Adoption Process
The DRBC Adoption Process Overview
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DRBC Adoption Background
Please review the overview sections outlined above before completing the application.  Many questions you may have about our process will be explained here.

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DRBC Adoption Process
Please review the overview sections outlined above before completing the application.  Many questions you may have about our process will be explained here.

Please understand that all rescue groups operate differently and it is important that you understand our approach to helping you find that special little one that completes your life.

The cycle shown below should help to explain the steps and timing associated with our process.


Step Description
Timing
Step 1
  • Applicant completes on-line application with $25 Non-Refundable Application Fee to DRBC
  • Online: Self-Paced
 Step 2
  • Application Received
  • Home check Conducted
  • Follow-Up Questionnaire Issued
  • Veterinary Checks
  • Reference Checks
  • Allow Up to 1 - 2 Wks
Step 3
  • Phone Interview
  • Conducted Wednesday through Friday
  • Allow 1 Hr for discussion
Step 4
  • Meeting at DRBC Central by Invitation Only
  • Allow 2hrs
  • Weekends Only
Step 5
  • Adoption
  • Post Adoption Home Check
  • Adoption: May occur at the end of the Meet-N-Greet
  • Post Home Check: At the discretion of DRBC
 Please note that DRBC reserves the right to deny or rescind any applicant at any step of the process.
Additionally, times noted are only estimates.  Actual processing times may vary and typically are shorter.

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Have you read through ALL of the sections above?  Yes?  Great!  You are ready to proceed to the all important step of completing your application!

 
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