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Our Featured Portland, ME Partner:

Little Paws Big Hearts Pekingese Rescue - ME

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.

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Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We rescue and adopt all over the country. I am in ME and my rescue partner is in VA

About Our Rescue Group:

We are Pekingese lovers and owners. We have a passion to save and help all the Pekes we can. We are very familiar with their health needs and personalities. We network dogs to get them help. We rescue from kill shelters all over the country. We get them vetted, which included a physical exam, heartworm testing, all shots and being altered. We screen the potential adopters to make sure that the dogs are placed in a home that is a great fit for all involved. We put our heart and souls into this rescue and these dogs!!

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

http://littlepawsbigheartspekerescue.webs.com/apps/donations/

Our Adoption Process:

Adopting a Peke is fairly simple.

We do all we can to see that each Peke is taken to the vet, have their shots, heartworm test and a spay/neuter. Some of the dogs go to the groomer and have a dental, depending on condition.

1. We send an adoption application via email or postal mail to anyone interested in adopting. IT TAKES TIME TO GO THROUGH ALL THE APPS AND REFERENCES WE GET! PLEASE REMAIN CALM!! IF YOU TAKE UP OUR TIME ANSWERING ALL YOUR MESSAGES ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON, IT WILL TAKE EVEN LONGER TO GET THROUGH THE APP!! You are free to ask questions about the app in a calm and respectful manner. RUDE PEOPLE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!
2. If the app check goes well, we do a home visit to make sure that the home is safe.
3. If we feel confident that this is the right home for our Peke, then the adoption is made final. You will sign a law abiding adoption contract and pay the adoption fee. NO, DOGS ARE NOT FREE. IF YOU CAN'T AFFORD THE ADOPTION FEE, YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO PROPERLY CARE FOR A DOG! DON'T ASK, NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!
4. CONTACT IS BY EMAIL!

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.