The application process to adopt a Labradoodle or any other dog from a rescue center may involve interviews, inspections of the prospective owner's home and an adoption fee, which can range anywhere from $150 to $400. Pet rescue centers vary and can be a nonprofit organization with boarding kennels or a private citizen providing a foster home for the pets. The Doodle Rescue Collective Inc. (DRC) for instance, is a volunteer foster based nonprofit organization that specializes in rescuing and rehoming Labradoodle breeds.
Labradoodles are a designer breed of dogs, which is basically a mix of the Labrador retriever and any of the poodle variety including standard, French or miniature. The name for this specialized breed has been around since the 1950s, but only became popular in the late 1980s.
The DRC adoption policies, procedures and requirements shows the ideal steps that should be taken when adopting a Labradoodle from foster rescue.
- Study the requirements
- Expect interviews and inspections
- Pay the adoption fee
Animal rescue centers pets invest time, effort and emotions into the dogs that they rescue. It is only fitting that the rescue centers make sure that the dogs are adopted into safe and loving homes.
To ensure that the dogs will be safe and happy in their new homes, representatives will interview prospective owners for compatibility and inspect their homes to ensure that it will provide a good environment for the dog.
Caring for the dogs while in the boarder kennels or foster homes will require money for food, as well as for the dog's medical expenses.