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Big Dog Rescue Project in Tyler, Texas is a small, independent rescue organization devoted to saving large breed dogs from high-kill shelters. The majority of their dogs are fostered in Texas and rehomed in the Pacific Northwest and Northeast. Their organization is entirely volunteer-run and relies on kind donations and adoption fees to continue their selfless work.
Would you like to support the amazing work the Big Dog Rescue Project do? Consider adopting a beautiful large-breed dog from them today. Save a life and gain a lifetime of unconditional love.
Keep reading below for more information on the adoption process and fees at Big Dog Rescue Project.
Ready to adopt a lucky dog from Big Dog Rescue Project? Here's how the process works:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchipping, and transport expenses.
Puppies under 6 months of age are adopted out on a spay/neuter contract.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, below you'll find some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.