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Bottle Babies Rescue in Allen Park, Michigan is a foster-based rescue founded in 2010. They specialize in the care and rehabilitation of neonates and orphan animals. The goal of Bottle Babies Rescue is to save hundreds of displaced animals, rehabilitate them, and find them loving, forever homes.
To make that goal a reality, the organization needs the support of donors. One of the biggest expenses they face is veterinary care. They're continually fundraising, and community support and grant requests are crucial in ensuring the foster animals receive all the care they require. Any donation, no matter how big or small, goes a long way!
Considering adoption from Bottle Babies Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Bottle Babies Rescue has a purrfect baby animal just waiting to meet you. Here's their simple adoption process:
Adoption fees at Bottle Babies Rescue differ from pet to pet. Remember, no matter what your fee is, it helps Bottle Babies Rescue partially cover the costs of saving the lives of countless animals in need. However, it will include spay/neuter surgery, flea treatment, microchipping, first vaccinations, deworming, FeLV/FIV testing for cats, and heartworm testing for dogs.
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, here's 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.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
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.