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      Your answers to these questions help us determine the best homes for our Boxers, and the best Boxer for your Family.

      By applying for the adoption of a Boxer from Bayridge Boxers, you hereby give your Veterinarian(s) and other references permission to disclose information to Bayridge Boxers.

      Signature is implied and assumed on e-mail & online Applications to Adopt. If you print and mail, you must print name and sign.

      All questions need answered to be accepted.

About You


     Your Name(s) (Required)

     Street Address (Required)

     Your City, Prov./State, and Postal/Zip Code (Required)

     Email Address (Required)

     Phone Number (Required)

     How did you find us? (Referral from another Breeder, friend, advertisement, etc)

     References (Include name, address, phone & email - 4 Required)

     Who is your current Vet? (Include name, address & phone)

     Do you and/or the members of your household have experience with boxers?

     Have you ever euthanized an animal? If so please explain the circumstances

     Have you ever surrendered an animal to the pound, SPCA, Rescue org. or returned one to it's breeder? If so, please explain the circumstances

     Would you be interested in becoming a member in any of the following clubs? (Check all that apply)
     Boxer Club Of Canada
     Alberta Boxer Club
     Canadian Kennel Club
     Your Local All-Breed Club

     Will you be willing to keep in touch with the breeder throughout your dog's life?

About Your Household

     If you have children, how much involvement will they have with the raising, care and training of this dog and in what manner will they be involved?

     Please list the number of children and their ages.

     How many hours per day will your puppy be home alone?  

     Where will your puppy stay when s/he is alone in the house?  

     What arrangements have you made to let the puppy out during the day, if you are at work?

     Where will your dog stay when s/he is grown up and all alone in the house?  

     Where will your dog stay when you are home?  

     Where will your dog sleep?  

     When you travel what will you do with your dog? Will s/he go with you, stay with family or friends or go to a boarding kennel?

     Type of Fencing:  

     If you do not have any kind of fencing, how will you provide security for your puppy when itís outside or when you're away?

     Are there other pets in your home?  

     If there are other pets in the home what pets do you have and how do you intend to give this puppy all of the training and attention that it deserves and will definitely require?

About Boxers

     Why have you chosen the Boxer as the breed for you and what characteristics of this breed do you like?

     Are you aware that even though Boxers have short hair, they do shed, sometimes profusely?

     Are you aware that Boxers cannot tolerate extremely hot or cold weather?

     Are you aware that Boxers require lots of attention? 

     Are you aware that Boxers have a very high energy level? 

About Your Puppy

     In order of importance what are the top three qualities or characteristics you would like in your puppy and why do you like these particular qualities or characteristics?

     Please indicate below which qualities you would like in your dog. (Check all that apply)
     Fast Learner
     Quiet Companion
     High Energy
     If other please specify

     What sex do you prefer? 
     Please explain your reasons

     Are you willing to take the other sex if your choice is not available and if not why not?  
     Please explain your reasons

     What color do you prefer? 

     If your preference is not available would you be willing to take another color? 

     Do you intend to spay or neuter this animal? 
     Please explain your reasons

     Are you willing to follow a minimal or no vaccination schedule as outlined by the breeder?
     Please explain your reasons

Your Puppy And You

     What types of things will you do to socialize your puppy and get him/her used to other people, dogs, noises, etc?

     What activities are you interested in doing with your dog and why do they interest you?

     Your puppy will come to you partly crate trained and house trained. When the puppy messes in your home how will you discipline him/her?

     Do you plan on attending Obedience classes with your puppy? 

     How will you reinforce any positive behaviour? 

     How will you discourage behaviour such as jumping up, whining, excessive barking, growling at people, chewing, digging, etc?

About Your Purchase

     When are you looking to purchase a dog/puppy? 

     Please indicate which of the following describes why you are purchasing this dog? (Check all that apply)
     Family Pet
     Breeding Prospect
     Show Dog
     Guard Protection
     If other please specify
     Please use this space to add any additional comments about yourself or to ask any questions.