Tiny Paws Small Dog Rescue was born out of my love for small dogs and desire to help those in need, and in memory of the loss of a dear family member. Dealing frequently with small breed puppies and retired breeder moms, we strive to find homes that are aware of the commitment to raising a small breed dog and to the patience needed in socializing and housebreaking a retired breeder mom who may have little idea what life in a home is all about. We are foster home based and are always looking for new foster homes to help us continue our love of rescuing dogs in need. We are happy to assist in owner surrender placements, especially those in need of surrendering their small dogs due to financial hardships, loss of a loved one, or dog owner entering assisted living facilities or nursing homes. We pride ourselves with a thorough search for that perfect home for a dog in need and follow up with phone calls to ensure things are going well. Tiny Paws will take back an adopted dog should the need arise within a reasonable notice and an available foster home has an open spot. Our goal is to someday own a building to house even more canine companions in need. We look forward to helping you find your family pet.
More foster homes for dogs, large and small. Foster homes for cats and kittens. Donations to pay off our vet bills. An office computer. Dog and cat food and supplies, i.e. toys, bed, litter. Cleaning supplies. Towel and blankets. A large transport van. And a building for the future to educate and house our animals.
Foster Homes Needed
TINY PAWS IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF FOSTER HOMES FOR DOGS, BIG OR SMALL, AND FOR CATS AND KITTENS TOO. PLEASE CONTACT VICKI AT: 262 496-9324 for further information. Start making a difference in the life of a cat or dogs who deserves a second chance.
Contacting Us - Please Note
Due to the tremendous response for our dogs, that it is very difficult to return all calls and e-mails regarding a particular dog. Watch their Bios for updates as to whether they are available or not. In the meantime, as we are all volunteers, we will try to the best of our ability to return all calls and e-mails. Do not be afraid to call more than once and phone calls are more effective and easier for us to keep track of rather then e-mail. WE ASK THAT YOU CONTACT US WHEN YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT ADOPTING AND HAVE APPROVAL FROM ALL NECESSARY FAMILY AND NON-FAMILY MEMBERS AS WE ONLY HAVE TIME TO DEAL WITH SERIOUS ADOPTERS. Thank you potential adopters for your continued interest in Tiny Paws rescued pups and adult dogs, cats and kittens. If you are interested in one of our animals, please click on the animal's photo or name which will open another page with additional information on that animal, including the Foster Home phone number or e-mail address. It is the fastest way to get started on the adoption of that animal.
Adopting a Friend
Please contact us for adoption information at (262) 496-9324. We schedule "Meet and Greet" appointments for the desired dogs and cats. Reference checks are done prior to the visit. Application paperwork is completed during the "Meet and Greet" appointment. Adoption fees vary according to pet and their background and needs. Adoption fee does cover spays and neuters if performed by rescue vet or a $50.00 refund will be given for a spay or neuter for your adopted dog. To qualify for refund, please send vet receipt with pet's name and date of surgery. PLEASE NOTE OUR SPAY/NEUTER CONTRACT IS STRICTLY ENFORCED AND FOLLOW-UP WILL PURSUE TO ENSURE SURGERY WAS COMPLETED. The dogs are vaccinated to date with the exception of Bordetella as that is left to the adopter's discretion. All dogs qualify for a 7 day return policy. We encourage all adopters to schedule a vet visit at their cost to insure that there are no unseen issues that Tiny Paws is not aware of. Should the dog not pass physical, check is returned in full. Breeder Moms or Dads may allow for a longer trial basis due to their lack of socialization.
Important Notice Regarding Forms of Acceptable Payment
WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS FOR PAYMENT OF OUR ANIMALS. We can accept cashier checks, money orders and cash only. Please come prepared with one of these forms of payment when doing your meet and greet. Thank you.
Please remember we are NOT a shelter building, but FOSTER home based. Therefore, appointments are ALWAYS necessary to insure the PETS you are interested in are available.
Pet Supplies Plus Adoption Event
Meet some of our available rescue dogs at an adoption event at the new Pet Supplies Plus store in Waukegan! Come scratch some ears, hold some puppies, and let our adoptable dogs recharge your karma with canine affection! Adoption applications are available on our website and at the event.
We are always in need of foster homes. Let us show you how rewarding it is to foster a rescue dog. Information will be available; we love to answer questions and share our success stories. You can be fostering a displaced dog this spring!