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Welcome. Need to find a great new home for your dog?

Here are steps to ensure a safe, rewarding and wonderful process.

Adoption Day

Once you’ve found a great new home for your dog, there are some things to consider to help ensure a successful private dog adoption and transition into the new home.

Checking references when rehoming your dog

Make reference checks before meeting so that concerns or red flags are discovered before the Meet and Greet. We can’t overemphasize how important this step of checking references is to the future well-being of your dog, and to your own peace of mind.

Dog Adoption and Rehoming Agreement

We strongly encourage families rehoming a dog to create a rehoming agreement to make things official on the transfer of pet.

Evaluating and selecting the right home - 7 steps

Once you've found an interested family follow these steps to ensure rehoming success.

How to take great photos of your dog

Showcase your dog starting with a couple of great photos – they are viewed 8 to 10 times more often than profiles with poor photos.

Scheduling a Meet and Greet when Rehoming you Dog

After you've made first contact and a good new home possibility for your Fido friend, it’s time to arrange for a “meet and greet”.

Qualifying an Adoptive Family’s Early Interest in your Dog

Review the adoptive family’s message and Home Profile to see if there’s a basic fit.

Questions to Ask an Adoptive Family When Rehoming a Dog

For your early conversation with an adoptive family open ended questions will provide some insights on the home and whether they might be a good fit for your dog.

Special Situations: Multiple Families Interested in My Dog

Sometimes you will receive multiple adoption inquiries from different families, all at once. To guide you along the way, think about these things.

How to do a trial adoption

For families living near each other, a trial adoption for a new dog can make a lot of sense. A short trial period gives a chance to confirm there's a fit with the new family.

Resources to Keep my Dog

If you’ve come to Fido Love because of an unexpected situation or turn of events that seem to make it impossible to keep your dog, we want you to know that there are resources available to help keep pets in their homes.

Questions to Ask an Adoptive Family When Rehoming a Dog

For your early conversation with an adoptive family open ended questions will provide some insights on the home and whether they might be a good fit for your dog.