Public Health Department (PHD)

The following instructions are for PC users only.

 

If you have not done so already, please download and install the Adobe Reader application- https://get.adobe.com/reader/.  The form may not work as desired in any other application.

 

How to download and save the form in: Internet Explorer  Google Chrome  Mozilla/Firefox | Opening the form in Adobe Reader

 

Internet Explorer

On the Adoption page, position your mouse over the form you want to save and RIGHT CLICK.  The following menu should appear:

Internet Explorer Save

Select (left click) "SAVE TARGET AS...".  Windows Explorer (Save As) will open and you can designate the folder where you want to save the file.

 

Google Chrome

Select (left click) the form link from the Adoption page.  Google Chrome will take you to a viewer page.  If you see the Adobe Reader menu (may be located in the lower right corner of the page) there is a SAVE icon there; (second icon from the right- looks like a floppy disk).  Select (left click) the icon and Windows Explorer (Save As) will open and you can designate the folder where you want to save the file.

Chrome Save

OR

While in the viewer, RIGHT CLICK anywhere on the page and the following menu should appear:

Chrome Save 2

Select (left click) "SAVE AS...". Windows Explorer (Save As) will open and you can designate the folder where you want to save the file.

 

Mozilla/Firefox

Select (left click) the form link from the Adoption page.  Firefox will take you to a viewer page.

Firefox Save

Use the DOWNLOAD icon located in the upper right corner of the page (down arrow within a white square).  The follwing option box will open:

Firefox Option Box

You have the option of opening the file in Adobe Reader (should you have it installed) or to Save the file.  By selecting SAVE FILE, Windows Explorer (Save As) will open and you can designate the folder where you want to save the file.


 

Opening the form in Adobe Reader

Once you have saved the file to your desktop (designated folder) use Adobe Reader to open the file:

Adobe Reader Screenshot 1

Please complete as many of the form fields as they pertain to you.  At the bottom of the form please add your name (signature), it is a required field. (Forms submitted without the correct signature will not be processed).


When you select a location to which to send the form, the following option box should appear:

 Adobe Reader Screenshot 2

If you have an email program installed on your computer (i.e. Microsoft Outlook), use the "Default email application" option.  A copy of your form will be attached to the email and the email will have the TO: field completed with the email address of the Shelter location the form is being sent to.


If you use an Internet email, select the "Use Webmail" option.  A dropdown containing the "popular" web email applications (GMail, Yahoo) will appear.  Select your email application, enter your email address.  Follow any on screen instructions.  You will either have to save the completed form and attach it yourself or the application will attach the completed form to be used in your internet email application.


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