I've had dogs for 40 plus years. I also foster for our local shelter when they don't do well in a shelter setting or have issues that need to be worked through.
Tell us about your dog(s) and/or other pets that you have:
We at present have 1 Yorkie (5) and 2 cocker spaniels 13 and 10. Right now we are fostering a blind poodle.
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
We fostered a Goldendoodle and found I really liked everything about him even though he had issues that were eventually resolved and ended up going to a great home. The timing was not right for us to adopt him at the time.
Have you read our adoption policies?
Are you aware that many doodles are not allergy friendly and that many of them do shed?
Are you aware that we do not adopt to homes with children under 10, and that we do not adopt dogs for service work?
Are you now involved in Rescue? If so, how? Are you interested in volunteering with our rescue?
I am an advisor to the board of our local non-profit shelter. I volunteer at the shelter for events, dog walking, fostering of dogs or whatever the need is
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Welcome to the DRC website.
Here is a ‘must read’ article with information you should know before you apply to adopt a doodle: http://doodlerescue.org/forum/topics/information-for-anyone-interested-in-adopting-a-doodle. It includes a link to our adoption guidelines. Please read them before filling out an application to make sure that you meet them. The application itself is at the top of any page, but here is a link: http://doodlerescue.org/page/adoption-application-2. The application doesn’t obligate you in any way but it opens the lines of communication with the adoption coordinator. Quite often, a new dog who comes into the program is adopted before he/she is ever listed, because our adoption coordinator is aware of a good approved applicant who would be a good match for that dog. However once you have an approved application on file, if you see a dog under the DRC’s care that you feel would be a good fit for your family, an e-mail can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org stating that there is an application on file and you would like to be considered for (name of dog).
When looking at the OUR ADOPTABLE DOODLES section, the two letters in front of the dog’s name mean the state they are being fostered in. While the DRC allows out of state applicants, they cannot transport the rescues and will not let them fly, so adopters need to be within driving distance to pick the dog up.