We Need A Forever Home
A LITTLE ABOUT THE ADOPTION PROCESS . . .
Please note, we are not a shelter. We do not have a kennel or facility that you can visit and see all the dogs.
Each dog is fostered in an individual home. We do rescue out of our private homes and in our spare time.
So, you cannot come visit our dogs until you have gone through the application and interview process and we have contacted you about
scheduling a visit. We do not have set "hours" and we answer all calls and emails as quickly as we can!
Please understand that we often receive several applications for one dog. Our goal is to place our dogs in the best, most appropriate home.
You may be convinced that your home is the best and most appropriate, but the decision is still ours to make. Since we live with these dogs in
our homes, we have a good understanding of their needs and personalities and what type of home would work best for them. If you are not selected
to adopt a dog, it likely has nothing to do with whether or not we think you could provide a good home for a dog. It may simply be that we did not
believe that you were the best fit for the particular dog you applied for. If you are a match, we do ask you be prepared to have a "meet and greet"
with the pupper within a few days. We are unable to "hold" dogs to accommodate travel plans, or vacation schedules. If you are applying and are not
local to the Brevard county area (i.e. South Florida resident), not all of our foster parents have schedules that can accommodate weekend meetings,
and you may need to be able to travel to Orlando on a weekday or evening, as all of our foster moms are volunteers. Our foster homes are not
"boarding facilities" and once a dog is adopted, that opens a space for another puppy to be saved from animal control. Please do not apply for a
dog if you are unprepared or unable to take that dog home at the time of the meet and greet if the foster parent approves the adoption.
Please be patient!!! We have full-time jobs and lives outside of rescue: We are all unpaid volunteers!!! The adoption process can often take several
days to a week, depending on what else is going on in our lives at the time. Please know we WANT to place the dogs quickly, and work as fast as life
allows! You are welcome to contact us to find out the status of your application, but it won't necessarily make the process go faster.
Why should I go through all this trouble for a dog?
This is an excellent question! Adding a new dog to your life should be a well thoughtout, educated decision. Not an impulse purchase!
When you adopt an animal, you should be willing to commit to that animal for its entire life. All of the dogs we rescue have been through
at least one home. We place these dogs into homes that we feel will care for them for the rest of their lives. Our screening process has
yours and the dogs best interest at heart. We want to match you and the dog perfectly. Our adoption process is in-depth and can take time,
depending on your preferences and the dogs needs. This is an organization staffed completely by volunteers, so please be patient.
Remember, anything worth having is worth waiting for!!!
************Senior to Senior Program************
This program is strictly for seniors only (60-years and older)!!! If you are unable to pay the adoption fee and would simply love to have a companion!!!
We are happy to waive the adoption fee. This program is only for our senior dogs (8 years and older). Dogs have up to date shots, are spayed/neutered
and are microchipped.
****PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be able to afford monthly heart worm and flea prevention!!!****
Webmaster: Michele Olivieri