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Where are you located?
Kansas City, MO
Tell us about yourself and how we might help you:
I am looking for a rescue dog and would like a female doodle.
Do you currently own a dog? If not, have you owned dogs in the past? Any other pets?
Yes, I had a dog who I lost almost two years ago. I loved her very much and it has taken me awhile to be ready to consider another dog
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
Because they either do not shed or shed a little. Also, these are usually very intelligent dogs and do well with training. And, they are way cute!!
Have you read our adoption policies?
Yes
Are you aware that many doodles are not allergy friendly and that many of them do shed?
I am aware of this but in my experience it is minimal if they are properly groomed regularly
Are you aware that we do not adopt to homes with children under 10, and that we do not adopt dogs for service work?
Yes. I am retired with no children or other pets. I do have grandchildren so I do wonder about this policy
Are you now involved in Rescue? If so, how? Are you interested in volunteering with our rescue?
I was a busy professional and although I am now retired I have not thought about volunteering.

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At 9:01pm on July 12, 2019, Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie said…

Welcome to the DRC website. Just so you are informed - many doodles shed as much as a retriever, since they have a retriever parent.
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: adoption@doodlerescuecollectiveinc.org 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.

Here is some additional information:
1. This is an interesting article that points out dog breed differences genetically, especially mixed breed dogs like doodles: http://www.animalfarmfoundation.org/pages/Multimedia-Infographics
2. This is an article on what a doodle really is: http://doodlerescue.org/group/isadoodleforyou/forum/topics/what-is-a-doodle
3. Here is a helpful article on how to find a doodle on Petfinder and in shelters: http://doodlerescue.org/group/isadoodleforyou/forum/topics/looks-like-a-doodle-to
4. GOOGLE shelters and humane societies within your driving range. Check their sites often.
5. There are not a lot of mini doodles in rescue so if you are looking only for a small doodle, please look at the shelters where there are often small poodle mix dogs. These dogs are often a mix of dogs that are low or non-shedding.

 
 
 

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