What to expect when dealing with an Animal Rescue Group
July 27, 2012 5:30 PM Subscribe
What to expect when dealing with an Animal Rescue Group?
posted by nimsey lou to Pets & Animals (10 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Puppy Rescue Group questions.
About 3 weeks ago, my husband and I rescued a puppy from behind a dumpster. She was starving and scared. We have taken her to our vet and had her treated for mange and roundworm. She no has a clean bill of health. We have had no luck finding her family (if she even had one). No microchip, no tags, no ads.
I wish we could keep her. But, we already have 2 small dogs, a very small ard, and she is a Shepard mix. We have been trying to find someone to adopt her. She is extremely sweet, housebroken and crate trained.
We contacted several rescue groups in town. All of the have said that they are not taking on any new dogs. We finally heard back from a puppy rescue group that said they could help, if we could foster her. They say they will help with vaccinations and such. This is great because we have already spent quite a bit of money. We are supposed to take her to their events. Any adoptions will have to go through them and there is a fee. I looked them up online and they seem ligit.
I have never dealt with a group like this and don't know what to expect. The lady I was emailing seemed nice enough. She put me in touch with a guy who would be our coordinator. His emails were curt. We emailed back and forth about 3 times and he never wrote more than 2 sentences. He never addressed me and never signed his name. The name on his account is listed on their website. It just sort of put me off. I am wondering how concerned I should be.
I am meeting with the coordinator tomorrow. What questions should we be asking him?
(We are in Houston, if that makes a difference)