for Adoption or Foster Care?*

    Are you applying for a specific dog?*

    If yes, which dog are you applying for?

    Are you over 21?*

    Do you rent or own?*

    What is your current living situation?*

    How many children reside in your residence?*

    Please list the ages of children living in your home:

    List others in the home who may have contact with the dog, and their relationship to you:

    Bull terrier gender preference?*

    Preferred age range:*

    Why are you interested in adopting a bull terrier over other available breeds?*

    What qualities would you like in a dog?*

    What do you NOT want in the pet that you get?*

    What do you think the hardest part of having a bull terrier will be?*

    What is your occupation?*

    What is your occupation's daily commitment:*

    How much time will you spend with your dog?*

    Where will your dog stay when you aren't at home?*

    Where will your dog sleep?*

    Do you have an appropriately sized crate for your dog?*

    If no, are you planning to acquire one before adopting?

    How will you exercise your dog?*

    How often will you exercise your dog?*

    Will you be able to socialize your dog through exposure to other socialized dogs? Where, and how? *

    What do you know about bull breed dog-on-dog aggression?*

    How would you manage this trait in your bull terrier?*

    Please relate any prior experience you have had with this breed:*

    Please list other breeds you have had experience with:*

    Have you read any publications and websites for information about bull terriers? If so, which ones?*

    What methods will you use to correct your dog for behaviors you find inappropriate?*

    Do you currently own any cats?*

    Do you currently own any dogs?*

    Please list your past and present pets, and breed/health/age/neuter status:

    Do you have a yard?*

    If so, type and height of fence:

    Do you have a swimming pool?*

    If yes, is your swimming pool fenced or covered?

    If your pool is not fenced/covered, would you be willing to cover/fence it?

    What will you do with the dog when you go on vacation?*

    If you have to move, what would you do with the dog?*

    Have you ever taken a puppy through puppy class or an adult dog through obedience class?*

    Which trainer/school would you take your dog to?

    Please provide the name, address and phone number of your vet:*

    Please supply the name and phone number of a credible reference (employer, clergyman, etc.)*

    Please provide any additional information you think is important:*