Adoption/Foster Form


  1. Prospective owners must be aged 21 years or over.

  2. We will not re-home to potential owners who are likely to leave a dog alone for long periods of time (over 5 hours).

  3. We welcome owners with families but will not re-home where there are children under 7 yrs old.

  4. All dogs must be neutered. Should the dog be offered for adoption before being neutered (for example, bitches who have only just finished a season cannot be neutered for 3 months as this may compromise their health) then the new owner MUST neuter the dog. Follow up by Moor-view Rescue will ensure this happens and if the dog is not neutered within 3 months of the adoption date, Moor-view Rescue will retrieve the dog back into our care.

  5. We will not re-home to where a dog is kept outdoors.

  6. The new owner is responsible for veterinary treatment and third party liability from the moment the dog leaves the Moor-view Rescue foster, irrespective of whether an Adoption Contract has yet been signed.

  7. We expect new owners to give the dog a reasonable amount of time to settle and adjust to a new life, however if an incompatibility arises the dog MUST be returned to Moor-view at the owner’s expense. Moor-view Rescue cannot accept responsibility for the temperament of any dog once it has been re-homed. All our dogs are given thorough health and temperament assessments, however once a dog has settled into a new home his or her behaviour can sometimes change. We can only advise on the temperament of any dog while it is in our care, or in rare occasions based on the information provided by previous owner.

Our adoption procedure is as follows…

We will interview you to discover what you want from owning a dog, your lifestyle and home circumstances, so that we can match one of our dogs to suit you, and you to them. We go through a process of checking your suitability for a particular dog that you are interested in – you may be turned down for one particular dog that you are interested in but offered one that is better suited to your lifestyle and needs.

We may take up references from a veterinary surgeon. All family members/people living at the address must meet the dog and demonstrate commitment to owning a rescue dog. All owners are asked to sign an adoption contract. All puppies must attend training classes so you must provide information on training classes in your area.

Please consider carefully the responsibility of adopting a lost or abandoned dog – the whole family must be 100% committed to wanting a rescue dog. The rewards are tremendous – rescue dogs understand they have been saved so make loyal and faithful pets.

However, you must remember that these dogs can be needy and are often disturbed by their past treatment. Please consider whether you have the time, patience and love to give to such a dog. Many have been to hell and back and they feel deep sadness when people adopt them then return them within a short time without giving enough time to settle into their new life.

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Adoption Donation

Adoption donations range from £100 to £250 dependent on age. This donation is to cover the cost of vaccinations, micro-chipping, treatment for fleas and worms, neutering, and any vet bills. If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an adoption form and we will contact you in 7 days to discuss both yours and our requirements.

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The law states that drivers are responsible for making sure dogs (or other animals) are suitably restrained in a vehicle so they can't distract or injure you - or themselves - during an emergency stop.

Thank you for taking the time to fill in this form. We try to be as thorough as possible to avoid dogs being returned to us later down the line. We want to make sure we find forever homes for the dogs in our care.