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Finding the Perfect Dobermann to Join Your Family Can Be Easy, But There’s Lots to Consider!

Adoption is about placing the right dog in the right home and is of paramount importance to us.  We don’t operate a ‘first come, first served’ policy and sometimes the right home for a particular rescue Dobermann takes a while to find.

We only accept dogs from UK dog pounds or homes and we only place dogs with adopters within the UK mainland.  We don’t take dogs in or place them overseas, including Ireland.  

To get started finding your future doberfriend, hit the link below!

Frequently Asked Questions
How Long does the process take?

The length of time it takes for someone to apply to adopt and have a new family member is variable.  It all depends whether we have a dog in our care who we feel is a good match for your family.  If that’s the case, it can be as quick as 1-2 weeks.  If not, we’ll add you to our wait list and we’ll be in touch as soon as we think we have a match for you.

How Much Does Adopting Cost?

Our adoption donations are non-negotiable and non-refundable and they vary from £200 for dogs over 5 years of age on a sliding scale to a max of £400 for puppies under 6 months of age.  The average is around £300 and we also ask for a donation towards the fuel costs for the volunteer who will bring your dog to your home.

What Is the Difference Between Adopting and Fostering?

Adoption is permanent.  When you adopt a dog you become the dog’s owner and are responsible for all of their care and vet bills.  If you are unable to care for your dog for any reason it must be returned to the rescue.  This is part of our adoption contract.

Foster homes are temporary.  When you foster a dog they are owned by Lincs Dobermann Rescue until such times as we choose a home for them.  All of the expenses for their care are paid for by Lincs Rescue.  

Can I take A Pet Home straight away?

No.  We do not allow members of the public or potential adopters to ‘view’ dogs at our kennels.  Often our dogs are in foster care in volunteer’s homes and this is not possible.  When you apply to adopt a dog we will match you to the dog we feel most suited to your circumstances and family and we’ll discuss that with you.  When the time is right, our rehoming volunteer and the dog will visit you at home to ensure a smooth transition.  If for any reason it doesn’t work out.  The dog will leave with the rehoming volunteer.

Find a Dog

Olive and Penny

Olive and Penny

Hey! We are Dobermann x Dalmatians and we’re two years old. Our family loved us very much but we won’t be able to stay there forever so we need to find a new family together. We don’t like cats but we like other dogs and we definitely have to stay together. If you could be their perfect home, please fill in an adoption form to let us know.

Hannah

Hannah

My name is Hannah and I’m 6 years old. I have had some babies in the past but I can’t have any more cos I’m neutered. I don’t like cats or little dogs but I’m ok with big ones. I really enjoy walking, I’m good on a lead and I love being cuddled.

Bruce

Bruce

Bruce is 8 months old and is currently in foster undergoing continuous assessment. He has a problem with his hips, so will remain in foster until such times as we know what his prognosis is.

If you think you want to learn more about me please tell the helpers by  filling in this form

Sasha

Sasha

Hi, I’m Sasha and I’m 6 years old. I’m looking for a home where I’m the only dog in the family as I want to have my people all to myself. I don’t mind other dogs outside but I don’t like cats.

If you think you have the perfect home or you want to learn more about me please tell the helpers by  filling in this form

Dodger

Dodger

Hi! I’m Dodger and I’ve come to live in the UK after being born overseas.

I’m about 2 years old and I’d like to live in the country with people who understand Dobermanns.

If you think you have the perfect home or you want to learn more about me please tell the helpers by  filling in this form

Moose

Moose

*** Fostered pending adoption***

Hi, I’m Moose and I’m 5 years old. I’m a little nervous so these wonderful guys here at LDR have placed me in this fab foster home. I’d like to find a home of my home own and I don’t mind sharing the human’s with other dogs but it needs to be an adult only home.

If you think you have the perfect home or you want to learn more about me please tell the helpers by  filling in this form

Reuben

Reuben

Hi, I’m Reuben and I’m a lean, clean, racing machine! I came to live here from Poland with my family but they went back there and left me behind so I’m living in a foster home at the moment. I’m learning as much as I can from her other dogs whilst I’m here and I’d love to live in a rural home with a couple who don’t have any other pets. I need someone at home with me most of the time.

I can’t wait to find my new family!

Adoption Process

Step 1 – Please complete and return an Adoption Application.  On receipt we will contact you to discuss the content of your form and the profile of the dog we feel would be best suited to your lifestyle.

Step 2 – We will try to match prospective adopters with one of the Dobes in our care.  If we think we have matched your profile with one of our Dobes, we will contact you to arrange a home visit.  All members of the family and any other pets should be present at this meeting to ensure you can all get along. 

Step 3 – Adoption Day!  When our rehoming officer and matched dog have visited with you at home and both you and the rescue are happy to proceed with the adoption, we complete all of the paperwork and you are officially a Dobermann Owner! 

All of the Lincs Dobermann Rescue dogs are rehomed with an information pack containing details of their vaccinations, worming, microchip details, adoption contract, 4 weeks free insurance from PetPlan and we are always available to offer advice and support to guide you through your first few weeks.

Step 4 – Our rehoming officer will call after adoption to make sure that your Dobe is settling into their new routine and that everything is working out well.  We are always available to you for advice and guidance and of course, we LOVE receiving photos of our Dobies in their happy new homes.

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