An unwanted dog can be taken to the local animal control facility, a humane society or a rescue. If originally obtained from a breeder, the dog can often be returned to the breeder.Continue Reading
Because government-run animal control facilities are often overcrowded, animals that are surrendered by their owners are at high risk of euthanasia. Humane societies and no-kill shelters often accept unwanted dogs although many have waiting lists. Unwanted purebred dogs are often accepted by rescues specific to that particular breed.
Many breeders have policies in place that permit the return of a dog of their breeding at any time and for any reason. In addition, many rescues and humane societies have stipulations in their adoption contracts that require the adopter to return the dog to them if the adopter can no longer keep it.Learn more about Pets
To adopt Shih Tzu puppies, visit the website of a Shih Tzu rescue organization, a humane society chapter or a pet adoption advertisement site and look for adoption instructions. Most rescue groups post the document requirements, adoption procedures and adoption fees on their websites.Full Answer >
You adopt a dog or cat through your local ASPCA, animal shelter or rescue organization. Each organization has its own guidelines, but most organizations have the same general requirements. You need identification, an application and a donation to adopt a cat or dog.Full Answer >
The adoption procedure varies for each PAWS agency, though most agencies require interested adopters to fill out and submit online applications and pay a visit to their shelter or facility. It must be noted that not every PAWS agency is affiliated with each other and the actual meaning behind the acronym “PAWS” may differ by organization.Full Answer >
Wisconsin Dog Rescue is an organization that endorses reputable rescues and provides information on those animal rescue organizations located in Wisconsin. WDR states the policies, fees, location and information on the procedures to adopt an animal at various rescue organizations.Full Answer >