COMMITTED TO FINDING LOVING, PERMANENT HOMES FOR PURE-BRED CHINESE SHAR-PEI DOGS IN NEED. EVERY EFFORT IS MADE TO PROVIDE ADOPTIVE FAMILIES WITH A HEALTHY, LOVING PET AND A COMMUNITY OF SHAR-PEI FAMILIES TO SERVE AS A LIFE-LONG RESOURCE.
Chinese Shar-Pei rescued by our members are dogs that have been abandoned, detained by animal control agencies, surrendered to shelters or that have come to be homeless as a result of other misfortune.
All Shar-Pei rescued are evaluated for temperament. The dog’s ability to adapt to households with children, other pets and adults of either sex is assessed to help place each dog in the family situation best suited for its individual needs. All rescued Shar-Pei are checked by a Shar-Pei friendly veterinarian and provided with any needed treatment including entropion surgery when necessary to ensure healthy eyes. Their vaccinations are brought up to date and each dog is spayed or neutered.
Both foster families and permanent families are needed for rescued Shar-Pei. Members of Star of the North who have many years of expertise with Shar-Pei are always available to provide foster and adopting families with on-going personal support. Adopting families are provided with an education packet to help them understand the needs of their new family member. Adopting families are given the names and addresses of Shar-Pei friendly veterinarians in their area.
Rescue adoption fees are geared to helping provide care and medical attention to other homeless Chinese Shar-Pei. Most Shar-Pei taken into rescue are adults. Occasionally puppies are rescued.
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