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RAIN - Rescuing Animals In Need

Federal Way, WA

Our Mission

Adoption Policy


To apply for a dog or cat through RAIN rescue, we will supply the appropriate link to the adoption application form in the ad info for each animal. You must fill that out very thoroughly, including photo’s of the primary living areas, sleeping quarters, as well as the yard (for dogs). We require veterinary information, and at least two references. If you rent we will always verify your pet lease info. With your property management. Every question on the application has a purpose, please take the time to fill out every question, it matters. We will only contact you back if your application is approved and a good fit for the animal!

Please familiarize yourself with our cat and kitten policies prior to applying.

We do have a few cats for adoption at local pet stores. Check the cat’s profile to verify if they are at one of those locations.

If your application is accepted, we will do a pre-screening to verify basic information, after which, we will refer to our screener who will make phone calls and report her assessment.

The process is rather quick. Once the screening is complete if you have been approved, we will notify you that you have been chosen as a new RAIN family member, and we will correspond to make sure it is a good match. The last major step is to set up a meet and greet. If the meeting goes well, you take home your new friend. We do accept, and prescreen, back up applications. We would like a one week update to make sure all is going well.

Payment methods preferred are Venmo or PayPal, but cash or check is ok too, if you prefer. There is an adoption agreement, which your Adoption Rep will go over with you. You may request this form in advance. All adoption funds go to pulling, vetting, and transporting more dogs from high kill shelter and are usually non-refundable. Your contribution is so greatly appreciated.

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