Congratulations! Once approved to adopt, you will receive an email confirming your approval. You should send the names of any dog(s) you are interested in to the adoptions team at email@example.com.
From there, the adoptions team will follow-up with you to let you know whether or not the dog(s) has interested adopters in line. The adoptions team receives hundreds of emails per day and tries their best to follow-up within 48 hours. It is important to note that the adoptions team tracks your interest in a dog(s) by the time stamp on the email noting your interest in a dog(s) NOT the time stamp from when they respond to you.
If you are first in line for a dog, then the adoptions team will send a contract to put you in touch with the dog’s foster family. You will then work with the foster family to arrange a meet-and-greet at a mutually convenient time.
If you meet the dog and it’s a match – great! You will be prompted to sign the adoption contract and pay the adoption fee. All dogs must meet everyone in your household (human and animal) before being officially adopted. If it is not a match – don’t worry! A meet-and-greet does not mean you are obligated to adopt the dog. We get about 25-30 new dogs just about every week so your perfect match is still out there.