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Can't Keep Pet?

Owner Turn-In Dogs:
If you are looking to rehome your own personal dog, we may be able to help you. We rarely take the dog into our rescue to foster but rather post on our website and allow you to bring the dog up to our adoption site on the weekends. In essence, you foster the dog until a home is found. Our limited foster homes are reserved for animals that are in the shelter and due to be euthanized.

If you are in a position that does not allow you to foster your dog you would be required to give a $300 one time donation to cover the expense of boarding your dog until we were able to place the dog.

Please also keep in mind that every dog is taken on a case by case basis, so if you have any questions at all...please email us at love4k9z@mac.com

In order for us to place ANY dog, we require the following:
1. The dog must be spayed/neutered (certificate required)
2. Current on DHLPPC, Bordetella and Rabies vaccines and we require proof as well as the rabies certificate
3. Current vet check

Stray Dogs:
You must follow your local animal control ordinance that dictates what you must do to find the dog's owner. Generally that requires keeping the dog 14-30 days, placing a notice at the shelter, free ad in the newspaper, and placing fliers in the area the dog was found. You must also have the dog scanned for a microchip.

If you wish to expedite the process you can turn the dog into the shelter, ask for a first hold and retrieve the dog after the legal holding time at the shelter. At that point you would foster the dog until we are able to find the dog a permanent home.

There are no easy solutions for finding homes for animals. We are all volunteers and this is a community effort to make a difference in the lives of animals and people.

If you wish to do either of the above, fill out an "Relinquishment Form" found on our website. If you have a digital picture we will post immediately. We will be asking you a series of questions to best place the dog in the appropriate home. We do not place our dogs in "first come, first serve" homes but rather the homes that match the dog best.