Dog Adoption Application (*Required)

Do you live alone?
Do you live in a:
Do you:
If you rent, do you have permission to have a dog at your residence? (Please note that you will be required to furnish written approval or a Pet Lease Addendum)
What is your fence made of?
If you have one, how high is your fence?
Do you have an in-ground pool/jacuzzi?
Is the pool fenced?
Where will the dog be when you're gone
Where will your dog sleep?
My new dog must be
How much are you willing to spend on medical fees for your dog at any time?
Have you or your housemates ever been convicted of animal neglect or abuse?


Application does not guarantee adoption.

We adopt to Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties ONLY.

We only adopt out to people 21 years and older.

Puppies under 6 months will be adopted to homes with children over 10 ONLY

Animals must be picked up within 48 hours after finalized approval or we move on to the next applicant.


Spark Rescue strives to adopt out our rescue dogs to an individual ( must be 21 years or older) or family that is able to provide a loving forever home, where the dog’s health and well-being are taken care of responsibly. We adopt to Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties but may consider adopting out of the area for rescues that have been in our care for over 2 weeks. We believe that adopting a dog is a commitment for the lifetime of that dog. We appreciate your willingness to complete this form so that we can learn more about you, your family and home environment.


In some cases there will be several highly qualified applicants all desiring to adopt the same dog, and unfortunately we will only be able to place the dog with one party. We hope that in such instances, those qualified applicants who do not receive the dog they applied for, will give us the opportunity to  find an even more perfect rescue dog to share their loving home.


The adoption fee amount only partially covers the cost of veterinary care, foster care, and other miscellaneous expenses involved in the temporary care and adoption of our dogs (No profit is made from the adoption of any of our rescue pets). A home check will be required before any dog is placed in an applicant’s home. Because we are a foster-based rescue, we kindly ask that approved applicants pick up their rescue in a timely manner ( we cannot hold rescues longer then 48 hours after approval). In addition to this application, a binding contract will be required at the time of adoption. We appreciate your understanding, and above all thank you for choosing to adopt.      

Thank you for visiting Spark Rescue. We are a non-profit 501c (3) charity rescue organization in Santa Barbara, CA. Our focus is finding permanent homes for at-risk animals in high-kill shelters in California.


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