Other Available Species
Other Species Application
Lost & Found Pets
Report a Lost Pet
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You must fill out every field with a star by it or your application will not be submitted.
Adopter must be 21 years old or a homeowner if under 21. Proof of ownership may be required.
Current Pets should be current on vaccinations/heartworm prevention.
CCHS may check with landlords for approval of pets in rental homes/apartments/condos.
Applicant 1 Name
Applicant 2 Name
Address Line 2
District of Columbia
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
Please provide your landlord's contact information
I give CCHS permission to check my references
The Columbia County Humane Society offers adopters 1 month of free pet insurance. This insurance will provide you with coverage for your pet for 1 month. Would you like this insurance
How did you find out about CCHS?
I have owned a dog before
Do you want:
An inside only dog
An inside/outside dog
Outside only dog
Do you need a dog who is good with
Children Under 7
Children Over 7
When the dog is home alone will you keep him/her
In a crate
Loose in home
Confined to a room
Do you want a dog that for protection or guarding purposes.
Do you want a dog that is
Not playful at all
Is your home
Very busy with lots of things going on all the time
I'm interested in a dog with special needs (medical or behavioral)
Does your dog need to get along with other dogs?
Does your dog need to get along with cats?
Do you have livestock the dog will come in contact with?
Do you have poultry?
Where do you want your dog to be when you are at home:
By your side at all times
By your side some of the time
Independent and self entertaining
No, I am not comfortable training a dog to have good manners.
I can train a dog to have good manners to some degree.
I am very comfortable training a dog to have good manners.
Are you comfortable teaching your dog manners?
My dog would typically be alone:
4 hours or less each day
4-8 hours each day
8 hours or more each day
I will attend obedience classes with my dog.
If you give me local trainer information I would be interested
I plan to train my dog to compete in dog sports. (ie agility, obedience, rally)
If you are going to compete in dog sports, please list.
What is your definition of disciplining a dog?
The most important trait my new dog would have is:
Please list the pets you have now or in the past.
If a current pet is not spayed or neutered, please explain the reason.
CCHS HAS THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR DENY THIS APPLICATION FOR ANY REASON
We choose the home WE feel is the best home for the dog based on the interaction/application with the family and other dogs. A filled out application DOES NOT guarantee your application will be accepted for the dog you are applying for. Dogs will not be held without an approved application. I hereby state that information provided is true to the best of my knowledge. Falsifying information will result in a denial of my application. I also sign that I understand how the adoption process works and the fees involved with adoption. I understand that if the dog I have chosen is not altered at the time the application is filled out, I must wait until the surgery is performed before the dog can go home with me. Dogs will be held no more than 3 days after an application is approved.
Do you give CCHS permission to do background check on the information you have provided?