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The Rescue Inn

P.O. Box 246, North Olmsted, OH 44070

Phone (216) 369-9141
dogs at The Rescue Inn

Areas The Rescue Inn serves

The Rescue Inn serves all of Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas. We will adopt out of state on a case by case basis.

The Rescue Inn's adoption process


Submit Application

Begin the adoption process by submitting an application, found on our website, or contacting the adoption consultant listed for the dog.



Your application will be reviewed and the adoption consultant will contact you for a phone interview.


Meet the Pet

The adoption consultant will arrange a home visit and meet and greet where all household members (including other pets) can meet the dog


Sign Adoption Contract

Once the meet and greet has taken place and your application is approved, an adoption contract is completed and the adoption fee is paid.


Take the Pet Home

After a successful meeting and signed contract, the adoption is official and the dog is home. Steps 3, 4, and 5 can occur the same day.

Additional adoption info

If you are interested in meeting and adopting one of our dogs, you must be at least 18 years of age.

Our adoption process begins by completing an application, which can be found on our website, or you can contact us at Your application will be reviewed and someone will contact you for a phone interview and possible meet and greet. We will also check personal and vet references and conduct a home visit. Once your application is approved, an adoption contract is entered into.

Adoption fee varies based on the amount of medical care that the dog requires. Fees range from $250 to $400.

Fee Includes:
Basic age-appropriate shots (DHPP or DHLPP, Rabies, Bordetella)
Heartworm test (if animal is old enough)
Heartworm prevention
Flea prevention (as needed)
Other medical treatment as needed

Adoption application

About The Rescue Inn

The Rescue Inn, Inc. ("TRI") is an Ohio non-profit, foster-based rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in need.

We are run by a dedicated group of volunteers who are passionate about our four-legged friends. Our mission is to save dogs from high kill shelters and abuse/neglect situations and place those animals into loving and permanent homes. We promote responsible animal ownership and provide medical treatment, foster care and training to unwanted, abandoned, lost or surrendered animals.

Our animals are spayed/neutered, receive appropriate veterinary care and are placed into a safe, secure foster home while waiting for their permanent home. We also strive to work with other area shelters and rescues to develop a network of supporters and volunteers in order to enhance our rescue mission.

The Rescue Inn's adopted pets

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