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The Following Dogs are Available for Placement in Approved Homes as a Pet

Each of the following dogs have had some training, but for one reason or another they are not suitable as service dogs. This means they can still go on walks with you through neighborhoods and parks, but they cannot go to public areas where pet dogs are not allowed, such as restaurants, theaters, shopping malls, amusement parks, etc.

The dogs on this page will be best suited as house pets. This is usually because their temperament would make the high level of reinforcement difficult as an assistance dog of any kind. Please keep in mind the standards to become a service dog are extremely high. More often than not the reason a dog does not pass is because it is displaying behaviors that any normal pet displays. These behaviors just aren’t acceptable for a service dog but are completely normal for a house pet. All of them are still extremely lovable and thrive on human affection!

Please Note: These dogs are not a good choice for those who wish to further the dog’s training and then take them into public as fully certified assistance dogs. If we believed there was any chance they could comfortably go into public with further socialization and training, we would continue working with them and would not release them from our traditional program. Dogs are all individuals and the dogs on this page have their own special talents and abilities, but comfortably navigating the public scene isn’t one of them.

Some of these dogs have had more than $20,000.00 invested in their training. To help recover a portion of these costs each dog has an adoption fee. Not only does this assist us in recovering our costs to continue the program, but it also shows the commitment and responsibility of interested adopters. Each of these dogs are very special and we need to ensure their positive futures.

Each adopter will receive a required minimum of two private lessons with their dog before bringing it home so the family may utilize the training the dog has received. Handler training sessions and support are included for the adopter and family and will continue for the life of the dog at no charge.

 

Dogs Ready For Adoption:

Karson is available to a pet home, which means he will never be a service dog who can attend public with you. He has moments when he is unsure of new situations, but he has received so much love and attention. Karson has been crate trained, is taking treats nicely from the hand, and learning his basic obedience commands. His adoption fee is $3,200.

Kammie is available as a pet, which means she will never be able to go into public as a service dog. Kammie is such a sweetie – she melts the hearts of anyone who meets her. She is overcome when she experiences changes in environment or structure. Kammie will cuddle and cuddle and cuddle. She is crate trained and takes treats nicely from the hand. All of our puppies are highly socialized with children, adults, and other dogs. We will make sure they are accustomed to cats if you have one. Kammie’s adoption fee is $3,200.

 

Please fill out the form below to inquire further. Thank you!

 

 

If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs please fill out the following form. This form will be sent to our adoption coordinator to ensure we can make the best possible match with one of our released dogs. You email will be added to a database and every time a dog is released you will be sent an email to gauge your interest. Thank you and we look forward to working with you!

 

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