Terms of Adoption
1. Fee: We
ask for a minimum donation of $250. The total is due at the
time the adoption takes place. The Rescue dog will have been
temperament tested, neutered or spayed, have had all the
necessary inoculations, a heartworm test, stool test for worms,
and medical treatment will be given as needed before the dog is
adopted. A complete physical is given as well as the required
Papers: If AKC registration papers are available for the Rescue
dog, copies will be given to the new owner.
Policy: If for any reason, the adoption is not found to be
satisfactory, Rescue requires that the dog be returned. The
Rescue dog MUST NOT be sold or given away, but returned to
Rescue if for any reason the adoption is unsatisfactory for the
adopting family. The House of Rex reserves the right to take
back any Rescue dog that is being neglected or not properly
Form: The adoptive owner must sign a legal release form
protecting themselves The House of Rex, and the Rescue dog.
The Rescue dog must be licensed in accordance with existing laws
in your town, and RABIES vaccine must be kept current.
6. Care: The
adopting family agrees to provide adequate shelter, food, all
necessary medical and grooming care, and agrees that their
Rescue dog will not be allowed to run free or be tied out
without proper supervision. Failure to do so will require that
the dog be surrendered to Rescue.
that you follow a regular inoculation program as established by
your veterinarian. Your dog will need yearly boosters for
Distemper, Parvo, Kennel Cough. Rabies booster as required by
your state law. Your dog MUST have an annual test for heartworm
and your veterinarian will recommend a heartworm preventative
program for your dog.
I have read
the terms of adoption and understand them and agree to abide by
them if I adopt an Old English Sheepdog from The House of Rex.
HOUSE OF REX Adoption Application
here to get your copy of our
online adoption form.
Your answers to this
application help us find the best possible match between you
and an Old English Sheepdog in our care. The more we know,
the better we are able to make each adoption successful.
Please read the Terms of Adoption. If you agree to the
terms, proceed with the application and email it back to us.
Please do not expect an immediate response to your
application submission. You will be contacted when an
appropriate dog becomes available. Thanks.
Please review the whole form before entering your