Adoption Process

An Overview of What to Expect

PittieLove Rescue, Inc. prides itself on having a thorough adoption process. Since all of our dogs are in foster homes, we have a great understanding of their personalities in an actual home, versus a shelter where they can be stressed. Our adoption counselors will guide you through the adoption process and are volunteering their time to help make a great forever match. Sometimes, we get caught up in the coloring, looks, or description of a dog on the website, but our volunteers have much more information that will assist in guiding you to a dog that truly matches your lifestyle and home life for the perfect match!

 

Our process consists of the following:

  1. Complete an Application
  2. Phone Interview
    • This is typically a 20-30 minute call.
  3. Reference Checks
    • Both veterinary and personal references are checked.
  4. Home Visit
    • A local PittieLove Rescue, Inc. volunteer visits your home, which usually takes around 45-minutes and includes verification of home ownership.
  5. Meet the Dog
    • Your family will be guided to meeting a dog that would be a good match – all family members are required to be present.
  6. Other Steps
    • Depending on the initial dog meet, follow up meets may be required, especially in the case where you already have a resident dog.

We do not perform same day adoptions and encourage your family to sleep on it since it’s a big commitment. If all goes well, we schedule the adoption as soon as volunteer schedules will allow.

Learn all about the PittieLove adoption process

Ways to Help

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to PittieLove Rescue, Inc. Support PittieLove Rescue, Inc. by shopping at AmazonSmile.com

Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and PittieLove Rescue Inc will get a $20 donation!

Donate

PittieLove Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, volunteer-operated organization which means that 100% of the funds donated go directly to the pit bulls in our care. All donations are tax deductible.

We’re grateful for any amount we receive and sincerely appreciate your support!