How to adopt a puppy
When you adopt a puppy from Auckland Puppy Rescue, your dog will be:
- Vaccinated (including Lepto and Kennel Cough)
- Flea and worm treated
- Health checked by our vet
- Registered for the current year with your local council
We can also offer you a range of discounted goods and services*:
- Discounted puppy classes with Dog Guru
- Free puppy insurance with Southern Cross Pet Insurance or Pet'N'Sur
- Discounted dog walking services
- Microchip registration on the NZ Companion Animal Register
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ADOPT?
Our adoption fee is only $295 per puppy/dog . The adoption fee helps to cover the costs incurred in rescuing, fostering, and vet fees.
The cost to desex, vaccinate and microchip a puppy varies from vet to vet, however we are able to offer a low adoption fee due to the generosity of our vets who provide us with great charity rates.
WHAT ARE OUR REQUIREMENTS?
We follow a strict adoption process to make sure our puppies go to great homes where they will be safe and secure, which includes carrying out a property inspection.
Your puppy should have somewhere warm to sleep inside at night, and somewhere dry to shelter from the elements if outside during the day.
We prefer fully-fenced, owner-occupied homes, but we are happy to discuss your situation with you.
It's important that you have given serious consideration to the amount of time you will need to train & socialise your puppy, the on-going costs for things like food and vet bills, and that you are ready for a commitment which should last for a long time.
WHERE CAN YOU SEE THE PUPPIES AVAILABLE TO ADOPT?
We foster our puppies in family homes all over Auckland, so that they can experience real family life, and learn about the world in a safe, loving environment.
As we don't have a shelter facility where you can meet all of the puppies at once, you can view the puppies we have available for adoption on our Pet Rescue page.