How to Adopt

Thank you for considering to adopt a pet from Twin Cities Pet Rescue. Many animals are in need of loving homes, and you’ve come to the right place.

But adoption is a big commitment. Cats and dogs may live as long as 20 years. Rescued animals have gone through many transitions, moving from an original home to a shelter, to a foster home, and finally to another new home with you, the adopter. That’s why we hope that the adoptions we make will last forever. For this reason, we consider the adoption process at Twin Cities Pet Rescue like “matchmaking.” We’re committed to finding animals the types of home they need, and finding adopters a furry family member who will be the right fit!

We support animals that we have rescued for their entire lives, so in the event that an adoption does not work out, we welcome them back and ask that they will be returned to Twin Cities Pet Rescue.

PLEASE NOTE: Twin Cities Pet Rescue does not adopt to homes further than 60 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area.

DOG ADOPTION PROCESS

To adopt a dog from Twin Cities Pet Rescue, you must:

  1. Complete an online application for adoption. Your form will be reviewed by one of our adoption coordinators. We will respond to your adoption application within 72 hours. PLEASE NOTE: All form fields are required. If you have not completed all fields, your form will not be sent.
  2. Meet your prospective pet. If your application to adopt is approved, our adoption coordinators will schedule a meet and greet with you and the dog you are applying to adopt.
  3. Complete a home visit. If you (and your family) and the dog are a good match for each other, a home visit is then scheduled and completed.
  4. Finalize the adoption. After a home visit is complete, the adoption can be finalized and a new happy tail can be told!

CAT ADOPTION PROCESS

To adopt a cat from Twin Cities Pet Rescue, you must:

  1. Complete an online application for adoption. Your form will be reviewed by one of our adoption coordinators. We will respond to your adoption application within 72 hours. PLEASE NOTE: All form fields are required. If you have not completed all fields, your form will not be sent.
  2. Meet your prospective pet. If your application to adopt is approved, our adoption coordinators will schedule a meet and greet with you and the cat you are applying to adopt.
  3. Finalize the adoption. If you (and your family) and the cat are a good match for each other, you can adopt the cat the same day as the meet and greet. A new happy tail can be told!

SMALL ANIMAL ADOPTION PROCESS

To adopt a small animal from Twin Cities Pet Rescue, you must:

  1. Complete an online application for adoption. Your form will be reviewed by one of our adoption coordinators. We will respond to your adoption application within 72 hours. PLEASE NOTE: All form fields are required. If you have not completed all fields, your form will not be sent.
  2. Meet your prospective pet. If your application to adopt is approved, our adoption coordinators will schedule a meet and greet with you and the animal you are applying to adopt.
  3. Finalize the adoption. If you (and your family) and the animal are a good match for each other, you can adopt the animal the same day as the meet and greet. A new happy tail can be told!