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Our Featured Silver Spring, MD Partner:

Tails of the Unwanted - Maryland

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.

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, DC and Maryland

The majority of our animals are located in foster homes in and around Salisbury, NC but we will transport to any of the other locations for an approved adopter.

About Our Rescue Group:

We pull urgent dogs off of death row, vet them and then looks for adopters for these animals. We predominantly pull from high kill rural shelters in North Carolina. We have a foster network in North Carolina where the majority of out animals are located.

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Email: tailsoftheunwanted@gmail.com

Our Adoption Process:

Adoption application, phone or face-to-face interview, reference checks and home visit required. Contract at the time of adoption. Adoption fee is $150 for adults $250 for puppies and all dogs come spayed/neutered, UTD on shots, HW tested and microchipped.

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.