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Rose's Rescue in Rootstown, Ohio rescues all breeds of cats and dogs from local pounds in the area and are committed to helping animals who may be running out of time to find a loving home.
Their mission is to find every animal a new forever family where they'll given the love and attention they deserve. For this reason, their adoption process is very thorough. If, for any reason, a rehoming doesn’t work out, Rose’s Rescue asks that your pet be returned to them for continued care.
In addition to a comprehensive adoption program, Rose's Rescue focuses on educating the public in responsible pet ownership and humane animal care. Their goal is to eventually eliminate the need to euthanize any adoptable animals.
As a private, non-profit organization, Rose’s Rescue relies entirely on kind donations, grants, fundraising efforts, and adoption fees to keep running. Are you looking to support the wonderful work they do? Consider adopting a new furry friend from their rescue today. Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Interested in adopting a new pet from new four-legged friend from Rose's Rescue? Here's how it works:
Adoption fees at Rose's Rescue are as follows:
*Puppies who are too young for surgery must be spayed/neutered as soon as they're old enough. A portion of your puppy adoption fee will be returned to you upon completion of the procedure.
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, up-to-date vaccinations for all animals.
Dogs are tested for heartworm and microchipped.
Cats are tested for FIV/ FeLV.
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.