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Adopting A Dogue De Bordeaux


You will be required to express your interest in Adopting or Fostering a Dogue by completing the relevant form. This tells us about you and your family and style of living. The information that we ask for is to help us match you with your ideal Dogue. Please make sure that you answer the questions honestly, it is in both your interests and the Dogues. If you are unsure of anything that we are asking, please ask.

Finding your perfect partner

Once the registration form has been completed and sent in to us, we will contact you within 48 hours to confirm that we have received it. We may have a Dogue in foster care that we believe is a good match for you and your family. If we have, we will discuss the Dogue with you and send pictures. If we haven't, we will keep your details  and contact you when a Dogue becomes available that we think is suited to you.

Home Check

When a Dogue becomes available, it is our standard practice to contact you and arrange for a convenient time for a member of our team to come to your house and meet you and your family. This is nothing to worry about, its an opportunity to meet you in person, check that your circumstances haven't changed from the information you have already provided and assess the security of the garden and living arrangements. We aim to let you know the outcome of the home check within a matter of a few hours. You will be required to sign a promissory notewhich basically requires you microchip and neuter the Dogue if it isn't already. The Dogue remains in our ownership for the first 3 months, during which we will arrange visits to come out and check that the Dogue is settling in to their new home. If your circumstances change, you are forbidden re-homing the Dogue. You must contact us and the Dogue will come back to the rescue.

You will be sent a care information sheet about your Dogue that covers current feeding and exercise regimes.

Homeward Bound

Assuming the home check has been approved, you will adopt your Dogue. Usually, we will make arrangements for you to collect the Dogue from its current home. This is because it helps to keep our costs down and gives you the new owner, the opportunity to meet the fosterer or current owner and learn any details that are specific to the Dogue that is being re-homed.

Sometimes this isn't feasible and if it isn't, we will review this and help with transport.