How To Adopt

Please read through the adoption notes below before completing an

online adoption application.  We will get back to the most suitable candidate(s) as soon as possible and will update all applicants when the process completes. 

 

Already have an application on file?  

Simply send a notification email to info@oregonweimrescue.org

Here are the basics for being a responsible Weimaraner owner:

- a lifestyle that allows you to spend a lot of time with your dog

- a home that you feel comfortable letting a dog live inside with you

- a fully fenced, dog proof yard of reasonable size (no fence= no dog 90% of the time)

- access to inside heated and dry shelter in the winter

- access to a cool place in the summer

- a budget that can afford quality dog food and an occasional vet emergency

- a vehicle that you can safely use to transport your dog

 

Placements:

- Any person being considered to adopt a dog must be able to physically meet that dog prior to adoption

- We do not place dogs that are not spayed or neutered (some caveats apply).

- We do not place dogs in homes where they have to live outside.

- We do not place dogs in homes where they are expected to be in a dog house, chained, or live in a kennel.

- We do not place dogs in homes with unsecured yards (very few exceptions apply).  ​

- We audition applicants for dogs, not dogs for applicants.

> It is our mission to find the best overall home for each dog in our care. Sometimes this means good homes will lose out on a dog to a great home that better suits the needs of the dog in question.

Process:

- We accept applications until we feel there is an adequate pool

- Applicants are sorted on their suitability to meet the specific needs of the dog in question (we want success for the dog)

^^^THIS IS DONE ENTIRELY BASED UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN YOUR APPLICATION, BE THOROUGH!

- The theoretical best fit for the dog is contacted for a phone interview

- An in person meet and greet is scheduled between the applicant (and any existing dogs) with the adoptive dog

- A home inspection is performed to verify what was shared in the application

- A 'Placement Contract' (inclusive of fee) is signed prior to taking ownership

Adoption Fee:

All dogs have an associated $400 adoption fee unless otherwise noted or arranged 

This fee helps cover vet care such as wellness checks, spays/neuters, biopsies, teeth cleaning, and much more.

If you submit an adoption application without listing a specific dog for whom you would like to be considered to adopt, you MUST email us when a dog gets listed for which you wish to have your application considered.

We do not search and pull prior applications unless directed to do so!

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