"Diane, DRC is nation-wide. Our directore lives in Rhode Island. Volunteers are all over the country. Most of our volunteers foster but some help in other ways. Please fill out and submit the the foster form - you don't have to…"
"I live in PA. Your home base is in NJ. I could travel to NJ once/maybe 2 x’s a month.
How does volunteering work with:
I have experience in all 3 areas, but needing more info to be the best qualified person to…"
Retired, wanting a forever Doodle in my life!!
Have ranch home, Fur Babies for grand children, (other children later); fish pond 10 KOIL fish;
9,500’ square foot yard; (building permit front yard for 4’ wooden fence; stakes placed already).
Do you currently own a dog? If not, have you owned dogs as an adult, with vet records in your own name (not parents' names)?
No; 3 Dogs in the past; 10 KOIL fish
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
Owned one, SKY, love the characteristic of a Doodle; lovey dovey cuddles; limited my allergies;
Have you read our adoption policies, located under the "About DRC" tab?
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’m praying about volunteering. I’m researching a little bit. Have questions????
1st priority get/adjusted to Doodle WELL
2nd get answers VOLUNTEER doing SOMETHING
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Diane, DRC is nation-wide. Our directore lives in Rhode Island. Volunteers are all over the country. Most of our volunteers foster but some help in other ways. Please fill out and submit the the foster form - you don't have to foster but that is the form we have.
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. Here is a link to our adoption guidelines which include that you must have owned a dog before and also supply a vet reference. Please read the guidelines before filling out an application to make sure that you meet them. http://doodlerescueinc.ning.com/notes/DRC_ADOPTION_POLICIES_AND_PROCEDURES. 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 (either on the DRC Facebook page, doodlekisses.com home page or on our home page) that you feel would be a good fit for your family, an e-mail can be sent to: email@example.com stating that there is an application on file and you would like to be considered for (name of dog).
When looking at the adoptable dogs here, Petfinder, or our FaceBook page, notice 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. We also have a FaceBook page where our fosters often post before the doodles are listed on PetFinder.