Please FILL OUT ALL FIELDS in this Adoption Application and submit it. The form will be carefully reviewed by an adoption counsellor. We try to get applications reviewed as quickly as possible. If we have problems contacting your references, this will delay the process. Most disapprovals result either from a negative veterinary reference, a "no pets" policy by landlords, or a difference in philosophy regarding the treatment of animals.

Once this application is approved, you can arrange to pick up your new pet. You will receive a copy of the pets health record and a packet of information put together especially for you and your new pet by one of our volunteers.

* St. Francis Society is a privately owned, all volunteer organization. It is our responsibility to find permanent loving homes for all the animals under our care. We will be happy to work with you to choose an animal that suits your wants and lifestyle; however we DO have adoption guidelines and may deny an adoption we feel is unsuitable. Our volunteers have the right to deny any adoption based on their own judgment.

You Are Applying to Adopt...

Date of Birth: 07/25/2018
Sex: Male
Color: Tan & Black
Breed: Shar-Pei (Mix)
Weight: 36 lbs
Fur: Short
  • My story: name is Cooper and I am a 37 lb. Shar Pei mix puppy and I am ready for my Furever Home! I was found wandering around North Tampa and I am still fearful around traffic! I just turned 8 months old and I am all puppy! I have lost all of my puppy teeth and I am anxious to try out my new set of chompers! That's right...i am in the chewing stage and nothing is safe! I love to bark and play (so apts. may not be good) and I have an independent personality! I am still learning how to be a good boy! I have had one session already with a private trainer and to adopt must be committed to completing my socialization and training for our happy life together! My foster mom has already taught me to sit and I am crate and potty trained. Fill out my app and I will be right over to give you kisses and be your life long friend! **Please note that the St. Francis Dog team only adopts out to adopters in the immediate Tampa Bay Area.

    Good with Cats: No  |   Good with Dogs: Yes  |   Good with Children: No Small Children

Adoption Application form

General Questions

Are you over 21? Yes No
Please give your reason for wanting to adopt Cooper
Is Cooper for you or your family? Yes No
Where will Cooper be kept? Inside Outside Both
Do you plan to declaw? Yes No
Are there other cats or dogs in the house? Yes No
Is anyone in the household allergic to cats? Yes No
Have you ever given up an animal? Yes No

Your Housing

Do you rent or own? Rent Own
Do you have a fenced-in yard? Yes No

Driver's License

Drivers license #
Drivers license state issued


Do you work outside the home or go to school? Yes No

If you are approved for adoption, please indicate whether you agree to the following terms:

I will take Cooper to the vet when medical services are needed. Yes No
I will arrange for the care of Cooper during my absences (vacation, etc.). Yes No
I will not allow Cooper to roam freely. I will obey leash laws. I agree
I will maintain Cooper on heartworm preventative medicine. I agree
I understand St. Francis has the right to confiscate Cooper if not being cared for properly (i.e. lack of food/water/shelter, roaming free, or any form of neglect). Yes No
A minimum donation (depending on age and breed) is required for adoption. Yes No
I agree to allow communication from St. Francis to ensure a mutually satisfactory owner/pet relationship is established. Yes No
I certify that the information provided is complete and correct. I understand if it is discovered I have given any untrue information, St. Francis Society has the right to confiscate Cooper without a refund of my adoption fee.