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Our Featured Hockessin, DE Partner:

Renee's Rescues

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.

Hockessin, DE 19707
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http://www.reneesrescues.org

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Thank you for considering adoption!

Renee's Rescues serves the entire State of Delaware, Eastern Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania, and South Jersey.

About Our Rescue Group:

Renee's Rescues is an all-volunteer rescue organization based in Delaware. Our focus is to rescue misplaced, abandoned, mistreated, abused and/or ill canines and place them into loving homes.

We do a significant amount of rescue work with dogs acquired from large-scale breeding operations. Most, if not all, spent life in cages or outdoor hutches prior to rescue. Our dedicated foster families assist with house-training and crate training before they are adopted. Additionally, our fosters provide extra TLC and socialization. This enables them to flourish as they start their new chapter of life.

On the fence about adopting? That's okay! We are always looking for new foster families. We provide all veterinary care and supplies. You provide the love. To learn more, please visit www.reneesrescues.org, and fill out a foster application under the Forms tab. You can email your application to applications@reneesrescues.org.

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Come Meet our Pets:

Renee's Rescues is a foster-based organization. As a result, all of our dogs are patiently waiting in foster homes throughout DE/MD/PA/NJ. Meet and greets are scheduled in advance and take place at the potential adopter's home.

We have monthly adoption events at two Concord Pet Foods & Supplies locations within Delaware.

Locations:
Fox Run Shopping Center
326 Fox Hunt Drive, Bear, DE

Shoppes of Graylyn Crest
1722 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE

For upcoming dates, please visit our website!

Our Adoption Process:

If you are interested adopting any of our available dogs, please visit our website at www.reneesrescues.org. Click on "Forms" at the top and download our Pre-Adoption Application by clicking on the .pdf or .doc icons. Please send your completed, signed and dated application to applications@reneesrescues.org. Once we receive your application, we will be happy to answer any questions you might have about our dogs. We will also complete a reference check, and set up a home visit in your home to meet the dog of your choice.

Our adoption fees range between $50-$250. Contributing factors include age and medical costs incurred prior to placement.

All of our adoptable dogs are:

- up-to-date on age-appropriate vaccinations

- tested for heartworms (if age appropriate)

- Spayed/Neutered
*If a dog is too young to be altered at time of adoption, a $50.00 refundable deposit is required on the date of adoption. Upon proof of spay/neuter surgery, your deposit is returned.

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.