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How Do I Find a Good Home for My Doberman Pinscher?

Are you wondering, "how do I find a good home for my Doberman Pinscher?" If you've made the decision that you can no longer keep your pet, finding him a home yourself allows you to have a say in where he ends up, but some pet owners don't know how to go about vetting potential adopters. We provide advice on doing just that.

Finding a Good Home

The keyword in the question how do I find a good home for my Doberman Pinscher is "good." Finding just any place for your dog to go isn't difficult, but you want to make sure he goes to a home where is loved and cared for properly.

Here are some ways to make sure that happens:

  • Check References: Get vet and personal references for potential adopters, and follow through on checking them.
  • Disclose Any Issues: If your dog is rough with children, chases cats, or has medical issues, these things should be disclosed to potential adopters. You need a family that can accept and work with your dog's needs. Failing to disclose often leads to the adopters not keeping the dog.
  • Do a Home Visit: This isn't always possible, but it's one more way to get some peace of mind about where your dog is going. Sometimes, local rescues will be willing to help with home visits in exchange for a small donation to their organization.
  • Charge a Rehoming Fee: ALWAYS charge a rehoming fee of at least $50 to $75. This shows a willingness and ability to invest financially in the dog and eliminates the dangers associated with giving a dog away "free to a good home." 

If all of this seems overwhelming, you'll be happy to know that online resources are available to help as you work to find your Doberman Pinscher a great home. One such resource is Rehome by Adopt-a-Pet.com where you can create a pet profile, connect with potential adopters, and more.

The time and effort it takes to rehome your Doberman Pinscher yourself is worth it for the peace of mind that comes from knowing your dog is in a safe and loving home. 

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