Open Arms Pound Rescue Adoption Application
Open Arms Pound Rescue requires all information fields to be completed.
References will be checked and home visits performed prior to adoption.
Adoption contracts are required in addition to the application. A sample adoption contract is available for your review by clicking on the appropriate link. Adoption donations vary from $200.00 - $350.00.
PLEASE NOTE: All information is required. Please leave no blanks, and include all contact information, including veterinarian, landlord, and references. Omitting this information will significantly slow down the processing of your application!
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR ADOPTION FROM OPEN ARMS POUND RESCUE. SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION INDICATES THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE REQUIRMENTS AND ARE IN AGREEMENT WITH THEM IF YOU ARE APPROVED TO ADOPT A DOG OR PUPPY.
*You will be required to proivde the dog with routine and non-routine veterinary care as prescribed by a licensed Veterinarian including vaccinations, heartworm prevention, parasite prevention, dental care, and treatment of any non-routine condition that may develop.
*You will be required to maintain your dog as a strictly indoor pet.
*You will be required to confine your dog on a leash or in a fenced in yard whenever he is outdoors.
*You will be required to provide routine and adequate grooming, which includes ear cleaning, anal gland expression (if needed), nail trimming, baths, and brushing or combing.
*You will be required to follow all applicable local and state laws regarding pet ownership including the purchase of a dog license.
*You will be required to return this animal to Open Arms Pound Rescue if you are unable to keep it at any time, for any reason. The return of the dog or puppy will be at your expense.
*If Open Arms Pound Rescue determines that you are not providing an acceptable home for your adopted pet you will return the dog at your expense upon verbal and/or written request.
*Any court or legal action that may take place as a result of this adoption will take place in Mercer County, Ohio.
BY CLICKING "SUBMIT" BELOW YOU ARE AFFIRMING THAT YOU HAVE PROVIDED HONEST AND COMPLETE ANSWERS TO EACH OF THE QUESTIONS ABOVE. OPEN ARMS POUND RESCUE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVERSE AN ADOPTION AND RECLAIM OUR DOG IN THE EVENT THAT WE DISCOVER A APPROVED APPLICANT HAS KNOWINGLY PROVIDED DECEPTIVE INFORMATION ON THIS APPLICATION.