1. Do you adopt out of State? Yes. SSGDR will adopt out of state to the right home. This depends on our ability to secure a home check and the adopters willingness to travel. We do not ship our Danes.
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  2. What are the adoption fees? Adoption fees vary based on age and breed.
    • Ages 0 – 5yrs $350
    • Ages 6+ yrs $250
    • Dane Mixes $150
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  3. What are your requirements for a foster home? Our foster homes go through the same application process as our adopters. We look to our foster homes to provide the initial love, care and training to prepare their foster Dane for their forever home.
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  4. Does SSGDR provide dog food to foster homes? Most of our foster homes provide dog food for their fosters. This is a tax deductible donation. If you are unable to provide dog food for your foster, SSGDR will have food shipped or provide funds to purchase.
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  5. What vet services is the foster home responsible for? SSGDR takes care of all vetting and preventatives. We pay the vets directly or refund based on receipts. However, fosters must take their Danes to a rescue approved vet. All vet visits must be approved by the Board of Directors.
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  6. Does SSGDR require dogs to be on a specific brand of dog food? We require our Danes to be on a premium quality dog food. A list is available upon request.
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  7. Are adopters required to have a fenced yard? No, not always. This depends on the Dane.
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  8. Are all pets in the home required to be altered before adoption and/or fostering? SSGDR prefers all pets to be altered. However, this is reviewed on a case by case basis.
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  9. Are all pets in the home required to be UTD on shots? SSGDR prefers all pets to be current on vaccinations but we do consider and accept titers.
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  10. Do you adopt to homes with small children? This is reviewed on a case by case basis.