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My Story

Hello, my name is Tortilla (Tia for short) and this is my best friend Beans. We are a bonded pair who would like to find a home together. I am full grown and weigh only 30 lbs. We are both girls and Beans only weighs 35 lbs. I have a gorgeous red coat and Beans is a shiny black and white dog. We're a dynamic duo. We go together like two peas in a pod ... or... two peas in a taco. We've lived together our whole lives. We do well with dogs and we really enjoy having a playmate and cuddle buddy. We both have extremely sweet personalities. My friend Beans is a little shy, which is why she needs me. I am not shy at all and Beans gets her confidence from copying me. I love humans, every single one of them. Would you want to come meet us? If so, prepare to fall in love and please bring hot dogs. They're my favorite! Beans likes them too and we are good sharers with one another. Apply today! Adoption fee: $75. Adopt a pair: $115. Fee includes testing, deworming, vaccinations, spay/neuter, 30 days of free pet insurance, one session with a certified behavior trainer and microchip.

Apply online: www.pawsforliferescue.org. Complete this form and a volunteer will contact you to answer questions and to schedule a meet-n-greet.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Sunday, December 8: Holiday fundraiser "Quartermania 2019" starting at noon at Fifth Avenue, second floor, 215 W 5th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067. This amazingly fun, end-of-year event will include cash bar, lunch, quarter auction, raffles, bake sale, vendors, holiday shopping and much more! All ages welcome! Purchase your $12 ticket in advance and you'll receive an additional FREE raffle ticket: https://2019quarters.eventbrite.com

ONLINE PHOTO AND VIDEO ALBUM:
Beans & Tortilla

Adoption and Foster Care Application

NOTE ABOUT BREED LABELING: Visual breed identification of dogs is unreliable and usually inaccurate. So, for most of our adoptable dogs, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label.

Why is labeling a dog such a big deal? A label will stick with a dog for the rest of its life. A label can mean discrimination, losing its home or even death. Labels are a problem for the dogs when we, as the local experts on animals, allow adopters, politicians and community members to think that the label we assign can predict who that dog is or will be.

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Adoption Process:
Complete the application at www.pawsforliferescue.org. We then arrange a location, date and time for you to meet some pets. If the meeting goes well and everyone is happy, you begin the mandatory, minimum two-week adjustment period with the pet as part of your family. You will pay the non-refundable adoption fee at the start of the two-week adjustment period. This pending period allows your new dog or cat time to adjust to their new home, new people, new routine, etc., and for you to decide if it's a match and the right pet for you. At the end of two weeks (some people extend the adjustment time as needed and that's fine too), if everyone is happy, then we finalize the adoption. Feel free to email if you have any questions.

Adoption Process

Adoption fee for cats: $60 (includes testing, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchip, spay/neuter and 60 days of free pet insurance)

Adoption fee for kittens: (6 months and younger): $100 (includes testing, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchip, spay/neuter and 60 days of free pet insurance)

Adoption fee for dogs: $75 (includes testing, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchip, spay/neuter and 60 days of free pet insurance)

Adoption fee for puppies: (6 months and younger): $100 (includes testing, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, microchip, spay/neuter and 60 days of free pet insurance)

Adoption fee discounts apply for adopting a pair.

Apply online:

DOGS: https://form.jotform.com/81935638982170

CATS: https://form.jotform.com/72344550240144