Adoption Application


All fields in the Application must be completed to be considered for adoption.

If there is no response to a question, enter N/A

We do not adopt dogs into homes with electric/underground fencing.
(Check the individual profile of the desired dog, most dogs require physical fencing.) 

We do not adopt dogs into homes with children 6 years or younger.

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Upon submission of this form, the screen change to grey.  Scroll up to the middle of the form where you will see the result of your submission.

If the form was successfully submitted you will see a 'Thank You' message.

If you do not see a 'Thank You' message, the form is incomplete and you will need to provide the requested information and resubmit the application. 

Address (Enter City, State and Zip)
How many adults are in your household?
What age(s) are the children (enter N/A if none)
What type of dwelling do you live in?
Do you own or rent your home?
Do you have a yard? (Y/N) If yes, size
Do you have any type of fencing? (Y/N)
If yes, fence type and height?
If yes, how large is the fenced area?
If no fencing, are you willing to install fencing? (Y/N/NA)
Read the statements below and sign your name indicating you agree with the statements.
Co-Applicant Name
Why do you want a German Shorthaired Pointer?
Gender Preference? (M/F/Either)
Age Preference (Baby, Young, Adult, Senior, Any)
Will the dog be a family member? (Y/N)
Will the dog be used for hunting? (Y/N)
Are you currently working with another shelter or rescue group? (Y/N)
If yes, please list them?
If yes, were you approved or denied?
If you were denied, please explain why.
Have you ever given away a pet, taken a pet to a shelter, or returned one to a breeder? (Y/N)
If yes, why?
Have you ever owned a GSP? (Y/N)
If yes, do you still own? (Y/N)
Do you intend to be a single/multiple dog family?
Please list all current pets (pet name, type, (if dog) breed, & gender)
If you have current dogs, what brand of dog food do you use?
Do you give heartworm preventative medication? (Y/N)
If yes, what is the heartworm medication you use?
Are you established with a veterinarian? (Y/N)
If yes, please provide vet name, address, and phone number?
Is there someone home during the day? (Y/N)
How long will dog be alone within a 24 hour period?
Where will the dog be kept when left alone?
Where will the dog live?
What kind of exercise will the GSP be getting while in your care?
Are you willing to take your new dog to the vet for a physical within 14 days of adoption? (Y/N)
Have you ever taken a basic dog obedience course? (Y/N)
Are you willing to take your new dog to obedience class? (Y/N)
Under what circumstances would you give up a dog?
Any other information you would like us to consider?
What traits are you looking for in a dog?
Any particular GSP you are interested in?
How many children (<18) are in your household?
Is anyone in your household a smoker? (Y/N)
What do you do with your pets when you go on vacation?
Where will the dog sleep?
Did you pay the $10 application fee? (Y/N)
**We do NOT adopt dogs into families with children under the age of 6 yrs old.**
Click BELOW to pay the non-refundable application fee.


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 New Beginnings GSP Rescue and that New Beginnings 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, but will be applied to the adoption fee, if approved.

I have read and understand the Adoption Process.

With the electronic submission of this application form, I am authorizing New Beginnings German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue to contact my veterinarian to discuss my veterinary records.