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Big Canoe Animal Rescue Animal rescue in Big Canoe, GA

WHY ADOPT FROM BIG CANOE ANIMAL RESCUE?

• We are a community run no kill animal rescue.
• We have over 50 volunteers who work at the shelter 3 times a day, 7 days a week
• We are small enough to give each dog or cat individual attention each day.
• Our dogs and cats receive the best Veterinary care. Each dog or cat is up to date on shots. All adult dogs and cats are neutered or spayed.
• We have a financial program to spay or neuter puppies and kittens after adoption when they are ready.
• We take the time to match the right dog and cat with the right owner.

WHAT MAKES OUR DOGS/CATS SO SPECIAL?

• All our dogs receive Obedience Training and know on average 5 to 8 different commands
• Our trainer, Doris Dressler, is a CPDT (Certified Professional Dog Trainer).
• Field Training is a daily exercise program for each dog and reinforces the obedience training they receive.
• Our kennel environment allows the dogs and cats to play together and become very socialized with other dogs and cats.
• Our intimate community and large volunteer staff allow our dogs and cats to socialize with people of all ages.

Contact
Address
10676 Big Canoe
Big Canoe, GA 30143
Donation You may go to our website and donate to the shelter.
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10676 Big Canoe

Big Canoe, GA 30143

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All areas. We are open to all who want to adopt a pet from us.

DIRECTIONS VIA GA 400:

Take GA 400 North approximately 31 miles from I-285 to Hwy. 369. Turn left and travel 12 miles to Yellow Creek Road. Turn right and follow 10 miles to the end. Turn right again and go 1/4 mile to Steve Tate Hwy. Turn left and continue 3 1/2 miles to the Big Canoe North Gate. The shelter is on the left just after you pass through security. At the very first stop sign, turn left.

DIRECTIONS VIA I-575:

Travel 31 miles on I-575 to Hwy 1-9, and turn right. Hwy 108 becomes Hwy 53. Follow Hwy 53 straight ahead to Steve Tate Hwy. Follow above directions to the shelter.

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WHAT KIND OF HOME ARE OUR DOGS/CATS LOOKING FOR?

• All our dogs/cats are adopted as family pets and not outside dogs/cats.
• You must be over the age of 21 and own the home you live in.
• We prefer children to be older than 5 years old, however, we do make exceptions
• We prefer folks to have prior experience with owning a dog or cat and understand the personal and financial commitments to owning a dog or cat.

WHAT IS OUR ADOPTION PROCESS?

• We require an application be completed (email us at bigcanoeanimalrescue@gmail.com).
• We will check references.
• We do a home visit prior to the final adoption
• Our adoption fee is $200 for Dogs and $100.00 for Cats

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