Adopt a Pit Bull
Thank you for your interest in a rescued pit bull type dog!
We take the adoption process very seriously and hope you will, too.
We want you to think this decision through and be fully aware of the challenges that come with
pet ownership. We want you to treat the animal as a full participating member of your household.
Adopting a pet should be looked upon as a lifelong commitment of love and responsibility for the welfare of that animal,
just as you would have for a human member of your family.
The entire process can take 1-3 weeks to process, so please be patient and understand if you
live outside of the Greater Richmond Area, the process may take longer.
Our goal is to place the right pit bull in the right home.
We have many dogs in treatment who are not quite ready to be adopted yet. Our available dog list does ebb and flow, so it's not unusual to see only a few at times and then many at others.
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Ring Dog Adoption Process
Our adoption process intentionally has several steps and cannot be completed in one day.
- Fill out an Adoption Application
- Phone interview
- Reference Checks
- Meet and greet with the dog you are interested in (and any dogs you may have)
- Home inspection
- 1 week trial run (in home)
- Finalize adoption (contract, collection of adoption fee and transfer of medical records)
Our adoption fee is due at the BEGINNING of your week trial, and includes spay or neuter, rabies (if of age), vaccinations, worming, microchip and any other medical required for the health of the particular animal.
- $150.00 for any dog in our program unless it's noted otherwise
The entire process can take 1-3 weeks to process, so please be patient and understand if you live outside of the
Greater Richmond Area, the process may take longer. Our goal is to place the right pit bull in the right home.
If you're considering or want to find a new home your pit bull breed dog, click here for more information.
Ring Dog ByLaws - PDF
Things to Think About Before Adopting - PDF