If you are interested in adopting a dog or cat you will need to complete the application below, all questions must be answered:

Are you interested in adopting a Cat or Dog

What is the name of the pet you are interested in adopting?

Your Name







Age of the person applying to adopt

Current Employer with Address and phone number

Would you like to receive emails of upcoming events?

Check to Receive Emails

How did you hear about York Adopt-A-Pet?

Type of residence:

Other (explain):

Do you own or rent:

How long have you lived at this residence?

Landlord's Name:

Landlords Phone:

Number of adults in the home:

Number and ages of children in the home:

Have you adopted from us before?

If yes, when/whom?

Who will be the primary caregiver for your new pet?

How much one-on-one time do you plan on spending with your new pet?


Do you have any other pets?

If yes, list number and type:

Who is your current vet?

Your Vets Address & Phone:

Are your pets spayed/neutered?

Have you ever owned a cat, dog, or rabbit before?

Why do you want this particular animal?

How will you correct your animal if it misbehaves?

What behaviors do you find unacceptable in pets?

Have you ever relinquished an animal?

If yes, to whom & reason

For what reason would you surrender an animal?

For adopting a dog, do you have a completely fenced yard? What Type and How High

For adopting a cat please enter N/A

Do you plan on declawing, removing dewclaws, or any other altering of your new pet?

What is the longest period your pet will be left alone?

Are all members of your household in favor of adopting a pet?

List one person for reference

Relationship of reference

Phone for reference

By submitting this form, I certify all the information I provided is true. I understand giving false information is grounds for denying my application. I understand that in some cases a home check or verification of residency may be mandatory prior to the animal’s adoption. I understand and agree YAAP may demand the return of the animal for any violation of the terms of the adoption contract and agreement.

You accept these terms by placing your name below:

Date Submitted

Your application must be complete, errors are highlighted in Yellow.

When you successfully submit your application please check your email for a copy of the application.