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Jennifer’s Pet Rescue in Dallas, Georgia is a no-kill, non-profit animal rescue organization founded in 1998. Their mission is to rescue and re-home adoptable dogs and cats and save them from euthanasia. Most of the animals come from local animal shelters while others are surrendered by loving owners who can no longer care for their pets.
As Jennifer’s Pet Rescue is a rescue and not a shelter, by law, they can't accept stray animals. Stray animals must first go to a shelter so their owners have a chance to find them.
The overpopulation of pets is a tragic issue in the US. Here are the sad, sobering facts:
These sad statistics are why Jennifer’s Pet Rescue actively promotes the spaying and neutering of all pets.
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from Jennifer’s Pet Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Jennifer’s Pet Rescue has a simple adoption process:
Adoption forms for both dogs and cats are listed below:
Adoption fees at Jennifer's Pet Rescue are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccination, and flea/tick prevention.
Dogs are tested for heartworm, have started heartworm preventative treatment, and receive their distemper and bordetella vaccinations.
Cats are tested for FeLV/FIV.
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.