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Adopting A Friend

Please send all inquires to rcbbrescue@gmail.com for an application. Once reviewed, and if approved, a volunteer will contact you to set up a meet and greet with the dog you are interested in. Our goal is to make the best possible match. A  home visit/ meet and greet is arranged, and we ask that a 2 week trial period be given to determine if the dog is a good fit for your family (foster to adopt). RCBB does not want anyone to feel pressured to keep a dog they don't have a good connection with. (The full amount of the adoption fee will be reimbursed during this 2-week trial period.) If you decided that the dog is a good fit, a contract will then be signed and finalized. (The process time can vary depending on volunteer availability)

 

*Applicant must have "Pit bull" friendly home owners insurance and/or

*Applicant must have approval from landlord if renting.

*We adopt to INDOOR homes only.

*We DO NOT adopt out in areas with Breed Discriminatory laws, including within the city limits of Huntington or Barboursville, WV. Map of city limits: http://www.city-data.com/zipmaps/Huntington-West-Virginia.html

*We DO NOT adopt more than 40 miles from Huntington due to home based meet and greet requirement.


ADOPTION FEE: $75. This fee go towards the necessary medical care of our dogs. Our costs include vaccinations, spay/ neuter, de-worming, heart worm test for dogs over 6 months, flea & heart worm preventative, and often additional medical or surgical procedures for dogs who have been abused/neglected.
 

 

Who We Are

MISSION:
 
Educate* Advocate* Adopt & Rescue
 
WHO WE ARE:

***WE DO NOT TAKE SURRENDERS OR STRAYS*** WE TAKE URGENT SHELTER DOGS ONLY ***
 
We are a small 100% volunteer ...run, foster home based organization located in Huntington, WV, and immediate surrounding tri-state area of WV, KY, OH. We are dedicated to the rescue of death row shelter dogs that have been labeled "pit bull". We spay/neuter, provide medical care, food and all other necessities. Each dog in our care is loved as a family member by our foster families, and integrated into our daily lives where we get to know their personalities, and match them with the best possible forever home. In addition to our rescue and re-homing efforts, we strive to increase positive public awareness, protect dog’s labeled “pit bull” from discrimination, and the importance of treating each dog as an individual, regardless of breed or physical appearance. RCBB also provides assistance to help reduce the number of dogs being surrendered to shelters and rescues through our food pantry and spay/neuter assistance programs and helping families facing breed discrimination issues. RCBB promotes compassion and responsibility in our community towards all animals.

 

WOULD LIKE TO DONATE?

Wish list

4Health and Diamond Naturals varities (unopened please)

Treats (USA made only for safety reasons please)

 Flea preventatives (frontline, A

dvantix ll , Capstar, Advantage multi, 5-65lb ranges)

 Heartgard (5-65lbs ranges)

 Bleach

 Paper towels

 Disposable gloves

 Puppy pee pads

 Collars/leashes (all sizes-no chains please)

 Stainless steel bowls

 Gift Certificates for supplies (Walmart, Petco, Petsmart,  Tractor Supply)

 Nylabones/Durable toys

 

*SPONSOR A RESCUE DOG PROGRAM*

To help us in our efforts, we have decided to start a "Sponsor a Rescue Dog Program" to help us ensure that each dog in our care is happy and healthy while searching for their forever home! It is an excellent way you can help save a life, even if you are unable to foster or adopt. By sponsoring one of our dogs, you help provide him/her with food, toys, treats, and vet care! Sponsoring helps to offset our costs- in turn enabling us to help more dogs in need! Together we can make a difference! RCBB will keep you informed of your sponsor dog’s progress. Your name will also appear on our page as a sponsor (in that dog’s album), or your sponsorship may remain anonymous if you prefer. Here is the list of sponsor levels, but of course any amount is accepted and appreciated.

*Helping Paw - $10.00
Your donation helps provide toys and treats for a dog.

*Chow Pal $25.00
Your donation will purchase a large bag of Purina puppy/dog chow.


*Home Again Hero! $20.00

Your donation will provide the most powerful tool to reunite a lost dog with their family- a microchip with a lifetime registration.


*Puppy Love $50
Your donation will provide a pup with their first well being checkup, and all 3 distemper/parvo combination vaccines.

* FIX- IT- $65.00
The best way to reduce the number of shelter deaths, spay/neuter! Address the problem at its root, and FIX IT! Your donation will spay/neuter a dog, and supply pain medicine for after surgery to keep him/her comfortable while healing.

*Bully Buddy - $150.00+
Your donation will cover the cost to provide a dog with basic vet care. This includes: spay or neuter, vaccines, a dose of dewormer, heartworm test, and a dose of monthly flea/heartworm preventative. Your name will be listed on the dog's bio as a "Bully Buddy" Sponsor. As an extra special thank you, you will receive a “Bully Buddy” tee-shirt of your choice!

Sponsorships can be sent to PayPal under rcbbrescue@gmail.com, please specify which dog you would like to sponsor or if it's just a general sponsorship. Donations can also be directly applied to our veterinary account, (304)736-8555. Thank you again for your continued support, we could not do this without your generosity.
 

 

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