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Are there rescue facilities that only have small dogs for adoption?

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Animal rescue organizations such as Small Dog Rescue and Tiny Paws Rescue specialize in finding homes for small breed dogs. The adoption process typically involves contacting the shelter for a scheduled visitation with a particular dog, completing an application and a personal interview and then a background veterinary check.

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Some shelters and rescues do not allow interstate adoptions. Contact an out-of-state facility to determine its policies, or locate a local facility. Some rescues feature online adoption forms and resources. Chihuahua-SmallDogRescue.org, for example, provides event schedules, information on various diseases, newsletters and adoption forms. TinyPawRescue.com features names, bios and pictures of many of its small dogs that are available for adoption.

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