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If you are interested in adopting an animal from A Forever-Home Rescue Foundation, the first step is to review our Adoption Process Overview, Spay/Neuter Agreement (optional), Adoption Contract, and then complete an Adoption Application.

Once you’ve completed your application, send it to us by one of the following methods:

  • Scan and email to
  • Fax to 1-866-863-6890
  • Mail it to us at (Many of our dogs are adopted very quickly. Use this option as a last resort)

    A Forever Home Rescue Foundation
    PO BOX 222801
    Chantilly, VA 20153-2801

The Adoption Application is available here in Portable Document Format (PDF) for you to download, print, and fill out.

Adobe Reader Required

To view the application, you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed on your computer. To obtain the free reader software, please visit the Adobe website at (opens in a new window)

Adoption Form

Please print out the application, fill it in by hand (due to compatibility issues with Apple Macs, we do not have an electronically-fillable form), and then either fax (866-863-6890) or scan and email ( the completed form.

Dog Adoption Application– Right-click and save to your computer & then fill it out & submit.

Sample Adoption Agreement & Contract

Also, take a look at our contract and spay/neuter agreement, so you know what will be expected of you when it comes time actually to adopt and what you agree to for the long term.

Spay/Neuter Agreement

Dog Adoption Contract