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187 Downs Road
Sebec, ME 04481
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4/20/2020 4:54 PM


Welcome to the Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue

Application Form

187 Downs Road, Sebec, MAINE, 04481

Please read and answer all questions thoroughly.

All pets are located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We are a rescue, not a staffed funded shelter. We do not allow walk-in's we work strictly on an appointment basis only. Appointments are only given once applications have been approved.

We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations  and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. Adoption fee's are in US DOLLARS.

We cannot  / will not process applications if information is missing or incorrect. 

Applicants MUST be 21 years or older to adopt a pet from GaDaH

This is a LONG application,  this is because we take this process seriously and the more information we can gather, the better we are able to be sure it is a right fit for the dog and family. We ALWAYS take our pets back should it not work out, in fact this is written into the adoption contract you will complete if you are approved, however, it is best for pets, families and the rescue if we get it right the first time in finding the perfect forever home. We appreciate you understanding and being part of the solution in saving dogs lives.

Please be sure to check your email specifically because if we are not able to respond to receiving the application, we are not able to move forward on processing it. This happens often!

We DO contact current and former veterinarians and references.

Due to the rescue being extremely busy and not sat at a desk all day - most correspondence, other than application interviews is conducted by email. 

We reserve the right to deny an adoption for any reason at our sole discretion.