Thank you for your interest in adopting one of our animals! This form is the first step toward meeting an animal in its foster home or adopting an animal you have already met. Please review our adoption information page for information about our adoption process and fees.
If you have any difficulties with the form, please save your progress and contact us via [email protected].
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE CAN ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FOR HOMES LOCATED WITHIN 60 MILES OF DURHAM, NC.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE DO NOT CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERGRADUATES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE.
We do not consider applications from individuals that are not citizens or permanent residents of the Unites States.
PLEASE BE AWARE OF IAR'S KITTEN POLICY: KITTENS ARE CATS THAT ARE 6 MONTHS OF AGE AND YOUNGER. KITTENS MUST BE ADOPTED WITH ANOTHER KITTEN OR INTO A HOUSEHOLD WITH A YOUNG CAT (GENERAL GUIDELINE OF 2 YEARS OR YOUNGER).
Pre-adoption visits to your home are a required part of our adoption process.
As part of the application process we will contact your landlord to ensure pets are allowed on the premises.
Please list the five members of your household that will have the most interaction with the pet.
Household Member 1:
Household Member 2:
Household Member 3:
Household Member 4:
Household Member 5:
All adult family members must agree before we can process your application.
We do not adopt to undergraduates. Please re-apply once you have graduated.
Please describe your other pets, listing your current pets first.
If you have owned more than 5 pets, list only the 5 most recent.
The final step in our application process is to verify the accuracy of this information with your veterinarian. Please provide a veterinary reference for animals owned in the last 10 years.