Adoption Application Preamble
AMERICAN BRITTANY RESCUE'S GOAL IS TO HELP MATCH YOU AND
YOUR NEW COMPANION IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY, STARTING WITH THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE IN THIS ADOPTION
APPLICATION. PLEASE CAREFULLY
READ BELOW BEFORE COMPLETING THE
1. When "Adoption
Application" is clicked on the website it would go to an info. page
first. Letting applicants know that:
ABR is a non-profit org., with 501c3 status. All
people involved in ABR are unpaid volunteers.
- Dogs are not adopted on a first come, first served
basis. (more info. below)
- Adoption fees may change from state to state,
therefore ask the foster of the dog you are interested in as to
specific fee for that particular dog OR contact the State Coordinator
in that state for the range of adoption fees.
ABR is looking to place dogs in permanent
forever homes, therefore be sure you are willing and be able
to have the time and finances to care for the dog in the long term.
Heartworm/Flea and Tick Prevention, as well
as yearly vaccinations are required. Along with
caring for your new dogs medical needs, remember that most
communities require yearly licensing of dogs.
- All our brittanys are considered "household
pets" first and hunters second. Not to say that our brittanys will not
hunt, but that is not our first priority in placing them unless we
know for a fact they were hunted. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE
ABILITY FOR ANY OF OUR BRITTANYS TO HUNT.
read and understand the Adoption Contract before proceeding in
submission of your application. If you have any questions, please
contact your state coordinator. If you do not know the coordinator for
your state, you can easily find them on our home page under "list of
- Brittanys in general are high
energy dogs, in need of plenty of exercise. While there is always the
exception to the rule, be sure you have the time, energy, and area, to
ensure the dog is able to receive the exercise
that he/she will need.
- Rescue Brittanys may require 3
to 6 months of adjustment time in their new home.
Please read carefully their stories and take their needs into
consideration when choosing a dog for your family.
- A home/dog environment study
(home visit) is necessary before adoption of a dog. We want people and
families to find a dog that fits well with their lifestyles and
personalities. We find by doing home visits we have far fewer dogs
returned due to a mismatch. This is why we do not adopt on a first
come, first serve basis. This is also why the adoption application you
you in advance for your interest in helping a brittany in need.