Adopting FAQs

Can I adopt a police dog if I have children?

Yes. We will consider your application. If your children are very young a police dog may not be a suitable addition to your family.

Can I adopt a police dog if I have another dog or dogs?

Generally no, but will consider each application on a case by case basis.

Can I adopt a police dog if I have other pets?

Yes, it is possible to adopt police dog if you have other pets. When considering your application we will look at the welfare of the animals concerned.

What will happen to the dog if it does not settle into my household?

We will find the dog another home if it does not settle well into your household within a specified trial period.