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Our Featured Laurel, MD Partner:

Schnauzer Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

P.O. Box 5034
Laurel, MD 20725
Email:
Website:
http://www.schnauzerrescue.net

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Schnauzer Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic rescues miniature schnauzers in need and places them into pre-screened homes. We rescue and place miniature schnauzers in the Mid-Atlantic region including Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.

About Our Rescue Group:

In addition to our rescue mission, we work as advocates for animal welfare by educating the public about issues such as:

Proper training techniques and important health concerns.
Schnauzer Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic rescues miniature schnauzers in need and places them into pre-screened homes. We rescue and place miniature schnauzers in the Mid-Atlantic region including Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.

In addition to our rescue mission, we work as advocates for animal welfare by educating the public about issues such as:

Proper training techniques and important health concerns.

Preventing pet overpopulation by spaying and neutering.

Stopping the mistreatment of animals at puppy mills.

Keeping pets secure so they are not lost, stolen or injured.

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Come Meet our Pets:

We are not a shelter and do not have a central facility. All rescue Schnauzers are kept in foster homes located throughout the area we cover. Please email info@schnauzerrescue.net if you are interested in adopting a particular Schnauzer.

Our Adoption Process:

Here's how the schnauzer rescue process works:


A dog is picked up at a shelter or turned over by an owner interested in rehoming his/her pet. (NOTE: Please contact Linda@schnauzerrescue.net if you would like to have us find a wonderful home for your schnauzer).

Each dog is checked by a veterinarian, given all shots, spayed or neutered, tested for heartworms, and treated for any medical condition detected.

Our dogs then live in foster homes where they are socialized and evaluated until they are adopted into a permanent home.

Our dogs will be posted here and at our Pet Finders website http://www.schnauzer.petfinder.com as they become available for adoption.

Applications are reviewed, reference checks are completed and applicants are interviewed. The applicant who best suits the individual dog's needs is selected to adopt.

The process can take as little as several days or as long as several months (particularly if there are health issues involved). The average time from when a dog is placed in a foster home until it is adopted is 2-3 weeks.

An adoption contract must be signed for all adoptions and an adoption donation is required.

Please note that we can only consider those who live within a reasonable driving distance from us. We accept applications from the following areas: southeastern to central PA, all of MD, VA, DC, DE, and some parts of southern NJ. We cannot adopt to those in NY, northern Pennsylvania, northern NJ or to most areas of West Virginia. To adopt a dog in these or other areas, please go to our rescue links to find the group closer to you. If you have any questions about whether you are within our range, please check with Linda@schnauzerrescue.net before filling out the application. If you are applying for a puppy, the adoption donation is $350 plus you may be required to post a spay/neuter deposit. For other ages, the donation ranges from $50-$300. Thank you!.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.