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Our Featured Baton Rouge, LA Partner:

The Pit Stop Rescue

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 80046
Baton Rouge, LA 70898

http://www.facebook.com/thepitstoprescue

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We are located in Sorrento, LA and currently running out of our home. We do have fosters in the surrounding areas though. We serve Ascension Parish, Baton Rouge, Livingston Parish and anything around.

About Our Rescue Group:

The Pit Stop Rescue is a Non-Profit Organization which was started on December 27, 2011. We are currently in the process of establishing 501c status. We were originally volunteers with American Pit Bull Terrier Rescue and decided that we were going to start our own rescue as APBT Rescue was closing. We wanted to carry on our passion for promoting positive pitbull awareness and adoptions.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

The Pit Stop Rescue has a "donate" button on our facebook page. It is a safe and secure donation through PayPal. When donating through PayPal, you will receive a receipt for all transaction within second.

Come Meet our Pets:

www.thepitstoprescue.com
www.facebook.com/thepitstoprescue
You can visit this site to get updates of our dogs and you can email at info@thepitstoprescue.com to rescue a visit with our dogs.

Our Adoption Process:

The Pit Stop adoption process:
You will first need to complete a Pre-Adoption Application. Once you have returned the application, we will review it and send it back to you with any questions/concerns that we may have. If all checks out, you will be approved.
One approved, we will come out to your home for a home visit and bring the dog(s) that you are interested in adopting or dog(s) that we believe would be a perfect fit for you and your family.
Once the home check is complete and approved, we will offer to have the dog you are interested in stay with you for a few days to make sure everything works out. If everything works out, you are ready to adopt!
During the adoption, there will be a contract that will be signed, one copy for adopter & one copy for the rescue. We will provide you with all current vet records. In the contract, you agree to not neglect the dog, not tie up the dog, keep dog current on vaccination & you agree to allow your vet to release all records to the rescue as we will follow up. We will do un-scheduled home visits to check to make sure the dog is being taken care of. In the contract, you will agree to update us on change of address/phone number and keep us current with happy trails and pictures.

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.