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Q: Best way to contact a rescue organization

July 22, 2009 | By Jenoreen | 5 answers | Expired: 1905 days ago

I have been trying to adopt a dog for several months now and I'm having a bit of trouble getting a response. I have sent emails requesting applications and most of the time I do not hear back from the organization at all. I don't want to be a pest or be too pushy (since I'm sure organizations get tons of emails a day!) but is there anything I should be doing to get the attention of adoption organizations and be considered as a prospective candidate? There is a specific dog I am very interested in right now and I don't want him to slip away like the others have. Thanks so much in advance!

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Bellacat3
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Jul 29, 2009

Go to one of their adoption events! That is a sure way to meet the people running the rescue and see which dogs are available.

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Sheryl J.
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Jul 26, 2009

I agree, if you really found a dog to Rescue I would go there. I would also look for their phone number to confirm hours and locations. Don't give up some lucky dog is waiting for you!

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Ethel02
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Jul 22, 2009

They don't have a phone# or a facility where the dogs are kept that you can go to in person? Sounds a bit strange I've always called first & then gone in person, I have adopted greyhounds from NGAP & a Black Lab from SPCA, NGAP is National But there is a center in the area that has specific hrs.

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