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MICHIGAN GREAT PYRENEES RESCUE

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Adoption Information Survey

This questionnaire is prepared for the benefit of you, the prospective owner, and the Great Pyrenees you plan to adopt and become a part of your family.




First Name: Last Name:

Street address: City: State:

Country: ZIP code:

Phone number: Work phone number:

E-mail address:



Why do you want a Pyr?

What do you know about this breed?

Have you ever owned a Pyr before, where did you get him/her, how long ago, and what happened to him/her?

  1. Yes.
  2. No.

What other breeds of dog have you owned, where did you get them, and what happened to them?

How many adults and children reside at your home (include children's ages?

Check all that apply:

  1. Own a home.
  2. Rent.
  3. Apartment.
  4. Condominium.
  5. Planning to move.
Is your yard enclosed/secured? Please describe.

What are your major complaints about owning a dog?

Has your entire family discussed the pros and cons of owning a Pyrenees?

  1. Yes.
  2. No.
Have you seriously asked yourself whether your lifestyle is so busy that you might not have the time or energy to properly care for a Pyr?

Yes.
No.
If you have children, are you willing to accept the additional responsiblity of owning a Pyrenees?

Yes.
No.
Are you willing to teach your children to properly handle a live animal?

Yes.
No.
Are you willing to accept that the Pyr may not like all of your children's friends, your friends, or that your friends may not like your Pyr?

Yes.
No.
Pyrenees Bark! Will this be a problem in your neighborhood?

Yes.
No.
Many neighbors don't like dogs; can you accept this?

Yes.
No.
Pyrenees shed! Are you willing to change your household cleaning habits and schedule?

Yes.
No.
Pyrenees need supervision! This breed does not "stick close to home". They can be obedience trained, but they are not Golden Retrievers. This is a guard dog, and they will roam if allowed. What do you expect from your Pyr?

Do you have obedience background?

Yes.
No.
Would you be willing to attend obedience classes?

Yes.
No.
Many Rescue Pyrs are not housebroken. How do you feel about this?

Many Rescue Pyrs were housebroken prior to coming to their new homes, but accidents will happen. How will you discipline for this?

Are you willing to give a Pyr at least two months to adjust to you, your family, and his/her new environment before you decide to return him/her?

Yes.
No.
Are you willing to be prepared to give veterinary care beyond the yearly checkup and vaccines?

Yes.
No.
The average Rescue dog is 1-2 yr. old; are you willing to adopt an older dog, rather than a puppy?

Yes.
No.
Are you willing to travel any distance to acquire a Rescue dog?

Yes.
No.
If 'no', please explain below:

How much are you willing to donate or spend for a Rescue dog?

Do you prefer:

Male.
Female.
No preference.
If you have an age preference, please specify:

How did you find out about our service?

If you have any further questions, inquiries, comments, and/or suggestions, please enter below:

Thank you for your cooperation. This questionnaire helps us to try to place the right Pyrenees with the right family. You may also print this survey locally and return it to one of the following addresses:

Brigitte Doxtator
(517) 521-4289
777 Brogan Rd
Stockbridge, MI 49285

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