already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.
I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.
Georgie is an 8 week old Heinz 57. He'll probably grow to medium size, his mom is a 30-40 lb shepherd mix and dad is unknown. Georgie is adorable and super sweet. He loves to play but loves to cuddle and be held also. He is being fostered in Houston and is available for adoption now, however he won't be transported until he's neutered at the end of January. His adoption fee is $700 and includes transport costs
Southern Dog is a Houston, Texas based rescue. We are a very small foster based rescue, so the dogs live in home at all times, not in a shelter. Every dog in our rescue either comes from a kill shelter in Houston or straight off the streets. Our goal is to save as many dogs as we can from the deplorable animal overpopulation in the south. Just Houston has over 1.2 million stray animals at all times, hundreds of thousands of dogs living on chains their whole lives, and over 100,000 dogs euthanized for space every year. Our goal is to get as many dogs as we can out of the south and into loving, forever homes in the northern states, while trying to educate about spay/neuter in Houston and enact animal welfare/breeding legislation.
Our Adoption Process...
1. Adoption application, including vet reference, must be filled out and on file 2. Phone interview if application is approved 3. Home check if applicable (case by case basis) 4. Adoption contract including a clause that the dog be returned to the rescue if at any point during his/her life if the adopter can no longer keep. Adoption fees are typically $700 for puppies $650 adults, but can increase or decrease on a case by case basis. Fees are for dogs being transported out of Texas, all costs for ground transport/vetting included in adoption fee (flying $100-150 extra). Adoption fees typically do not cover all vetting and care for the dog, however any and all residual goes to the care of the next dog taken into the rescue.
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