Family Profile and Home Evaluation Form

Dear Prospective Owner,

Our goal is to find permanent, secure and attentive homes for our rescued dogs, and we know you want the best dog for your situation. This profile will assist us matching the dog most suited to your needs and interests.

Once you have submitted your application, someone from the adoption committee will contact you by email to set up a phone conversation—please check your inbox and spam for this email. We try to get back to you within a few days. However, if you haven’t heard from one of our volunteers within 7 days, please contact us at

Thank you for your honest responses.

—GSP Rescue

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First Name *

Last Name *

Email *

Street Address (No P.O. Boxes, please.) *

City *

State *

Zip *

Cell Phone *

Home Phone

Do you... (Check all that apply.)
OwnRentHouseApartmentCondoMobile Home


Number of adults in home *

Number of children in home *

Ages of children (Separate by comma.)

Fence type/material *

Fence height *

Yard size *

Are you interested in...

What is your timeframe for adopting?

Preferred age range of dog?

Why this age range?

Which do you prefer?

Where will the dog be when you are home?

Describe a normal day for your dog:

How long will the dog be left alone during a typical day?

Where will the dog be when left alone?

Where will the dog sleep? *

What type of exercise plan do you have for the dog? *

What are reasons you would return a dog to the Rescue? *

Are you looking for a... *

If you are looking for a hunter, please answer the following:

Have you hunted with dogs before? YesNo

If so, what type of dogs?

How will you train the dog to hunt?

How often do you hunt?

If the dog does not hunt, what will you do with the dog?

What behaviors do you feel qualified to work with in your new dog?
DominanceBasic trainingExtended trainingMedical needsSeparation issuesChewingShy or timid behaviorPotty TrainingJumpingLeash walkingUnsocial with other dogsHigh Activity LevelProtective behaviorsNone of the above—we need to incorporate a dog easily into our home

What type of training do you have planned for your new GSP?
(Please list trainers if you have a specific trainer engaged.)

What type of training experience do you have?

Have you previously owned other dogs? YesNo

Have you previously owned GSPs? YesNo

List previous dogs, when you brought them home and details of their passing:

Have you rescued other dogs? YesNo

If yes, please describe your rescue experience:

Do you currently own other dogs? YesNo

If yes, are they spayed/neutered? YesNo

Do you have cats? YesNo

How many cats?

Are they declawed? YesNo

Do you have any other animals at home? YesNo

Please list:

What types of challenges have you dealt with in prior dogs?

Additional information or considerations you would like to add:

Would you be interested in attending training classes? YesNo


How long would you be willing to foster a dog?

Would you be able to attend regular training classes? YesNo

Would you be able to transport to adoption events? YesNo

Would you be able to transport for Rescue appointments? YesNo


REFERENCES - Vet Information

Current or prior veterinarian

Vet's Address

Vet's Phone

How did you hear about us?


I certify that the information I have provided on this form is true, correct, and accurate. I am financially and physically able to care for the animal that I adopt. I understand and agree that falsification of any of the above information is grounds to disqualify my adoption application and nullify all adoption(s) and/or adoption agreement. I understand that there is no obligation to adopt an animal to me, now or in the future. I understand that my electronically-generated signature below is valid as a means of legal signature for the purpose of this adoption application.

* (This box must be checked before you can submit your application.)

Your Signature*

Opt in to our mailing list:
Yes, please send me information on available dogs, events, & ways I might help. I understand you will not sell my information and I can opt out at anytime.No, please don’t send me any stinking emails.

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We will use your e-mail address solely to provide you information about California GSP Rescue and dogs in need. At anytime, you may opt-out. We do not sell, rent, or lease our mailing lists to third parties.

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