Once you've applied, been accepted to adopt, and chosen a dog through For the Love of Dogs/Vermont Dog Rescue, complete the Adoption Contract and return it to:


For the Love of Dogs/Vermont Dog Rescue
PO Box 1112
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Then, pay the adoption fee through Paypal. Please follow the instructions carefully.

**Always choose “friends and family” to send payment!**

Instructions for paying your adoption fee through Paypal:

  • Click the Adoption Fee tab above

  • Log In if you already have a Paypal account or Sign Up for a free Paypal account if you don’t already have one

  • Link your bank account to your Paypal account instead of using a credit card to ensure that 100% of your fee goes toward paying for all health and transport costs incurred by For the Love of Dogs/Vermont Dog Rescue in relation to your adopted pup (if you choose to use a credit card, please consider adding $10 to cover Paypal’s transaction fee)

  • Click “Go to your account” at the bottom of the final sign-up page if you have just signed up for a free Paypal account

  • Click "Pay or send money" in the blue banner at the top of the page

  • *IMPORTANT* Click “Send money to friends and family” on the right side of the page

  • Enter the For the Love of Dogs/Vermont Dog Rescue Paypal address: vermontdogrescuecm@gmail.com

  • Enter the adoption fee of $400 (or a deposit of $200) and let us know the name of the dog you are adopting in the notation section

  • Click Continue

  • Click “Send Money Now"

Alternatively, you may pay the adoption fee by sending a check made out to For the Love of Dogs/Vermont Dog Rescue to the mailing address above.


What's next?

Read through our Guidelines for Adopters of Rescue Dogs and visit our FAQs page.