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Luvable Dog Rescue in Eugene, Oregon rescues dogs facing “death row” at high-kill shelters in Lane County. Their team is specifically committed to saving hard-to-place and special needs dogs who may not be taken in by anyone else.
Since 1999, Luvable Dog Rescue has saved around 300 dogs each year. All rescued animals are rehomed in the Pacific Northwest area.
As a private, non-profit organization, Luvable Dog Rescue relies entirely on public funding and community support to survive. All adoption fees go toward the care and shelter of their animals.
Looking to support the amazing work Luvable Dog Rescue does? Contact them today to save the life of a dog who truly deserves love and a second chance at happiness.
Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Interested in adopting a new companion from Luvable Dog Rescue? Here's how it works:
Note: If you rent your home, you'll need to provide proof of landlord approval. If you're interested in adopting a Pit Bull, you must have a fully fenced-in yard, and the fence must be at least 6 feet high.
Contact Luvable Dog Rescue to find out more about their adoption fees and what they cover. Whatever your fee is, it goes toward the care and shelter of the luvable animals in their care.
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.