Thank you for your interest in adopting a dog from Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue. Our goal is to find the perfect forever home for each dog based on their individual needs. We believe that every dog deserves a safe and loving home, companionship, proper medical care, nutrition, exercise and training. We thoroughly screen each potential adopter for the safety of our animals and to ensure the best possible home for each dog. The screening process includes completing this application, followed by a phone interview and a home visit. We do not place dogs in the order the application is received. We choose homes that best fit the needs of each dog. We do our best to move through the process quickly but depending on the volume of applications it may take up to 7 days before we contact you. We try to contact every applicant. But in the event you do not hear from us within 14 days please feel free to follow up with us or assume that you were not a match for the dog you applied for.