Reasons that you'd like to adopt
Your name(s)
Your full address
Phone #1
E-mail address
Your employer
Your veterinarian's name
Your vet's phone #
Other vets seen in the past 5 years (include phone)
SHF goat(s) that you'd like to adopt
About the goats
About you
Haven't seen a vet in 5 years?  Please call your local vets and formulate a DETAILED vet care budget here:
Your spouse's employer
About your veterinarian
Goat Care
What is your annual budget for the care of your goats (vets, food, minerals...)
Number of goats that you presently own (nannies, billies & wethers)
What kind of feed do you use routinely?
Phone #2
Who has agreed to take care of the goats should an emergency befall you?
About your household
Do you own your own home?
If you rent, do you have landlord permission to have goats?
What kind of fences do you have?
Are you planning on moving in the next 2 years.  If so, where?
Number of adults in the household
Number of children in the household and their ages.
Under what circumstances have you/would you give up a pet?
pet's illness
new baby/child-related issues
tight finances
behavioral issues
Please explain:
Is anyone in the household military?
If so, what are your plans for your
  pet(s) in case of deployment?
Other animals in your life
List all cats & dogs presently in your household, with their names & ages.
Do you own any other animals?
Are all of them neutered?   If not, please state why.
Other animals you have had in the past seven years - names &, breeds. What happened to them?
Other things
What would you do if a family member developed animal-linked allergies?
Have you or a family member ever been investigated for domestic violence? If so, please give us details of the situation:
Have you or a family member ever been investigated for animal abuse? If so, please give us details of the situation:
Please read our adoption policies thouroughly. Do you have any questions about them or objections to them? If so, please explain:
Non-relative reference #1 (name, address, phone):
Non-relative reference #2 (name, address, phone):
Landlord's name & phone #
How much land do you have for your goats?
If we have not contacted you within two days, please
call us at (252) 422-6770

(Extra time is required on weekends due to the vets' offices being closed.)

We review all applications carefully and, to ensure we are all making the right decision, never do same-day adoptions.

We hope you can appreciate our high standards...we work hard to get rescued pets ready for adoption, and we want the best for them!
Application to adopt a goat from SHF