"The above dogs are all well-loved, but not what we traditionally think doodles look like. I would not think they were doodles if I didn't know it. However, I might think a dog that looks like a doodle is one and that is good enough…"
"Fredda, since doodles are a mixed breed anyway, and there really is no such recognized breed, if you find a nice Poodle mix dog in a shelter who has all of the qualities that you want, does it really matter if it's not "officially" a…"
"Nancy has given you the information for applying to adopt. As to getting alerts about available dogs, I'm afraid that the number of people who are hoping to adopt makes it impossible for our volunteers to be able to notify individuals when…"
"Fredda, did you read the information I posted on your page? That is an overview of how we work. There is also a link to the adoption guidelines which you should read first to make sure that you qualify. The link to the form is…"
I am a retired dog lover moving into a single family house. I have fallen in love with goldendoodles and have searched the shelters nearby with no success. I would love a young adult or adult doodle as my furever friend.
Do you currently own a dog? If not, have you owned dogs in the past? Any other pets?
I have had no dogs since my husky/Shepard mix Sasha was put down in 1984. Since then, I worked and commuted 12 hours a day and wouldn't leave a pet alone for that length of time. I am now retired and anxious to add a fur friend to my family.
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
I love the smart poodle and the sweet golden. What could be better than a mix of both?
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?
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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: 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 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.