OUR ADOPTION PROCESS:
When the application is approved, we will arrange a mandatory home visit. This home visit has to be done physically (unfortunately we don’t do virtual home visits or by Skype) which allows us to meet you and your family to discuss possible special needs and the best methods of introducing the new pet into your home. This is the best way we can ensure that not only we find the best suited animal for you but as well the best home for the animals in our care.
Please note as well, since we are located in Victoria British Columbia. And home visits are mandatory for all adoptions. Depending on where you live and how far away, we only adopt locally and on the island. We can sometimes make exceptions further up the island if we have a volunteer or are able to get up that way to do the home visit. This would be Case by case depending on if we’re able to do this.
After the home visit we arrange for you to visit the fostering family to meet your potential new family member. If the pet seems right for you, you can take him or her home with you the same day!
We realize that some folks might find the application process a bit intimidating. We hope you understand that, because these animals have had a rough start to life and because we want our adopting families to be happy, we must try our best to find the ideal home for the pet and the ideal pet for the home. We are not here to “sell” pets–we are here to promote their well being and to find them homes for life. We appreciate your cooperation and hope you find this process worthwhile, taking pride in the knowledge you are helping to rescue an animal in need.”
Fees: “Adopting families may be asked to contribute more if significant costs were incurred in rehabilitating the animal. ** Please note that we do a bit more vet care than most other rescues – we SNAP test (blood work for FIV and Feluk) and Microchip all our animals !
ADULT CATS (1 year and Over): $250. Includes spaying or neutering by one of our vets, FVRCP vaccinations (feline viral rhinotracheitis, calcivirus, panleukopenia), parasite control, microchip or tattoo, and (SNAP) blood work for FIV and leukemia testing.
SENIOR CATS: (Over 8 years): $150 As above, all their vet stuff has been done ! Most have also had full blood panels and dentals !
KITTENS: $400.00 (8 Weekto 11 months) Includes spaying or neutering by one of our vets, parasite control, microchip, first FVRCP vaccinations (feline viral rhinotracheitis, calcivirus, panleukopenia)== (booster to be arranged and paid for by adopters one month after first vaccination) and (SNAP) blood work for FIV and leukemia testing.
** Kitten Adoption Policy: Unfortunately due to how fragile kittens are we don’t adopt kittens under the age of 10 months to homes with kids under 10. We will adopt out older and larger kittens 10 months and older as they aren’t as fragile. (sorry this policy is in place due to the loss of 3 kittens in the past — this is no reflection on any child, the babies are just too fragile and kids run and play like normal kids do and sometimes don’t realize how fragile they are)
ADULT DOGS (over 6 months.): $400. Includes check-up and spaying or neutering by one of our vets, Da2pp, bordetella, Leptospirosis and rabies vaccine, microchip, parasite control and any other medical procedures require by our veterinarian.
SENIOR DOGS (over 8 years): $200. Includes spay or neuter, vet check, vaccine as stated above. parasite control and microchip or tattoo and other medical procedures required by our veterinarian. * Vaccines may not be administered on senior dogs depending on health, prior vaccine history and likely hood of contracting disease over reaction from vaccine.
PUPPIES (under 6 months.): $550. Includes check-up and spaying or neutering by one of our vets, vaccine as stated above, Rabies vaccine for puppies over 16 weeks only, parasite control, microchip and any other procedures required by our veterinarian.
BUNNIES: $75 will include spay and neutering…or a pair for $100
Gerbils, Rats, Mice, Hamsters: $5 each
Guinea Pigs $10
*Please note a picture of the cage the small animal will be using will be required at the time of adoption.
*****Please note that our adoption fee’s are a donation and this goes back to help other animals coming into care…tax receipt given by request..