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My Story

Hello everyone out there in the computers! My name is Peyton! I am a happy, upbeat, energetic, ready-to-go dog who is just 1 or 2 years old. I am a beautiful girl who has a contagious smile. I smile, then you smile. I do something super silly, then you laugh. I love to take walks and to run in the fenced yard. I love toys of all kinds, but mostly I love people. When I see them, my tail goes in full propeller circles and I just can't wait to get some pets and soak up the love. I came to the Rescue with heartworm. I have started treatments to kill the heartworm, but I really, REALLY need a loving foster care home that will take care of me through this. Once it's gone, I'll be good as new and ready for spay surgery. I just hope I can find someone out there with patience and compassion who is willing to give me a second chance at life. Please 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! Purchase your $12 ticket in advance and you'll receive an additional FREE raffle ticket: https://2019quarters.eventbrite.com


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