My name is Hercules!

Mastiff Dog for adoption in New Middletown, Ohio - Hercules
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Changing Hearts Rescue

Facts about Hercules

  • Breed: Mastiff
  • Color: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Hercules is about 2 or 3 years old. He was rescued from a dog pound so we have no background information on him. He is about 125 lbs. He is selective of other dogs. We also don't recommend him for houses with kids under 10 because we have no background info on him. He is a very strong dog and does need to work on his manners. He can pull on a leash so we recommend a strong leader and someone experienced with large dogs. He is house trained and crate trained. He is does have a dominate personality. He has not been around cats. If you are interested in adopting him please email


Dog Adoption Application Form

Contact Information

Full name:

Occupation: ______________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________

How long at this address:__________________________________________________

Daytime Phone: ___________________________________________________________

Evening Phone: __________________________________________________________

Best time to call: ___________________________________________________________

Email address: __________________________________________________________

Family & Housing

How many adults are there in your family (their relationship to you)?


How many children (ages)?


What type of home do you live in single family, town home, apartment, farm, etc.?


Please describe your household: __ Active __ Noisy __ Quiet __ Average

If you rent, please give the rules governing pets and the landlord's name and number:

(by providing this information you are allowing CHR permission to contact your landlord please inform them of this call so they will speak with us)

Does anyone in the family have a known allergy to dogs? _________________________

Is everyone in agreement with the decision to adopt a dog? _________________________

Do you have time to provide adequate love and attention? _________________________

Other Pets

What other pets do you have (specify type and number)?

Are these pets up to date on vaccines? _________________________________________

Are these pets spayed/neutered? If not. Why?____________________________________


Have you every surrendered a pet? If so, why?


Have you ever had a pet euthanized? If so, why?


Have you ever lost a pet to an accident?


How do you discipline your pets and why?



Do you have a regular veterinarian? __ Yes __ No

Veterinarian's name: _______________________________________________________

Clinic Name: _______________________________________________________

Clinic Address: ________________________________________________________

Clinic Phone: ________________________________________________________

(Providing CHR with this information you are allowing CHR to call your vet. Please call your vet and ask them to authorize the release of information to CHR.)

About the Dog You Wish to Adopt

What is your idea of an ideal dog and why?

Desired age: __________ Desired Size: _____________________________________

Desired breed: _______________________________________________________________

Breed you would not adopt:_____________________________________________________

Desired sex: _ Spayed Female _ Neutered Male _ No preference

Willing to adopt: __ outgoing/hyper dog __ shy dog

__ dog that needs regular medication __ dog that needs training

__ dog that needs grooming __ None of these

Where will the dog spend the day? (describe)


Where will the dog spend the night? (describe)


Number of hours (average) dog will spend alone? _________________________________

Who will have primary responsibility for this dog's daily care? _______________________

Who will have financial responsibility for this dog? ________________________________

Do you agree to provide regular health care by a Licensed Veterinarian? __ Yes __ No

Do you agree to keep the dog as an indoor dog? __Yes __No

When the dog goes out, how do you plan to supervise it? Fenced yard?

Do you agree to contact CHR if you can no longer keep this dog? __Yes __No

Are you be willing to let a representative of CHR visit your home by appointment?
__Yes __No

How did you hear about CHR? _____________________________________________________

Would you be interested in fostering? __Yes __No __Would like to know more

Personal References

Please list someone who is familiar with both you and your pets.




Relationship (relative, neighbor, friend, etc.):




Relationship (relative, neighbor, friend, etc.):

All of the information I have given is true and complete. This dog will reside in my home as a pet. I will provide it with quality dog food, plenty of fresh water, indoor shelter, affection, annual physical examination and vaccinations under the supervision of a licensed Veterinarian.

___________________________ _________

(Signature) (Date)

About Changing Hearts Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We currently have several dogs waiting to come into our rescue. We have at least 10 dogs waiting for a foster home to open up. We have several breeder release dogs coming in. Most are very social just need to learn how to live in a home. If you are interested in fostering please email.

We are often asked.....What happens if one of the dogs in your rescue never finds a home? If we have a dog in our care for an extended period of time we will reach out to other rescues to help find a place that can help. This has only happened a few times. We only do this if we have exhausted all of our resources first.

WE NEED FOSTER HOMES!!!! We currently have 4 foster homes. In order for us to save animals we need many more! If you are interested in learning about becoming a foster parent please email us!

Transporters needed! We are looking for a few transporters to help us. Sometimes we receive emails from other states asking for our help but because of the distance we can not help with out transporters.

We also are in need of donations. We accept newspaper, paper towels, crates, exercise pens, dog kennels, collars, leashes, food and water dishes, dog food, cleaning supplies, etc. If you have any of these items you would like to donate please email!

Come Meet Our Pets...

We currently do not have any adoption events scheduled.

Our Adoption Process...

Adoption fees.............Our adoption fees vary. Adoption fees help us recoup some of the expenses we spend saving these animals and vetting them. Our animals are not for sale. Our adoption fees normally start out a 75$ and can go as high as 475$. Out typical fees are 275.00-325.00. Adoption fees are payable in certified checks or cash. We do not accept credit cards, money orders, or personal checks.

If you are interested in adopting one of our animals please don't hesitate to email us at We do adopt to other states other than Ohio. All adopters are required to come to our foster homes. We prefer for you to see the environment they have been in while with us. We also require all potential adopters to submit an application to adopt and be APPROVED before you can visit any of our adoptable. We will not adopt to anyone under the age of 24.