Adopters Application Form


Section 1. Applicant Information

Employer Information

Spouse/Partner Information

Other Residents in Your Home Information


Section 2. Preference for a dog


Section 3. Current Pets


Section 4. Your History with pets (Skip to section 5 if not applicable)


Section 5. At Home with Your New Dog


Section 6. How You Will Train Your New Dog


Section 7. About Homes For Animal Heroes

The mission of Homes for Animal Heroes is to (1) provide permanent, loving homes to retired research animals through a nationwide rehoming network, (2) educate the public about the benefits of biomedical research relating to human and animal health and well-being, (3) present an accurate representation of the care and consideration research professionals provide for the animals they work with each day, and (4) work collaboratively with the research community to promote awareness and develop a cohesive rehoming network.


Section 8. Disclosures

  • I have read the above information carefully and have filled out this application honestly. I understand that omission of information and/or failure to answer all questions and sign the application can result in this application being declined. Also, if an omission or untruth is discovered after an adoption takes place, I understand and accept that Homes for Animal Heroes has the right to annul the adoption and reclaim the dog.
  • I give Homes for Animal Heroes permission to fully investigate the information provided, including but not limited to contacting my landlord, personal reference, and/or veterinarian.
  • I understand that a home visit may be required and agree to having a volunteer visit my home and yard to complete one.
  • I understand that if I support, am affiliated with, have a public agenda, or am involved with organizations that are counter to the mission of Homes for Animal Heroes, I may be declined in order to protect the best interests of Homes for Animal Heroes.
  • I understand and accept that the adoption decision depends upon many factors, including but not limited to, the compatibility of the family home to the individual dog, and other adoption applications received for the dog. I understand and accept that it is the prerogative of Homes for Animal Heroes to decide which home is most appropriate for the individual dog, and therefore I will not take issue with the decision.