General Information
Living Arrangements
  • How many adults are living in your household?
  • How many children are living in your household?
  • If you moved to a place where pets are not allowed,
    what would you do with your dog?
Reasons for Adoption
  • Have you ever owned a doberman?
  • Why do you want to own a doberman?
  • Is it for your family?
  • Does the entire family want a doberman?
  • Is it a gift?
Pet Ownership History

Your animals must be up to date on vaccines, heartworm prevention, and spayed or neutered in order for us to continue the application process.

Please list all the dogs & cats you have owned for the past five years both living and deceased:

  • Click +/x to add/remove a pet:
Care & Training
  • Do you have a completely fenced yard suitable for a dog?
  • Do you have a kennel run?
  • Will your dog have access to a dog-door?
  • Do you have a suitable dog crate?
  • How are your current pets housed?
  • Click +/x to add/remove a pet:
  • How many hours per day will the Doberman be left alone?
  • While you are away from home each day,
    where will the Doberman be housed?
  • Who will be responsible for the care of the Doberman?
  • Will human or animal visitors come to your
    home to interact with your new dog?
  • Your lifestyle is:
  • What activities do you plan to do with your dog?
  • Will your new dog be crate/cage trained?
  • Will you attend dog obedience classes?
  • Are you prepared for chewing, digging, scratching,
    housetraining, and/or mischievous behavior?
  • How will you reprimand your dog?
  • It may take several months for your new dog to adjust to
    its new home and family.  How will you handle this?
  • What behavior would cause you to return the dog to Doberman Rescue?
  • Do you have time, patience, and physical ability to exercise a large dog?
  • Are you prepared for the close personal attention this breed requires?
  • The Doberman breed, in general, is not a hearty one.  Are you prepared,
    both monetarily and emotionally, for any medical issues that may arise?
Adoption Preferences
  • Do you have an age preference?
  • Do you have a gender preference?
  • Do you have a color preference?
  • Will you consider a dog with natural ears?
  • What is the name or names of the dog(s) you are applying for?
  • How did you hear about or find IDR+?
  • Please give us a non-family reference:
  • Please give us a family reference:
Our Adoption Fees
  • $350.00 for Doberman puppies (7 months and under)
  • $250.00 for adult Dobermans (8 months to 7 years)
  • $125.00 for senior Dobermans (7 to 10 years)
  • $50.00 for older Dobermans (10 years and up)
  • The information on this questionnaire will be kept confidential.

  • I certify that all the information provided is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge.  I also agree to allow IL Doberman Rescue Plus to contact my vet and obtain my pet’s vet records.

  • Signature
    • Do you understand and accept that as a requirement of the terms of adoption that the majority of rescue dogs will need to attend obedience training within six months of adoption and that you have read or will review the Joys Of Training prior to the adoption procedure?
    • By checking this box, I agree that I have read, understand and accept the adoption process and policies listed on the IDR website.
  • Foster Release

    If you would like to be considered as a possible foster family for one of our rescued Dobermans, please sign the release below.

    I accept responsibility for any illness or damage that can occur from a temporary care animal.  I release Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus from any and all liability, now and in the future, from my voluntary action of caring for any Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus pet.

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