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Standard Poodle Rescue in Pensacola, Florida was established in 1999 to provide a
safe haven for poodles whose owners, for a variety of reasons, must give up their
dogs. Its aim is to provide an alternative to dogs being dumped at the local animal
Standard Poodle Rescue rehabilitates and trains poodles who have developed bad habits due to abuse or neglect. The end goal is to provide a new home with loving owners who appreciate the unique characteristics of the Standard Poodle. This is usually accomplished within a 7-10 days due to the waiting list that's maintained.
Considering adopting from Standard Poodle Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
The Standard Poodle Rescue team knows the breed inside out and can answer any questions you have. Once you're ready to adopt, here's how the process works:
Standard Poodle Rescue's adopter requirements are as follows:
Adoption fees at Standard Poodle Rescue vary with each dog. Your dog will be tested for temperament, spayed/neutered (if age-appropriate), brought up-to-date on shots, tested for heartworm and intestinal parasites, freshly groomed, and have already begun obedience training.
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.