An adotable dog in Warwick, RI
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This is Georgie!! He is an almost 3 yr old, 11lb silky terrier. He is beautiful, sweet, great with pretty much everyone. He loves daycare, getting groomed, snuggling on my lap & playing with my other dog. He's generous with kisses and is always happy. He is true to his terrier heritage and loves to chase critters that run so a fenced yard and no kitties would be best.
Georgie trains easily: walking, heeling, sitting, lying, gentle with food (I can put my hand in his bowl), he knows to sit when we stop, and he rides in a booster seat he loves. He is house and crate trained and ready for a family!
Our adoption fee is $425 unless otherwise listed in the dogs bio and $475 for puppies. You will find the application on our home page.
We are often asked, "Why would you charge "so much" for a rescue pet? Why not just place it in a good home?" The answer is because we need adopters who are willing to support all rescue pets, not just the dog they adopt. A young, healthy dog might cost us $150-400 in (discounted) vet care, and many people will want to adopt it. An older one with health issues can easily cost $500-1500 in veterinary expenses, and it may require months of foster care for rehabilitation; yet we can only ask a minimal adoption fee, and it may be a long time until anyone comes forward to adopt it. Fees from the younger, more adoptable dogs help offset the cost of caring for the others. Most of our dogs have a sad story to tell, and some have suffered through years of neglect or abuse. We hope that you too are willing to give an opportunity for a better life to ALL of our dogs by supporting them through adoption fees. Without these funds, our rescue efforts would not be possible."
To learn more about our policies, procedures and wonderful dogs not listed from the South that can be transported North, click here.
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