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Pet Rescue By Judy in Sanford, Florida was founded in 1986. Their most urgent goal is to rescue animals that are abandoned or in distress, update their vaccinations, and find them good homes. Their long-term vision is to create a world where these animals don't need to be rescued at all.
With that vision in mind, they take a three-step, education-first approach by teaching the following concept to animal owners (and the general public) in their community:
If you'd like to help Pet Rescue By Judy, there's plenty you can do!
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from Pet Rescue By Judy? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Pet Rescue By Judy has a straightforward adoption process:
Adoption applications for Pet Rescue By Judy can be found below:
Adoption fees at Pet Rescue By Judy vary by animal, and you can find them on each animal's online profile.
Typically, adoption fees for dogs range from $100-$350 while cats are generally $75-$150.
Pet Rescue By Judy also offers a Seniors For Seniors Program to promote the adoption of senior pets by senior citizens with reduced adoption fees.
Whatever your adoption fee is, it helps Pet Rescue By Judy partially cover the costs they incur saving the lives of countless animals in need.
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.