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1405 19th Sideroad
King, ON
Canada

Dog Tales is a dog rescue and horse sanctuary like no other in the world! 

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Adoption Information


Adoption Process

Providing a home to a dog in need is an incredibly rewarding experience, and we thank you for considering adoption. The adoption process begins with a visit to our rescue. We are open to the public every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for potential paw-rents to view our available dogs and see which dogs would be the right fit. Our expert dog handlers are always on site to make recommendations and answer any questions you may have. If there is a dog that you fall in love with, the next step is to fill out an adoption application (below).  We will then spend some time getting to know you better to ensure that it is a match made in heaven. If you have other animals at home, the final step is a formal meet-and-greet at our rescue to ensure that everyone gets along. From start to finish, the adoption process will take 1-2 weeks. At Dog Tales, we pride ourselves in matching the right dogs with the right families so that once our dogs go home, they stay home.


When it doesn't work out

Our hope is that all homes are a forever home, however we understand that circumstances can change, and that sometimes it just isn't the right fit. Whether you discover this three days after the adoption, or three years after the adoption, we will always welcome our dogs back with open arms. Their well-being is our top concern.


Adoption Fee

Charging an adoption fee helps ensure that all adopters are taking the process seriously, and are not bringing home a dog on a whim. Before adopting a dog please consider the cost of proper food and veterinary care, and be sure that you are in a position to provide this long-term. The adoption fee for all of our dogs, regardless of age or breed, is $375.00 CAD. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated. Your adoption includes a one hour private training session to ensure a smooth transition.


Adoption Application


Name *
Name
Telephone *
Telephone
Cellphone
Cellphone
Birthdate *
Birthdate
(if applicable)
Who are you adopting this dog for? *
Any visiting children? *
Any allergies in the family? *
How busy is your families schedule? *
How would you describe yourself? *
Are you planning on the following in the next month? *
Where will your dog stay during the holidays? *
What kind of home do you live in? *
What type of yard do you have? *
Do you: *
Do you have your landlord's/strata's permission to have pets?
Where will your dog stay during the day? *
Where will your dog stay during the night? *
What is the main purpose of the dog? *
Have you had dogs before?
Have you ever surrendered or given away a pet? *
What would you enjoy doing with your dog? *
Are there other dogs in the household? *
Are there other pets in your household? *
What sex of dog are you looking for? *
What type of coat/fur are you looking for? *
What age are you looking for? *
What size are you looking for? *
What problems are you willing to work with? *
You would like your dog to be friendly with children: *
You would like your dog to be friendly with other dogs: *
You would like your dog to be friendly with cats: *
You would like your dog to be friendly with yourself: *
You would like your dog to be friendly to visitors to the house: *
You would like your dog to enjoy being groomed: *
You would like your dog to enjoy being held? *
You would like your dog to enjoying being pet: *
You would like your dog to be calm: *
You would like your dog to be quiet: *
You would like your dog to be independent: *
You would like your dog to never wake you up at night: *
You would like your dog to never show aggressive behaviour: *
Do you need a dog that is already trained? *
Are you a first time dog owner? *
Have you done obedience training with a dog before? *
Do you have lots of experience and think you could handle a difficult dog? *
Under what circumstances would you return your dog? *
Have all of the members of your household met the dog? *
Have you ever been convicted of neglect or cruelty to animals? *
Are you willing to have a DOG TALES representative do a home visit by appointment? *
Electronic Signature (Full Name)
Date Signed: *
Date Signed: