already spayed, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
I am already spayed, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
My name is Harlequin and I'm a sweet 1.5 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix. I'm a medium girl around 50 pounds which is just the right size for snuggling. I had a bit of a rough start in life so I'm learning now to be a normal dog. I am working hard on my house training, crate training, and walking nicely on my leash. There is just so much I haven't seen and I want to go fast, fast, fast! Obedeince training would be a great idea to help me socialize and learn manners. I am busy and energetic so it will be important for my forever family to make sure I get the exercise I need every day. One of my favorite ways to exercise is by playing fetch. Cats in the house are a bad idea since I like to scare them. Since I'm bouncy and excited, kids need to be old enough to watch out when I'm zoomy. A high fence might not be a bad idea since I'm learning about the world around me. I like to de-fuzz a good tennis ball but other than that, I'm not a destroyer. I am up to date on vaccines, microchipped, and spayed. My adoption fee is $200. Apply to adopt me here: https://rescueofhope.com/adoption-application/. Thanks!
Hearts of Hope's mission is to save homeless unwanted dogs. Pet overpopulation is a global crisis. Our local animal shelters are full of wonderful dogs that just need more time and help finding the right home. Many of our dogs come from these local kill shelters and others come from urgent rescue situations spanning as far as Beirut, Lebanon. Hearts of Hope strives to help as many dogs as possible. If we are able, we will help. We know we can't save them all, but it matters to the ones we can save.
Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue located in Grand Rapids, MI. It was founded by Director, Janelle McFarlane November 23, 2011. Our rescue dogs are provided with the best possible vet care, a safe place to stay and the love they deserve. We do not have a shelter facility. Our volunteer foster homes take these wonderful dogs into their homes until we find their forever families. Our organization is devoted to helping dogs in need and works diligently to find them loving forever homes where they can happily live out the rest of their lives.
1. The first step is completing our application at www.rescueofhope.com.
2. If your application is approved, you will be contacted to schedule a home visit interview. We will bring the dog over for a visit and conduct and interview with you.
3. Then we will both take a day to consider whether it is the right home for the dog.
4. If everyone is in agreement, the adoption will take place and you will sign an adoption contract and commit to giving our rescue dog a forever home.
We are a non-profit organization. Our adoption fees are considered a donation to the rescue and they range from $150-$300. Our fees help us cover our dog's vet care, food, supplies and other expenses to keep the rescue running. All dogs must be spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, tested for heartworms, vaccinated and wormed as appropriate for age and checked for fleas prior to or within 30 days of adoption.
Note: There are no refunds on adoption fees. Adoption fees are considered a donation to the rescue and are tax decuctible.
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