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What is Chesapeake Area Alaskan Malamute Protection’s adoption process?

Learn about Malamutes https://www.chaamp.org/the-alaskan-malamute The Adoption Process https://www.chaamp.org/adoption-process (1) Complete & submit an application: http://form.jotform.com/60794585351161 Or visit our website, www.CHAAMP.org, and complete the online application. Of note, we will contact the vet indicated on your application for a reference. Information provided is used to help us match a pup with your lifestyle. We will work with you and answer any questions. (2) Home Visit is scheduled. **Please be patient while waiting to hear back from us & check your SPAM folder just in case we already responded.** CHAAMP runs on volunteer power & it may take a week or so before we can get back in touch with you. (3) After your home visit, your application is reviewed by the board to discuss which of our dogs we think are potential matches. (4) Together we discuss trainers and training. https://www.chaamp.org/how-to-find-a-dog-professional **Please read the CHAAMP Adoption Manual and sign the acknowledgment page. Make sure you watch the required videos which will provide an overview of dog body language. We want to ensure you understand the overview of the force-free concept to set you and your new pup for success. (5) Meet the dog(s) and hopefully bring one home. MULTIPLE DOG HOME: Please note we require that you bring your current dog(s) with you when you come to meet the CHAAMP adoptables. You will also need a second vehicle to separate your dogs for the drive home. We don't make exceptions to this rule so please come prepared, so you do not have to make an additional trip. CHAAMP is a proud member of the Pet Professional Guild. https://petprofessionalguild.com/ There are many ways to train your dog. Yet the only one that results in a healthier, emotionally stronger relationship between you and your pet is through positive reinforcement rewards-based training (communication). Rescue dogs need to rebuild trust with humans and build confidence. You want your furry companion to trust you and do what you ask because good things happen when he/she collaborates with you. Find a professional dog trainer: https://petprofessionalguild.com/Zip-Code-Search https://fearfreepets.com/resources/directory/ https://peaceablepaws.com/find-a-trainer/ How to Choose a Dog Trainer: https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2016/12/how-to-choose-dog-trainer.html?m=1 https://www.nicolewilde.com/how-to-choose-a-dog-trainer KINDNESS is powerful, pass it on: https://positively.com/dog-training/positive-training/what-is-positive-training/

What is Maddie’s adoption fee?

The adoption organization hasn’t provided fee details on this pet yet, but you can reach out to them directly for more info.

Is Maddie good with kids?

Maddie is not good with kids under the age of 5 and kids over the age of 5.

Is Maddie good with other animals?

Maddie is not good with cats. It is not known if Maddie is good with dogs.

When can I meet Maddie?

As soon as the adoption organization has a chance to review your information, they’ll reach out with next steps and timing.

When can I adopt Maddie?

Time to adopt varies, but typically adoption organizations require an official application prior to adoption. If you’re a match, they’ll reach out with next steps and timing.

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