Charity No. 1147613
Dogs looking for homes
How do I Adopt
Sophie Harding – Artist, Illustrator and Textile Maker
Know the Trustees
What We Do
Rupert Whippet – Patron
The Origin of the Whippet
Pets At Home
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Leaving a legacy
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Fostering A Whippet
Foster Application Form
Homecheck Application Form
Transport Volunteer Application Form
Before you complete the form please confirm you understand and meet the following minimum requirements:
You have a secure garden, with a minimum fence height of 5ft and no weak points.
The dog will be left for no more than one period of 4 hours per day.
If you are currently in a rented property, a copy of your Rental Agreement will need to be submitted to us.
You are currently residing in the UK.
I am the Applicant not a third party.
Check here to confirm you meet these requirements.
Address Line 2
County / State / Region
ZIP / Postal Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
French Southern Territories
Heard and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Northern Mariana Islands
Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
US Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Wallis and Futuna
Mobile Telephone Number
Please confirm that you are over 18
Yes, I am over 18 years of age
No, I am not over 18 years of age
What Age Bracket Are You In
Number of persons at the above address under 18
Do you or any other family member have any medical conditions or taking medication which could affect your application?
Ages of your children under 12, if any?
Ages of children under 12 who regularly visit you, if any?
Please provide information on your (or your family member's) medical condition or medication. Are any members of the family allergic to animals?
Will interactions between young children and the adopted dog always be supervised?
Have you ever been taken to court or cautioned by the Police?
Are any of the applicants residing in the household, disqualified from keeping animals or has had a deprivation order made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and/or has an unspent conviction for offences relating to animal cruelty or neglect?
Do you own your home?
Landlord written permission will be required at homecheck.
Your partner's occupation (if applicable)
Do you work from home?
1st named adult – Actual time dog left during working day
2nd named adult – Actual time dog left during working day
Dog ownership needs to be fully discussed with your family.
No, not discussed
Yes, all family members happy to rescue and will be present at the homecheck
Are you seeking to adopt a...
Are you seeking to adopt a... (age)
Which dog are you interested in adopting?
First time dog owners?
Parents owned dogs during one applicants childhood
Parents owned dogs during both applicants childhood
Have you any previous experience of whippets/whippet crosses?
Are you aware of the needs and character traits of the whippet?
Do you own any other dogs? If yes please give breed/s, gender, whether neutered, and age/s
Do you own any other pets (e.g. horses, house rabbits, caged rabbits, ferrets, rodents)?
Do you have previous experience of raising a puppy?
Would you consider adopting a whippet with health issues?
Would you consider adopting a whippet with behavioural issues?
Do you own any cats? If yes please give age/s
Have you owned a dog/s before? If yes please give breed/s, and if adopted from which rescue?
Is your home a...
Ground floor flat
How busy is the street on which the property is located?
Only busy at peak times
Does the property open straight on to the street?
Is the garden, or an area of the garden, secure?
Yes – all ready and checked.
No – will come back when garden is secure.
How large is the secure area?
How high is the fencing surrounding the secure area?
If there is no secure area what arrangements will be made for toileting?
Just Whippets Rescue is the only Rescue we are in ‘discussion’ with
No – we are in discussion with other rescues.
Yes – we are focused on Just Whippets Rescue.
Have you ever been homechecked by another rescue? If so which and when?
Has another rescue ever refused your application? If so which, when and why?
Will the adopted dog live in your home with you day and night?
If you have answered yes to the above, where will the dog sleep?
If you have answered no to the above, where do you intend that the dog live?
What arrangements will be made for the adopted dog if you have to go away?
Are you prepared to travel to collect the dog/s you adopt?
Not prepared to travel
Prepared to travel up to 50 miles in total
Prepared to travel up to 100 miles in total
Prepared to travel up to 150 miles in total
Prepared to travel 200 miles plus in total
If so, how far can you travel? The more flexible you are able to travel the greater likelihood that your applicant will be successful.
Please give any other relevant information that may help your application here
In order to rescue and pay veterinary costs we the Adopter understand and agree to pay the administration fee of £100 per dog that is being rehomed from the owner. Or £200 for a dog currently in foster. We appreciate that if the applicant indicates that they are unable to pay the administration fee this may effect their application.
Please advise how you came to hear about us?