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Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc Dog rescue in Preston, CT

Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc is a small collaborative of dedicated and committed rescuers in New England who work tirelessly to re-home deserving dogs from high kill shelters.

Our dogs are assessed by a highly seasoned and dedicated trainers who devote years of experience working with dogs in a variety of settings and ideal matches are made so the perfect forever homes can be found. Too many transitions make it harder on these dogs who've endured so much already in their precious lives, so we take great care to evaluate every aspect of their behavior and share that with potential adopters. We believe in FULL AND OPEN DISCLOSURE and adopt our dogs fully vetted and healthy. RESCUE TAKES A VILLAGE -- and we are honored to work with all who share our philosophy of working together to do what we can to make a difference BECAUSE WE CAN!

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Preston, CT 06365
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Adoptable pets at Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc

We'll also keep you updated on Spice & Sugar's adoption status with email updates.
Bonded Pair
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Spice & Sugar

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Sugar & Spice's adoption status with email updates.
Bonded Pair
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Sugar & Spice

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Lady 04-13-24's adoption status with email updates.
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Lady 04-13-24

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Puppy
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Amos's adoption status with email updates.
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Amos

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Green Jeans's adoption status with email updates.
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Green Jeans

Flat-Coated Retriever

Male, Puppy
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Prince's adoption status with email updates.
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Prince

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Coco's adoption status with email updates.
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Coco

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Preston, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Arlo's adoption status with email updates.
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Arlo

Siberian Husky

Male, Young
Preston, CT

Rescue FAQs

Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc is a group of committed volunteers who responsibly vet & evaluate our dogs. Collaborating to help these dogs we love is what rescue is all about. Connecticut is our base but we server all of New England.

Additional adoption info

Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc dogs are boarded and placed in foster homes until permanent, loving homes are found. We do not have a facility to visit - our dogs stay in private foster homes until adopted. We do our best to get to know each dog in our care so that we may be able to match them to the home best suited for their needs.

If you see a dog that you are interested in adopting, the process is as follows:

Step 1: The Application
Fill out an application. Each prospective owner fills out an adoption application. We usually have no history of our rescue dogs and are therefore very careful about placing them in households with children.

You will need to provide employer information, explain why you want the dog, and describe your yard, your other pets and your former pets, if any.

Step 2: Vet Check
Provide a veterinarian reference.
MUST:
•Call your vets office and give them permission to speak to us.
----If one of our volunteers contacts your vets office and they do not have permission to speak to us, it will hold up processing your application or result in closing it due to the volume of applicants we receive daily.

• Provide all information about your vet
----name
----address
----phone number.

We respect and value our volunteer’s time and they do NOT HAVE TIME TO LOOK UP YOUR VETS INFORMATION. We appreciate your help and respect to make sure we have all the information we need.

NEVER OWNED A DOG OR DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT VET REFERENCE:
If you've never gone to one before, you will need to provide a reference. The group will contact them to ask about your ability to care for a pet.

Step 3: The Home Visit
Your application will be reviewed and sent to a volunteer in your area. The volunteer will contact you to schedule a home visit within one week.

We require that everyone in the immediate family, including your current dog (if you have one) come to the appointment to meet your potential new dog. Adopting a dog is a big family decision and requires a commitment from everyone. If you currently own a dog, it must be up to date on shots, spayed/neutered and wear an i.d. tag.

Dogs from animal shelters can be amazing escape artists. By visiting your home, we can help you identify potential escape routes, and keep your new dog safe and secure.

Step 3: The Adoption
Before you bring your new dog home, you must sign an adoption contract with Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.

Please remember that adoption contributions barely cover our expenses. Additional donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue our life-saving work.

IF ANYTHING PREVENTS YOU FROM KEEPING YOUR DOG
Sometimes situations arise which cannot be helped. If, for any reason, you are unable to keep a dog you’ve adopted from Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc, the dog cannot be given away.

It doesn’t matter how much time has passed since the adoption. You must either return the dog to Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc, or obtain approval from RDVG to transfer ownership to a friend or relative.

If you and the dog you would like to adopt seem to be well matched, we will respond to your application by email. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding the status of your application.

Adoption application

https://www.rescuedogvillage.com/applications/adopt/

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We'll also keep you updated on Dior* SP's adoption status with email updates.
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Dior* SP

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr
Hartford, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Olive's adoption status with email updates.
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Olive

Beagle/Labrador Retriever

Female, 2 mos
Bristol, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Kadia DM*'s adoption status with email updates.
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Kadia DM*

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 8 mos
Hartford, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Double Stuffed Oreo's adoption status with email updates.
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Double Stuffed Oreo

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 yrs
Riverside, RI
We'll also keep you updated on Marie (BONDED PAIR)'s adoption status with email updates.
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Marie (BONDED PAIR)

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 1 yr 3 mos
Bolton, CT
We'll also keep you updated on Don Omara's adoption status with email updates.
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Don Omara

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 yrs 5 mos
Windsor, CT

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