Adopt

Helping death-row, abused, and neglected dogs find forever homes. We do not discriminate by breed, age or special needs. As long as we’re capable of helping out, we will never say no!

Adoption Process

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Interested in adopting or fostering one of our amazing dogs? Take the first step and fill out an application! Please allow us a few days to review the application and get back to you. Be sure to check out the basic requirements needed to qualify.

Important

  • Must be 21 years or older. If not, parent or guardian must provide approval to adoption or foster interest.
  • If you are renting, your landlord must give the approval to fostering or adopting, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Homes that will have the dog alone for 9+ hours will not qualify unless additional arrangements are made.

Adoption Process

All dogs come up to date on shots, dewormed, microchipped and fixed. Click here for more info on adoption fees. Please contact us if you have additional
questions.

  • Fill out adoption application for the dog of interest.
  • Allow us a few days to review and get back to you with a basic interview.
  • Arranging a meet and greet with the dog of interest and yourself.
  • f all goes well during meet and greet and you would like to move forward we will contact you for a home check. If you are already an “approved home” you will get to take the dog or puppy home if you decide at the meet and greet he/she is a good fit. (Please contact if you would like to become an approved adopter.)
  • If your home check passes we require our potential homes to do a mandatory1 week adoption trial to ensure a good fit.

International Adoption Process

Our international rescues come up to date on shots, dewormed, microchipped and fixed. All medical will be provided. International adoption dogs do not require additional cost in flight fee, click here for more info on our adoption fees. For more information on the International Program, click here. Potential adopters for international rescues in the bay area pick ups are directly from the airport (SFO). Adopters in Seattle pick ups are at (SEA) and Vancouver adopters pick ups are at (YVR). Please contact us if you have additional questions.

  • Fill out adoption application for the dog of interest.
  • Allow us a few days to review and get back to you with a basic interview.
  • Once you have reviewed the dogs information (videos) and decide to move forward we arrange a home check to get your home “approved” for adoption.
  • Once you are an “approved adopter” the dog of interest will be marked for your home and no other applicants will be able to apply. Your home will be priority for this dog therefore commitment is also needed.
  • Once a flight has been confirmed we will send you the information on pick up and get you ready for your new potential companion.
  • After pick up you will get a 1-2 week adoption trial to ensure a good fit.

Foster Process

Got extra times, love and care? We’re looking for amazing foster homes that will open their heart to a dog in need. We provide everything needed for our foster homes and cover all medical expenses for the foster dog. Please contact if you have any additional questions.

  • Fill out foster application and allow us a few days to review and get back to you.
  • After reviewing we’ll contact you with a basic interview via phone.
  • Arranging home check.
  • Picking the right fit for your household. (=

How to help?

If you have extra time on your hand and would like to help please consider volunteering! Rescue groups need dedicated volunteers to help with events, fundraisers, home checks, transports, etc. All of these things help enable the rescue to expand their network and help more dogs in need.

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