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Long Island Bulldog Rescue in Stony Brook, New York takes in and rehomes English Bulldogs who have been abandoned, abused, neglected, or surrendered by their owners.
Their mission is to provide humane care and shelter for all of their rescued dogs before placing them in loving forever homes.
In addition to a comprehensive adoption program, Long Island Bulldog Rescue offers transitional support for those who may be struggling to cope with their new dogs or experiencing a family crisis.
With so many animals in need of forever homes, you're sure to find the right pet for you at Long Island Bulldog Rescue. Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from Long Island Bulldog Rescue? Here's how their process works:
Support both for you and your new English Bulldog continues after adoption. The Rescue is committed to you and your dog for its entire lifetime. If an adoption is unsuccessful, Long Island Bulldog Rescue asks the dog be returned to them to ensure its safe care and rehoming.
Adoption fees at Long Island Bulldog Rescue vary according to the dog's age and health, but you can expect to pay between $100-$800. Special needs dogs have lower fees.
Whatever your fees is, it covers spay/neuter surgery, up-to-date vaccinations, parasite testing, and blood testing.
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.