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One Dog At A Time Rescue in Warsaw, Indiana was founded in 2010 and is made up of a small group of volunteers who believe all dogs deserve a chance to live their lives in a home filled with love. From young puppies to senior dogs, they all matter to One Dog At A Time Rescue.
An all-foster organization, they don't have a physical facility and require support of generous fosters, volunteers, and donors to continue their amazing work.
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from One Dog At A Time Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
All dogs at One Dog At A Time Rescue live in foster homes. Here's their simple adoption process:
Adoption fees at One Dog At A Time Rescue may vary by dog, so make sure to ask the volunteer who contacts you what you can expect to pay.
Whatever your fee is, it helps One Dog At A Time Rescue partially cover the costs they incur saving the lives of countless 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.