"You are correct. I completely forgot about that email exchange with Kim some 30 months ago. My mistake. You are correct I did not see the E mail for 7 whole days. I even sent a follow up email 7 days after the initial response. I heard from…"
"And in fact, it is untrue that the only time you heard from DRC was when you were asked to help with transport. Our adoption director contacted you in May 2018 asking if you were still looking to adopt. You didn't even notice her email or…"
"Tracy, we have thousands of applications on file from people all over the U.S. It is not possible for a volunteer, or several volunteers for that matter, to memorize the name and location of every person in every state who has submitted an…"
"I heard from DRC only one time Asking if I'd help drive one of the legs of the journey to help a doodle get to their foster. ( I did volunteee on my application). That was the only time I heard from DRC. I was unaware that I was to follow up…"
"Yes I followed the Fb page until late 2018. I no longer have social media accounts however all my contact indormation is the same as on my application which I submitted in Nov. 2017. The information given to me was having an application on file…"
"Hi Jeanne,We do not have any dogs available for adoption at this time. That can change from week to week. But Covid has emptied many shelters and rescue groups as everyone and their brother decided that as long as they are home anyway, this would be…"
My husband and I are looking to add another dog to our family. I work from home fulltime and my husband is retired. We own our home and we have a large fenced in yard. We also have nice walking paths in our neighborhood ideal for daily walks.
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)?
We currently have two other pets. Charlie is a 13 year old rescue we've had for 12 yrs. He's a beagle- jack russell mix and is just a sweetheart. We also have a small housecat, Kawasaki. She is about 7 yrs old. She is very calm and laid back.
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
We've raised and loved two labradors. A purebred chocolate lab and a lab-golden mix. We love their temperament and ease of training. A mini-doodle would be ideal for us as we want a smaller dog who can hop in the car with us for longer road trips.
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?
Yes, we have no dog allergies.
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?
Not at this time.
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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. 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: 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 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.