Dog Surrender Form

Please complete and submit the information below as fully as possible. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) MUST be completed or the form will not submit properly. If you have multiple animals, please submit a separate form for each animal.

What to expect once you've submitted the form
After you've clicked on 'Submit', you should see a page thanking you for contacting us and confirming someone will be in touch. A member of PAWS’ staff will contact you within 72 hours. Due to a higher than normal volume of pets being surrendered, there may be delays in our response time and we appreciate your patience.

If you do not see the thank you page after clicking 'Submit', or are experiencing problems completing the form, please email for technical assistance. 

Please note: we are located in Lynnwood, Washington approximately 20 miles north of Seattle, and we do not accept re-homing requests from outside Washington State.

Dog Description

Is the dog spayed/neutered?*

General Behavior

Check the terms that best describe your dog:*
Is your dog afraid of anything?*
Does the dog bark excessively?*
Is the dog housetrained?*
Can the dog go without an accident overnight?
Is the dog ever destructive?*
Has the dog ever shown aggression toward any person?*
If yes, when? (Choose all that apply)
How is the dog aggressive? (Choose all that apply)
Has the dog ever bitten anyone?*
Did it break the skin?
How does the dog respond to having toenails trimmed?*
How does the dog respond to riding in the car?*
How was the dog confined in the car?*

Behavior with Others

Has the dog lived with children?*
How did the dog respond to the children?
How did the children play with the dog?
Has the dog lived with other dogs?*
Did the dogs ever fight?
If yes, what did they fight over?
Has the dog lived with cats?*
If yes, what kind of interaction(s) did the dog have with the cat?
Has the dog lived with any animals other than dogs or cats?*


Does the dog have access to a dog door?*
How is the dog confined when outdoors?
Does the fence completely enclose your yard?
Does the dog ever dig out or jump over the fence?
If dog is housetrained, what method was used?
How do you exercise the dog?*
Has the dog had any formal obedience training?*


Owner/Guardian Information