Meet Bori! This adorable little guy is 6 months old and weighs about 13lbs. He is very friendly and does well at home alone. He is pretty much potty trained and great with other dogs, kids and cats. He is learning basic commands like sit and down and walk well on a leash. He is expected to remain small, around 20lbs. Bori has a missing rib that leaves his heart exposed to potential injury due to the rib being absent to protect it so he needs to be in a calm home without kids or playful dogs. Bori was rescued from South Korea. Will you be his 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.