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Adoption Process

1. Fill out our APPLICATION

2. Schedule your phone interview to help us gauge you/your family's needs

3. Place a $500 (nonrefundable) deposit for an available dog or a $250 (nonrefundable) deposit to get on our waiting list for a future dog.

4. Receive weekly updates of your dog in action; final payment due 1 week prior to graduation! 

5. GOTCHA DAY 

Training Details

Upon graduation your dog will...

1. Be reliably house trained

2. Know basic commands: sit, stay (up to three minutes with distractions), down, come, and place (for use during mealtimes, when guests arrive, etc.)

3. Have leash manners- no lunging, barking, or pulling

4. Have off-leash recall

5. Be crate trained- Able to enter on command and sleep through the night or nap quietly during the day

6. Have overall good house manners- no jumping on people, able to wait at doorways/gates until released, etc.

**Our longer-term trainees will be able to maintain their skills in more distracting environments, have more advanced socialization, and take the CGC upon graduation

AKC Canine Good Citizenship 

We aim to have all of our dogs pass the CGC test before graduation. What is the Canine Good Citizen Test??-- Click HERE to learn more!

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Pricing

We offer two training packages for our rescue dogs.

Our shorter term training package is 3-4 weeks long with the average cost of $2400 (dog included). Our longer training package is 6-8 weeks and includes more advanced obedience skills and passing the CGC upon graduation with the average cost of $4000. In either case, your dog will come freshly groomed, spayed/neutered, microchipped and up to date on vet care.

We can help you determine which option is right for you!

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