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Save a Dog Today (Matchmaker and Re-homing service)

Redding, CA

Adoption Policy



Fill out application completely and detailed we will have more questions after we get the application, once we get all of our questions answered and feel you could be a good match for the dog, we will answer any and all of your questions you may have, or in some cases you can talk to the foster of the dog


We will contact you via email once we reviewed your application please check your spam folder and contact us if you do not get a reply within 2 days
We will respond to each application to let you know we received it so please check your e-mail including spam/bulk folders
We do not have the time for phone calls unless you are fully approved, but everything is done via online or texting
If you are contacted by us as a possible match we will need you to call your Vet for references, if you don’t have a Vet we need 2 non related references that can e-mail or text us.
If you rent, we need a landlord note emailed or texted to us, before we can proceed with the application, the note needs to state that a dog is allowed, breed and size of dog.


We will send a volunteer to visit your home, if a volunteer cannot be found in your area we will be satisfied with lots of pictures of home, yard, fence, ect.
Once we have the above we will email you our contract to read, once you let us know you agree to all terms you will be asked to put a hold deposit on the dog/pup you are looking to adopt
We won't hold without any dog without a non refundable hold deposit which becomes part of the adoption fee
not refunded if you change your mind or not show up
Once we have that
 we will set up the meeting here in Redding, as you are now fully approved
 at that time if everyone agrees finish paperwork take pup/dog home

We will adopt out of area and out of state as long as applicant is fully approved and will come to Redding to pick up
At that time adopter will get all Vet records of the dog/pup they are adopting
We do NOT transport or ship, adopter has to meet/pickup dog in Redding, CA.
we do not have the time nor resources  for transporting so please do not ask

What adopters get with their new
furry family member:

If over 6 months old will be altered
Heartworm tested or if not old enough on monthly HW prevention
On flea prevention if fostered in an area that has fleas
will have at least one deworming with panacur dewormer a 3 day de wormer for all parasites
UTD on all shots, not all dogs will have Kennel cough shots nor other shots that are really not required nor needed
Some dogs will be chipped other adopter must chip
You get a free VCA Vet Exam Coupon
30 days of free Pet insurance
many online books emailed and tons of needed info
plus we're here to help settle a new dog in with the least stress for all
Adopter will get all Shot/Vet records at time of adoption

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