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Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie left a comment for Petey
"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…"
Aug 7
Petey is now a member of Doodle Rescue Collective Inc.
Aug 6

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Where are you located?
Scottsdale, Arizona
Tell us about yourself and how we might help you:
I am female age 63 live alone with no other family members &/or children. Originally from Nebraska I choose to "retire" in a private gated community (DESERT MOUNTAIN CLUB) in the far north part of the Phoenix area. "The Mtn" is very "dog friendly" (we even have our own doggy park with a refilling small splash pond"!). It is a beautiful close to the natural desert ( we border Tonto National Forest) .For the majority(2 exceptions of 2 years each) of 53 years I have never been without an "angel pup.". (Usually two at once). Eight out of ten have been rescue dogs 4 English Setters / 4 Cocker Spaniels. Everyone has been my only "family", best friend, constant companion. I have (seriously) loved them more than I ever thought the heart could reach as I have been (still for sure) virtually devasted with the loss of my last two. I know that I have as much love to give them as they do in return. Each is their OWN - and hoping another "angel pup" will be rescued, because truth be told - they have really "rescued" me!
Tell us about your dog(s) and/or other pets that you have:
see above / none at present
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
what's not to hug ?
Have you read our adoption policies?
yes and very informative
Are you aware that many doodles are not allergy friendly and that many of them do shed?
yes and all English Setters shed so I'm into good grooming becuase after a bath - they smell so good and ate extra fluffy for hugging
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
Are you now involved in Rescue? If so, how? Are you interested in volunteering with our rescue?
yes if available to do so near my home - I'd like to help

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At 3:43pm on August 7, 2018, Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie said…
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: 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.
NCC summer 18
 
 
 

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