RESCUE & ADOPTION 2018-03-21T23:10:30+00:00

Animals Deserve Better rescues pregnant moms, orphaned pups and special needs cases from high kill shelters. They then become either a Companion Animal or A Service or Therapy Dog.

COMPANION ANIMAL:  Companion dog is a dog that does not work, providing only companionship as a pet, rather than usefulness by doing specific tasks. A loving family member

Paws for Life SERVICE DOG: A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically task trained to help people who have disabilities including visual difficulties, hearing impairments, mental illness, seizures, diabetes, autism, and more.

A tasked based trained dog. One that assists someone with a disability.

Paws for Life THERAPY DOG: A therapy dog is a dog trained to provide affection and comfort to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with learning difficulties.

We only take a few animals into the rescue at a time to allow us to provide the care and individual attention that is needed. Each dog is evaluated upon rescue and will either be available for adoption to become a companion dog OR is rehabilitated trained and becomes a Service Dog.  Every companion animal that gets adopted from us allows us to be able to save the life of one or many more still to be born or those in need of medical or special care.  All our companion animals live in our homes, from the first meeting we are looking for those special puppies or adults that will enter into our Paws for Life Service Dog Training Program.  Other puppies and adults become companion or therapy dogs for families that do not need or require a service assistance dog.

Our adoption fees include: spay or neuter, micro chip and registration, all vaccinations (at least 4), worming’s, physicals, rabies, kennel cough, collar, leash, temp Id, preventatives for flea, tick and heart worm up to and including the month of adoption and 30 days of health insurance. We also provide information in our adoption packet that may or may not be helpful in bringing home your companion animal. All adult dogs have been given physicals, fecal’s and heartworm tests plus have been spayed or neutered and have had their canine annuals. Our companion animals have been given all the medical attention that they need, including treatment for heartworm positive dogs, broken bones, mange and any other medical, emotional help that they need to ensure that they can have a long and healthy life.  We do carry out Home Visits and we are available 24/7 to answer any questions that you may have.

Are you that person or that family? If so, please contact us or come and visit.

If you are looking for a service dog or puppy please contact us.