*Adoption Application Fee (This amount is non-tax deductible)


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Thank you for submitting your Adoption Application with DVGRR! Please remit the $35.00 non-refundable processing fee. Your application cannot be processed without payment of the fee. (Please do not pay this fee until you have submitted your Adoption Application.)

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a confirmation email to acknowledge receipt of your application form. If you do not receive this notification within five days, please let us know by writing to adoption@dvgrr.org.

We will review your adoption application and contact you within 2-3 weeks. Please monitor your email regularly to be sure you see any additional communication we may send. NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and more people at home, we are seeing a dramatic influx in applications. At this time, our anticipated time frame for application review and approval is 4 weeks. Only approved adopters are matched with dogs, and no one other than staff is currently permitted onsite. We are not currently conducting adoption appointments.

Completion and processing fee payment do not guarantee adoption of a dog from DVGRR.

*** With increasing costs for everything from veterinary care and pharmaceuticals to utilities and dog food, our adoptions fees typically do not cover the cost of care we provide to every dog in our program. Click to see what goes into the care we provide. Additionally, due to credit card swipe charges, we regret that we cannot accept credit cards for the adoption fee.