Hill County Paw Pals, Hill County, Texas

Hill County Paw Pals

Dog Adoption Application

Welcome to Hill County Paw Pals’ adoption program.  We request the following information so that we can assist you in the selection of a new dog. This form and a consultation with a Paw Pals representative are designed to help you find the dog most compatible with your lifestyle.

To be considered as an adopter, you must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Have identification showing your present address
  • Provide a copy of your driver’s license or state ID
  • Have the knowledge and written consent of your landlord
  • Be able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide medical treatment and proper care of the dog.

To use this online form, please make your entries as complete as possible in ALL the form fields. Once you have reviewed all your entries, then press the submit button at the bottom of the form.

Your form will then be submitted electronically to Hill County Paw Pals and to you if you have entered your email address during form completion. Someone in our adoption office will then contact you to continue the adoption process.

Please dont' hesitate to contact us at 254 580-0679 with any questions you may have regards our adoption program.

Completion of this application does not guarantee adoption of a Hill County Paw Pals dog.  Thank you!

NOTE:  Use the TAB key to navigate between input fields.

1.  Name of applicant:           Date:

2. Street address:                 City:         State:         Zip:  

3.  Main Contact Number:            Alternate Number:

4.  Email Address:       Age:  

    How long have you lived at this address: 

5.  Are you adopting for yourself or for someone else:  

6.  Describe in detail the dog you’re looking for or the name of the Paw Pals animal(s) you are interested in:

7.  Will this be your first dog? 

8.  What kind of pets have you had in the past? 

9.  Which of these do you still have? (include age, sex and breed):

10.  Have they been spayed or neutered?       Are they current on vaccinations? 

11.  What happened to the pets you no longer have? 

12.  Have you ever surrendered your dog in to a shelter?      if yes, please explain:

13.  Have you ever had a pet euthanized?      If yes, please explain:

14.  If you have pets, will they adjust to a new dog in the house?          Was your last dog obedience-trained? 

15.  Why do you want this dog? (check all that apply)  Companion  Companion for other pet  House pet  Watch dog  Guard dog

Hunting dog  Personal protection  Other 

16.  How many adults are in your family? How many children?    Children’s ages?

17.  Does any member of your household have an allergy to dogs? 

18.  Is someone home during the day?      If  yes, who? 

19.  How many hours each day will the dog be without human companionship?

Please explain: 

20.  Where do you live?          Other explain:

21.  Do you own or rent your home?      If you rent, may we contact the owner to obtain permission for this dog to live in your home? 

22.  Owner’s name and phone number 

23.  Do you have a completely fenced yard?         Is there a gate?  

24.  What kind of fence?                   Height of the fence

25.  If no fenced yard, please explain: 

26.  Do you have a dog door?           Will there be times when the dog will be tied up?          If yes, when:

27.  Will the dog spend any time in the garage?        If yes, please explain: 

28.  Do you have a pool?          If yes, is there a fence around the pool? 

29.  What kind of fence?           Height of the fence: 

30.  If your new dog/puppy is not housebroken, what method will you use to train him/her?

31.  Will you keep the dog up to date on vaccinations?      if no, please explain: 

32.  Who is your veterinarian?          Phone:      City/State: 

33.  Are you able and willing to exercise the dog on a regular basis?      If yes, method of exercise: 

34.  Where will the dog be kept during the day?            At night? 

35.  If you drive a pickup truck, would you allow the dog to ride in the truck bed?      If yes, please explain:

36.  If you go away for a few days, or on a vacation, who will take care of the dog?

37.  What arrangements will you make for the care of your pets in case of an emergency? 

38.  If you move, will you take the dog with you?      If no, please explain:

39.  Have you ever applied to Paw Pals before to adopt an animal?      If yes, ,when: 

40.  Have you ever brought animals to Paw Pals?      If yes, please explain: 

41.  Are you willing to have a representative of Paw Pals come to see where the dog will be living?      If no, explain: 

42.  Are you willing to take responsibility for this dog for the next 10 to 15 years?      If no, explain: 

43.  What provisions will you make for the dog should you become unable to care for him/her? 

44.  Please provide two personal references:

Name:           Relationship: 

Street address: 

City:            State:             ZIP: 

Phone:        Email: 


Name:           Relationship: 

Street address: 

City:            State:             ZIP: 

Phone:        Email: