My husband and I live in washington state. I am a nurse and he is a pipe fitter. We have two adult sons in college. We have a one year old F1B golden doodle and she is our baby girl for sure. We are active hikers and take Harley jogging with us as well as in our homes, vacations, ect. She has had private training we are going to start her in doggy day care to allow her more time with other pups. We have wanted a second doodle for some time but Harley is the first dog I’ve had that had not been a rescue. I feel strongly that we should reduce our next baby because there are so many pups out there that need good homes. We are willing to wait patiently until we find the match that is best for both the dog we intended to adopt and the dog we have now.
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)?
Yes. We have a one year old F1B golden Doodle
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
We have never had a dog better suited for us, our home and our lifestyle than the doodle we have now.
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 am a volunteer at out local shelter and if there is a way to volunteer from our area I would love to. This breed has stolen my heart.
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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: 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.