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Puppy Pals Rescue in Beaver Creek, Ohio rescues dogs in need with a focus on small, long-haired breeds, most specifically the Yorkshire Terrier. They're a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers, and all dogs are cared for in foster homes until they find their forever families.
Aside from adopting a deserving dog, what’s the best way you can help? Puppy Pals Rescue is turning pups away due to a lack of foster homes! If you feel you can open up your heart and home to these pups in need, consider becoming a foster carer so Puppy Pals Rescue can save even more lives.
Thinking about adopting a lucky animal from Puppy Pals Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Adopting from Puppy Pals Rescue is a simple process:
Adoption fees at Puppy Pals Rescue are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, a veterinary exam, bordetella, rabies, and DHPP vaccinations, fecal testing, microchipping, heartworm testing and prevention, flea/tick prevention, and a dog harness.
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.