ADOPT

PAWFECT LIFE RESCUE IS PLEASED TO INTRODUCE A TOTALLY UNIQUE ADOPTION EXPERIENCE

Pawfect Life Rescue is a team of service professionals with a passion for dogs! After diving in and submerging ourselves in rescue, the team has heard you! Different folks have different needs but here’s some of the feedback we’ve received during discussions with adopters:

  1. Adopters get frustrated if they’re told that having a fenced in yard is considered a “pre-req” to being a good dog owner​

  2. Adopters get frustrated if they’re told they can’t adopt a dog because they have young children

  3. Adopters get frustrated if they don’t receive a response when reaching out to a rescue to adopt or foster or even make a donation

  4. Adopters get frustrated if they end up speaking with someone who may be very good with dogs, but has limited people skills or little interest in listening to what they have to say

  5. Adopters are often nervous about taking in a rescue dog and what will happen if they do and it doesn’t work out. What do they do with the dog? Does that mean they’re out their adoption donation?

  6. Adopters often continue to need support after they’ve adopted their new family member. They need help with house training and teaching basic dog obedience.

MEET & GREETS

 We currently offer one on one “Meet & Greets” with individual dogs throughout the week & over the weekend!  

*Please Note: An approved approved application needs to be on file in order to schedule a one on one*

We welcome you to come meet our pups, offering you the opportunity to meet a dog one on one or in a group setting to really get a feel for his/her personality.  We are here to ensure the pup you’re interested in is really a good fit for your family/lifestyle. We not only treat our Pawfect pups well – but respect and treat you well too! 

ADOPTION APPLICATION

To adopt a Pawfect Life Rescue dog, please submit a completed adoption application online. Adoption applications should include a vet reference and 4 personal references (that aren’t related to you). Applications must be completed in their entirety.  Should you have any questions please e-mail info.pawfectlife@gmail.com. 

ADOPTION DONATION

Upon approval of your application, you will have the opportunity for a “meet & greet” where all family members (be it human or canine) can interact with the Pawfect pup you’re interested in (please note that these are different from our Monday night open houses for applicants). If the meet & greet is satisfactory for all involved, an adoption contract is completed and a check for a $525 adoption fee is issued to Pawfect Life Rescue, Inc. We will follow up with you within a week of taking your new pup home. All adopters are asked to contact their Adoption Coordinator within 7 days with any questions that may arise and with any updates on how things are going with their new pup! We get attached to these pups so pictures are always appreciated!

ADOPTION STARTER KITS

Adoption Starter Kits Now Available! Each kit includes: a wire crate, leash & martingale collar (color choices), a toy and box of treats (variety to choose from), one food & one water dish (color choices) and a bag of either puppy or adult food (16.5 lbs). Kits are priced at $125 for a 24″ crate, $135 for a 36″ crate, and $145 for a 42″ crate. Kits can be broken apart if only certain items are needed.

WHAT DOES MY ADOPTION
DONATION COVER?

Adoption donations cover all fees involved in the vetting, transport, quarantine and general care required for Pawfect Life Rescue dogs. Standard costs include:
Vetting: Typically $125 – $400+/dog
Transport: Typically $160 – $185/dog
Quarantine: Typically $100/dog
VETTING INCLUDES:
Spay/Neuter
DA2PPv, DHPP, DHLPP Vaccine (A series of 2 or 3 for all puppies under 6 months old and 1 for all dogs 1 year +)
Rabies Vaccine (1 for adults and puppies 3 months+)
Bordatella Vaccine (kennel cough)
Fecal exams
Dewormer (3 rounds for all puppies, as needed for adults)
4DX Heartworm Test (for dogs 6 months+ to test for Heartworm & 3 tick born diseases: Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichia & Lyme)
Health Certificate (1 if being transported and 1 upon release from quarantine)
Microchip
Heartworm Preventative
Flea & Tick Preventative
*Vetting may also include: Skin scrapes, blood tests, eye exams, treatment for ear infections, surgery, etc – Whatever’s required to ensure all Pawfect pups are in Pawfect Shape prior to adoption*

 

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