Adoption Process

Our Adoption Process Usually takes about 2-3 days from application to meet and greet. We want to ensure that our animals get placed in the proper home, so please be patient and understand that we will need things in order to approve you.

  1. Complete the application

  2. Provide a valid ID. Applicants must Illinois residents OR live within 50 miles of GILBERTS, IL. and be 21 years or older OR own their own home.

  3. Verify home ownership (property tax bill from the county website. this is public record, however. providing it helps to speed up the process.

  4. If you rent, we will need a copy of your lease and landlord contact so we can verify pets are allowed and what the restrictions are

  5. Utility bill mailed to home address

  6. Veterinary reference and vet records of any current pets, or pets owned in the last 5 years.

Once all of the above is submitted, we will review it and then set up a virtual interview to meet you, see your home virtually, and meet all of the family. We will discuss your application and the animal applied for.

Our applications are processed on a first come, first served basis. HOWEVER, we will select the home that is the best fit for the dog.