You must live at your current address for at least 1 year with no plans of moving in the next year
You must be at least 21 years old
No one in the house can have allergies to dogs.
No one in the house can have a fear of dogs
Everyone living in the house must be on board for the adoption.
The house cannot have an electric fence
We do not adopt to families who plan to take our dogs off leash
You must be willing to consent to a home check and a follow-up visit
An adoption fee is required upon adoption
Got kids or pets in the house already?
Children must be at least 6 years old. We will make some exceptions for children as young as 4 with a proven record of strong dog leadership
Children cannot be scared or anxious around dogs.
Current pets in the house must be spayed/neutered and up to date on all of their vettings (including shots, flea/tick meds, heartworm preventative)
Current pets should be well-socialized and have little to no behavioral problems
Do you rent?
You must provide a current copy of your lease.
The lease must clearly state that dogs are accepted on the property.
The lease must show that the dog will not be rejected into the apartment based on breed size or for any other reason based on the landlord’s opinion – rather than vetting paperwork. (If you do not have a lease with your apartment or the lease does not meet the requirements, a signed and dated letter from the landlord will be also accepted.)
Don’t live on Long Island? We do out-of-state adoptions!
You must be willing to drive to the foster home in order to meet the dog.
We do not ship or transport dogs anywhere but to a foster home.
We will ask a volunteer or rescue group in your area to do a home check for us.
We require that you send us photos of your home — videos are even better!
Ready to Adopt? Click Here for the Adoption Application!
We have the right to deny any adoptions in order to find the best home for our pup.