Out of State Dog Adoption Application (for those living outside the state of ND)
Thank you for your interest in adopting a dog from Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue. Please read the following closely and answer the following questions.
Applicant is under no obligation to adopt a dog, and Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue is under no obligation to provide a dog to applicant. TMAR reviews all applications and will pick the applicant that is the best fit for the dog. Dogs may be suggested to the applicant based on this application and may differ from dogs requested if we believe that a different dog would be a better match.
Once you have adopted you will be asked to arrange appropriate transportation to pick up your dog up at it’s foster home or an agreed upon meeting place. This arrangment must be done within 7 days of adoption. We do not provide transportation to adopted homes.
Please let your references know that we will be calling. Adoptions will not be approved without completed reference checks. TMAR reserves the right to request additional references and complete a background check.
Please know that we are a 100% volunteer organization and it may take a few days to a few weeks to fully process your application, Once an adoption advocate has reached out to you, you will have 2 weeks to provide all asked for documents. Please note that all applicants are required to go through a live interview and home visit before being approved to adopt dogs.
If you rent, please have a copy of your pet policy in hand BEFORE you apply. If you have an ESA letter or service animals letter, make sure your management company honors it BEFORE you apply. If you have current pets, please contact your vet for of up to date shot record and proof of spay/neuter. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THESE DOCUMENTS IN HAND.
By filling out this application I certify that I am 18 years of age or older. I own my own home or have a rental agreement under my name.
It may take us up to 1-3 weeks to process your application, as we will check in with your veterinarian and references before we get back to you. Please note that all applicants are required to go through a live interview and home visit before being a final adoption is approved.
If you are approved to adopt a TMAR dog but did not get the dog you initially requested, we will keep your application on file for 1 year. Should a dog come up for adoption in the future, you do not need to re-apply, just send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating that you are pre-approved and would like to be considered for a specific dog.