WE LOVE DOGS

And want your dog to love coming to our off-leash playgroup.

No one knows your dog better than you, so we'd appreciate you taking the time to fill out this application. The more we know about the dogs in our care, the better our playgroups will be.

Today's Date:

DOG INFORMATION

Please submit one application for each dog who you would like to have in off-leash play.

01 a Current Age

01 b How long have you owned your dog?

Years

Months

02 Where did you get your dog?

Newspaper AdBreederPet StoreAnimal ShelterAnimal Rescue GroupFriendFound As StrayOther

What knowledge do you have of your dog's past history?

03 Why are you considering our off-leash dog play program for your dog? (check all that apply)

Play with other dogsSo not home alone; check ifExhibits symptoms ofseparation anxietyExercisePrimary source orAdditional source of exerciseRecommended by other petprofessional (trainer, vet, etc.)Reason:Other:

04 Which of the following best describes your dog's level socialization with other dogs:

None - No knowledge of other dog interactionMinimal - On leash encounters onlyModerate -Some off-leash playtime on occasion withvisitor's/neighbor's/friend's dog(s)Extensive - Regular visits to dog social events, off-leash dog parks, dog daycare, etc.

05 a Has your dog had any problems previously in an off-leash social environment?

NoYes, (check all that apply)Altercation or fight at a public dog parkAltercation or fight with a neighbor or friend's dogFearful reaction in a group of dogsDismissed from a prior dog daycare or social playgroup program (complete item 5b)Other (please describe):

05 b Only complete if you answered yes in 5 a that your dog was dismissed from a prior program.

What reason were you given as to why your dog was dismissed?

Check each statement below that applies to the situation that resulted in your dog's dismissal.

My dog was injured, no medical treatment requiredMy dog was injured and required medical treatmentAnother dog was injured, no medical treatment requiredAnother dog was injured and required medical treatmentA person was injured, no medical treatment requiredA person injured and required medical treatment

Provide any other comments you want us to know about this situation.

HEALTH HISTORY

06 Please describe your dog's flea/tick control and prevention program:

07 Does your dog have any allergies?

YesNo

If yes, please explain:

08 Does your dog have any physical disabilities?

YesNo

Please explain disability & cause:

If answered yes, what restrictions need to be placed on your dog's activities or movements?

No jumpingNo runningNo hard playNo contact with other dogsOther

09 Does your dog have any medical conditions?

YesNo

If yes, please explain:

If medication is used to control the condition, please provide name and dosage.

10 Provide details of your dog's diet:

a Type (kibble, canned, raw/natural):

b Brand (Innova, Iams, Purina, etc.):

c Primary Protein Source:

d Feeding Schedule:

11 On what type of surface does your dog generally go to the bathroom (e.g., grass, mulch, pee pads)?

12 Does your dog have any bathroom-related issues or concerns?

13 a How often do you brush or comb your dog's coat?

13 b How does your dog react to having his/her nails clipped?

13 c Does your dog like to be brushed?

YesNo. If no, what have you tried to make it more.

14 Does your dog have any sensitive areas on his/her body?

YesNo

If yes, where?

15 Where are your dog's favorite petting spots?

16 a How frequently is your dog walked outside?

16 b How long are your walks?

17 Check the box below that best represents your dogs overall level of exercise routine:

Couch Potato: Spends days sleeping, occasional walks and/or playtime with humans or other dogs.Mild Exerciser: Short daily walks and/or regular playtime with human or other dogs.Moderate Exerciser: Long or multiple walks daily and/or regular playtime with human or dogs.Athlete: Regular jogs/runs and/or regular participation in a dog sport activity such as agility, flyball, frisbee, etc.

HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION

18 Complete table with information on other pets in household:

Breed

01
02
03
04

Age

Sex

MaleFemale
MaleFemale
MaleFemale
MaleFemale

Spayed or Neutered

YesNo
YesNo
YesNo
YesNo

Do you have cats?

YesNo

If yes, how many cats do you have?

How does your dog get along with your cats?

How does he react to unfamiliar cats he sees on walks?

19 a Does your dog like children?

YesNo

19 b How does your dog behave around children?

19 c How does your dog get along with other household animals?

20 Do any visitors bring their dog(s) to your house?

YesNo

If yes, where?

21 How does your dog react to a stranger coming into your home or yard?

22 Does your dog ever bark or growl at anyone passing outside your home or yard?

YesNo

If yes, where?

23 Are there any types and/or breeds of dogs your dog seems to automatically fear or dislike?

YesNo

24 How does your dog react to puppies?

25 How does your dog react to another dog approaching him/her in a park, at the beach, or on a walk?

a. On Leash:

b. Off Leash:

26 Does your dog play with other dogs?

YesNo

If yes, which type?

Male and FemalesOnly malesOnly females

Please describe size, breed, & temperament of the other dogs.

27 What kinds of games does your dog play with other dogs?

28 What kinds of games does your dog play with people?

29 Has your dog ever shared his/her food or toys with other animals?

YesNo

If yes, how does your dog react to another dog approaching his/her food or toys?

30 Which commands does your dog know? (please check all that apply)

SitStayDownComeHeelRolloverKissesHigh FiveOther:

31 How did your dog get his/her obedience training? (Please check all that apply)

Attended one group classAttended more than one level of group classes (beginner and intermediate,etc.)Dog was sent to a board and train programPrivate sessions in homeOther, please explain:

32 Which of the following best describes the use of obedience cues with your dog at home?

Key part of daily communicationUsed when we go on walks or have people overUsed occasionally to better control behaviorRarely usedNot applicable

33 What kind of a collar do you use to walk your dog?

BuckleNylon/Chain Choke CollarHarness - Leash Clips on BackHarness - Front ClipHead CollarProng/PinchOther:

34 Is it effective in keeping him/her under control?

YesNo

35 Has your dog ever gotten away from someone when out for a walk?

YesNo

If yes, please explain circumstances:

36 a Where does your dog sleep?

Inside the houseOutside the houseInside/Outside-varies

36 b In which room in the house does your dog sleep?

36 c Where in the room does your dog sleep?

CrateOwner's bedDog Cushion/Bed on floorOther (Please describe)

37 Has your dog ever jumped up on someone?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances?

38 How does your dog act when you get home at the end of the day?

39 What does your dog do to show he/she is happy?

40 What does your dog do to show he/she is upset?

41 Is your dog allowed on the furniture at home?

YesNo

42 Does your dog have any problems in any of the following areas? If yes, please explain.

Mouthing:

Housetraining:

Barking:

Digging:

Ignoring commands:

43 Does your dog know any tricks?

YesNo

If yes, please describe.

DOG BEHAVIOR INFORMATION

44 Are there any particular types of people your dog seems to automatically fear or dislike?

45 Has your dog ever growled at someone?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances and how did you respond?

46 Has your dog ever bitten a person?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances and how did you respond?
Please describe injuries (if any).

47 Has your dog ever bitten another animal?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances and how did you respond? Please describe any injuries if there were any.

48 To the best of your knowledge, what does your dog do when you're not at home?

49 Has your dog ever climbed/jumped a fence?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances? How high was the fence?

50 Has your dog ever escaped from your house or yard?

YesNo

If yes, please explain the circumstances:

51 How would you describe the energy level of your dog?

LowMediumHigh

52 Has your dog ever chased or tried to chase a small animal?

YesNo

If yes, what where the circumstances:

53 Has your dog ever chased someone (or wanted to) on a skateboard or bicycle?

YesNo

If yes, what where the circumstances:

54 Is your dog frightened by thunderstorms?

YesNo

If yes, describe typical behavior & what specifically helps to relax your dog or calm his/her fear.

55 Is your dog frightened or nervous around anything else?

YesNo

If yes, please explain.

56 Does your dog play with any toys?

YesNo

If yes, what kinds of toys does your dog like?

57 Has your dog ever growled or snapped at a person who has taken food or toys away from him/her?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances and how did you respond?

58 Has your dog ever growled or snapped at another dog who has taken food or toys away from him/her?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances and how did you respond?

59 Have you ever noticed your dog stopping and staring at another animal?

YesNo

If yes, what were the circumstances?

60 Other comments or information about your dog that you feel might be helpful?

THANK YOU FOR THE TIME

you spent completing the application form.

We look forward to meeting you and your dog on evaluation day. Please contact us if you have any questions on the next steps of the evaluation process.

We love dogs