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Italian Greyhound Rescue of Ohio in Columbus, Ohio is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization focused on rescuing Italian Greyhounds. They don't have a physical shelter, and rescued dogs are held in foster homes throughout Ohio until they find an appropriate homes in Ohio or bordering states.
The dogs come into the rescue in several ways:
Thinking about adopting a lucky dog from Italian Greyhound Rescue of Ohio? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Italian Greyhound Rescue of Ohio has a straightforward adoption process:
Adoption fees at Italian Greyhound Rescue vary with the age of the dog. All dogs are spayed/neutered and up-to-date on required vaccinations.
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.