Meet Ashley! Ashley was found wandering the streets of a construction site with another dog. Both were starving and were taken in by a local rescue in Mexico. She is a bit shy at first but warms up quickly. She would do best in a home with another dog for her to play with. She is great with other dogs and kids and because of her demeanor her foster thinks she would be good with cats but she hasn’t been officially tested. Ashley is a playful and loving girl about 6-7 months old and is about 30lbs but will grow to be on the larger size. She was rescued from Todos Santos, Mexico. Will you be her hero?
steps to adopting
The first step to adopting a dog from SDH is to complete the adoption application. The application takes a few days to be approved. Once completed and approved it is good for all dogs and saved for future use. You are also able to adopt a dog that is the right fit for you and your family and that fits your lifestyle.
To adopt a dog, you must complete an adoption contract and pay an adoption fee of $300. The adoption contract helps cover our costs. On average per dog it costs us between $300-$700 for vetting, transport, sterilization and more. All dogs are rescued and do not transport to SDH until they are healthy and ready to be adopted. All dogs before they fly are vetted, given standard vaccines and rabies, dewormed, given flea/tick treatments and tested for heart worm. We also try to sterilize the dogs before they fly, but if this does not happen we will spay/neuter them once they arrive.
ALL animals MUST be sterilized within a month of arriving – and SDH will cover the cost. Once the dogs arrive they are vetted again with our vet and treated if needed. All SDH dogs (and cats) receive a lifetime of support.