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Owner Relinquishment Form

Must be submitted by owner before we will accept the dog into our program. Please be sure you are serious about relinquishing your dog before involving the program’s time and energies.

Thank you for entrusting your precious Sheltie to our rescue program so that he or she may have a new life.  We realize there are many good reasons for relinquishment and respect those decisions.  Giving your dog this opportunity is an act of love, and you are definitely doing the right thing.  Some owners fear that we will put down their dogs when they come into rescue.  Please rest assured: we are a dedicated “no kill” rescue program for Shelties who need us, and we love all our dogs.  Our mission is to care for your dog, and  find him or her the best family possible for a great match. However, Houston Sheltie Sanctuary will not accept dogs who are aggressive with other animals or with people.  If we discover a dog relinquished to us attacks others, that dog will be returned to the original owner.

I, , certify that I am the sole and legal owner of this Sheltie and hereby surrender to Houston Sheltie Sanctuary, Inc. Rescue Program the Sheltie known as .

I hereby authorize the veterinarian named herein to release information about me or my pet(s) to Houston Sheltie Sanctuary, Inc. as necessary to evaluate this application.

Please fill out the following section to help us place your dog.

(Check all that apply; add any helpful information where you can.)

Physical Appearance

Medical History

Food & Medication