You must be at least 21 years old and live in the East Tennessee area. Current or past dogs must be spayed or neutered, have a history of being kept current on distemper/parvo and rabies vaccines, receive yearly vet exams with heartworm screening and proof of being on monthly heartworm prevention year round. To adopt a puppy younger than six months someone needs to be home at least part of the day to help with house training and socialization.
Click here for more information about the adoption process.
You may complete the application below and submit it online, or download the MS Word document to complete and email or snail-mail it to us. A PDF version of the application is also available for you to download/print, complete and snail-mail back to us. You may also complete the form below, print it, and mail it to SBRET at the address listed below. Submitting the information online is the quickest way to provide your information and speeds up the adoption process. Don't forget to keep a copy of the application for yourself.
Complete answers to the following questions enables us to be more familiar with your request and requirements, and will help us find the rescue dog to match your needs and expectations.