If you are interested in any of our dogs the first step is to contact us!
In the message include which dog or dogs you are interested in. We will respond to you with our application within 24 hours. Please be patient and do not send multiple emails.
We require three references and a home check for every adoption.
We do not ship dogs. You must be able to drive to the foster home.
A tax refundable donation is required for adoption
Review the Adoption Requirements
Let us know you're interested!
Fill out the application
Do the phone interview & home check
Bring your family & a collar/leash to the meet and greet
You must be at least 21 years old.
No one in the house can have allergies to dogs.
No one in the house can have a fear of dogs
Everyone living in the house must be on board for the adoption.
The house cannot have an electric fence
We do not adopt to families who plan to take our dogs off leash
You must be willing to concent to a home check and a follow up visit
An adoption fee is required upon adoption
Do you rent?
Children must be at least 6 years old. We will make some exception for children as young as 4 with a proven record of strong dog leadership
Children cannot be scared or anxious around dogs.
Current pets in the house must be spayed/neutered and up to date on all of their vetting (including shots, flea/tick meds, heartworm preventative)
Current pets should be well socialized and have little to no behavioral problems
Got kids or pets in the house already?
You must provide a current copy of your lease
The lease must clearly state that dogs are accepted into the property
The lease must show that the dog will not be rejected into the apartment based on breed size or for any other reason based on the landlord's oppinion - rather than vetting paperwork
If you do not have a lease with your apartment or the lease do not meet the requirnments a signed and dated letter from the landlord will be also accepted.
Don't live on Long Island?
We do out of state adoptions!
You must be willing to drive to the foster home in order to meet the dog.
We do not ship or transport dogs anywhere but to a foster home.
We will ask a volunteer or rescue group in your area to do a home check for us.
We require that you send us photos of your home -- videos are even better!