Adoption Process

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So You Want To Adopt Your New Best Friend

Hearts & Tails of Hope Pet Rescue will consider adoptive families in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex only. This is simply due to logistics and distance of travel for our volunteers. Our goal is to make the best rescue match taking into consideration the dog's or cat's background and your family's needs. Every foster is different: personality, temperament, energy, comfort with kids and other animals, medical needs and more. We take all these factors into consideration when making a furever-home match. We are very careful about the placements we make. We do our best to match the right foster with the right adoptive home because we want this to be the pet's permanent home.

If you are willing to wait for the right animal to be matched to you,
you are an ideal candidate for Hearts & Tails of Hope Pet Rescue. As our success rate proves, these precious Animals are well worth the wait.

OUR PROCESS

1

Apply

We appreciate you wanting to bring a Animal into your home. In order for us to find the right pet for you, we need you to submit an adoption application.

2

Review

We will review your application upon receipt. If we have any questions or concerns, we will contact you for clarity. In addition, we will perform landlord and vet checks, if applicable.

3

Home Visit

Once your application review is complete, a Hearts & Tails of Hope Pet Rescue volunteer will contact you to schedule a home visit to meet in person and discuss all-things pet. During the home visit, we look for potential hazards for the Animal that the adopter may not have considered. All household members must be present during the home visit. This includes all pets.

4

Finding Your Pet

Once approved to adopt, the search for your Animal begins. Volunteers will begin to evaluate pets currently in our foster care program who may be a good fit for you and your family. We would also be open to discussing Animals in our care that you are specifically interested in.

Additional Information

  • We will not discuss adoption details regarding any particular dog or cat if you have not yet applied to adopt.
  • Hearts & Tails of Hope Pet Rescue is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization. We will make every effort to schedule your home visit in a timely manner. Please be patient with us…the Animals need our time too.
  • All Animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped and up-to-date on all shots prior to adoption
  • Adoption fees range from $175 to $250 for dogs and $80 to $200 for cats, based on the age and health of each individual animal.

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