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Adoption Policy

Adoption Application:

Shaggy Dog Rescue wants to find the perfect home for all the dogs in our care. Therefore, we are very strict in our adoption policies.

Steps in the adoption process:

Fill out and return our adoption application
After receiving your application, we would like to discuss with your veterinarian
We will contact you to discuss the Adoptee, to see if we can make the perfect match
After discussion, we will arrange a home visit for you to meet your prospective new family member & friend
Upon agreement by all parties, sign adoption contract and give adoption donation for your Adoptee
We do ask that for 3 months after adopting you email us photographs & progress reports of your new pet
Complete the application process at
Submission of Application does not guarantee approval.

NOTE: Shaggy Dog Rescue is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization. The adoption fee is a donation to defray veterinarian cost of these rescued dogs. The fee is non-refundable and to be paid at the time of adoption. No exceptions. We reserve the right to refuse any adoption we feel is not in the best interest of the dog or the adopter. Completion of this application does not guarantee approval for adoption. By submitting this application you agree to the Terms of Adoption above.

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