BROOD Adoption Application

Please complete this form and submit it ONLINE regardless of how you intend to pay the application fee. You must be 21 years old or older to apply. After you complete and submit this form you will see information about submitting your non-refundable application fee for $10 (Check, Money Order or Paypal). If paying by Check, print out the form using the "Print" button at the bottom of this form before you submit it and mail it with your check. No adoption fees will be refunded after seven calendar days.

BROOD adopts dogs to residents of Maryland, West Virginia, DC, Delaware, most of Virginia and parts of Pennsylvania ONLY. We do not serve North Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio or Kentucky.

If you have any questions, please contact our BEFORE you submit your application.

SECTION I - APPLICANT INFORMATION

Home Phone
Work Phone
Cell Phone
Email
Yes
No
N/A
Yes
No

SECTION II - ABOUT THE HOUSEHOLD

Yes
No
I haven't discussed it with them yet
Yes
No
Very quiet: only a few residents and not too many guests
Average: not too quiet, but not party animals either
Very busy: lots of people coming and going
Owned
Rented
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No

SECTION III - PET OWNERSHIP HISTORY

Yes
No
Never
Once a year for an annual exam
Only for emergencies
A few times a year for exams, dentals and other necessary health care
I have never owned a pet
Yes
No
N/A (don't have a dog)
Yes, I do now
Yes, I have personally owned a dog in the past
Yes, my family has had a dog
No, I have never owned a dog
Yes
No
Dominant
Submissive
Possessive
Friendly
N/A (don't own a dog)
Active
High Energy
Laid Back
N/A (don't own a dog)
Yes, I have pets now
No, but I owned pets in the past 12 months
No, but I have owned pets in the past (more than a year ago)
No, I have never had pets
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A (don't own a cat)
Aloof, ignores dogs
Does not get along with dogs
Playful with dogs
Aggressive toward dogs
Unknown, my cat has not been around a dog
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yard (fenced) exercise
Short walks
Vigorous walks
Hiking/Jogging
Dog park
Yes
No

SECTION IV - BASSET BREED CHARACTERISTICS

Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No experience. I do not have a lot of experience, but am willing to attend training classes to learn more.
Limited experience. I have experience training my own dog(s) to be housebroken and with basic commands, but have not attended obedience classes OR I have attended only a puppy socialization class.
Experienced. I have housetrained multiple dogs and attended obedience classes, and feel comfortable with housetraining and providing basic manners training for a new dog.
Advanced experience. In addition to the above, I have successfully worked with a dog with a serious or chronic behavior problem such as separation anxiety, chronic barking, fearfulness or aggression.
Dominance
Stubbornness
Destructive chewing
Escape attempts
Jumping on people
Digging
Playing too rough
Leash pulling
Taking food from table or children
Aggression
Nervousness or shyness
Aloofness
Too energetic
Not good with other pets
Noisy
Overly Protective
Shedding
Drooling
Other (explain below)
None
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No

SECTION V - BASSET PREFERENCES

Basset mix
Senior dog
Dog with special needs
Bonded pair

SECTION VI - APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Check
Credit Card
PayPal
As part of the adoption process, BROOD has an agreement with PetHealth, Inc. our database and microchip provider to provide notices to our adopters including:
  • Information about your pet’s microchip – essential to ensuring your pet can get home safe in the event they ever get lost.
  • 24PetWatch Insurance options that can help protect your pet and your wallet.
  • Special deals and discounts on products and services and partner product and services.
Yes
No
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All the information I have provided on this application is, to the best of my knowledge, true and complete. I understand that falsifying information on this application, or at any other time during the adoption process, disqualifies me from adoption. I am aware that submitting my application does not guarantee that I will receive approval to adopt a dog from BROOD and that BROOD reserves the right to reject any applicant at any time during the adoption process. I also understand that the $10 application fee is non-refundable.

With the electronic submission of this application form, I am authorizing BROOD to contact my veterinarian to discuss my veterinary records.

AS REQUIRED BY THE CODE OF VIRGINIA, CHAPTER 787 3.1-796.96.C.3, I/WE ALSO CERTIFY THAT I/WE HAVE NEVER BEEN CONVICTED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY, NEGLECT OR ABANDONMENT.


     
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